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Old 05-04-2011, 03:35 PM   #1
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Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap

Does anyone here use it? What do you like to use it for and what do you not like to use it for?

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Old 05-04-2011, 03:44 PM   #2
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I've used the Peppermint soap before. It makes a nice bubble bath. The peppermint leaves you feeling quite tingly.

As a side note, the incomprehensible jottings on the bottle make a great read while you're laying there soaking.
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Old 05-04-2011, 03:46 PM   #3
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Dh usez for shower gel
I use it to wash gunky dishes...clean the floors...wash mah makeup brushes
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Old 05-04-2011, 03:49 PM   #4
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Do you dilute it for dishes or use it straight? Do you find it leaves an oily residue or dies it come off clean?
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I used to take it backpacking to use for everything... dishes, hair, toothbrushing. I still use it occasionally to wash wool sweaters. I don't recall any issue with residue on dishes, but it is very concentrated so don't use too much.
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Old 05-04-2011, 04:21 PM   #6
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How did you like it for your teeth Janet? Almost every review I have read that mentions using it for teeth says in big caps DON'T even though they list it as one of the uses. People say it works but is very unpleasant. Do you feel the same?
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How did you like it for your teeth Janet? Almost every review I have read that mentions using it for teeth says in big caps DON'T even though they list it as one of the uses. People say it works but is very unpleasant. Do you feel the same?
It worked.

It was minty but also very soapy tasting - not for the faint of heart. Still, it was better than going to bed with yucky teeth and after a time I got used to it. One side note - it foamed quite a bit and there was good fun to be had scaring gullible friends who were a bit too voyeuristic
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Old 05-04-2011, 04:28 PM   #8
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LOL

Well it sounds perfect for camping where space and weight can be an issue.
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Omigosh! I'd forgotten about Dr. Bronner's. Buck and I used to camp every chance we could...tent camping, that is and we NEVER left home without a bottle of the stuff. We used it for everything, including brushing our teeth.

One of our greatest sources of entertainment when we were camping was reading the label on the bottle of Dr. Bronner's soap. It's wonderful and hilarious at the same time.
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I worked at EMS 30 years ago and we sold it like crazy for camping. I used to camp a lot back then and used it for everything, incl. teeth. It's exactly what it is: brushing your teeth with soap.

I cleaned out my closet the other day and found a full bottle of peppermint that must be 10 years old at least but it seemed fine so I trotted it out for the shower. I mix it with my Origins Ginger body wash and it's pretty nice. By itself it's sorta strong.
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