Welcome to Oakwood Soaperie...

Thank you for visiting my site, enjoy browsing.

Every single product I offer is hand made, by me with love. I specialise in luxurious and traditional 'cold process' method soaps and bathing products, made to my own tried and tested recipies in my rural converted hayloft workshop on the National Trust Gibside Estate in the North East of England. I'm delighted to be able to use organically grown botanicals from the 18th Century walled garden at Gibside in a lot of my products too.

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I use re-cycled and, or compostable packaging wherever I can and am constantly on the look out for greener alternatives. I ALWAYS re-cycle or re-use the packaging from my deliveries so your order may arrive boxed in a re-used container. This is a good thing, it has not ended up in landfill.

I NEVER test on animals...my only guinea pigs are human ones

My products contain NO preservatives, Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLS), Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulfate (SLES), parabens, artificial preservatives or Palm oil which makes them suitable for even sensitive skins.

'Oakwood Soaperie' was born in October 2010 from a long term passion for handmade, natural soaps and cosmetics, essential oils and natural cosmetic ingredients.

"I love using them as much as I love making them,

I hope you will too." 

Ceri Aitman - designer/maker.

Check out some of our lovely customer reviews here...

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Thank you x