About Godai

What does Godai mean?

Godai五大 is the Japanese term for Five (go) and Great (dai) and refers to the five elements of earth or ground (Chi), water (Sui), fire (or), wind (Fu), and sky or void (ku).

What does Godai represent?

Each of the five elements represents a certain tendency in the world, and together they explain the nature of things, actions, societies, and people. Godai is inspired by the Japanese belief that we are all born with specific levels of energy from the five elements. Overtime, we can lose these energies due to negative...[Read More]

How does Godai use the elements to hydrate and nourish skin?

空 (Ku / Sky / Void) represents a higher conscious state of peace and calm. Godai’s Sky line of soaps uses ingredients such as lavender oil, eucalyptus, and orange oil to soothe irritation and dryness.
風 (Fu / Wind) represents the breath of life. Godai’s Wind line of soaps uses... [Read More]

What ingredients are used in Godai soaps?

Godai bar soaps and shampoos use certified organic ingredients at approximately 85%-92% organic content by weight to nourish, restore, hydrate, and rejuvenate your skin and hair...[Read More]

Are Godai Soaps Vegan?

Yes. All of our ingredients are plant-based, from our oils to our herbs and extracts. The manufacturing processes for our soaps are also compliant with vegan standards.

Are your products and ingredients cruelty free?

Yes. None of our ingredient formulas, processes, or final products have been tested on animals.

How many Godai products use natural ingredients?

All five lines of soaps offered by Godai are natural products that use all natural ingredients.

Are Godai soaps GMO free?

Yes. GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, are living organisms that have had their genetic material artificially manipulated in a laboratory through genetic engineering. Having a USDA organic seal means our products are certified to meet requirements for growing, production, handling, storage, and processing practic...[Read More]

Are any of your soaps unscented?

Yes. Our line of Godai Earth soaps is an unscented option for sensitive skin types.

What makes Godai soaps different from other soaps on the market?

Godai has several differentiators that set us apart from others. One is our commitment to the use of natural and organic ingredients that go above and beyond the norm for the industry. Each of our soaps not only include the usual organic base oils such as sunflower, coconut, palm, and safflower oils, but also use organic...[Read More]