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I use bar soap in the shower

Not body wash

     
12:52 pm on Jul 7, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Driving to the office this morning, I heard on NPR that "body wash" has a large market share than bar soap. As it was explained, "body wash" is mostly water in a plastic bottle and is more expensive than bar soap. The report attempted to explain the appeal by saying that "body wash" is sold on smell.

Here is how out of touch I am: I'd never heard of "body wash" until that report. I had seen the hand wash liquids--my sink in the kitchen even has a built-in pump for it. But, "body wash" got by me.

I have to go the supermarket today. I will check out body wash for the first time. But, I will buy bar soap. (Which, btw, I've noticed is smaller at the same price.)

Everyone else here uses body wash, right?
2:11 am on July 9, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I'm not talking a big sliver, I'm talking so thin it would slip thru the holes in the shower drain,


<smacks forehead> You'd meld it into the new bar long before it gets that small! LOL :-)

tossing something so tiny you can't even hold it


Then . . . . err . . . how do you toss it? :-P

[edited by: rocknbil at 2:19 am (utc) on Jul 9, 2010]

2:15 am on July 9, 2010 (gmt 0)

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You'd meld it into the new bar long before it gets that small!


The only melding I'm doing is done while playing Canasta.
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body wash would be safer at jails
6:56 am on July 9, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Bar Soap, Irish Spring. Been melding for years.
Wife has 17 bottles, 2 of which are body wash. I have shampoo, bar of soap, and shaving cream.
But sometimes I use the loofa on her back.
9:38 am on July 9, 2010 (gmt 0)

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body wash would be safer at jails
Lumpy you haven't thought this through. What if you drop the bottle?

I also meld soap; have been doing it for many years but less often nowadays as I mainly use body wash. I confess I still use bar soap for cleaning the unmentionable areas as it somehow feels more hygienic.
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Bodywash?!
Manup for goodness sake.
Bodywash is used by gays - everyone knows that - and if you're not already gay and start using it, it will turn you gay.

Same for a 'wash cloth' - for goodness sake.

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Not that there's anything wrong with that . . . Seinfeld
8:14 pm on July 9, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I use body wash for my body, I use face wash for my face.

(Yes there is a difference)

I am sensitive so don't laugh.

Usually my face soap is a bar, but sometimes not.
8:53 pm on July 9, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Demaestro, just a question. What would happen if you used face soap on your body? (Are we getting weird here?)

john k reports
I have tried body wash (i.e. forced to use my wife's AFTER I step into the running shower but BEFORE I remember that I needed a new bar of soap)


Yeah, that's how I ended up trying Dove bar soap. Not good. I had to take another shower with real soap (Dial; white is the only color) to wash the creamy smooth off.
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wow so much to learn here...I use conditioner. I squeeze a pile on my head scrub in in get under the shower for a couple seconds, and let it run down my body. Then as it is running down my body I wash myself all the way down to me toes. Rinse off and done. Hands only no wash cloth.

Don't need to worry with the little slivers. When about pop the cap add water and pour on me head and repeat the above for my economy shower.

Don't use that poision under me arms either and don't smell. That stuff is flat out poision that smells good.
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Weeks, my soft cheeks would get chaffed, that would be it though.

My body can handle the face wash, my face can't handle the body wash.

For bars I have been using this really nice organic home-made soaps made locally. They are nice but my dog keeps trying to eat them, with ingredients like poppy seed and lemon who can blame him though.
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Bodywash?!
Manup for goodness sake.
Bodywash is used by gays - everyone knows that - and if you're not already gay and start using it, it will turn you gay.

Same for a 'wash cloth' - for goodness sake.

Most of us who use body wash or (Shower Gel as it is more properly called here in the UK)are confident about our own sexuality so we don't have to worry about turning Gay. I assume that like most of society 10 -20 % of the membership of these forums are homosexualists or bisextualists. That should not alarm or intimidate anyone, and I suspect that the proportion of these guys who "bat for the other side" using bar soap is approximately the same as in the straight section.

I use shower gel because it is quicker, easier and a more pleasant experience than rubbing a bar of soap for ages just to get a lather up. So far I have not turned gay or started to wear women's clothing. I don't even like 'the sound of music' or 'the wizard of oz' but then I've only been using shower gel for about 6 or 7 years...

So far nobody has answered my point about the masochism thing. I reckon most of you hard-line bar soapers still use that horrible shiny toilet paper, and shave with blunt razors. You are denying yourselves comfort because of a deep seated feeling of unworthiness.

Come on; take the shower gel therapy because (as an advertisement once said) you're worth it.
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After seeing those AXE Body Wash commercials (The AXE Effect), I almost made the change. Then I realized it was just advertising hype.


Their body wash is actually pretty good smelling. Next time you're at the store take a whiff of their brown label body wash (Axe Dark Temptation). I used Old Spice body wash for the past 6-7 years and made the switch to Axe late last year. I've actually gotten compliments from females about my "cologne" (which is just the notes of the body wash) and I personally enjoy the smell throughout the day.

The main reason I got started using body washes is because I had always rented houses with other guys. I'd rather leave a bottle in the shower than a bar on the off-chance someone else is going to use my stuff. The stuff is only a couple bucks and lasts over a month with 6 times per week usage. And I apply it with my hand - no rag or loofa.

And just like the soap sliver savers - when the bottle gets near empty you hold it up to the shower head to get more water in it, close the cap and shake it so you get enough product for one final wash.
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One of my crazy roomates uses Tide, yes laundry detergent, and cleans his clothes in the shower and himself. I realized this when I would find little piles of Tide in the shower corners.
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Body wash? Heck, I just rub down with sand and loose gravel, then take a quick dip in the north Pacific. Once a month-whether I need it or not.

Just kidding. I use bar soap. The main ingredient in body wash comes out of my shower head for free (almost).

Laundry detergent? That seems like a poor solution for many problems. Does he climb into the clothes dryer afterward to save on towel expenses?
12:09 am on July 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

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@akmac You would think so. He eats canned food straight from the can, unheated. Of the man crazy roomates hes in the top five.
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shave with blunt razors


Who shaves?

When the beard gets too long I get a big stone and a chunk of sharpened flint and chop off a few inches of hair just so I don't trip over it.
10:34 am on July 28, 2010 (gmt 0)

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He eats canned food straight from the can, unheated

What, you're not supposed to do that?
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I've considered asking AXE for my money back. Not once was I surrounded by beautiful babes after using that stuff. Not even a hint of a sniff...

these products cause premature ageing of the skin

I use Black Soap - main ingredient is shea butter. Good for the skin, face, scalp ... everything. I use shea butter on my hands when drumming too, which helps keep the drum head from getting brittle and dry.
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I've considered asking AXE for my money back. Not once was I surrounded by beautiful babes after using that stuff. Not even a hint of a sniff...

I recall seeing a youtube video of you surrounded by beautiful babes. How are you going to convince AXE you weren't wearing their product that day? :)
10:20 am on July 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

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grandpa is so busted!
he definitely did a double chestie before that gig.

get a big stone and a chunk of sharpened flint

when i start tripping on it i just tie off a few more knotty dreads.
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Of the man crazy roomates hes in the top five.


But compared to the female roommates, the guy roommate eating out of cans and showering with Tide with his clothes on, he's NOT in the top five of crazy.

Sounds about right to me.
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