Handmade Bar Soaps | Bath Bombs | Body Butter | Scrubs

Charleston, South Carolina | 25707 Sales


Handmade Bar Soaps | Bath Bombs | Body Butter | Scrubs

Charleston, South Carolina 25707 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars (2518)
April Lee

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Family Owned | Hand crafted | Sea Inspired

When my infant son developed what I thought was diaper rash, our family physician diagnosed him with eczema. He prescribed steroids and I said no way. I went home to do research on how I could improve his condition naturally. After a local pharmacist suggested goat milk soap, I gave it a shot and learned to make it. After stopping use of ALL commercial products it went away, and our entire family seemed to have healthier skin. I found I really enjoyed soap-making and the entire creative process that went along with it.

In Spring 2012 I relocated with my children to sunny South Carolina. Our little soap company is thriving and can now be found in retailers throughout the area.

We can now be found daily in the world famous Charleston City Market and our brand new brick and mortar location in West Ashley.

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Shop members

  • April

    Owner, Founder, Creative Director

    Owner + creator of OWC. Beyond blessed to run this business every day (literally... every day!) + work side by side with the best team! Grateful for every customer who takes a chance on our products and continues to support our company.

  • Kelly

    VP Of Operations

    Kelly keeps the organization running smooth managing the daily operations of our warehouse, retail stores and wholesale divisions . In addition she works side by side with me to keep the business moving forward. I am beyond blessed to work with her.

  • Celia

    VP Of Warehouse Operations

    Celia joins us from Philadelphia, PA. She manages warehouse operations + warehouse crew from ordering + receiving to inventory and product making + scheduling. Shes an incredibly leader and inspires her team to do their best.

  • Catie

    Market Manager, Customer Service, Curator

    Catie is a native Charlestonian. She has the most infectious smile + laughter. You can find her in our stores conversing with customers and tourists. She is our go-to for training new retail employees. Theres no detail she doesnt take note of!

  • Camaron

    Retail Manager

    Cam joins us from Virginia! She handles anything we throw at her like a pro. There’s no situation she can’t handle. She manages our West Ashley and online retail and does a great job leading her team and inspiring them to do their best!

  • Emma

    Retail + Shipping, Customer Service

    Emma is an amazing retail gal who works our City Market location and our new brick-and-mortar location in West Ashley. There’s a big possibility Emma has packed your order!

  • Noelle

    Wholesale Manager

    Noelle joins us from New Orleans. She is our amazing wholesale manager! She has been amazing at making sure all of our retailers are happy and well-stocked; and has increased our wholesale reach immensely. We are grateful to have her on our team!!

  • Jo


    Jo works in our West Ashley manufacturing space and in the past year she has grown in to an incredibly skilled soap and bath bomb maker. She is dedicated to her work and loves what she does and it shows daily in her smile and work.

  • Allison

    Retail + Shipping

    Allison is our only part time retail gal. She's a high school student with a work ethic that's unmatched by many. If she's not in school or dancing ballet pre-professionally, she's working in the store!

  • Alyssa

    Maker, Retail

    Alyssa is one of our newest employees. She is currently working as a maker and learning the retail side of our operations. She has a strong background in marketing, and events and loves talking to customers. We're blessed to have her on board!

Production partners

  • A Good Life

    Atlanta, GA

    They build and paint our beautiful custom gift boxes.

  • Grizzly Wheeler

    North Charleston, SC

    These t's are printed local to us by Grizzly Wheeler in North Charleston, South Carolina.

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Last updated on Jul 25, 2017
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

We love to wholesale! Kindly email us at wholesale@oldwhalingcompany.com or submit the wholesale form on our website. We can ship most wholesale orders within 7-14 business days excluding federal holidays.

Will bath bombs stain my tub?

They will not stain the tub, however you will want to wipe the tub clean after use. The oil and baking soda may leave a light ring. The tub will also be slick! So a good rinse is necessary.

How long do bath bombs last?

Bath bombs are a one time use and one whole bath bomb is used for one bath.

Its best to use bath bombs within 30 days of purchase to ensure you are using a fresh product. Humidity will lessen the fizzing effects store in a cool and dry if possible.