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Nonnavita FAQ's

Do I need a Paypal account to order soap?

No, you can check out using your credit/debit card.  Paypal accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.   

Is my credit/debit card number safe when shopping at

Your purchase is handled directly through Paypal's secure online system.  We never store your credit card information nor is it transfered.

How quickly will I receive my soap after buying it?

Once we receive your order we generally ship it out within 2-3 days.  Please allow more time for orders placed during the holiday seasons.

Does Nonnavita Soap contain lye?

All soap is made using lye (NaOH, "sodium hydroxide").  Lye is a raw ingredient, but there is no lye that remains in the final product.  The lye is consumed in the saponification process and is not a danger to you.

Can I use Nonnavita Soap if I have sensitive skin?


Many people with sensitivities find that Nonnavita does not irritate their sensitive skin.  Our soap contains no synthetic fragrance oils, but is scented with pure essential oils.  Unlike some essential oils, ours contain no alcohol, but are distilled with only heat and water.

What kind of oil base does Nonnavita Soap use?


Nonnavita uses all certified organic base oils:  organic sunflower, organic safflower, organic palm and organic coconut oil.  The organic sunflower and organic safflower oils are very similar in their oleic fatty acid content to olive oil.   Olive oil is a popular soap base because it contains 80-82% oleic fatty acid, which helps to make the lather moisturizing.  Our sunflower and safflower oil contains 81-85% oleic fatty acid, so it's similarity to olive oil makes it a great substitute without changing the final look or effectiveness of our soap.  In addition, our certified organic palm oil is sourced from South American growers who are members of the Palm Sustainability Council, and use sustainable growing practices.

Are Nonnavita Soaps Gluten Free?

All our soaps are gluten free.  

**Spiced Oat contains oats that could have been processed in a facility that also processes wheat, barley, and rye.  

Are Nonnavita Soaps vegan?

Yes, Nonnavita Soaps are vegan.

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