YodelyGoatSoaps

The Yodely Goat Soap Shoppe

Westchester, Illinois · 276 Sales

YodelyGoatSoaps

The Yodely Goat Soap Shoppe

Westchester, Illinois 276 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(156)

Announcement   ~!~ Do you, or someone you know, have very sensitive skin? Many of us are very sensitive to coconut oil which is found in most every soap and many skin care products. In recent years coconut oil has enjoyed a great deal of praise and popularity, however for some of us it's the last thing we want to come in contact with our skin. All Yodely Goat handcrafted cold-process bar soaps are made WITHOUT coconut-oil. This results in a soap that can be used by most everyone without the drying or irritating effects which some of us experience in soaps and other products containing coconut oil.

Do you find yourself saying "I've tried everything"? Have you tried the leading "fragrance-free" soaps on the market, or even other handcrafted soaps, and feel that they still leave your skin feeling dry, or even irritated, or or perhaps doesn't rinse off to leave you feeling as clean as you would like? Yodely Goat COCONUT OIL-FREE bar soaps may be the answer for you.

They are GLUTEN-FREE as well - only certified gluten-free oatmeal is used in those soaps containing oatmeal. Yodely Goat soaps contain only the best moisturizing, skin-loving oils such as organic olive oil, organic shea butter, avocado, apricot oil, castor, cocoa butter & many more! Here's a great place to start - https://www.etsy.com/listing/63598233/the-scentsless-goat-unscented-

Please convo me if you are looking for a particular soap not listed, or have questions or need something in particular!

The "glycerin" soaps (the more decorative soaps) do contain some coconut oil. Please convo me if you're uncertain about your choices or needs!!

We don't need to be dousing ourselves and our children with chemicals on a daily basis; we don't need to employ cruelty to animals to determine what's safe and what isn't; we don't need all kinds of crazy sales pitches and flashy over-packaging! I believe that skin-care products that are as simple and chemical-free as possible are a huge step in the right direction.

**FRAGRANCE FREE: Always an option! Some people are very sensitive to fragrances - either by contact or the smell. If you see something you like, but would prefer fragrance-free or a different fragrance than the listing shows please email me and let me know.

CUSTOM ORDERS: Looking for custom colors / fragrances? Convo me and I'll be glad to do whatever I can to bring you what you would like!

About Yodely Goat Bar Soaps:

~1~ I strive to make the most skin-loving soaps. Fresh goat's milk, organic olive oil, organic shea butter, avocado oil, babassu, apricot oil, and castor oil are all phenomenally skin-loving oils. After all, what is the point of a soap that smells great, but doesn't leave your skin feeling great?? Yes they cost more - and I have to pay more for these oils - and it's well worth it!

~2~My handcrafted bar soaps DO NOT CONTAIN COCONUT OIL. Most bar soaps do - coconut oil is inexpensive, accessible, and a great soap making oil because it lends hardness and great lather to the soaps. However some of us can't tolerate it. If you find that you "can't use anything", I hope you will try one of my soaps - the ScentsLess Goat bar is a great one to try if you are extremely sensitive. (Allergen info - Nuts or Chocolate: My soaps do contain shea butter and some contain crushed almonds or cocoa powder. If you need more info, please convo me. I do custom orders, if you need something special let me know).

~3~Only certified GLUTEN-FREE OATMEAL is used when oatmeal is used. All of my soaps are gluten-free. I know that may sound odd to some, but if you are sensitive to gluten, you are well aware that you have to read the labeling on everything.

~4~All bar soaps are made with approximately 65% organic oils, and any palm or palm kernel oils are organic and sustainably (renewably) resourced. I use organic as much as is available to me.

~5~I never used animal lard or tallow!! All products are ANIMAL-FRIENDLY. I gratefully do use some of the amazing things that are produced by animals - goat's milk, beeswax, lanolin.

~6~I NEVER use chemicals to boost the lather or to preserve and lengthen shelf life. These bars are naturally exceptionally richly lathering, creamy, moisturizing and skin-loving. Only vitamin E and rosemary extract are used as anti-oxidants. Please use & enjoy

~7~This soap is handcrafted using the traditional cold-process method (handcrafted from scratch and cured for at least 8 weeks).

~8~Yodely Goat soaps are hand-cut and average between 5-1/4 - 5-3/4 ounces - they are larger than the "standard size" for many other soaps on the market which is typically 3 to 4-1/2 ounces. If you would like a smaller bar, it can easily be cut into either two or four pieces. I'd be glad to pre-cut your soap if you like - just let me know.

