I need to make a correction because it sounds as if I don't like tallow or it doesn't agree with my skin. I like tallow but prefer lard--less expensive and no smell in fat form compared to tallow. It's the detergent that's wretched. Oooops, I should've created two separate sentences. Detergents and my skin don't agree; I haven't used bar 'soap' in almost 45 years. The liquid 'detergent' cleansers also reak havoc on my skin so I've been using shampoo in place of bar or liquid body wash. It's not a whole lot better but some is better than the results of syndet/combars---owwwwww. Retirement has allowed me to make my own soap--real soap. Jasmine is just awfulllllll, but not for the reason stated for me--allergic!! Lol, a relative who is quite dear to dear to my heart loves jasmine so I thought I'd make her some soap. Oh my goodness!!! was I sick for a week afterwards. I finally had to move the soap to a back room that's not used in our home and shut the door (forever, well at least until the soap was ready to give away). I never knew some thought it smells like cat pee, lol. I actually like the smell; my body, however, takes it to be an invader. WoW that's outrageous!