Cruelty Free Bath & Body for the skin, senses & soul

Colne, United Kingdom
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About TrawdenSoapKitchen

Sales 5,734
On Etsy since 2014
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Ode to the Zen Bunny

I moved to Lancashire in 2012, motivated by the hills & gorgeous countryside. Since then I've been carving a tiny wee niche in the soap & toiletry world.

I'm a conscientious sort, always have been, I'm determined to acquire as many happy customers as possible.

All my handmade beauty products have successfully completed safety assessments.
I develop new products carefully (some may say I procrastinate). When our personal favourites have passed the home test, they are filtered through to family & friends who feedback their observations. After more tweaking & testing I'm slowly but surely I'm ready to submit new formulations to my chemist. Trawden Soap Kitchen is a member in good standing of the UK Guild of Craft Soap & Toiletry Makers.

I am passionate about the ingredients I use. I personally dislike perfumes, typically made from thousands of chemicals, its no wonder that artificial fragrance is a known skin irritant. For me, nature provides stunning materials that I want to embrace in my work. You will never find these, parabens, petroleum, lanolin in my toiletry products.

I sell through Etsy because it's so more personal. I love making custom orders & the opportunity for dialogue is a breath of fresh air.

A final note to potential overseas customers. Please contact me if you require a multiple item order so I can give you a more realistic shipping cost.

Thank You


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  • Louise Foot

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    There's just me behind Trawden Soap Kitchen, Louise. I'm behind all aspects of what you'll see for sale in my shop from formulating recipes, designing labels, hand making your bath time treats & shipping them out to you.

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Last updated on May 11, 2022
Frequently asked questions
Can you gift wrap and send direct to recipient?

It would be my pleasure. Please be sure to update the address and let me know the message you would like attaching to a hand crafted gift tag. If you would like a "please open on x date" on the external packaging be sure to include that in your order notes too.

Custom and personalised orders

I frequently get asked to make a recipe to a customers own specification, using for example their favourite essential oils. I am never able to do this as all products (or even minor changes to my existing products) require full safety assessments be conducted by a certified and experienced chemist. This is in compliance with EU legislation.

Customer suggestions for future product lines are always gratefully received.

Are all your products vegan?

The majority are indeed vegan. The exceptions are my beeswax lip balm range and Pooka Boodley Cleansing parfait which are suitable for vegetarians.

Are your products all organic?

All of my products contain some organic ingredients, the amount varies between products so I like to give you percentages. In soap and toiletry making achieving a 100% organic product is not always possible as so many ingredients (such as water, minerals, colours) do not exist in an organic capacity. The high quality of the ingredients I use is important to me and remains pivotal in my creations.

Do you sell wholesale?

My products are not priced for wholesale so unfortunately I am not able to offer this service.

Are your products safety assessed?

Absolutely ! Cosmetic Safety Product reports (CSPR) are completed on all my toiletry products prior to them going on sale. The assessments are carried out by an experienced chemist who examines data to ensure they are safe for you to use. In further compliance with EU legislation product labels have directions for use, warnings, bbe dates and net weight.

How do I care for my Trawden Soap Kitchen Products

I recommend using a spoon with my body washes & scrubs. This is to avoid adding water which encourages bacterial growth and keeps everything super fresh. if you would like a wooden spoon added to your order, just ask.

Please look at individual products for further details such as "use within x months of opening.

Can you provide a customised shipping quote?

P+P for all orders within the UK are set at £4 (excluding lip balms which are less & hampers which are more).

Overseas customers are encouraged to contact me to request a combined shipping quote that will be more realistic than the estimated figures shown.

Does Boobly Bear mind sharing her forage?


Is your shop plastic free?

Almost. There is some plastic content in the labels used on my products that are used in the bath or shower. The dropper used on Magical Mouse facial elixir has a plastic cap but there is an option to forgo the dropper for an aluminium screw cap.

Orders are packaged plastic & polystyrene free