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Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone

Claire Fordham | Posted 10.08.2014 | Impact
Claire Fordham

Back home in the United States after three weeks helping fight the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone, Dr. Suzanne Donovan is flying to Nairobi this weekend -- at the invitation of the United Nations -- to speak about Ebola management to representatives from seven African countries.

Dana Oliver

The Six Best Bar Soaps. Period.

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 07.24.2014 | Style

It's a common shower dilemma: to use bar soap or body wash. While some are devout bar soap-ers, others prefer to lather up their loofah with just a fe...

Soap the Intelligent, Touch Screen Router Makes Way for Home Automation

Dennis Williams II | Posted 08.17.2014 | Technology
Dennis Williams II

Scavenging the IndieGogo startup farm leaves me with a lot of candidates for my next tech discovery. I think I found a promising product that really fits into a niche that is supported by a lot larger market than you may imagine - I'm talking about a touch screen internet router.

Bringing Made In Michigan to Your Bathroom - City Girls Soap

Nick Norton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Who says made in Michigan can't be brought to your bathroom? I have to admit - it feels good to support a small business and smell nice at the same time.

8 Things You Never Knew Soap Could Do

Erin Zaikis | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Zaikis

Think soap can only be at the sink or in the shower? Well, think again because soap is actually quite the little multi-purpose household item. Use it in these ways and it will save you time and money -- and make your life a little greener too!

How to Buy Soap at Lush Cosmetics Without Losing Your Dignity

Chloe Riley | Posted 03.01.2014 | Comedy
Chloe Riley

If dignity equates to self-respect, then the quickest way to part with that particular state of being, is to kiss $50 goodbye on soap. Indeed, it see...

Global Handwashing Day: Children as Agents of Change

Samir Singh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Samir Singh

Global Handwashing Day, celebrated on October 15th, is an international, UN-recognized day dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of handwashing with soap. Each year, over 200 million people are involved in handwashing celebrations in over 100 countries around the world.

WATCH: I Haven't Used Soap In 4 Years

Posted 09.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Richard Nikoley showers every day, but it's been more than four years since his showers came with soap and shampoo. HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd host...

Victory! Proctor & Gamble to Eliminate Triclosan and DEP From Its Products

Christine Escobar | Posted 11.16.2013 | Chicago
Christine Escobar

Procter & Gamble has announced plans to eliminate the toxic chemicals triclosan and diethyl phthalate (DEP) from all its products by 2014.

Method vs. Ecover: Which Soap Brand Is Greener?

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green

By Philip Blenkinsop MALLE, Belgium, June 10 (Reuters) - Under an eco-friendly, flowering turf roof in an industrial park, the world's...

"It's About Crime"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.14.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was a kid, I wanted to be a private eye (my other eye, I figured, would be public), but I never pursued it because I was sure...

The EPA Opens a New Review of Handsoap, But Government Study Goes on for Decades

Paul Alexander | Posted 07.03.2013 | Green
Paul Alexander

Just Thursday, the Associated Press reported that FDA spokeswoman Stephanie Yao said evaluating triclosan is "one of the highest priorities" for the agency. Maybe, but a look at the history of the way the FDA and EPA have studied the substance suggests otherwise.

Last-Minute Gift? Think Vermont

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Even if you haven't ever been to Vermont, you've got some Green Mountains in your mind. I know you do. There's that image of a town with candles in windows. There are those trees tapped for sugaring. And there's that swirling nighttime snow.

A Passion Driven Life With a Purpose

Derreck Kayongo | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
Derreck Kayongo

I arrived at my purpose with an unrivaled passion that ignored the critic of the unsuspecting number of friends who thought the concept of recycling soap was idiotic. We all have a purpose to some degree but many of us forget that the journey is the paved with passion.

Chemical Marketplace: Bar Soap vs. Liquid Soap

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.04.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

One of the dirtiest campaigns in recent memory is over. So let us cleanse ourselves by turning our attention to a new topic: soap. Why? Turns out, it's a green issue, both environmental- and pocketbook-green.

It Only Takes One Person to Start a Movement

Maren Johnson | Posted 07.11.2012 | Teen
Maren Johnson

Four million people will die annually from intestinal diseases because of a lack of access to soap and clean water. While we take soap for granted, it's a luxury that's out-of-reach for many across the world.

Can New Magnetic Soap Clean Up Blighted Environment?

Posted 01.27.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 01/24/2012 03:06 PM EST on LiveScience Most of us think of soap as a way ...

Lather Up! Select Hotels Come Clean With Ingenious Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

Eddie Fernandez | Posted 11.16.2011 | San Francisco
Eddie Fernandez

Their simple vision was, and still is, to collect and recycle the soap and shampoo products the hotel industry discards every day.

Level Naturals Soap: Beauty Lab

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photo: Bobby Doherty I've been off soap for awhile. I always found it too drying (especially in the winter), and hated having to overcompensate w...

Worst Ad Campaign of the Summer Award... Step Up, Summer's Eve

Bunmi Laditan | Posted 09.20.2011 | Comedy
Bunmi Laditan

In an effort to convince women to jump on the bandwagon of antiquated beliefs concerning vaginal cleanliness, Summer's Eve commercials entitled "Hail to the V" now feature a modern, sassy, independent talking-hand vagina.

Saki Knafo

Dove Ad Casts Spotlight On Madison Avenue Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

When people ask Eugene Morris why he left a virtually all-white advertising firm in the early 1970s for an African-American one, he tells them about t...

Made Of Soap

Kisa Lala | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Made of soap: © Meekyoung Shin, 'Translation', installation view of vases made of soap, on display at Haunch of Venison, London. Phot...

The FaithFul Shopper: Spring for April Showers

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Lovely soaps and lotions aren't just for getting clean and softening your skin -- this affordable luxury can provide a brief spa-like experience every day.

Natural Beauty

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Plenty of eco-minded women flip their silky manes at the stereotype of the frumpy, bare-faced treehugger. These cosmetic products, none of which wer...

Re-Gift Without Fear

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

To re-gift or not to re-gift? If you feel that re-gifting is cheap, think again. Being thrifty is being smart. In this economy, re-gifting makes great...