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Q. Why do you use goat milk in soap?

A. Because of the nutrients contained in goat's milk it has been used throughout the ages in many bath and beauty products. Goat's milk is full of vitamins, minerals, proteins and fatty acids which are great for the skin. It also contains a lot of fat which creates a very moisturizing bar of soap. 

Q. Why use natural goat milk soap instead of common commercial store bought soap?

A. Commercial soaps are nothing more than harsh detergents, chemicals and petroleum products that strip away your skins natural oils, often leaving you with dry, itchy, irritated skin. That's how it left mine for 12 years. In the soap making process glycerin is naturally produced. Glycerin is very beneficial in keeping your skin moisturized and healthy. In the commercial soap making process the glycerin is extracted from the soap and then sold and used in other beauty products. This is another reason commercial soaps leave your skin so dry. Our goat milk soap with it's naturally occurring glycerin will leave your skin soft and moisturized.

Q. Is there lye in your soap and how do you make it?

A. We do use lye in the soap making process. You can't make soap without it. When our soaps are done curing there is no lye left in them. We superfat our soaps which means that we use more fat than what is required for the lye to react with. This creates a very moisturizing bar of soap.

We use the cold process method to make our soap and then let it cure for 6-8 weeks before selling it. This creates a mild, harder bar of soap that will last longer.

Q. What do you scent your soaps with?

A. We use pure essential oils and phthalate free fragrance oils. Our pure essential oil soaps don't have any fragrance oils in them. We also make three unscented soaps.  They include our Castile Soap, which is the one we recommend for those with severe skin issues,  an unscented oatmeal & honey soap and then a plain unscented bar.  

Q. Why don't you color your soaps?

A. We believe in keeping our ingredients simple and natural. The more ingredients used the more likely someone will have a sensitivity to it. Sometimes less is better.

Q. Do you wholesale your soap?

A. Yes, we offer wholesale on our products! Call or e-mail us to work out the details. 205.353.3656 or info@southernnatural.com

Q. Does your soap help skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, sensitive skin, acne, contact dermatitis, etc?

A. We can't make any claims about our soap curing any skin conditions. 

Many of our customers have had relief from these skin issues while using our soap. Others have stated that their skin feels more moisturized. Our soaps are very mild; truly a soap for sensitive skin or any other skin type. For those with very sensitive skin our unscented Castile Soap is recommended.

Q. Can I use your soap if I have a milk allergy?

A. We would advise you to try our soap on a small area of skin first, to make sure you won't have an allergic reaction before you use it on your whole body.