~9~All bar soaps are packaged in a COMPOSTABLE clear cellophane-type bag. In the interest of being more eco-friendly and also to try to keep shipping costs down, I am no longer packaging the bar soaps in mini-shopping bags. IF THIS IS A GIFT and you would like a bag included, I will be more than happy to do so - just let me know in the "NOTE TO THE SELLER" section or your order.

~10~Finally, if I say a soap is all-natural I MEAN it is HONESTLY and ENTIRELY all-natural. All-natural soaps use ONLY essential oils and botanicals as colorants. Some of my bar soaps are ALL-natural, some of them are not, but are stated as MOSTLY natural. I LOVE the endless possibilities of high-quality fragrance oils and colorants. When I use those, I use only the SAFEST AND BEST that I know there to be, and over time have "weeded out" the ones that are not up to my standards. The “mostly-natural” soaps are stated as mostly-natural because they contain fragrance oils and colorants that are not 100% natural - BUT - they DO NOT and WILL NEVER contain sodium laurel sulfates or any chemically lather-enhancing version thereof, and WILL NEVER contain parabens or any synthetic preservative.

You'll Be In A Real Lather With The Goat In Your Tub!!

Announcement

Last updated on Aug 29, 2016

~!~ Do you, or someone you know, have very sensitive skin? Many of us are very sensitive to coconut oil which is found in most every soap and many skin care products. In recent years coconut oil has enjoyed a great deal of praise and popularity, however for some of us it's the last thing we want to come in contact with our skin. All Yodely Goat handcrafted cold-process bar soaps are made WITHOUT coconut-oil. This results in a soap that can be used by most everyone without the drying or irritating effects which some of us experience in soaps and other products containing coconut oil.

Do you find yourself saying "I've tried everything"? Have you tried the leading "fragrance-free" soaps on the market, or even other handcrafted soaps, and feel that they still leave your skin feeling dry, or even irritated, or or perhaps doesn't rinse off to leave you feeling as clean as you would like? Yodely Goat COCONUT OIL-FREE bar soaps may be the answer for you.

They are GLUTEN-FREE as well - only certified gluten-free oatmeal is used in those soaps containing oatmeal. Yodely Goat soaps contain only the best moisturizing, skin-loving oils such as organic olive oil, organic shea butter, avocado, apricot oil, castor, cocoa butter & many more! Here's a great place to start - https://www.etsy.com/listing/63598233/the-scentsless-goat-unscented-

Please convo me if you are looking for a particular soap not listed, or have questions or need something in particular!

The "glycerin" soaps (the more decorative soaps) do contain some coconut oil. Please convo me if you're uncertain about your choices or needs!!

We don't need to be dousing ourselves and our children with chemicals on a daily basis; we don't need to employ cruelty to animals to determine what's safe and what isn't; we don't need all kinds of crazy sales pitches and flashy over-packaging! I believe that skin-care products that are as simple and chemical-free as possible are a huge step in the right direction.

**FRAGRANCE FREE: Always an option! Some people are very sensitive to fragrances - either by contact or the smell. If you see something you like, but would prefer fragrance-free or a different fragrance than the listing shows please email me and let me know.

CUSTOM ORDERS: Looking for custom colors / fragrances? Convo me and I'll be glad to do whatever I can to bring you what you would like!

About Yodely Goat Bar Soaps:

~1~ I strive to make the most skin-loving soaps. Fresh goat's milk, organic olive oil, organic shea butter, avocado oil, babassu, apricot oil, and castor oil are all phenomenally skin-loving oils. After all, what is the point of a soap that smells great, but doesn't leave your skin feeling great?? Yes they cost more - and I have to pay more for these oils - and it's well worth it!

~2~My handcrafted bar soaps DO NOT CONTAIN COCONUT OIL. Most bar soaps do - coconut oil is inexpensive, accessible, and a great soap making oil because it lends hardness and great lather to the soaps. However some of us can't tolerate it. If you find that you "can't use anything", I hope you will try one of my soaps - the ScentsLess Goat bar is a great one to try if you are extremely sensitive. (Allergen info - Nuts or Chocolate: My soaps do contain shea butter and some contain crushed almonds or cocoa powder. If you need more info, please convo me. I do custom orders, if you need something special let me know).

~3~Only certified GLUTEN-FREE OATMEAL is used when oatmeal is used. All of my soaps are gluten-free. I know that may sound odd to some, but if you are sensitive to gluten, you are well aware that you have to read the labeling on everything.

~4~All bar soaps are made with approximately 65% organic oils, and any palm or palm kernel oils are organic and sustainably (renewably) resourced. I use organic as much as is available to me.

~5~I never used animal lard or tallow!! All products are ANIMAL-FRIENDLY. I gratefully do use some of the amazing things that are produced by animals - goat's milk, beeswax, lanolin.

