Soapbirds

Southern Beer + Aloe Soaps. Wedding Favors. Bath goods.

Virginia, United States · 235 Sales

Soapbirds

Southern Beer + Aloe Soaps. Wedding Favors. Bath goods.

Virginia, United States 235 Sales On Etsy since 2013

5 out of 5 stars
(43)
Shop owner

Nancy

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Announcement   Thanks for stopping by our shop! *Follow us on instagram and save 10% off your first or next order! http://instagram.com/soapbirdssoaps

Soapbirds loves all things colorful, unique and "rich" in soap. We handcraft traditional beer and aloe soaps along with modern soaps to make bath time the relaxing, fun, "soothe your soul" tweet, (sorry) that it should be. All soaps are:

* detergent free
* paraben free
* sulfate free
* Phthalates free
* FD&C dye free (We use herbs, clays, purees and/or cosmetic grade pigments & oxides to color our soaps)
* biodegradable
*full of natural glycerin
* full of a nuturing combination of beer & aloe OR aloe & milks
* Scented with all natural essential oils (90% of our soaps) or skin safe (FDA approved, phthalate free fragrance oils. (We will carry "fragrance free" soaps starting in October 2016}

SOAPBIRDS SOAPS
Our soaps are made in small batches and "stuffed" with quality ingredients that are gentle and kind to your skin. Natural, earth friendly, handmade soaps retain ALL of their natural "glycerin" which keeps your skin from drying out, while also attracting moisture to your skin. We believe in "stuffing our bars!" with unique scent combinations, butters, coconut and/or goats milk, beer, honey, vegetable purées, herbal infusions, chocolate and more! Every ingredient is chosen with the goal of soft, healthy skin and a refreshed spirit! "Nature plays the music and we are just happy to sing along." Live Beautiful. Natural. Wild & Free. "Feathers!"

GIFTS
Who doesn't love gifts and surprises? We sure do. Let us help you to create a sweet gift {Like one of our mini spa gift boxes or a larger custom gift set}, filled with natural skin "tweets" (sorry) for a loved one or that special friend in need. They will love it and you!

WEDDINGS AND SHOWERS
Our shop believes life's special moments can also be eco-friendly or "green".
Are you having a wedding, shower or a large event in the near future? Share your "earth friendly" style with your special guests. We offer unique, colorful, natural wedding soap favors---you choose the colors and your own signature scent!

Soapbirds is always adding new, colorful designs, so come back soon!
Thanks for "flying South" and visiting our studio "nest" located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Floyd, Virginia.
Soapbirds Natural Bath & Body 2016 {All Rights Reserved}

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SWEET CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS
~ "I arrived to help my sister in law set up for the shower this week. While we were working away, the box came. So perfect! Thank you, they are works of art!!! Thank you so much!!!!"
~ Hi Nancy,
~ "I just wanted to write and say, "Thank you for the lovely soaps. I absolutely loved them and they were a hit at my sister's bridal shower this weekend. You did a great job!"
~ "It was such a pleasure ordering from you . I received the package on time and I absolutely adore the soaps and decor on them and I know my guest will love them as well. Your so sweet and will definitely be purchasing from you again!"
~ "I received the order today, they look and smell wonderful.. thank you!!"
~ "I could seriously SMELL the soap in the box!!! I absolutely adore them! They're perfect and smell amazing!!! I'm going to place another order soon for my friends bridal shower. Yay!!! Thanks again!!!
~"Oh my goodness Nancy the gifts look amazing!!! Thank you so so much!! I know the girls will love them." : )
~ "Just want you to know that the dishrags I ordered are great! They are so sturdy and strong. They really can scrub off the hard to get off baked on food. They are just comfortable to use and they dry quickly. Just throw them in the washer and they are good as new. I feel they will last me for quite a while. I am a fan!"
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SHOP NEWS & OTHER INFO:
> NOTE: Currently our packaging is in transition! {Your order may receive either old, new or a mix of our packaging until this update is completed} Thanks for understanding!

