Indigo Wild Zum Bar Soap Haul!

I love artisan crafted bar soaps and am always looking for very fragrant and colorful soaps that are organic and good for your skin. I have tried a few soap subscription boxes ~ some I did not even bother to review here, because the scent was so dismal, despite the rave reviews I read! I have been not thrilled with some soaps lately, as even though the product is well made, great ingredients, the scents are like non-existent. If a soap is supposed to be citrus, then it should smell like a citrus explosion! Well, for me, anyway. I do know that some people don’t like heavily scented soaps, and for florals, I would agree. But I love strong citrus, mints, woodsy, spicy scents.

A lovely lady that I met thru sent me some soaps when she found out my quest for artisan soaps that smelled great.   They are from a company called Indigo Wild and the soaps are called Zum Bar.   They make other products as well, but it is their soaps that keep me going back for more!    Zum Bars are made with goat’s milk

Why? Because goats milk is very good and never ba-ha-ha-ha-had. Goat’s milk, the main ingredient in our Zum Bars, is naturally ultra-moisturizing, naturally balanced for the skin, and naturally homogenized. (So in case you happen to have a pet goat, you could truly drink the milk straight from the teat. But that would make you creepy and it might freak out your goat.)

The truth is, goat’s milk is probably the absolute best mix of “good for you” and “good for nature.” Unlike commercial soap, goat’s milk soap contains capric, caprylic and capronic acids, and the naturally occurring triglycerides. Otherwise known as good fats. These good fats in goat’s milk result in a pH level so close to the pH level of your own skin, it helps to moisturize and keep your skin’s oils in balance.

Goat’s milk has a pH level that’s as near to skin as a pair of faux leather pants. A pH level that’s well balanced for healthy human hair and skin, while commercial soap can dry out the skin to the point at which it feels taut and itchy. The oil glands are forced to counteract, overproducing oils in an attempt to rebalance the pH of the skin. The result can be oily skin, clogged pores, blackheads and yuck – pimples.

Goat’s milk offers an alphabet soup of vitamins. With its restorative vitamins, minerals and proteins, goat’s milk soap simply maintains the balance. And no worries for people who have allergies to usual dairy products or sensitive skin.

Naturally-occurring glycerin. Another benefit to using Zum Bar Goat’s Milk Soap is the presence of naturally-occurring glycerin. Since we use a cold-processed method, we do not add extra heat which maintains the integrity of the goat’s milk, food grade olive, coconut, palm and castor oils and 100% PURE essential oils. In the process of saponification, reactions between all of these ingredients produce the soap and a natural byproduct, super-moisturizing glycerin. Many big soap companies remove the glycerin and sell it for extra profit, but not us! It’s called glycerin, not glycerout. Glycerin is a natural moisturizer and a humectant, which help to pull impurities from your skin’s pores and leave it moisturized, healed and protected.

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Indigo Wild’s store is amazing ~ they have soaps, bath and body products, laundry, facial scrubs, foot scrubs, serums, facial cleansers, household cleansers ~ it is pretty amazing and you should check it out!  The only downside for me is the shipping costs ~ I am sure it is the proper rate, but wow ~ it gets expensive!   They have a store locator, but most of the stores near me, aren’t really near me…sigh.  However, I do shop at, which is a really cool site for natural and organic products and they do carry a subset of Indigo Wild’s products and FREE SHIPPING for orders over $20.00 (USA) and if international,  you get super discounted shipping rates with a purchase of $40.00 or more.  So, off I went to iHerb and bought my own soap box!  This will last me a while 🙂

If you want to save $10.00 on a $40.00 purchase, you can use my referral link – first time customers only at iHerb!

All of these hand made soaps lather up nicely and have a great scent.  Their soaps are vegetarian (not vegan, because of the goat’s milk) and all of their products are gluten free, except for zum body lotions and oatmeal-lavender Zum Bar.   Their rosemary extract is gluten free and contains soy.  Their soaps are free from animal tallow, synthetic colorings and fragrances.  They are super emollient and ultra moisturizing.   The ingredients list for all of the soaps are

Saponified 100% food grade olive, coconut, palm, and castor oils, in a goat’s milk base, with pure essential oils and mineral pigments

Unless otherwise noted, all soaps were purchased at iHerb for $5.18 each for a 3 oz bar.  Since this is a haul review, I will use the description for the scent off the package label.  Look how colorful these soaps are!!

Sandlewood-Citrus  Sweet, sweet wood. Literally. The balsamic smell of freshly cut branches mingles with carefully crafted essential oils in this rugged and sporty scent. So sultry, it’s a good thing you’re not expected to keep your pants on while bathing.  The woodsy welcome that warms up your engine with partly sweet, partly tart.   A fit for damaged skin

Tea-Tree Citrus  The superhero of essential oils, tea tree not only fights all microbes and bacteria, but works wonders for dry skin. To boot, its spicy-crisp scent goes perfectly with a splash of citrus.  Medicinal qualities naturally clean up and camphoric properties help to relieve dry, itchy skin

Lemongrass  Lemon’s pungent cousin offers the bright, grassy tartness of citrus, but without the puckered lips.  Get a contact high of mental clarity with notes of bright and tart.    A great soap for acne and oily skin.


Lavender Lemon  This is a special edition soap Our friend, Betsy Medina, is just like our soap. Bubbly, fun and a breast cancer survivor-she’s beaten the odds, but thousands still need help…yours and ours. Buy a bar and we’ll give $1.00 to Turing Point: The Center for Hope and Healing

Lavender Mint  With the silky combo of rich lavender and brisk spearmint, this bar is a no-brainer. All the exhilarating powers you love from mint, but gentle enough for the most sensual showers.

