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Old Mar 3rd 2011, 5:28 am
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Question Bit of market research help please

do you prefer soap or shower gel? if you prefer soap do you buy top end or supermarket soap? like Pears, Lux etc. Thanks
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Old Mar 3rd 2011, 5:34 am
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shower gel- and I really like the foam burst ones. Soap dries my skin out too much (even the neutral ones) and I don't like the slimy residue you get in a soap dish- makes me gag. However, I do like pretty soaps in my guest bathroom- except I don't like my guests to use it- its just there to look pretty.

I also think the idea of soap is unhygenic- horrible memories of soap at home with pubes in it (and not mine)- urgh smilie
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shower gel....dettol
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Soap. Always buy Pears.

Have to say that when use the shower facilities after training I use the provided shower gel and my skin does feel a bit more 'cleansed.'
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Soap. Always buy Pears.

Have to say that when use the shower facilities after training I use the provided shower gel and my skin does feel a bit more 'cleansed.'
I am running this on twitter and interestingly men tend to prefer soap and women shower gel.
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shower gel- and I really like the foam burst ones. Soap dries my skin out too much (even the neutral ones) and I don't like the slimy residue you get in a soap dish- makes me gag. However, I do like pretty soaps in my guest bathroom- except I don't like my guests to use it- its just there to look pretty.

I also think the idea of soap is unhygenic- horrible memories of soap at home with pubes in it (and not mine)- urgh smilie
would you buy hand made butter soap for your guests? in nice packaging etc, I think you can see where I am coming from
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Soap. Pears. Aided by a stiffish brush.

Always have some nice soaps around, usually nicked from the plusher hotels I stay at.
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shower gel and wire wool. baby oil on the knackers afterwards.

I would never buy any homemade cosmetics - but that is just me, I like to know that it's properly tested in the eyes of a rabbit.
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Yeah. I have a large basket filled with the little bottles and soaps from hotels. I find them useful for when I travel.

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Soap. Pears. Aided by a stiffish brush.

Always have some nice soaps around, usually nicked from the plusher hotels I stay at.
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shower gel and wire wool. baby oil on the knackers afterwards.

I would never buy any homemade cosmetics - but that is just me, I like to know that it's properly tested in the eyes of a rabbit.
I was looking at a hand made product to bring in from UK but market research is showing people prefer gels anyway, though I do like a nice soap but as Bahtaboy says most people nick em from hotels
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Yeah. I have a large basket filled with the little bottles and soaps from hotels. I find them useful for when I travel.
same here, last week were in AD and they had LÓccitane showergels and such, thought I had died and gone to heaven, it's my fave
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shower gel- and I really like the foam burst ones.
ditto, can you get these here?

Our household soap of choice is Pears..
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I am completely sold by packaging and a bit of a nice smell- Im a fruity girl, more red berries (notstrawberry) than orangey smells though- I hate Lush- chokes me as soon as I walk in the store- which after my first experience is now never! Otherwise I use scentless stuff like Dove if my skin is sensitive or if Im wearing perfume. I prefer brands such as body shop/bath and body for smelly stuff for everyday as its nicer smelling then radox stuff or any of the supermarket stocked brands.

Commander I saw them in Waitrose once but bought some when I went home so am using it sparingly!
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you might be interested in something that I am working on in that case, it is all fruits, creams etc will tell you more when I/if I get it confirmed up see FB thought for scents
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i like foam burst for the shower, and molton brown for the bath...stock the guest bathroom up with that and lotions from soap and glory, which is one of my faves...

don't know why, but i'm not a fan of those "homemade soaps"...look good (well, sometimes), but are rubbish when you try to use them...

hasn't lush just opened here, that would presumably be a benchmark for pricing and also a major competitior...

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