Hello and welcome!

Lavation Soaps is a soap house specializing in the traditional cold process method of creation. We offer unique fragrances (or not!)  & modern formulations of skin-loving ingredients. You'll find a variety of soaps made for hand, body, and now surface, as well as other products to add a little luxury to your everyday routines & rituals.


Focusing first and foremost on ingredient benefits and sustainability has been the driving force since day one. From the packaging to my suppliers, choices are made to do my part as a soap supplier to cut down on waste and garbage. I try to buy local with what I can, and in bulk from reputable sources what I can't. Most of my bulk suppliers are small business and women owned, just like Lava.

Here you'll find plenty of expertly formulated recipes built from luxury oils and butters made especially for everyday use. I strive for every ingredient to have a purpose, and love working with interesting additives and natural colorants to make a long-lasting and decadent bar of soap that leaves you feeling nothing but clean and soft.



With scents from fresh to cozy, I especially love creating blends featuring nostalgic notes that we know and love. Scent can have a powerful impact on feelings and memories, and I'm passionate about tapping in to these moments and stories.

But really, these scents are all made for you! So if you have any ideas for scents, ingredients, or a scent memory you'd like to see in the form of a beautiful custom bar of soap, please feel free to reach out.

While I might not be able to make batches for every request, I can potentially accommodate custom loaves in batches as small as a pound. Email and let's see if we can make it happen together!

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Lavation Soaps uses the cold process form of soap making, mixing rich butters and oils with liquid and lye, along with unique house-blended fragrance (sometimes) and luxury additives. Soaps are then cured at minimum of 6-8 weeks+, leaving behind a mild, hard & long-lasting bubbly bar of beauty. 


Holiday 2021

Your order is the most important thing, and will be on it's way to you in 2-3 business days. We ship USPS and we all know what that means around the holidays. We will definitely try our best to have everything to you or your giftee by Dec 24, but we have no control over the package once it leaves our hands. The earlier you shop, the better!

Local pickup is an option if you're in the Pittsburgh PA area. Use code LOCALPGHPICKUP and we'll make arrangements. If you have a coupon code and want to pick up locally, just reach out!


Due to the nature of products, in general returns are not accepted. If there are any problems with your order please, reach out within 3 days of receiving your items.


The vast majority of single-use plastics, whether they are recycled or not, end up in landfills. Planet sustainability and doing our part in reducing our own waste as a small company is a core principle of Lavation Soaps. From our own supply purchases, to the products we produce, to our packaging, we are always looking for ways to reduce our footprint. As of Summer 2021, soaps are wrapped in a protective eco-friendly deli paper, and black kraft paper with a paper cigar band, leaving behind negligible harmless waste. You'll find that our bath and body products are packaged responsibly as well- in biodegradable glassine bags or reusuable & useful aluminum tins.


Yes! Besides using lovely ingredients, our soaps are made with unique house blends of fragrances. Scent is one of the most powerful senses and evokes powerful emotions, so we would love to help you create and reminisce over your favorite scents.


While we may not be able to accommodate every request, we can typically do custom loaves in as little as a pound. Other limitations may apply as well, so reach out to to discuss it!


Meet the Owner

Hello! My name is Aub. I started my soap making journey in 2007, and I have been living, eating, and breathing soap ever since. The fledgling ideas of Lavation started in 2016 with a beautiful soulfriend of mine, and together we created the bones of what Lavation is today.

Passionate about learning and growing, I am also a participant of The Soap Challenge Club, where a group of incredible soapmakers from around the world create soaps built around monthly themes and techniques.

Besides spending hours researching, dreaming and making in my soap studio, you can find me binding books, learning to watercolor ( I recently started learning to make my own paints!), cooking, playing video games, organizing everything, and loving on my animal friends.