Born in 2002,
the West Indian Soap Co....
Located in Barbados, we are a specialty cottage industry manufacturer
& leading eco-green hotel amenities provider founded on the principle of
creating amazingly imaginative & unique, biodegradable & natural soap and spa products
infused with fresh Caribbean influences and ingredients, delivered in superb packaging!
Our products are continuously evolving and developing,
and all handmade artisanal products are made fresh in our soap kitchen.
The West Indian Soap Co has grown to epitomise the very essence of the Caribbean!
We also import & distribute luxury hotel amenities and products that are
unique, biodegradable and innovative,
and we offer a "white glove" personalised service not found elsewhere!
Established in 2002 by founder, creator, designer and imagineer
Danielle St-Pierre, a French-Canadian who has lived in the Caribbean since graduating
from the University of Guelph with an Economics Degree in Industry & Finance
A mother and former ultra-marathon runner,
Danielle is very active in the local community in Barbados,
having served in many charitable organisations over the years including serving
as a Founding Board Member of the Commonwealth Secretariat's
Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs-Caribbean & Canada,
Board Member of the Barbados Red Cross,
The Codrington International School PTA,
School Ambassador for the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation,
volunteer at the Holders Festival Season,
as well as Director at Youth For Epic Change, the NGO that she helps to run with her daughter,
uber-social entrepreneur, Ariela St-Pierre-Collins.
Conceptualizing new ideas, infusing passion and positivity, and being involved with life is what drives Danielle in creating and providing the very best soap, spa and hotel amenity products for the tourist and local markets.
Gold Winner of the 'Barbados National Industry Award' from the Barbados Investment Development Corporation (BIDC), 2007
Member of the Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild, USA
Course Graduate of Neal's Yard Remedies School of Natural Health,
Covent Garden, UK
Advanced Diploma Graduate of Formula Botanica, UK