Soap for the Soul

Soap for the Soul

is in its seventh year of creating fine, handcrafted soaps. We use only high quality vegan oils and botanicals in our products. Jane is an Advanced Certified Soapmaker — one of only three in Florida. Stop by our booth! We’d love to meet you and talk soap! If you’ve never used handmade soap before, your skin is in for a treat. We make Doggie Soap for your best four-legged friend, and it repels fleas naturally.
Jane Gavin
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Vendor FAQs

How long have you been in business?

12 years

How did you get started?

After experiencing the difference between store bought “soap” (which is actually detergent) and beautiful, conditioning, handcrafted pure soap, I took a soapmaking class to make handcrafted soaps for wedding favors for my daughter’s wedding.

What kind of products/services do you offer?

We sell many various handcrafted soaps, and additionally, we sell sponges and bath products.

What’s your favorite product/service that you offer?

Well, soap of course is our favorite product, and essential oil soaps are all natural and are favorites. As far as a service, we make custom orders of loaves to meet our customers’ needs.

What’s one thing that your customers might not know about you personally–or about your product/service?

I am one of a handful of Advanced Certified Soapmakers in the state of Florida. I’m active in the HSCG and am familiar with all required certifications and labeling of soap, cosmetics, etc.

What do you enjoy about being a vendor at the Downtown Farmers Curb Market?

Our customers! we care about them, their stories, and when they achieve things, we celebrate! When they have disappointments, we are sad with them.

What is one thing that you plan to do in the future–in other words, what are your goals/dreams for your business?

Continue to meet our customers’ needs as long as we can as we are aging. We started 12 years ago and we were much younger then!