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Dial Soap Ingredients
I washed my hair with a bar of white dial soap. My hair is shedding more. Will this stop if I stop using a bar of soap?
Shampoo: Dial soap is too harsh and will coat your hair with soap scum. Get a moisturizing shampoo without SLS. Condition your hair with a leave in conditioner. Visit your beautician, and if it does not stop see a dermatologist ...Read more
Why would I have a sensitivity to bar soaps? Are there any ingredients I could try avoiding to see if that's the source of the issue?
Immune system : You could try unscented dove. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
Soap not the answer: Acne is a major chronic disease that in spite of what anybody may have told you is not the result of your diet or your poor hygiene. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the only thing you can buy yourself that can do much. Failing this, get with your physician. The oral contraceptive pill, a topical agent like clindamycin, or something stronger will be able to clear you -- depends on what's right for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Lava soap has abrasive inclusions which can help remove deeply seated deposits on the skin. The face is a little delicate and may respond with reddening and tingling. Lava soap was designed mostly for use on the hands. But an occasional scrub with lava soap on the face should do not harm. ...Read more
Yes: Skin cleansers with pH 6-7 are best. Ivory is 10. That is very caustic.You will like it if you have tough, greasy skin. Some "anti-bacterial" soaps are high ph. Soaps for dry or sensitive or elderly skin are made by dove, olay, eucerin, cereve, neutragena, and several others. "antibacterial" soaps are no better than others at reducing germs on skin. ...Read more