> PLEASE read our shop policies found here: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/soapbirds/policies By shopping with us you agree to our shop policies.
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> SOAPBIRDS LOYALTY REWARD Program:
Receive a FREE BAR OF SOAP for every 10th bar ordered! {Note: Free Bar will be sent to you with FREE SHIPPING after you purchase your 10th bar of soap from us!

> Soaps are wrapped & labeled in RECYCLED, RECYCLABLE or REUSABLE handmade materials where possible!

> All Soaps are handmade in small batches {to preserve the quality of every bar} using old fashioned methods and wooden molds (made by my sweet husband, Bird 2). Everything we do is filled with love and care!
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Soapbirds Natural Bath & Body is located near the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. We make our soap in a unique, eclectic town called Floyd, Virginia. You can learn more about this beautiful area by copying & pasting this link in your browser: http://www.virginialiving.com/travel-leisure/nearby/a-magical-hideout/
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> CONVO'S:
We are "convo friendly" between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. (Eastern Time) Monday to Friday. After that we turn into two old crows! Soapbirds is a family business and weekends are reserved for our families. Weekend Convo's will be answered on the following Monday or as needed. Thanks for understanding.

Announcement
Last updated on Sep 28, 2016

Thanks for stopping by our shop! *Follow us on instagram and save 10% off your first or next order! http://instagram.com/soapbirdssoaps

Soapbirds loves all things colorful, unique and "rich" in soap. We handcraft traditional beer and aloe soaps along with modern soaps to make bath time the relaxing, fun, "soothe your soul" tweet, (sorry) that it should be. All soaps are:

* detergent free
* paraben free
* sulfate free
* Phthalates free
* FD&C dye free (We use herbs, clays, purees and/or cosmetic grade pigments & oxides to color our soaps)
* biodegradable
*full of natural glycerin
* full of a nuturing combination of beer & aloe OR aloe & milks
* Scented with all natural essential oils (90% of our soaps) or skin safe (FDA approved, phthalate free fragrance oils. (We will carry "fragrance free" soaps starting in October 2016}

SOAPBIRDS SOAPS
Our soaps are made in small batches and "stuffed" with quality ingredients that are gentle and kind to your skin. Natural, earth friendly, handmade soaps retain ALL of their natural "glycerin" which keeps your skin from drying out, while also attracting moisture to your skin. We believe in "stuffing our bars!" with unique scent combinations, butters, coconut and/or goats milk, beer, honey, vegetable purées, herbal infusions, chocolate and more! Every ingredient is chosen with the goal of soft, healthy skin and a refreshed spirit! "Nature plays the music and we are just happy to sing along." Live Beautiful. Natural. Wild & Free. "Feathers!"

GIFTS
Who doesn't love gifts and surprises? We sure do. Let us help you to create a sweet gift {Like one of our mini spa gift boxes or a larger custom gift set}, filled with natural skin "tweets" (sorry) for a loved one or that special friend in need. They will love it and you!

WEDDINGS AND SHOWERS
Our shop believes life's special moments can also be eco-friendly or "green".
Are you having a wedding, shower or a large event in the near future? Share your "earth friendly" style with your special guests. We offer unique, colorful, natural wedding soap favors---you choose the colors and your own signature scent!

Soapbirds is always adding new, colorful designs, so come back soon!
Thanks for "flying South" and visiting our studio "nest" located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Floyd, Virginia.
Soapbirds Natural Bath & Body 2016 {All Rights Reserved}

