There are some guidelines to a chemical cake to be called soap.. But most of the bathing bars not soap. So they not branding them as soaps. See some of the titles what they call it..
Hamam -Nature care,
Pears - Pure and gentle
Margo - original neem,
- few brands like Pears are soap in other countries and bathing bar in India.
- All the top selling brands are not soaps.
- Make sure next time you need a soap then look at the wrapper for it.
- Soaps are minimum skin friendly things but bathing bars are questionable.
- Please buy soaps and if you still like the brilliance of the brands then buy bathing bars.