Unformatted text preview: because they produce a soap that is soFer , condiTons, moisturizes, has lots of ´u²y, stable lather, and is kind to the skin. However if I was required to make a hard bar soap I would use a small amount of castor oil to add the beneµts of ricinoleic fa³y acids, a small amount of beeswax to help harden the soap, and bu³erfat from cows that would have di²erent fa³y acids in it that help to harden the soap and improve the cleanliness of it. 5. If a soap causes dry skin and irritaTon, what is the most likely cause? ±he most likely cause for a soap to cause dry skin and irritaTon would be impuriTes in the soap. In this lab we will be pu¶ng the impurity of ethyl alcohol in our soap to speed up the reacTon. ±his will make it too harsh for repeated use, which would cause dry skin and irritaTon aFer a certain number of uses....
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- Spring '08
- Chemistry, Sodium hydroxide, Glycerol, Castor oil, Synthesis of Soap, ricinoleic fatty acids