Rosemary Mint Normally, getting this fresh might land you in some trouble—and it still might, but with peppermint and rosemary’s one-two punch your back is covered. Sharp and stimulating for a pristine clean. Sharp rosemary and stimulating spearmint – classic herbs unite for a common cause, awaking your senses with a gust of gusto.

Indigo Wild will make seasonal soaps as well.  This Minty Pine soap was made for last Christmas and iHerb still had some in stock ~ I love pine and mint!  No brainer here.

Frosty Zum Minty Pine  Gettin’ Nippy With It. Several degrees above pleasing for temping dips made with moisturizing goat’s milk and 100% pure essential oils of peppermint and pine. $5.65


iHerb had in stock this really nice Soap Lover’s Gift Box, for $20.88 ~ so if you just want a sampler, this one is for you and free shipping for USA addresses 🙂  This 10 piece set includes

  • Zum Bar Goat’s Milk Soap, Frankincense-Lavender 3 oz
  • Zum Bar Goat’s Milk Soap, Eucalyptus 3 oz
  • Zum Bar Goat’s Milk Soap, Tangerine-Orange 3 oz
  • Zum Clean All-Natural Aromatherapy Laundry Soap, Sweet Orange 1 fl oz (30 ml) – 1 full load
  • Zum Clean All- Natural Aromatherapy Laundry Soap, Frankincense & Myrrh 1 fl oz (30 ml) – 1 full load
  • Zum Clean All-Natural Aromatherapy Laundry Soap, Eucalyptus-Citrus 1 fl oz (30 ml) 1 full load
  • Zum Bar Sachet, Zum Bar Goat Milk Soap 5 oz
  • Zum Wash Liquid Soap, Lemon Grass
  • Zum Wash Liquid Soap, Frankincense & Myrrh
  • Zum Wash Liquid Soap, Rosemary-Mint

The laundry samples are good for one load each and they smell amazing!

Zum Clean Laundry Soap Description: Zum Clean is not a detergent. It is the only 100% all-natural laundry soap made by happy human hands and loaded with pure essential oils. Highly concentrated and low sudsing, Zum Clean is great for high-efficiency machines and is a natural fabric softener. Safe on whites, brights, darks and delicates.  Coconut oil soap to lift stains, baking soda to remove odors, 100% pure essential oils for a yummy scent, and veggie oils for fabric softening. And say goodbye to parabens, phosphates, petrochemicals and sulfates. Low-sudsing, highly concentrated, and great for high-efficiency machines.

Zum Clean Laundry Soap Ingredients: Sodium cocoate (saponifed 100% coconut oil), sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), essential oils and glycerin (vegetable)

Zum Wash can either be a hand or body soap. 

Zum Wash Description: Zum Wash. Proof that not all fetishes are dirty. It’s the experience you have to experience.   Super emollient, carefully handmade, forbiddingly aromatic, and delightfully habit forming.  No parabens or triclosan. No synthetic preservatives. No petroleum by-products. No sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate. No cocamidopropyl betaine. No detergents. No synthetic fragrance or color

Zum Wash Ingredients: Saponified oils of certified organic coconut, certified organic olive, castor and certified organic jojoba, pure essential oils, tocopherol (vitamin e) and sodium borate

Eucalyptus Smells like Spring…if you’re in Australia. Pungently clean with citrus undertones. The camphoric and invigorating scent helps fight fatigue and exhaustion.  The sweet Australian leaf that cleans up top and refreshes down under!   If you prefer your ïso fresh and so cleanÍ to be less garden-variety and more exotic, let these pungent herbal notes backed with a choir of citrus revive you.

Frankincense-Lavender  In the Zum family tree, this is the quiet half-brother to Frankincense & Myrrh. Delicate lavender balances outspoken frankincense to create a beautiful relationship. For lavender lovers with a mysterious side. Fragrant balance is key. Just enough of each of our most popular scents to wash you with a boldness normally reserved for the strong, silent type. Frankincense opens its relationship to the flowery tendrils of luscious lavender

Tangerine-Orange   Make yourself a little juicier with nothing but the essence of your favorite nectars. You may not be able to tell them apart, but you’ll smell the harmony. Pulp lovers unite!  These citrus sisters revitalize and tone skin.  Especially good for oily skin

Zum Bar Sachet made with  Zum Bar Goat Milk Soap  If you’ve got stinky drawers or stuffy closets, the Zum Sachet is filled with Zum Bar shavings that are a saving grace.  $3.85

So there is my haul from iHerb, featuring Indigo Wild’s Zum Bar soaps (and friends)!  I still want to try soaps like clove-mint, citrus-mint, cedar, coffee-almond ..heck, I want to try them all!  These really smell great, have great lather and clean up well.  I’ve asked Indigo Wild about starting a soap box subscription on their site and they seemed to be interested in doing it ~ they used to do it a while ago.  If you want to try their soaps or want a sub box, contact them on their website and let them know! 

Do you have any Indigo Wild products?  Any favorite scents?  Let me know, as I am always looking for new ones to try from them!


If you want to save $10.00 on a $40.00 purchase, you can use my referral link – first time customers only at iHerb!

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4 thoughts on “Indigo Wild Zum Bar Soap Haul!

  1. I took some of the soap shavings in the Zum Bar Sachet and put them in a pump bottle, added water, and made my own liquid hand soap. It smells sooooo good.

    My favorite item that I keep going back for is the laundry soap, with Sea Salt being my favorite thus far. My laundry room smells so good.

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