It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Here at Perfectly Natural Soap we know and respect the fact that “teamwork makes the dream work”! From our social media guru to our customer service specialists and management team, to those working behind the scenes in shipment fulfillment, marketing and production we value the importance of the roles each of us plays. 

So much goes on behind the scenes! Do you know just who it is hand-making our soaps and lotions, bubble bath bombs and facial care products (just to name a few)? Nearly all Perfectly Natural Soap’s products are handmade by husband/wife team Rich and Shaen Goetsch! They work together in their hometown of Williamsburg, Virginia to produce stock for both our Williamsburg and Smithfield, Virginia stores and for our website sales! This means days that sometimes start at 4 am to beat the heat and sometimes not wrapping up the day at the studio until 1 am to meet the demands of our needs!

Rich making products in studio               Rich carrying tray of soaps in studio

In addition to being Shaen's husband and father of daughters Amber and Erin, pups Ryder and Pepper and tabby cat, Star, Rich is Perfectly Natural Soap’s lead product maker and production manager. Rich’s love to tinker and his creativity make his role a perfect fit! Rich is by no means new to production, in fact, he spent 18 years as Brewing Manager for a large domestic brewery. It was during this time that he married wife, Shaen. 

Rich and Girls

Of course Rich is also a Perfectly Natural Soap fan! While we have had our handmade men’s facial care line all along, Rich introduced us all to Parker Brand men’s shaving accessories. Parker Brand prides themselves in their commitment to excellence and in creating razors and shave accessories of the highest quality. Rich’s favorite Parker Brand razor that we carry is the Chrome Variant Adjustable Razor. This razor allows for a custom shave by easily adjusting the blade’s spacing, accommodating the difference in facial hair thickness, skin types and even experience levels. Watch a brief tutorial here on youtube!

His other must-haves for a perfect shave experience are either Parker Brand Premium Platinum Blades or Voshkod Teflon Blades and Perfectly Natural Soap’s  Citrus Menthol Mint Natural Artisan Shave Soap Puck, for its protection and slip while shaving and its cooling effect as a result of the mint and menthol. 

 Citrus Mint Shave Soap   Parker Variant Razor

When he is not working hard in Perfectly Natural Soap’s production studio, Rich enjoys spending time with his family, is an avid homebrewer and longboard skater and cherishes his collection of restored antique razors!


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