About us

Welcome to the Caurnie soaperie.

For over 100 years we've been making a favourite with people who suffer from psoriasis , eczemas or sensitive skin

All our  products are hand made using extrct of Scottish plants and old-fashioned methods that create a purer , gentler  product.


All our soaps are made using the cold-process method and double saponified which creates a gentler soap that is kinder to use and respects the skins nautual oil mantle


You are welcome to visit our humble soaperie in Kirkintilloch in Scotland. Take in the gorgeous smell of all our plants drying in the rafters , and see the hundred year old soap cutting machine we still use today.


You can buy directly from this website , or catch us  at one of th e local farmers markets. We love hearing from customers who tell us our products have changed their  lives, like Fiona from Glasgow who says, " I have eczema and the products are heaven" or Mr Yule who told us, " We got  you nettle shampoo at Edinburgh Farmers market and want more. It has dealt with my wifes eczema problem."

We look forward to hearing your story 



A Tradition of Excellence

Caurnie soaperie is still making and selling soap throughout the Corvir19  period

The Caurnie Soaperie in Kirkintilloch first opened in 1922. The aim was simple: to create Scottish natural skin care products from organic herbs and essential oils. The business met with instant success. Today, Caurnie is a byword for the best in natural soap and fresh herbal body care.


CMP-20121023-0013.jpgThe Soaperie has a unique quality with customers remarking that it has an "Old Curiosity Shop" feel with a waft of whatever Essential oil we are currently using in the manufacture. Hand made and authentic 1920s from the granite floor to the soap splattered rafters while soap cutting tools give a faithful adherence to a tradition worth conserving. You can still see much of this from our viewing area between 10am and 2pm on Tuesdays when our soaperie is open to visitors who want to Buy our soaps in person at the Scottish place of production .


CMP-20121023-0015.jpgThe original pure soap was delivered to customers doors on a monthly basis till the mid 1970s. In the 1970s whole-food shops across the UK and further stocked the UFO shaped glycerine soaps in cucumber, rose, lavender, mandarin, almond and fern to name a few. Since the 1990s Caurnie soap has been available at The Country Living shows and is regularly to be found at Scottish Farmers' Markets across Scotland.


Although we pride ourselves on giving you traditional, proven products, we move with the times. We develop our range so that you know you are buying the finest Scottish natural skin care soaps, shampoos, shower gels and lotions. You won’t regret buying from Caurnie Soap. Our customers come back to us time and again. You are our priority. And we work hard to ensure you are satisfied.