UTA_flyingHIGH From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 51 Posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 3047 times:
I was showering yesterday (yes, Frenchmen do that, sometimes) and I noticed that the bar of soap I was using produced some very puny lather, meaning that you have to use a lot of it to get the job done. Can anyone recommend a brand that produces a lot of the stuff ?
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WellHung From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3036 times:
While I can't point you to a specific soap type, I do highly endorse soap puff nets. These combine with a liquid soap to produce a divinely smooth and hearty lather. If you feel the need for something, um, hard in your hand, look no further than soap nets made for bars of soap! They conveniently encapsulate the bar and simply scrubbing yeilds a lather of unspeakable pleasure. Who's the genius who came up with that?!
Keep in mind you should have a single-knob shower control knob rather than the dual-knob fixtures that have a seperate hot and cold control.
Gordonsmall From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2001, 2003 posts, RR: 22
Reply 4, posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3035 times:
Try shower gel, I use the stuff from Lynx, and it produces more than ample lather for my requirements.
My current "other half" however recommends that you don't use soap, but instead use some shampoo to wash with as she tells me it helps to keep your skin firm - and she tells me that you french appreciate things like that, unlike me apparently!
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Paulc From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 1490 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3014 times:
location plays a part as well - ie if your water supply is hard or soft.
Hard water will not produce as much lather as soft water, it will also cause damage to heating systems, kettles, washing machines etc. I have a water softener that removes the hardness (calcium ions) from the main supply and it does make a big difference.
Ben From Switzerland, joined Aug 1999, 1391 posts, RR: 51
Reply 10, posted (9 years 10 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 3001 times:
The Dove I was using on Saturday night with one of my birds seemed to produce a most satisfying lather. However I realise that the vigourous physical 'lathering' action may have helped the situation somewhat.