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I am still trying to get my head around the fact that soap IS NOT CONDITIONING. And yet Dove says they add 1/4 cold cream to make it conditioning. Is this just an advertising ploy or does adding something like shea butter to my soap help. Please can someone set me straight
 

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I'd think along the lines of "less stripping" when I think of conditioning soaps. Dove is now saying they add cold cream? I'd use cold cream on my face before I touch dove again and that stuff would break my face out.
 

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They say 1/4 Cleansing cream.... I think their thinking goes something like this: cream is made with oils and liquids in an emulsion; both are ingredients in soap. Therefore, they can say that there's cleansing cream in their soap. Just my two cents.
 

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I wondered about that too, and awhile back I found this:

[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIvDlhxXqNM[/ame]

Misschief is on the right track.
 

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They say 1/4 Cleansing cream.... I think their thinking goes something like this: cream is made with oils and liquids in an emulsion; both are ingredients in soap. Therefore, they can say that there's cleansing cream in their soap. Just my two cents.
Omg i have been hearing/reading it wrong this whole time. Thank you for this!!!

I wondered about that too, and awhile back I found this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIvDlhxXqNM

Misschief is on the right track.
Looks like im not the only person wondering about this. I would like to say false advertising but it technically isnt. Glad i am making my own soap now
 

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Omg i have been hearing/reading it wrong this whole time. Thank you for this!!!
Me, too! I remember that 1957 Dove commerical on television. That's about the time we got our very first television set! But, like you, Gaisy, I thought they said 1/4 cup of cleansing cream, which in mind means Cold Cream because that's what my mom called it back then.
 

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Right here, silly!
But, like you, Gaisy, I thought they said 1/4 cup of cleansing cream, which in mind means Cold Cream because that's what my mom called it back then.
These days, Dove advertises that they use 1/4 moisturizing cream, but like you remembered, back in the day they advertised it as being made with 1/4 cleansing cream. I wish they'd make their mind up- is it cleansing or moisturizing!? :lol:

Here's the famous vintage 1957 vintage Dove commercial:
[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWD0co3qFpI[/ame]


IrishLass :)
 

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1/4 cleansing cream? Does that mean that only 1/4 of the bar is soap?
 

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Well as Dove is owned by Unilever whose cruelty free credentials are questionable to say the least, I cant say I would want to think about the tests they would have done on whatever cream they used in it!
 

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