~6~I NEVER use chemicals to boost the lather or to preserve and lengthen shelf life. These bars are naturally exceptionally richly lathering, creamy, moisturizing and skin-loving. Only vitamin E and rosemary extract are used as anti-oxidants. Please use & enjoy

~7~This soap is handcrafted using the traditional cold-process method (handcrafted from scratch and cured for at least 8 weeks).

~8~Yodely Goat soaps are hand-cut and average between 5-1/4 - 5-3/4 ounces - they are larger than the "standard size" for many other soaps on the market which is typically 3 to 4-1/2 ounces. If you would like a smaller bar, it can easily be cut into either two or four pieces. I'd be glad to pre-cut your soap if you like - just let me know.

~9~All bar soaps are packaged in a COMPOSTABLE clear cellophane-type bag. In the interest of being more eco-friendly and also to try to keep shipping costs down, I am no longer packaging the bar soaps in mini-shopping bags. IF THIS IS A GIFT and you would like a bag included, I will be more than happy to do so - just let me know in the "NOTE TO THE SELLER" section or your order.

~10~Finally, if I say a soap is all-natural I MEAN it is HONESTLY and ENTIRELY all-natural. All-natural soaps use ONLY essential oils and botanicals as colorants. Some of my bar soaps are ALL-natural, some of them are not, but are stated as MOSTLY natural. I LOVE the endless possibilities of high-quality fragrance oils and colorants. When I use those, I use only the SAFEST AND BEST that I know there to be, and over time have "weeded out" the ones that are not up to my standards. The “mostly-natural” soaps are stated as mostly-natural because they contain fragrance oils and colorants that are not 100% natural - BUT - they DO NOT and WILL NEVER contain sodium laurel sulfates or any chemically lather-enhancing version thereof, and WILL NEVER contain parabens or any synthetic preservative.

You'll Be In A Real Lather With The Goat In Your Tub!!

Maggie Hansa

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(156)
puppylovejewel

puppylovejewel on May 25, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I have ordered several times from Maggie. Her customer service is outstanding; she is a shining light and spreads kindness. The soaps are AMAZING! If you haven't ordered the Happy Buddha soap, you are truly missing out.

rickisantfarm

rickisantfarm on May 3, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Kind and responsive seller. Fast shipping. Plenty of fun extras to try. I am very happy with this shop and its service, as well as the soap I ordered. The soap does not have much of a scent, aside from the scent of the products used in it. I have been using it the past two days, and it leaves my sensitive skin soft, non-irritated, and free of perfumes and harmful chemicals. I even tried it on my face and it did not irritate my face or cause any blotches or break-outs (which is what normally happens when I use soap on my face). I would gladly shop here again. :)

Mary Gentry

Mary Gentry on Mar 16, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Got this for the man if the house. Very sensitive skin but wants a soap that will get him clean and leave a masculine scent. However I love the fragrance and would definitely use this one too!

Mary Gentry

Mary Gentry on Mar 16, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I'm usually not a big fan of floral scents but this one is beautiful! I'm so glad I tried it! I knew if it was from Maggie, it would be a winner!

Mary Gentry

Mary Gentry on Mar 16, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I love this soap. It's very gentle and has a wonderful light scent. It lathers well and leaves the skin clean feeling. Maggie's soaps are all great. She takes the time to research ingredients and only uses top quality additives in her formulas. Plus she is very kind and caring to her customers. I will be ordering this soap regularly. Thank you Maggie!

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Shop policies

Last updated on September 30, 2014
~ Welcome to The Yodely Goat ~
I use only the purest and highest quality bath & body ingredients and organic as much as possible. My favorite soap of all? - Goat's milk of course! My soaps contain no SLS (sodium laureth sulfate or any version thereof) which is a surfactant, and no parabens, and no propylene glycol. I use wonderful goat's milk, and beeswax, and lanolin, but I do not and never will use animal tallow or lard! Many of my products are vegan friendly. All can be created fragrance-free or vegan by request. Only the purest and highest quality glycerin soap base is used as the basis for the unique and highly-detailed artistic soap creations.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
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  • Other Method
Payment
I accept Paypal and other forms of credit card payment. Money orders are accepted, personal checks are not.

LOCAL ORDERS: If you are local to the Chicagoland area and would like to pick up your order, do not place your order, but rather convo me first with your order, and I will make a special listing for you!

Your order will be shipped as specified in the listing after payment has cleared. In the case of decorative glycerin soaps, each is individually handcrafted upon receipt of your payment, and will ship within 2-3 days of receipt of payment. If you are in a rush, I will absolutely do my best to meet your deadline. Honesty is the best policy - if it isn't feasible, I will tell you so.

