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How did you get the name Old Whaling Co?
We’d love to say it’s a whale of a tale, but it’s actually quite a simple story. Our
name is inspired by our time spent on Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod and the history of those seaworthy
Do you use whale oil/fat in your products?
Are your products hypoallergenic?
Our products are extremely mild and gentle. Our customers with the most sensitive of
skin love our creamy bar soaps and rich body butters. To determine if our products are right for you, please see
the full ingredients list of each product.
Do your products contain nuts?
Soaps - do not contain nuts
Body Butter - contains Shea butter which is extracted from a shea tree nut
Bath bombs - do not contain nuts
Scrubs - contains sweet almond oil
Are your products made for sensitive skin?
Customers with the most sensitive of skin find our products extremely mild and
Are your products safe for pregnancy?
Lots of mamas love our products! Only you and your doctor can determine if our
products are right for you during pregnancy. Please see our full ingredients list for each product.
Are your products gluten free?
Yes, our products are gluten free.
Are your products vegan?
Yes, with the exception of our Oatmeal Milk + Honey Bar Soap and our Castile Baby
Bar, both of which contain goats milk.
Do you test on animals?
Never ever! But they are safe to use on your pets.
Do you make shaving soap?
All of our soaps can be used for shaving!
Do you make Shampoo bars?
Any soap, with the exception of our Bamboo + Teak, can be used as a shampoo bar.
Simply lather, massage in to hair + scalp, + rinse.
What is the base of your soap?
We use a combination of olive oil, coconut oil and soybean oil.
Do you offer fragrance free products?
Yes! Our Castile Baby Bar is fragrance free and our body butter is available
fragrance free as well.
We want you to be not just be satisfied, but ecstatic about your purchase! We make it easy on you - no return
necessary. If you’re unhappy with your purchase please shoot us an email and we will work with you!
Where do you ship?
Currently we ship in the U.S. only. We are working with our UPS representative to
open up worldwide shipping. We do not currently ship to any U.S. Territories including Puerto Rico, Guam or the
U.S. Virgin Islands.
Can I cancel my order?
We can cancel your order up until it ships. Once an order leaves our hands, we are
unable to cancel. If you need to cancel please call us at: 8436197799.
How do I track my order?
Once your order is processed, a tracking number will be assigned and emailed to
How do you ship?
Online orders are shipped via UPS, with some exceptions USPS, wholesale orders and
some large online orders are shipped via UPS.
Can I ship to more than one address?
If you would like to ship to multiple addresses, please create an order for each
How do I get free shipping?
All orders $40 and over ship free to one address.
How long does it take to get my order?
We pride ourselves on our shipping time and want you to receive your order ASAP.
Orders normally ship within 1-2 days, but same day or next day shipping is always our goal. Orders are usually
packed and shipped Monday through Friday. Best time to place orders is before 2pm Monday through