Making liquid Handsoap
This may be a dumb question but I haven’t found a direct answer to it yet: traditionally hand soap is made with lye, but can you make a hand soap using an anionic surfactant?
More specifically, can I make a liquid hand soap with just Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate as the detergent instead of saponifying oils?
Or is there something that saponification does when cleansing the hands that cannot be replicated with anionic surfactants?
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