CANCELLATION: If you need to cancel your order for any reason, I must hear from you within 24 hours after placing your order. Please understand that I normally begin working on your order within 8 hours of receiving it.
Shipping
Every effort will always be made to complete and ship an order as quickly as possible. Most orders will ship within 2-3 days via United States Priority Postal Service. Very large orders, or orders involving special requests may take longer and I will communicate with you regarding the expected shipment date.

HEAT: If you are experiencing very hot weather, please be sure to make arrangements for your soaps to be received promptly. Soaps and candles can melt! ~*~ I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR A SHIPMENT LEFT OUTSIDE IN VERY HOT WEATHER! ~*~ I reserve the right to delay shipment of certain soaps under extreme heat conditions. I will contact you if I feel this is necessary / and you should likewise contact me if that is the case in your region.

DEADLINES AND SPECIAL REQUESTS: Every order is 'custom' - therefore freshly made for you. If you have a special deadline, please communicate that to me clearly and please be sure to allow extra time for any special requests with a deadline.
Refunds and Exchanges
All items are unique and individually hand-crafted. I make every effort to stay as true to the colors represented in our photographs as possible. Please understand that there may be slight differences in color from the representation in the photograph due to lighting when the photograph was taken and differences in monitor settings. !*! If you are trying to match a particular color, or would like the decorative soaps to be made in different colors, please let me know. I will be more than happy to match or change colors for you!*!

REFUND POLICY: I take great pride and care in providing products to you that are pure, aesthetically pleasing, safe, beneficial, and earth and animal friendly. All sales therefore are considered final. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, please contact me within 24 hours of receipt of shipment. Any refunds will be give solely at the owner's discretion.

DAMAGE: Every shipment is packaged very securely using plenty of shipping materials to protect the product. If your shipment is damaged despite this, PLEASE REFUSE the shipment immediately upon arrival. If the damaged shipment has been received, please: take pictures, then bring it to your local US Post Office branch and notify me immediately.

HEAT: As stated in our shipping policy, if you are experiencing very hot weather, please be sure to make arrangements for your soaps to be received promptly. Soaps and candles can melt! !*! I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE / NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN FOR A SHIPMENT LEFT OUTSIDE IN VERY HOT WEATHER!*!
I reserve the right to delay shipment of certain soaps under extreme heat conditions.Ie will contact you if we feel this is necessary / and you should likewise contact me if that is the case in your region.
Additional policies and FAQs
FOR DECORATIVE GLYCERIN SOAPS: I use ONLY the highest quality glycerin soap bases. These soap bases are: chemical free and animal friendly, containing olive oil/or cocoa butter/or shea butter/or honey/or aloe vera/or castile or goat’s milk; saponified coconut oil; saponified palm oil; saponified castor oil; saponified safflower oil; glycerin (kosher, of vegetable origin); purified water; sodium hydroxide (saponifying agent); sorbital (moisturizer); sorbitan oleate (emulsifier); soy bean protein (conditioner), titanium dioxide;(“saponified” simply means the process by which the oils are turned into soap, through the introduction of the saponifying agent which is lye - and yes, soap is made with lye. When properly made, soap DOES NOT contain lye. When the lye and the oils have combined in the saponification process, a new chemical structure has been formed and the lye in it's original state is no longer present. If anyone tells you they have made soap without lye, they are playing with words - what they mean is that they have made soap using a purchased glycerin base and so they did not have to handle any lye themselves, or they have "rebatched" soap that had been previously made).

FRAGRANCES: I use pure essential oils and natural fragrances (such as cocoa butter and coffee butter) as much as possible. I use fragrance oils to give us far greater freedom to enhance my products with wonderful scents. These fragrances are all phthlate-free and are purchased only from time-tested and highly reliable sources. !*! If you have problems with fragrances, please convo me about making any of the products that you see fragrance free!*!

Every soap that is truly soap, and not detergent, begins with oils and lye as the saponifying agent. In properly crafted soaps, there is no longer any lye present. Saponification occurs when the lye has reacted with the oils and water or milk, thus forming soap.

ALLERGIES: Unfortunately, some people are allergic to certain things. Fragrance allergies are common, and so I will gladly make any of my creations fragrance-free for you - just email or convo me! I cannot guarantee that my products will be free of all irritants for all people, but I do my best to keep my products as simple as possilbe. If you experience any irritation or redness, discontinue using immediately.

PRESERVATIVES: My soaps contain no parabens and no synthetic preservatives, no SLS (sodium laureth sulfate) or any variations thereof and no propylene glycol. I use only Vitamin E or Rosemary Extract as anti-oxidants.

The Yodely Goat is completely animal friendly, using no animal tallow or lard. Some products are vegan, and all are available vegan by custom order. If you have any questions about a product, please convo me!