What is a soap, and how are they made?
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A soap is a (alkali metal) salt of a fatty acid, a long chain carboxylic acid. A typical soap is
Of course, during their manufacture, colouring and perfumes may be added. Traditionally, these came from natural sources, i.e. flowers, or herbs, or something that smelled nice. For modern manufacture (which might produce tonnes of soap), the flavouring probably comes from a synthetic perfume.