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Best Bubble – J. C. Mehta

“See, so many lovely bubbles,” shouted Shubham pointing to a man blowing hundreds of bubbles in the park. “I too can blow bubbles like that,” said Tani. “My bubbles are the best. But they are in a secret place.” “Show me, Tani, show me,” said Manasi. “Show me, Tani, show me,” said Manasi. “Not now,” replied Tani, “ but one …

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What is talcum powder made of?

What is talcum powder made of?

The main constituent of talcum powder is talc added with some perfume. Talc is chemically known as magnesium silicate, having a distinguishable character of extreme softness. Also called soap stone, talc is the softest mineral (the hardest being diamond). Talcum powder may also contain germicide with a view to effectively neutralise bad odour of perspiration and various perfumes for fragrance. …

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What foaming agent is used in shampoos, soaps etc? Do we use the same thing for all such products?

What foaming agent is used in shampoos, soaps etc? Do we use the same thing for all such products?

Shampoo or soap molecules have two chemically distinct parts, that interact differently with water. One part is a long hydrocarbon chain which is water hating (hydrophobic) and non-polar and another belongs to COONA group which is polar, water-loving (hydrophilic) and creates the foam in water. The hydrophilic part makes soap water-soluble. The hydrophobic part combines with dirt and other elements. …

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What would we do without soap?

This is something that everyone uses at least once every day! But about a hundred years ago soap was so expensive that only very rich people could afford it. Soap is made from different fats and oils. We import these oils from other countries, as we need coconut and olive oils and whale fats, as well as some other animal …

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What is soap?

Soap is made largely from fats or oil, with a variety of other ingredients. Before the introduction of soap in the 1st Century A.D. people ‘washed’ themselves and their clothes with fuller’s earth, a fine clay-like substance that loosens oil and dirt. People first made their own soap by saving scraps of fat and boiling them in an iron pot. …

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What is a detergent?

A detergent is a substance, which has the power to cleanse. This description applies to soap, as well as to soap less shampoos and washing powders. A detergent must have surface activating properties, which means it must be able to tc break down the surface tension of water. In the process of cleaning the detergent acts as a bridge between …

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टिकिया साबुन की

Tikiya Sabun ki

तालाब किनारे राेती थी, कल बिटिया इक बैरागन की, जब जालम कागा ले भागा, बिन पूछे टिकिया साबुन की। ये बाल भी लतपत साबुन में, पाेशाक भीतन पर नाजक सी, था अब्र में सूरज भी पिनहां, आैर तेज हवा थी फागुन की। आंचल भी उसका उड़ता था, आैर हवा के संग लहराता था, इक हाथ में दामन थामा था, इक …

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Is soap and water good for the skin?

Yes. On all normal skin, good soap cleanses by combining with water to make a lather which penetrates the pores and roots out the dirt. Perfumed soaps can, however, cause allergies. Soap is made of fats and alkalis and the best soap contains rather less alkali and has special antiseptics which help to rid the skin of harmful bacteria. Good …

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