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What are some examples of nondetergent soap?

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Castile soap, Marseille soap, lye soap, Aleppo soap, and Fels-Naptha are examples of nondetergent soaps. Each of these is a lipid combined with an alkaline substance. Non-detergent soaps are naturally produced in solid in form. Soaps may be used to create detergent products.

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Castile soap originated in Spain and is made with an olive oil base. Aleppo soap uses olive oil and also includes laurel oil. Marseille soap may include a variety of vegetable oils along with water from the Mediterranean sea along with lye. This differs from traditional lye soap, which is created by adding lye to animal fats.

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