Do all soaps contain animal products?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

No, there are alternatives if you want to avoid cleansers that contain animal products. Look for soaps that list sodium isethionate as an ingredient. It's a substitute for animal-derived sodium salts that comes from coconuts.


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