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TheBathtubBakery

High Quality, Hand Crafted Skin Care Products

Olympia, Washington · 1762 Sales

TheBathtubBakery

High Quality, Hand Crafted Skin Care Products

Olympia, Washington 1762 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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5 out of 5 stars
(592)
sleehood1

sleehood1 on Feb 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I keep opening the jar to smell it....yummy ...love it. It lathers like crazy 💁 just a dab on my bath pouf and tons of creamy bubbles!

Linda Weaver

Linda Weaver on Feb 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Super seller! Great items. Smells fantastic. Fast shipping. Highly recommended. Thanks so much!!!!

stephanietagg1

stephanietagg1 on Feb 8, 2016

4 out of 5 stars

Only disappointing thing was that i used it up kind of fast, I ended up using like a third of the jar the first use.

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About

Fragrant Beauty

The Bathtub Bakery was established on January 1, 2012. My goal was to create a line of high quality skin care products with a touch of whimsy.

Since that time my product line has grown from a handful of soaps to over 200 skin care products. Lip Balms, Sugar Scrubs, Body Butters, Lotions and Party Favors scented with fragrances that spark pleasant memories.

My photos above outline one of my favorite creations - the free form loaf soap. First I scour my stash of bits and bobs of soaps left over from previous projects. They get grated and curled and chopped and such.

The bits and bobs go into the mold, in this case the binder soap is white scented and poured over the bits.

Then un-mold and slice. Slicing is just like opening a present, you do not know what you have until you see what is inside. It is great fun, pretty and good for your skin too.

When I am not whipping up my soaps and concoctions I love to travel and spend time with my twin grandsons.

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Last updated on March 5, 2016
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All my bath and body products are made in small batches as a result colors can vary from the one pictured. Fragrance oils that contain vanilla (and most of my fragrance oils do) can darken the product over time. This in no way affects the quality of the soap or lotion some fragrances darken faster, some slower and some not at all.

Why use Fragrance Oils rather than Essential Oils ? FOs are synthetic (but perfectly skin-safe) fragrance blends, and EOs are natural essential oils distilled from the plants and fruits themselves. FOs tend to last a little longer, and are generally less expensive.

Why do I use fragrance oils? Well, first of all, I wouldn't use or offer these artificial fragrances if they were in any way harmful to you, your family, or the earth. Many essential oils, contrary to popular belief, can be very irritating to the skin. Some can even aggravate lots of serious medical conditions. In addition the harvest of many essential oils is having a devastating ecological effect, and I really want no part of killing off the last of the sandalwood trees in the name of smelling pretty. I'd much rather get my fragrance from a clean, conscious, animal-free lab. And of course most of my scents are not the scents found in plants for example - Blueberries Yes ! Blueberry Muffins No :)

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I accept Direct Checkout, PayPal payments as well as Etsy Gift Cards.
Although my processing times indicate that it can take several days to ship, often I am able ship the next business day. Cancellations need to be made quickly.

All orders shipped to Washington State will be taxed at the local rate.
Shipping
USA packages will be sent with delivery confirmation.

I use calculated shipping based on weight, size and destination. This is not an exact method when purchasing multiple items. If you feel the shipping is unusually high please contact me for a private listing using shipping to your exact location.

International Customers
I do not charge any customs fees when sending your packages. Any customs fees, taxes, tariffs, duties, etc that may be incurred at the time of delivery would be at the discretion of your country's tax regulations. I have no way of calculating how much these fees would be, should they occur and The Bathtub Bakery is not responsible for those charges. For any additional information refer to your local customs agency. Returns will not be accepted due to customs fees.

Liquid soaps and gel soaps are not available for international shipping. I apologize for the inconvenience but import laws vary greatly and I have decided not to ship these items outside the US.
Refunds and Exchanges
Due to the personal nature of my products, I cannot accept returns except in cases of damage during shipping or in the rare case that the wrong item was shipped. If either of these happens, please contact me within 48 hours of receiving your package so I can file the appropriate claims. Please do not return any merchandise without prior notification. Please do not dispose of any of the original packaging, as this may be needed to file the appropriate claims.

If your order is damaged, or the wrong item was shipped, I require a photograph of the entire order, including packaging, as verification, and to be able to file the appropriate claims with my own insurance company. No refunds or replacements can be sent without this documentation. Please contact me for further details regarding the specifics needed for your claim.

My goal is for you to be 100% delighted with your order. Because skin care and scent choices are incredibly individual and personal, if you are unsure about your selections, I encourage you to order smaller sizes, and then come back for more when you've found your favorite scents and products.

✥ ✥ ✥ ✥ ✥ ALLERGY WARNINGS ✥ ✥ ✥ ✥ ✥

I use nut oils in many of my products. So if you have severe nut allergies, I don't recommend shopping with me. The same equipment is often used for most of my products, and I can't promise that there won't be cross contamination.
Additional policies and FAQs
In accordance with the CPSIA act, effective 2/2009, nothing sold by The Bathtub Bakery is intended for use by persons aged 12 & under.