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Popular brand names:
- Johnson & Johnson
Generic name: Soap-free cleansing gel.
Active ingredient: Emulsifiers.
Can you make it? No.
Soap is made of combining fats and caustic (strongly alkaline) substances, such as lard and lye. This creates an emulsifier that dissolves the oil on our skins and therefore remove dirt stuck to that oil, but can also be very harsh on the skin and the environment, as well as potentially containing animal products.
Soap-free soap is made of alternative emulsifiers, which can be PH-neutral and ethical, though always check the label!
- Beauty RX
Are there store brands?
Some, but they’re rare.
Brand: The Pantry. / ALDI.
Product: Madagascan Vanilla Extract
Product details: Code 68315.
Recall area: UK.
Reason: Labelling error. The product is labelled “Madagascan Vanilla Extract” but is actually “Moroccan Almond Extract”.
Risk: Poses a threat to people with nut allergies.
Questions: Direct to ALDI customer service (https://customerservice.aldi.co.uk/contact) or in store.
Product: Home Style Soup – Chicken with whole grain pasta.
Product details: BBE Feb 13th 2019. EST.4R.
Recall area: USA.
Reason: Labelling error. They contain milk, but this is not listed in the ingredients.
Risk: Milk is a known allergen and is also avoided by many for ethical reasons.
Questions: Direct to USDA. 866-400-0965.