Faith McCarthy is a designer-maker of high quality glycerine soaps which are decorative, practical and quirky, drawing on 1950’s patterns and colour palettes for design inspiration.

A brilliantly versatile gift, a beautiful-smelling and gorgeous-looking bar of soap can say ‘Thank-You’, ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Thinking of You’, …the possibilities are endless and none of them involve calories!


The Modern Vintage Soap Shop

Ditch the new-fangled shower gel (glug glug glug... down the drain!) and get yourself a bar of old-fashioned, long-lasting, gorgeous-looking soap.

All Day Soap-Making Workshop Sat 21st November 2020

This workshop will take place on Saturday 21st November 10.30pm-4pm (with half hour...

Details £80.00

Beginners Soap-Making Workshops

NEW WORKSHOP DATES!!... These workshops take place in Maori Road in central Guildfor...

Details £48.00

From Our Blog...


Small is Still Beautiful

The free and easy life we took for granted in 2019 has somewhat disappeared and keeps retreating like a mirage BUT there IS still much pleasure to be found in small things. My personal lockdown therapy was to decide, ritualistically, each morning what perfume to wear that day. Thanks to the very talented Sarah McCartney, independent British perfumer of 4160 Tuesdays, I now have a much better quality selection of delightful and unusual...

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The Covid Blip

The first half of 2020 has, in a very weird way, gone by in a flash.  It is astonishing to think that just about everyone in the whole world has had to make adjustments in their daily lives that few of us anticipated as 2020 began.  Many of these have been of a very sad nature for a good number people but the vast majority of us have had to simple press the...

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Follow-On Soap-Making Workshop Saturday 26th Sept 2020 10am-1pm

"Tricks with Embeds"  This workshop will take place on Saturday 26th September 2020...

Details £48.00

Soap Loaves

For those who are already converts to 'bar soap' and have ditched the shower gel and...

Details £16.50

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