BabasSoapery

Handcrafted natural skincare that gives back

Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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Lina Andreas

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Lina Andreas

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About BabasSoapery

Sales 46
On Etsy since 2018

Gorgeous Natural Skincare for Simple Living

Welcome to Baba's Soapery! We are delighted that you stopped by. Let us tell you a little more about our story.

Our founder Lina Andreas is a third-generation soap maker who is passionate about keeping the soap traditions alive. All our products are simple to use, natural and ethical, with just a touch of luxury.

Our story began in 2015 when Lina and her now husband Martyn moved from busy London to her hometown Plovdiv in Bulgaria to join the family business. Making handcrafted skincare began as a passion project through their love for nature, DIY and the idea to surprise their wedding guests with a unique gift. The presents were a total hit and over the next few months Baba's Soapery came to life.

We were inspired by the simple, yet effective soaps that our babas (Bulgarian word for 'granny') concocted in their kitchens. Our mission is to create all-natural luxurious alternatives to the traditional Bulgarian soap and to formulate innovative products that will help you declutter your bathroom shelf. No palm oil, no toxic ingredients, and never any animal-derived materials - just gorgeous natural goodness!

It is important to us to create products that are ethical, wholesome and with a minimal environmental footprint. All our products are vegan and cruelty-free and we use recycled paper and non-toxic ink to print our packaging. We also offer a zero waste delivery option for most items - check individual listings for details. Our range complies with all EU cosmetic regulations and our recipes have undergone rigorous checks by an external certified safety assessor.

We are happy to create a custom product for your special occasion or a range for your brand, just send us a message! We also wholesale - get in touch to discuss the details.

Our brand gives back to our Bulgarian community. When you purchase any of our products, you are donating a portion of the sale to support elderly people living in poverty in remote village areas. The charity that we work with provides social and medical care, communal kitchens, administrative support and other initiatives that help people live more connected and dignified lives. We are proud to support their vital work.

With love,
Lina & team Baba's x

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  • Lina Andreas

    Owner

    I am the soapmaker, designer and parcel wrapper behind Baba's Soapery. I'm 29 and I live in Bulgaria with my husband Martyn and our Rhodesian Ridgeback pup Kade.

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Last updated on Aug 12, 2019
Frequently asked questions
Do you offer customized products?

Yes, we do! Just send us a message with as much detail as you can think of, and we'll be in touch asap to discuss your idea!

What gift-wrapping options do you offer?

We typically pack all gifts in a cardboard box, stuffed with paper shreds, place a hand-written message from the buyer inside and tie it together with a ribbon.

If you prefer a different design for your gift wrap, please give us as much detail as possible in the 'Add a note' field at checkout. We may get in touch with you to confirm that you are happy with everything before shipping your gift.

How are your parcels packaged?

We only use cardboard and paper to package our parcels. We use paper tape to seal all parcels and only use paper shreds to secure loose items in the box.

Please note that additional outer packaging may be required by our postal services provider. This is to comply with their internal regulations. We are committed to reduce transportation waste as much as possible and are looking for alternative transportation providers that can offer affordable worldwide shipping without additional packaging.

Do you wholesale?

Yes, we do! Please get in touch with us to discuss the details, and do provide as much information as possible about your business.

Can I use your products during pregnancy and while I'm breastfeeding?

Our products are very gentle for all, however we advise all expectant mums to purchase our Sensitive option - link to soap: https://www.etsy.com/listing/666282635/natural-artisan-sensitive-soap-palm-free?ref=shop_home_active_6&frs=1

The Sensitive range is free of essential oils and it contains calendula for an extra soothing touch.

Can I use your products every day?

Yes! All our products are all-natural and gentle enough to be used on a daily basis.

How do I store your products?

To extend the life of your bars, we recommend that you store them on a quality draining dish, allowing them to dry between uses. See listing for any additional instructions.

I suffer from allergies / I have a skin conditions - which products are safe for me to use?

Each listing contains the full ingredient list for the product as required by the EU cosmetic regulations, including a list of any naturally occurring allergens in the essential oils.

If you suffer from a skin condition, please make a patch test on a small area of your skin to ensure compatibility.