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What kind of soap did you use in the 50-70's?

I know they didn't have all of these new fangled things like Bath & Body works...

I can recall: Dove, Irish Spring, Ivory, Zest, Caress, Octogon...
What can you remember?

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Asked by Ruthmom802 at 5:19 PM on May. 13, 2012 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (10)
  • Well, I wasn't around in the 50's, but I know Cashmere Bouquet has been around since the 1890's.

    Answer by SWasson at 5:20 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • Yep, good ole cashmere bouquet! LOL
    That brought back memories..I don't remember caress and Irish spring being around though.

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 5:23 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • Shoot my mom wasn't even alive in the 50s lol... So I used none

    Answer by Mrs_Harsh at 5:24 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • How about Lifebuoy? I've seen some pretty old ads for that.

    Answer by SWasson at 5:54 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • Ivory!

    Answer by gdiamante at 6:01 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • No one has mentioned Safeguard! I know that must've been around in the 50's.

    Answer by SWasson at 6:04 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • I remember having extremely dry skin and eczema when I was little. I remember the Dr. telling my mother to use Dial because it was an antibiotic soap. That must have been around 1973 or so.....

    Answer by m-avi at 6:35 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • I cannot remember that long ago.

    Answer by meooma at 7:19 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • Dial.

    Answer by Sarah961 at 9:29 PM on May. 13, 2012

  • Dial and Irish Spring and Ivory.

    Answer by MadisMomma1969 at 10:49 AM on May. 14, 2012

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