Frequently Asked Questions


Are your products tested on animals?

Absolutely not. We do not do any animal testing.

Are your products SLS and Paraben free?

All of our products are completely free from SLS’s and Parabens.

Are your soaps vegan friendly?

Yes all of our soaps are vegan friendly.

Do you make your products in the UK?

Yes, every product we make is made by ourselves on our farm site in East Sussex.

Are your products suitable for sensitive and dry skin?

Certain products are more suitable than others for people with dry, sensitive or problematic skin. We would recommend our Personal Care range as the most suitable which has a wide range of specialised products.

I would like to order a large quantity of soaps as wedding favours, do you offer a discount?

Yes, we do offer bespoke prices based on larger quantities that are for weddings and events. Please feel free to email us and let us know what you are interested in ordering and we will see what we can do!

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Do you ship internationally?

Yes, we do. Carriage charges may vary. Please check our Shipping & Delivery page to see if we deliver to your country.

I have not received my order yet.

Please allow the appropriate amount of time for your order to arrive, this information can be found on our Delivery & Returns information page. If your order has still not arrived after the allotted amount of time then contact us here. 

Do I need an account to place an order?

You do not need an account to place an order. However, if you do create an account, your address details will be saved so that you will not have to fill them in again the next time your order with us. We will not share your personal details with anyone when you set up an account.

How do I cancel my order?

We always endeavour to dispatch an order as quickly as possible, so if you change your mind about a purchase, please contact us at as soon as you can. You can also cancel your order in ‘My Account’, if you have one, but please email us as well, if you can. If your order has not been dispatched we will cancel your order,

If however, your order has already been dispatched, please click here for information on how you can return it and request a refund.

Where do I enter a promotional or discount code code?

Promotion or discount codes can be entered on the cart page, under the ‘basket total’, or at the top of the checkout page there is a prompt ‘Have a coupon? Click here to enter your code.’

If your code is not working, please contact us here

What is your returns policy?

If you’d like to return items please contact us within 14 days of purchase. You have a further 14 days to return the items, unused in the original condition along with proof of purchase. Once we’ve received the items we’ll arrange an exchange or refund within 14 days to the person who originally purchased the items.

To read our returns policy in full, please click here to head to our Delivery & Returns page

Who do I contact if I have an enquiry about my order?

For any queries regarding your order, please email us at

Which payment methods do you accept? accepts all major credit and debit cards (including prepaid cards) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Maestro. PayPal is also accepted.

Do I need to sign for my order?

It depends on the size of your order, if your order weighs over 2kg in total, we will ship via courier, and you will have to sign to receive the parcel. Orders under 2kg are sent via Royal Mail and do not require a signature. We will confirm the delivery method in your order confirmation email.

My Account

How do I set up an account?

You can set up an account by clicking login/register in the top right of every page of The English Soap Company website, and following the prompts to set up an account. Alternatively, you can register for an account on the checkout page.

Are my details secure?

We value the security of our customers very highly and take it very seriously. All your personal details are stored on a secure server. We will never share your details with any other companies or anyone else, with the exception of approved third parties we work with in order to enhance your shopping experience, or for our marketing purposes. You can opt out of this at any time. Card details are processed via Worldpay and PayPal via their secure servers. Please read our Privacy Policy for more details.

How do I reset my account password?

If you’re having trouble signing in to your account, we would advise resetting your password in order to update your account. You can do this by clicking ‘Lost Your Password?’ underneath the sign in form.

You will then be directed to a page asking you to confirm the correct email address for the account you’ve forgotten the password for.

You will then be sent an email with instructions on how to set up your new password. Please allow up to 30 minutes for it to arrive and check your spam and junk folders.

Why am I receiving emails from you?

When you make an order with us you give us permission to email you with order information, plus our regular newsletter.

If you do not wish to receive email newsletters, please click ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of the email, or email us at and we will remove you from our mailing list.

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The English Soap Company

Where can I find out more about The English Soap Company?

Your can read more about us on our About Us page, alternatively feel free to email us on

Are you a sustainably & ethically minded company?

Absolutely! For more information on what we do to be as sustainable as possible please visit our sustainability information page.

How do I become a stockist?

If you would like more information on becoming a stockist then please feel free to email us on or visit our Becoming A Stockist Page. Our team will be more than happy to help you. Ordering is easy and can be done either online, over the phone, or by email.

Worldwide Distribution:

We sell worldwide through a network of distributors. If you are interested in stocking our range of products, be it for distribution or wholesale and are from outside the UK then please contact us at

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