Soap vs Detergent: What's the Difference? | Brown Thumb Mama®
Apr 26, 2020·Since soap is natural, it is biodegradable and less harmful to the environment than detergents. However, the minerals in water react with soap and can turn clothes gray and leave a film or residue. Detergent is a big improvement, as far as laundry is concerned! How is detergent made? Detergents are made by combining chemicals in a slurry mixer.