What was invented first: soap or perfume?

Answer During the reign of Egyptian pharaoh Khufu (circa 2700 B.C.), papyrus documents recorded the use of fragrant herbs, oils and specialty religious scents used in temples. Clay tablets found near the ... Read More »

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How to Make Perfume Soap?

You'll be surprised how easy it is to make perfume soap. This homemade soap is also better for your skin than many commercial soaps. You can increase the benefits by adding an essential oil that al... Read More »

When was the first soap invented?

The ancient Greeks mixed lye and ashes to create a soapy concoction used to cleanse pots and statues dedicated to their gods and goddesses. The Gauls and Romans used goat's milk recipes, including ... Read More »

When was castile soap invented?

Created in the Castile region of Spain, olive oil-based castile soap appeared sometime in the early 1600s. Early producers burned a plant called salsola and combined the ashes with olive oil. The r... Read More »

When was Zest soap invented?

Zest soap first came on the market in 1958. A brand under the Proctor and Gamble umbrella, Zest was hugely profitable in the 1980s and early 1990s. Proctor and Gamble re-branded the item in 2007 by... Read More »