Soaps trace back their history back in 2200 BC back in Babylon. The ancient innovators had made their revolutionary invention by water, alkali and cassia oil. This ancient formula was written on the Babylon clay tablet from 2200 BC. In the Egyptian transcription back in 1500 BC, it has been noted that the Egyptians daily bathed with something made up of animal and vegetable oil mixed along with alkaline salts. This substance also resembled the soap. Hence, the soap has a rich history and has evolved over the years.
Till the time of the industrial revolution, the making of soap was done on a small scale. But later in 1780, James Keir went into the idea of setting up a soap manufacturing plant back at Tipton. Later, many enthusiasts came into the market of soap making and the soap industry started to embed from a small scale to a larger scale.