The Real Cost of Being Clean

By Lewis Braham - 2013-07-16T19:53:16Z

Photograph by Joey Celis/Getty Images

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The world’s most expensive soap, Cor, has silver flakes in it and costs $125 a bar. At Amazon.com you can get a 16-pack of Ivory for $4.99. Some 96 percent of adults say they wash up after using the bathroom. Only 77 percent of men and 93 percent of women actually do, according the American Society for Microbiology.

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