Soap Company Name Generator
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How to name your soap company
Hey, I’m Ashley (Branding Expert) and I’m going to guide you through our four detailed steps to come up with a creative and sound name for your new soap company. Below you’ll find twenty example names I created in this process and next, I’ll show you how you can create your own. To get started, try our soap company name generator above and then scroll below to find the first step in the naming process.
- Vita Soap
- Green Touch
- Pure Bliss
- Naturalis Soap Co.
- Skin Paradise
- Golden Glow
- Soft Touch
- Golden Kiss
- Palmovita Organic Beauty Co.
- Eden Bliss
- Handmade Beauty
- Coco Scent
- Derma Clean
- Earth Scent
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#1) Brainstorm your name ideas
Start by brainstorming what words could fit into your business name. In my name ideas, I used words like “Touch”, “Glow”, “Bliss” and “Soft”, you can see that while these words can be related to Soap, they also suggest that you can expect a soft, organic and handmade sort of Soap from this company or brand. Your goal here is to create a list of words or names that come to mind when thinking about your business.
If you’re stuck on words to use, try our business name generator.
Here are my name ideas after brainstorming:
#2) Shortlist your ideas
Once you’ve developed a list of possible names, do an analysis of your ideas. Remove any names that could be hard to remember, spell or speak aloud. Keep names that are brandable, sound great, are memorable and communicate your brand values, product or service to your target audience.
Here’s a quick checklist you can run your ideas through to help shorten your list of name:
- Is the name simple and easy to remember?
- Is the name easy to read and say aloud?
- Is the name different from competitors?
- Does the name convey a relevant meaning?
- Does the name avoid overused words or cliches?
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#3) Get some feedback
You’ll now have a list of 3-6 great soap company names and you can start to ask potential customers or people working in the industry for feedback (your target audience). Avoid feedback from family and friends since they are more likely to praise all your ideas and they aren’t your customer.
Be sure to ask questions like:
- What first comes to mind when you first hear the name?
- How would you spell it?
With you’re customer feedback you can now ask yourself is the name still relevant? and did it represent your business how you intended?
My customer feedback:
This name conveys a premium product that is made from natural ingredients.
This name conveys a product that is organic and natural.
This name conveys a product that is organic and made from fresh coconuts.
This name conveys a product line focused on organic, natural and fresh products.
#4) Check It’s available
At this point, it’s good to have at least three great soap comapny names on your list, in case your any of your names are already taken. You can do a quick Business Name Search online to find out if you’re name is available within your country/state, also be sure to search if the name is also available for Trademark and Domain name Registration.
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Competitor Name Analysis
To help you brainstorm potential business names, let’s take a look at three successful soap businesses and break down why and how they’ve chosen to name their business and why it works for them.
The name and the logo were chosen to distinguish Dove’s bar of beauty soap from the other products on the market. Dove has always tried to differentiate itself from other brands because its product is hydrating rather than drying. The packaging and the curved soap that the company launched upon its inception were also quite different from all other options.
The name of this brand is translated literally to The Woman from Occitania. This is the old name of a Southern France region. The region is known for growing lavender and other important cultures. This name is indicative of the natural origin of ingredients and the purity of the products.
The company was originally called Natone. In 1954, it launched a high quality bar of soap that was completely clear. This product was called the Neutrogena Soap. The product was so successful in the US and other parts of the world that Natone changed its name to Neutrogena in 1962.
1. Do a Competitor Analysis
Doing a competitor analysis as your first step will save you a lot of time in the future, knowing what names to avoid and understanding why and how your competitors business name words for them will help you in forming your own business names. When analyzing competitors think about:
- What business or product values are they conveying in their business name? How does that work for them?
- Is there a trend in how these businesses are naming themselves? It’s best to avoid sounding like “just another one of those businesses”.
- Who does it best? Why does it work and how can I produce a better name?
2. Focus on Naming your Business not Describing it.
A typical pitfall most businesses run into is describing their business name too literally, using overused soap terms like premium, organic or care. A more effective business name should convey to customers your businesses and product values at a deeper level. Try name your business in a way that has a story behind it.
Let’s take for example a real soap company named “Palmolive”.
Literally, this name conveys you’re buying a soap that is made from palm and olive. The name uses the combination of words that communicates a natural and fresh value of their products. In the beginning, the company solely produced the soap bars made from palm and olive, so the name is a reminder of that origin.
3. How to make a more memorable name
Creating a memorable business name is the first step in getting into a customers mind and is also a task that’s easier said than done. Your business name should aim to stop a customer in their tracks and give an extra thought on your product among your wave of competitors. Some tips to create a memorable name would be:
- Use rhythmic pronunciation or alliteration (Golden Glow, Beauty Bubbles)
- Try using a word that wouldn’t be relevant when out of context (Green Touch – Green is a color that, in the right context, represents a natural and organic product.)
- Keep it short and simple.
4. Try purchasing a Brandable business name
Brandable business names are names that are non-sensical but read and are pronounced well. They often use letter patterns of Vowel/Consonant/Vowel as these word structures are typically short, catchy and easy to say and remember. For example, some brandable soap business names could be:
- Movalis Soap
- Anetus Beauty
- Zipilo Clean
You can find a full list of Brandable business names at Domainify.com
5. Avoid combining words just to create a unique name.
Another mistake business owners typically make is creating bad word combinations when they find out that their business name idea is already taken. For example, John names his business Vita Soap and finds out it’s already taken. Because he’s already decided this is what he’ll name his business he tries to opt for similar sounding names like Vitta Soap, Vitoap or VitalSoap.
You can see how these ideas are a step backward as they are not catchy, easily pronounceable or memorable. In these situations, we suggest starting from scratch and trying the tips we mentioned previously.
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Words Soap often describes
You can use these words to create Soap business names like ‘The Soap Makers’ and ‘The Suds Specialists’.
How Soap is often described
Example Soap company names using these related descriptive words ‘Pure Bliss Mild Soaps’ and ‘DermaShield Antibacterial Soaps’.
You can use an adjective in your business name to create a business name like ‘Mother-nature Eco Soap Bars‘ or ‘Lush Leaf Homemade Soaps‘.
You can use a verb in your Soap business name to create business names like ‘Rub’n’Scrub Soap Co.‘ or ‘CleanKids no-tears Soaps‘.
We’ve taken words from above and from our generator results and combined the words to create new Soap company names.
Soap in Foreign Languages
Consider using foreign words in your business name to give the impression of an international or exotic brand.