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
SWEET CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS
~ "I arrived to help my sister in law set up for the shower this week. While we were working away, the box came. So perfect! Thank you, they are works of art!!! Thank you so much!!!!"
~ Hi Nancy,
~ "I just wanted to write and say, "Thank you for the lovely soaps. I absolutely loved them and they were a hit at my sister's bridal shower this weekend. You did a great job!"
~ "It was such a pleasure ordering from you . I received the package on time and I absolutely adore the soaps and decor on them and I know my guest will love them as well. Your so sweet and will definitely be purchasing from you again!"
~ "I received the order today, they look and smell wonderful.. thank you!!"
~ "I could seriously SMELL the soap in the box!!! I absolutely adore them! They're perfect and smell amazing!!! I'm going to place another order soon for my friends bridal shower. Yay!!! Thanks again!!!
~"Oh my goodness Nancy the gifts look amazing!!! Thank you so so much!! I know the girls will love them." : )
~ "Just want you to know that the dishrags I ordered are great! They are so sturdy and strong. They really can scrub off the hard to get off baked on food. They are just comfortable to use and they dry quickly. Just throw them in the washer and they are good as new. I feel they will last me for quite a while. I am a fan!"
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
SHOP NEWS & OTHER INFO:
> NOTE: Currently our packaging is in transition! {Your order may receive either old, new or a mix of our packaging until this update is completed} Thanks for understanding!

> PLEASE read our shop policies found here: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/soapbirds/policies By shopping with us you agree to our shop policies.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> SOAPBIRDS LOYALTY REWARD Program:
Receive a FREE BAR OF SOAP for every 10th bar ordered! {Note: Free Bar will be sent to you with FREE SHIPPING after you purchase your 10th bar of soap from us!

> Soaps are wrapped & labeled in RECYCLED, RECYCLABLE or REUSABLE handmade materials where possible!

> All Soaps are handmade in small batches {to preserve the quality of every bar} using old fashioned methods and wooden molds (made by my sweet husband, Bird 2). Everything we do is filled with love and care!
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Soapbirds Natural Bath & Body is located near the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. We make our soap in a unique, eclectic town called Floyd, Virginia. You can learn more about this beautiful area by copying & pasting this link in your browser: http://www.virginialiving.com/travel-leisure/nearby/a-magical-hideout/
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> CONVO'S:
We are "convo friendly" between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. (Eastern Time) Monday to Friday. After that we turn into two old crows! Soapbirds is a family business and weekends are reserved for our families. Weekend Convo's will be answered on the following Monday or as needed. Thanks for understanding.

Nancy

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Lovebirds. Embrace their Southern roots. Inspired by Simple Living and Birds.

Each of our grandparents were from the South. {Hello Virginia, West Virginia & North Carolina!} Bird 2 and I have rich, happy memories of country mornings, fresh with bacon, coffee, biscuits, piles of pancakes, chickens in the yard, cows and pigs in the pasture. Every visit with our grandparents was simple living at it's best!

Soapbirds belief in natural, simple soaps and skin care, is rooted in our memories of our southern born grandparents! Everything they used "back then" was natural because there really wasn't anything else. If simple solutions worked for them, why not us?

We also find inspiration in the awesome colors of birds. Our goal: Handcraft helpful products with all things good, beautiful, wild and free!
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    Owner, Soapmaker, Photographer, Designer, Knitter, Lover Of Good Friends And Chocolate!

    Birds inspire us with their abundant variety of colors and their flights of freedom! Birds simply refuse to be boring! We believe they show that beauty can be seen everywhere, enjoyed by anyone and often arrive in little fancy packages.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 27, 2016
Welcome to our shop! Our goal is to create creamy, luscious bath soaps and accessories that make YOU and your skin happy. We believe color/fun/and simple design can all be rolled up into one. Our designs strive to be natural, simple and effective. Thanks for visiting our humble nest!

CONVO'S: We are "convo friendly" between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. (Eastern Time) Monday to Friday. Soapbirds is a family business. Evenings and weekends are reserved for our families. Weekend Convo's will be answered on the following Monday OR as needed. Thanks for understanding. Please read ALL of our shop policies before purchasing from us. By purchasing, you agree to our policies.

Accepted payment methods

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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
Payment
Soapbirds accepts credit card payments through Etsy Direct Checkout and Paypal! We normally ship within 48 hours of payment. Payments are expected at the time of sale. We understand that "things happen" so just please contact us if circumstances will not allow you to meet that timeline.

