Pioneers in the Science of Natural, American Soapmaking

Kirk’s is the only coconut castile soap brand continuously made since 1839. We only use 100% natural ingredients for health-conscious families who want everyday, high-quality cleansing products – free from chemicals – at a good value.

    • 1839

      James S Kirk & Company is Founded

      Since 1839, Kirk's Castile Soap has provided consumers with high-quality soaps at an exceptional value because we believe everyone should have access to natural cleansers. This principle dates back to our founder, James S Kirk.

    • 1839

      James S Kirk & Company is Founded

      Since 1839, Kirk's Castile Soap has provided consumers with high-quality soaps at an exceptional value because we believe everyone should have access to natural cleansers. This principle dates back to our founder, James S Kirk.

    • 1859

      A Tale of Two Cities

      In 1859, Kirk’s relocates from Utica, New York to Chicago and sets up shop. The plant was located on North Water Street in Chicago, Illinois.

    • 1859

      A Tale of Two Cities

      In 1859, Kirk’s relocates from Utica, New York to Chicago and sets up shop. The plant was located on North Water Street in Chicago, Illinois.

    • 1930

      Kirk's is on the Move

      In 1929, the James S. Kirk company was purchased by Procter and Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ultimately, the five story building located on North Water Street was demolished.

    • 1930

      Kirk's is on the Move

      In 1929, the James S. Kirk company was purchased by Procter and Gamble in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ultimately, the five story building located on North Water Street was demolished.

    • 2005

      Kirk’s Finds a New Home

      In 2005, Kirk’s becomes Kirk’s Natural and relocates to Erlanger, Kentucky. Kirk's is now located across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio.

    • 2005

      Kirk’s Finds a New Home

      In 2005, Kirk’s becomes Kirk’s Natural and relocates to Erlanger, Kentucky. Kirk's is now located across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio.

    • 2011

      The Family Comes Together

      Molly & Katherine Oliver return home to work the family business alongside their father, Rich Oliver. Their dream was to proudly carry on the family’s soap-making traditions and continue the Kirk's legacy!

    • 2011

      The Family Comes Together

      Molly & Katherine Oliver return home to work the family business alongside their father, Rich Oliver. Their dream was to proudly carry on the family’s soap-making traditions and continue the Kirk's legacy!

    • 2013

      Celebrating Over 175 years!

      Kirk’s Soap has been produced without interruption for nearly 175 years. With the success of the Kirk's Original Coco Castile Fragrance Free Bar, Kirk's Natural debuts their new light blue wrapper to help distinguish it from the original bar.

    • 2013

      Celebrating Over 175 years!

      Kirk’s Soap has been produced without interruption for nearly 175 years. With the success of the Kirk's Original Coco Castile Fragrance Free Bar, Kirk's Natural debuts their new light blue wrapper to help distinguish it from the original bar.

    • 2015

      Full Disclosure

      Kirk's Natural made the decision to offer full disclosure of ingredients in our Kirk's Coco Castile Soaps. We recognize that our consumers have more desire to understand what is in their products and deserve transparency.

    • 2015

      Full Disclosure

      Kirk's Natural made the decision to offer full disclosure of ingredients in our Kirk's Coco Castile Soaps. We recognize that our consumers have more desire to understand what is in their products and deserve transparency.

    • 2017

      NON-GMO Status in 2017

      Kirk’s Natural is proud to announce that all of our 100% pure coconut oil Castile bar soaps are Non-GMO Project verified. To learn more about the Non-GMO Project, visit their website at:
      nongmoproject.org

    • 2017

      NON-GMO Status in 2017

      Kirk’s Natural is proud to announce that all of our 100% pure coconut oil Castile bar soaps are Non-GMO Project verified. To learn more about the Non-GMO Project, visit their website at:
      nongmoproject.org

    • 2018

      New Look, Same Trusted Formula

      In 2018, Kirk's debuts a NEW look! While we may have a new look, our Kirk’s bar soap retains the original Castile, all-vegetable based formula that has inspired generations of loyal consumers since 1839. Kirk's also marks the launch of two, exciting new products: 3-in-1 Head to Toe Nourishing Cleanser and Odor Neutralizing Hand Wash which naturally eliminates stubborn kitchen odors like fish and garlic, and is tough on everyday pungent odors, dirt and grime.

      As with our bar soap, our new products are still made in America and always safe for the whole family.

    • 2018

      New Look, Same Trusted Formula

      In 2018, Kirk's debuts a NEW look! While we may have a new look, our Kirk’s bar soap retains the original Castile, all-vegetable based formula that has inspired generations of loyal consumers since 1839. Kirk's also marks the launch of two, exciting new products: 3-in-1 Head to Toe Nourishing Cleanser and Odor Neutralizing Hand Wash which naturally eliminates stubborn kitchen odors like fish and garlic, and is tough on everyday pungent odors, dirt and grime.

      As with our bar soap, our new products are still made in America and always safe for the whole family.