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Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented 3.25 oz (92 g)

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Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz
 
4.6

(based on 28 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans effectively (16)
  • Lathers well (14)
  • Moisturizing (4)
  • Pleasant smell (3)

Cons

  • Dries skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Shower (13)
  • Baths (7)
  • Facial soap (6)
  • Hand soap (6)
  • Daily use (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (9), Brand buyer (4), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Dry (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Grandpa's Baking Soda Soap is the Best

This soap is purchased mail order because it is in no stores around here. It is the one soap that my husband can use; he cannot tolerate most scents of soap, and most...Read complete review

This soap is purchased mail order because it is in no stores around here. It is the one soap that my husband can use; he cannot tolerate most scents of soap, and most have scents; this one is truly is made for the hypoallergic folks. As a bonus, it cleans well, and does not melt away. It does not smell badly either; there's not much smell at all. In general this is the one soap that meets all requirements. Here we live in a heavily populated surburban area, and this soap is nowhere around here. It seems like the only way we can find it is to mail order it from Drugstore.com.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good for sensitive skin, a bit drying

Cleans well, but it drying.

Cleans well, but it drying.

Reviewed by 28 customers

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5.0

A GREAT FIND

By Dr. H

from St. Louis, MO

describe yourself Beauty Conscious

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Moisturizes
  • Softens Skin
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

  • Bar could be bigger

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Deoderant soap
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
  • Laundry soap
  • Rashes / Eczema
  • Redness/ Blotchiness
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

I've been using Ivory soap all of my life. Ivory was the cheapest and purest. We had a large family and everyone was able to use it safely, but my problem, as I began to age, was the dryness of Ivory, and how quickly it dissolved with use. I love the scent but if I could find something that didn't dissolve as quickly, that lasted longer, I would switch. When I found Grandpas Baking Soda soap, I was able to stop using my Ivory, after almost 60 years. One shower with it convinced me. And it is genuinely Unscented so it doesn't clash with your perfumes or colognes. I just wish the bar was larger. It doesn't float, but it cleans well, deodorizes, moisturizers, which is unusual for most bar soaps, and is great for face and all my sensitive parts. It doesn't dissolve as quickly so it outlasts Ivory. The ratio with Ivory is 3 to 1. So, although it costs a little more, it is worth it, especially when you get your 5% from other purchases and can stock up. Another thing I like is that it doesn't break apart easily when you're close to the end. I hope DS.com keeps this in stock, because I'll need it for the next 40 years or so.

  • Skin Type:
  • Dry
 
5.0

Love this soap!

By KMS

from SLC, UT

describe yourself Minimalist

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

    There is no better soap I've tried for my sensitive skin. It lathers well, does not irritate, and keeps odor away as well as any deodorant soap.

    • Skin Type:
    • Dry
     
    4.0

    I like it

    By dlana

    from Ames, IA

    describe yourself Minimalist

    See all my reviews

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

          I like this soap. It's light, lathers nicely, washes off completely. My only complaint is that it's a bit drying for my already dry skin but that may change in spring.

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Grandpa's Baking Soda Soap

          By Ed

          from LAS VEGAS, NV

          describe yourself Minimalist

          Pros

          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

            We used this soap in the kitchen first. Deodorized hands perfectly after handling onions, say. Then washed our faces after working in the yard. AWESOME smoothness. VERY refreshing. Left skin smooth and fresh. Turns out to be maybe the perfect soap.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            So clean!

            By Chakracon

            from Nyssa, Oregon

            describe yourself Beauty Conscious

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleansing
            • Non-irritating
            • Simple

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Effective Cleansing
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Skin irritations

              Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

              I use this soap to wash my hands, or in the shower. My brother had an awful rash that was bothering him. I had him use the soap and it started to clear up his rash almost immediately. So, I let him have the bar. I think that too many chemicals and too much caustic stuff is in our products, and we are developing sensitivities. I am "Beauty Conscious", and know that less is better, in that regard. I know and understand every ingredient on the label of the box of this soap.

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Gentle and refreshing!

              By Bubbles

              from Ferndale, MI

              describe yourself Brand Buyer

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Effectively
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

              • Doesn't Last Long

              Best Uses

              • Showers

              Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

              This soap is great for sensitive skin. It's mild and unscented, but the little bit of baking soda makes it a very effective cleanser. It can be a bit hard to hold in the shower, but that's a very minor inconvenience in such a nice soap. The price is quite reasonable too!

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great soap for removing oil and makeup

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              By Buckwheat

              from Los Angeles, California

              describe yourself Budget Buyer

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              Pros

              • Cleans Effectively
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Facial Soap

                Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

                This soap by Grandpa's works wonderfully at removing oil and/or makeup at the end of the day. I love that there's no scent, that it lathers up real nice, and since I have an oily complexion, it feels clean and smooth. I use it in conjunction with Queen Helene's Mint Julep Facial Scrub (I use the scrub in the morning and at night and if I need a pick me up in the afternoon or evening, I'll use Grandpa's soap). I've read that for certain people it doesn't last very long. I would agree if one uses it twice a day everyday, but like I stated above, I mainly use it to remove makeup or just for a quick wash after a workout or on a hot day -- plus I only use this on my face. I would recommend storing it in a dry place or getting one of those travel soap holders (the ones that have a lid). And it would also help to use it along with another product, like I do.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great unscented soap!

                By A Sensitive Guy

                from Dothan AL

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Effectively
                • Lathers Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

                    A great product if you have sensitive skin and need a truly unscented soap. Lathers well, rinses clean. Love it.

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Rinses clean, No residue!

                    By Satisfied Customer

                    from USA

                    describe yourself Budget Buyer

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Cleans Effectively
                    • Gentle
                    • Lathers Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • All your soap needs
                      • Baths
                      • Facial Soap
                      • Hand Soap
                      • Showers

                      Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

                      The only bad thing is that I don't know where to go to pick some up in a store.Its really great. The baking soda makes it clean even better than usual soap. It has mild exfoliating quality like baking soda does with its gentle scrub properties in a soap form. Its not painful or rough. Its just what I wanted.It has NO smell at all, just like it says "unscented." If more people bought it maybe the price would go down or it would be available in stores all over. I haven't tried the other soaps in the Grandpa's line, but I wonder now what they are like.I gave it 4 stars not 5 stars because it is not a bargain, and I am not used to paying [$] [...] for one bar of soap.

                       
                      4.0

                      I liked it

                      By Satisfied Customer

                      from USA

                      describe yourself Budget Buyer

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Cleans Effectively
                      • Lathers Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Baths
                        • Facial Soap
                        • Hand Soap
                        • Showers

                        Comments about Grandpa's Vegetable Based All Purpose Baking Soda Soap, Unscented, 3.25 oz:

                        I liked it. I bought some more after the first purchase.

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