***Virginia Residents will be automatically charged 5.3% Sales Tax on their order.
Shipping
> Most of our products are shipped First Class Mail or USPS PRIORITY Mail within 3 - 5 business days. Please see each individual listing for our current turnaround times as shipping times may vary due to size, etc; Custom and Bulk orders will be given their own turnaround times for delivery.

> ALL U.S. orders are shipped with DELIVERY CONFIRMATION so that you can track your items. With delivery confirmation, we know exactly when your order is delivered to you. Soapbirds cares that you receive your order in a timely manner! Shipping costs include a small fee for the real costs of handling and also packaging materials. {Any shipping overages in excess of actual costs + handling will be refunded within 48 hours of your shipping date! Yay!}

> {5-22-15} Thanks to changes at Etsy and for more accurate shipping costs, Soapbirds is pleased to now offer "calculated shipping" for our customers, worldwide! Hooray!

> ***INSURANCE If you like, you may purchase additional insurance for your package to ensure safe delivery. If you would like insurance added to your item, please contact us before you make your purchase so that we can add the appropriate fee. We recommend insurance for any purchases over $50. If you choose not to purchase insurance, Soapbirds is NOT responsible for your items once they have leave our hands.

> All items will be shipped to the address in your Etsy account. Please convo us if you have a different preference.
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INTERNATIONAL ORDERS
Soapbirds loves international orders! Unfortunately we cannot control rising shipping rates. For the lowest shipping costs, most smaller orders will be shipped FIRST CLASS PACKAGE INTERNATIONAL. This is the rate reflected in our shop where possible.{Note: "First Class International" shipping does NOT come with tracking numbers! If you desire to have tracking added to your order, please send us a convo before purchasing}

IF your order is large, you may be contacted with an "updated" shipping invoice for PRIORITY MAIL INTERNATIONAL/PRIORITY MAIL INTERNATIONAL Flat Rate/ or PRIORITY MAIL INTERNATIONAL Express charges.

Soapbirds Natural Bath & Body will not be held responsible for any duties, fees or taxes imposed on you by your country. ALL customs charges etc; are the responsibility of the buyer.

Please contact your customs office and ask about import regulations and restrictions before placing your order. It is important for you to become familiar with Customs policies for your specific country before ordering. Customs regulations differ by country and not knowing their regulations can result in your order incurring high import duties, the delivery being delayed or even returned. Please check with your Customs office to see if your country permits the shipment of the products you are planning to order from us.

Please Note: Soapbirds does NOT accept returns on custom orders!

While we can help you to resolve any shipping problem, we can not be held liable for items that are damaged or LOST during mailing. Please consider purchasing insurance for your items AND always contact the appropriate Postal Service first to resolve any issues with shipping.
Refunds and Exchanges
Custom Orders: All personalized wedding favors, bridesmaids gift boxes, stamped soaps. gift sets, made to order items are ALL custom orders and can not be refunded.

Please contact us if you have any issues with your order. Customer service is a high priority at Soapbirds. We would appreciate the opportunity to service your needs and to resolve any issues before feedback is left. Due to the nature of our products however, returns can not be accepted. However, if you do have any issues with your order, again, please feel free to send us a Etsy convo and we will strive to make things right.

NOTE: Please read individual item descriptions CAREFULLY before purchase for DETAILS concerning weight, ingredients, scent or no scent, color choices, etc; For example: Are you allergic to anything in particular? Are you pregnant? Then you may want to avoid anything that contains your particular allergen or in the case of pregnancy, it might be prudent to avoid using ESSENTIAL OILS until you do further research on the particular oil featured in our product!
Additional policies and FAQs
SOAPBIRDS FAQ's:

1. WHAT ABUNDANTLY "FAT" INGREDIENTS ARE USED IN OUR PRODUCTS?
A. SHEA BUTTER:
Shea butter makes a very luxurious soap! It contains some unsaponifables that will not react with the lye in soap---thus Shea butter remains in soap to nourish the skin. Shea provides soap with hardness, conditioning, stable lather, and a silky feel. It has been said that shea butter can help with skin blemishes, dry skin, and wrinkles.

