Voodoo Lathers

Meet V is For Voodoo's line of Loa inspired, cold processed, sustainable, cruelty free, all natural vegan soap.
Wow, that's a mouthful!

Discover the magic of V is For Voodoo's Voodoo Lathers:

Lathers have cleansing, soothing, exfoliating, and nourishing powers.

Lathers are made from nature's most powerful plants.

Lathers do not contain any harsh chemicals.

Lathers provide a connection to nature and the energies around us.

Our Lathers are inspired by the loa of Voodoo. Meet them now!

Damballah
PURIFY
Unscented

Marie Laveau
UPLIFT
Lavender, Lemongrass, Myrrh, Bergamot, Clove, Cassia

Erzulie Freda
PAMPER
Lavender, Palma Rosa, Ho Wood, Litsea Cubeba, Amyris, Ylang Ylang, Melissa

Yemaya NURTURE
Marjoram, Benzoin, Basil, Spearmint

Papa Legba
CLARITY
Lemongrass, Basil, Fir, Clary Sage, Frankincense

Maman Brigitte COMFORT
Coriander, Allspice, Patchouli, Dill, Thyme, Anise

Simbi Anpaka
PROTECT
Eucalyptus, Niaouli, Benzoin, Ginger, Hyssop, Juniper, Pine

Baron Samedi INVIGORATE
Rosemary, Black Pepper, Parsley, Carrot Seed, Cedar-wood, Galbanum, Vetivert

Bundle and save with our new Lather Bundles.

Stock up on your favorite Voodoo Lather vegan soap or mix and match till your heart's content.

The Power of Three

Mix and match three essential Lathers.

$24

The Five Elements

Mix and match five of your favorites.

$38

The Seven Wonders

Stock up or get a complete set of Lathers.

$51

Magical ingredients create magical products!

Voodoo Lathers, our all natural vegan soaps, will add a little plant magic into your life. We harnessed some serious plant power to produce our all natural vegan soaps. A background in both aromatherapy and beauty dictated the formulas. We add only the most hydrating, vitamin and mineral rich plant ingredients to both nourish, smooth, and exfoliate your skin. These all natural vegan soaps are highly cleansing and yet, are very gentle and hydrating. Try them today. Your skin will notice the difference!

Find out what goes in to our vegan Lathers. Quality ingredients make quality products! V is For Voodoo is very committed to the education of our consumers. Everybody has the right to know what is going on their body and why it's good for them.

So what is in the Voodoo Lathers and ... Why 

This is water. We used distilled water. Still it is not that exciting or interesting. Water mixed with lye sets off the chemical reaction that makes soap
Coconut oil is made up of linoleic and lauric acid. It has the power to soothe irritated skin. Research finds that coconut oil is anti-inflammatory. It can help stop damage caused by free radicals. It can even and prevent infections. Did you know it is antimicrobial? This means coconut oil is a good choice for acne prone or mature skin. Coconut also goes well with rum.
Olive oil has been used for thousands of years in skin care. Occasionally the ancients sometimes know some things! Rich in vitamins A, D, K and E, antioxidants, and fatty acids olive oil packs a punch. In other words there are lots of things in olive oil your skin loves! Olive oil is also very good at helping skin retain moisture. Retention is very important.

Sunflower oil has high amounts of Vitamins A, B, D, E. It also has minerals like calcium, zinc, potassium, iron, and phosphorus. I did mention that plants make powerfully good  stuff right? Sunflower Oil is a regenerative skin softener and conditioner. It is good for moisturizing all skin types. Sunflower oil is not too greasy for oily skin and not too light for dry skin. It’s the baby bear of carrier oils. It’s just right.

Sal butter comes from the Sal tree. Surprised? It is a very popular skin care ingredient in India. It is highly underused here. Sal butter is a great source of stearic and oleic acids. These help skin stay healthy and youthful. Sal butter also contains terpene alcohols. These have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Sal butter has a neutral scent and creamy texture. Sal butter leaves your skin velvety, smooth. It is by far my favorite carrier of all time.
Shea Butter's vital components are Oleic acid, Stearic acid, Palmitic acid, Linoleic acid, and Vitamins A, E, and F. That is a mouthful. This combination helps neutralize free radical damage. It also reduces fine lines and wrinkles. Some say it can even fade age spots. It also stimulates collagen production. Shea butter is overall pretty damn awesome!
This is lye. Lye is a nasty bastard. Soap, however, is the product of a chemical reaction between lye and water. The reaction is called saponification. This reaction occurs between fat and lye. All soap is made with lye. There are no exceptions. So how can you say Lathers are chemical free? After saponification there is no lye left in the soap. Soaps that don't list lye as an ingredient might say made with saponified oils. . . which means lye was used. They may also list water and glycerine in the ingredients. This is the byproduct of lye reacting to fat. . . which also means lye was used. Since no lye remains in the soap there is no harm no foul either way you label it. I just prefer to call a spade a spade.
Hemp oil contains omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. It also has vitamins B, D, and other nutritional antioxidants. Hemp oil moisturizes without clogging your pores. Hemp oil also balances out oily skin. It also regulates skin’s oil production. Hemp oil also calms inflammation and irritation skin. We all knew hemp was a badass. Now you know why.
Each Lather has its own blend of pure essential oils based on a Voodoo Loa. More on that later. Only essential oils are used. No fragrance oils or substitutions are used. . ever. Fragrance oils do not have the beneficial phytochemicals in them that essential oils contain. Those phytochemicals are why essential oils are effective on our mind and body. Something that just smells like lavender does not have the same effect as actual lavender.
All Lathers have an exfoliant in them. This invigorates, smoothes, and softens the skin. It’s exfoliant. It removes dead skin cells. We all know this. Some Lathers contain Pumice, which is a natural exfoliant. Other Lathers contain coffee grounds. Coffee is an antioxidant. It really just depended on the Loas preference.
What? Lagniappe is a Spanish word the Creole language adopted that means "a little something extra". It's like a bonus. Each Lather has a little langiappe. Most of the Lathers contain Kaolin Clay, a lightly exfoliating and balancing agent. The Loa of the dead, Baron Samedi and Maman Brigitte both contain Activated charcoal. This is a deeply penetrative cleanser that gives skin a smooth and even tone.
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THAT'S IT!!

As you can see, when we say these are all natural vegan soaps we mean it. There are no harmful or synthetic ingredients in Voodoo Lathers. There is no filler. There are no derivatives They do not need added fillers or chemicals to make them white, or more bubbly. They don't even need pigments, synthetic or natural, to make them prettier. The plant butters and plant oils used are beautiful enough on their own. We operate with a crazy philosophy that any ingredient should benefit you, not make the soap look prettier on a shelf.

Voodoo Lather vegan soaps are high quality products made from high quality ingredients. If you want to reduce your chemical exposure, Lathers will serve you. If you are having a tough time finding a product that soothes your skin, Lathers will not let you down. If you want to connect with nature and the energies around us, these all natural vegan Lathers are for you! In other words, you cannot go wrong with Voodoo Lathers.

 

Remember, what goes onto your skin is just as important as what goes into your mouth.

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