JentoSoaps

Homemade Soaps, Bath And Body, Crochet, and fabric item

Shelocta, Pennsylvania

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This shop got multiple 5-star reviews in the past 7 days.

Announcement    Free white soap bag with any soap purchase. Free shipping on orders over $35.00. Made in the USA.
I am a soap maker and have been for years, I make many types of gift sets, or tell me what you want and I will make it for you. I also crochet, I learned in my 20's and that was a long time ago. And I love to sew. What do you want me to make?
My new adventure, I just started making cloth menstrual, incontinence and every day pads. The menstrual I concentrate mainly on the middle placing extra padding for absorption. The incontinence the extra padding is in the front. Everyday pads are just 3 layers of cotton with flannel on top.

Through 2020 I made many face masks, listed under sewn items. And donated at least 200 masks. Take a peek at our open bottom masks, These will be discontinued soon. I am waiting to see what fall brings besides flu season. I will continue to make mask, as long as they are needed.

I have tons of fabric left, I found a new item to make. I have been figuring out the patterns, how I want to make them, what fabrics to add. All the fabric I have in stock is 100% cotton so that's a start, but I still needed waterproof fabric and snaps. As soon as I make about 50 for practice, I will start listing them here, I have only made 10 so far.. I am now making cloth pads. A friend ask me to make her some, so that is how I started making these. Also good for incontinence. The more I read, the more I liked the idea. And they are way better for the planet. -Disposable take 300 years to break down. -Cloth pads can last 10 years and that's a lot of disposables. Plus I have been told they- cut down on cramping and make your cycle shorter.
When I first heard about cloth pads I said "Discussing" but my friend told me how good they are and changed my mind.
Mermaid and Unicorn soaps have a nautical charm embedded in it. I am down sizing my soap collection, Unicorn soap will be discontinued soon, along with several other soaps. I am trying to figure out how to sell them out in a hurry. But its a slow process.

I started this site back in 2009. It was small just a few items. After 2 months I got discouraged, and side tracked. I was doing a lot of craft, art and herb shows and festivals locally. I also had my web site to keep up and somehow Etsy got put on the back burner. So here I am plugging away again.

I also make lotions, creams, salves, balms, body powder. liquid shampoo and conditioner, bath bombs and a slew of other products. Most aren't even listed on my sites. Tell me what are you looking for? I do a lot of special orders and sell small amounts of essential oils for aromatherapy use. Thanks for taking the time to read.

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2021

Free white soap bag with any soap purchase. Free shipping on orders over $35.00. Made in the USA.
I am a soap maker and have been for years, I make many types of gift sets, or tell me what you want and I will make it for you. I also crochet, I learned in my 20's and that was a long time ago. And I love to sew. What do you want me to make?
My new adventure, I just started making cloth menstrual, incontinence and every day pads. The menstrual I concentrate mainly on the middle placing extra padding for absorption. The incontinence the extra padding is in the front. Everyday pads are just 3 layers of cotton with flannel on top.

Through 2020 I made many face masks, listed under sewn items. And donated at least 200 masks. Take a peek at our open bottom masks, These will be discontinued soon. I am waiting to see what fall brings besides flu season. I will continue to make mask, as long as they are needed.

I have tons of fabric left, I found a new item to make. I have been figuring out the patterns, how I want to make them, what fabrics to add. All the fabric I have in stock is 100% cotton so that's a start, but I still needed waterproof fabric and snaps. As soon as I make about 50 for practice, I will start listing them here, I have only made 10 so far.. I am now making cloth pads. A friend ask me to make her some, so that is how I started making these. Also good for incontinence. The more I read, the more I liked the idea. And they are way better for the planet. -Disposable take 300 years to break down. -Cloth pads can last 10 years and that's a lot of disposables. Plus I have been told they- cut down on cramping and make your cycle shorter.
When I first heard about cloth pads I said "Discussing" but my friend told me how good they are and changed my mind.
Mermaid and Unicorn soaps have a nautical charm embedded in it. I am down sizing my soap collection, Unicorn soap will be discontinued soon, along with several other soaps. I am trying to figure out how to sell them out in a hurry. But its a slow process.

I started this site back in 2009. It was small just a few items. After 2 months I got discouraged, and side tracked. I was doing a lot of craft, art and herb shows and festivals locally. I also had my web site to keep up and somehow Etsy got put on the back burner. So here I am plugging away again.

I also make lotions, creams, salves, balms, body powder. liquid shampoo and conditioner, bath bombs and a slew of other products. Most aren't even listed on my sites. Tell me what are you looking for? I do a lot of special orders and sell small amounts of essential oils for aromatherapy use. Thanks for taking the time to read.

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Sales 2,933
On Etsy since 2009

I make and sell homemade soaps, creams, salves, lotions, lip balms and scent sticks. Lately I have been making a lot of face masks.

I was always into nature. We lived in the city, every summer we went to the mountains. My grandfather taught me several things about nature, he showed me certain plants to eat, how to find good mushrooms and lots about the woods. One day as a young adult, I bought an herb book to advance my studies. It had lots of herbal projects, one was soap making. I bought all the ingredients and a friend came over and we made soap, my first batch was unscented, made my skin felt wonderful and I loved it.
At that time in my life I was raising a son on my own, worked a full time job that didn't pay well, I picked up a part time job at the local restaurant, working 3 nights a week. I didn't have much time to myself and work on making soap.
When my son was a teenager, he got his own job in that same restaurant. A lot of nights we worked together. As he grew older I started dating and met my wonderful husband. We married.
One day I asked my husband if he minded if I started a soap company. One of my friends wanted to do it too. So we did together. First we got a name. Jento Soaps. Our names were Jennie and Toni, put both names together and Jento Soaps was born. We got a tax number and started making and selling soap. We started with melt n pour soap. That's getting a block of soap, scenting, coloring and molding the soap. In the mean time Toni dropped out of our business. Doing this on my own, I wanted better soap, I started experimenting with Hot Process Soap. Hot Process is melting oils, adding lye water, but when done, cook the soap until its thick, then pour into mold. This soap is safe to use and basically cure when hard. The soap was really messy. It was like a big glob of soft playdo and had to be squeezed into mold while extremely hot, I had lots air bubbles. It just wasn't my thing. I read more and started making Cold Process Soap, that's melting oils, mixing lye with water, mixed lye water with oils, adding scent and color. Pouring into mold, let set 24 hours, cut into bars, set on slotted shelf and letting cure for at least 4 weeks. This is the soap I am still making to this day. I love my soaps. I will never go back to that stuff they call soap, that is purchased from the grocery store. You know the kind that dries your skin and makes itchy from being so dry.
I have been making homemade soaps for 17 years and have made and sold more than 20,000 bars.
I started my Etzy Store in 2009, I put 10 items on, I didn't sell anything, got board and side track. Until the present, a friend has an Etzy store and told me he sold over 2997 items and had to shut his Etzy store down around Christmas to get caught up.
So here I am again. Trying again.
I have been making and selling soap, since 2000. I do craft shows, my web site is www.jentosoaps.com , retail and wholesale and now I am building an etzy store. I also have a FACEBOOK page with all my sales and promotions! I think it is wwwfacebook/jenniebinney/jentosoaps.com. I make over 50 scents of soap, I also make and sell lotions, creams, salves, balms. And crochet rugs, purses and scarves.

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