B. COCOA BUTTER:
Cocoa butter helps to produce a harder bar of soap that has rich, creamy lather. Cocoa butter is high in antioxidants and provides soothing moisture to the skin.

C. OLIVE OIL:
Olive oil soaps are exceptionally mild. Soaps made with olive oil are a natural and hypoallergenic way to nourish and moisturize skin. Soap made with olive oil helps the skin's surface retain moisture, which translates to younger looking skin. Regular use helps keep skin looking supple and smooth. Soapbirds uses at least 40% Olive Oil in many of its formulations.

D. GOAT'S MILK:
Goat milk is simply one of the finest moisturizers and it has excellent emollient properties. Soaps made with goat milk are naturally protein rich, which makes it wonderful for delicate complexions. We love using it in many of our soaps! The milk makes the soap richer, creamier, and thus less drying for the skin. It has also proven beneficial for some people with eczema, psoriasis, and acne.

E. BEER:
BEER produces a creamy soap that has great moisturizing properties, even on sensitive skin. It makes a wonderful shampoo and has a great natural scent. Since beer is made with hops, the properties and benefits of hops become a skin blessing when used as the base for soap. Hops are known to be a relaxing herb and this relaxing effect stays with the bar after going through the soap making process. Try soaping up with beer soap after a hectic, stressful day!

Other benefits to Hops: soothes irritated skin; contains polyphenols thought to account for its anti-bacterial and preservative effects (thus beer's long shelf life); and they contain skin-softening amino acids. Beer Soaps make great gifts for men and for those who love beer!

F. ALOE:
Aloe Vera possesses incredible moisturizing properties. Studies show that Aloe Vera improves the skin's ability to hydrate itself, aids in the removal of dead skin cells and has an effective penetrating ability that helps transport healthy substances through the skin. The other health benefits from the use of aloe vera include helping to soothe skin injuries affected by burning, skin irritations, cuts and insect bites, and its bactricidal properties relieve itching and skin swellings.

G. COCONUT OIL
Coconut Oil 101 – Nature’s Perfect Healer! Coconut oil is the most important oil that we use in our soap making! It possesses antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-bacterial, and antioxidant properties. It is deeply nourishing to skin tissue and penetrates easily, thus strengthening skin tissue. AND It produces a true fluffy lather + a HARD bar of soap that we love to make---100% Coconut Oil soap will even lather in salt (sea) water! This oil absorbs easily, and will keep your skin super soft.


2. WHAT DO SOAPBIRDS NATURAL SOAPS NOT CONTAIN?

* PARABENS: PARABENS ARE SOAP PRESERVATIVES TYPICALLY ADDED TO SYNTHETIC SOAPS AND HAVE SOME POSSIBLE HEALTH RISKS.

* SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE: THIS IS A DEGREASING AND FOAMING AGENT (READ YOUR CURRENT SHAMPOO BOTTLE'S “INGREDIENTS” LIST) THAT CAN DRY THE SKIN.

* PHTHALATES: THESE ARE ADDED TO COMMERCIAL SOAPS TO STABILIZE THE FRAGRANCE AND COLOR. IT HAS BEEN FOUND TO HAVE SOME POTENTIAL HEALTH RISKS.

THE ABSENCE OF THESE CHEMICALS IN COMBINATION WITH THE BENEFITS OF ALL NATURAL OILS, BUTTERS & HERBS MAKE SOAPBIRDS PRODUCTS AN APPEALING OPTION FOR MANY CONSUMERS LOOKING TO REDUCE THEIR FAMILIES “CHEMICAL EXPOSURE.”
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CONVO'S: We are "convo friendly" between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. (Eastern Time) Monday to Friday. This is a family business and weekends are reserved for our families. Weekend Convo's will be answered on the following Monday or as needed. Thanks for understanding.

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