Clean ingredients

Sóley Organics products are free from all chemical agents and so harmless and natural that you could eat them (but we can't promise they'll taste good). 

Made in Iceland with fresh mountain water, wild hand-picked Icelandic herbs, carefully selected oils & carriers, environmentally friendly packaging and free from any chemical agents that could harm man or nature.

Sóley Organics products are certified natural and/or organic by third-party certification bodies.

We NEVER use: 

Parabens

 

Certain parabens have been linked to hormone disruption. We never use parabens, including Ethylparaben, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Isopropylparaben, and Propylparaben and all our raw materials are free from any parabens.

PEGs

PEGs are a mixture of compounds of polymers that have been bonded together. PEG is short for Polyethylene glycol. PEGs are often followed by a number. for example, PEG-6, PEG-8, PEG-100 and so on. The higher the number the lower the molecular weight - the quicker and easier the skin drinks it up. In cosmetics PEGs function as emollients, emulsifiers and as vehicles to to deliver other ingredients through the skin.

PEGs can remove your skins natural oils/barriers, therefore allowing external factors to easily penetrate your system. READ MORE

Mineral Oil / Petrolatum Petrolatum is a semisolid mixture derived from processed petroleum. Mineral Oil, Paraffin Wax, Liquid Paraffin, and several other ingredients are also petroleum distillation byproducts. PAHs (which stands for Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons) are linked to cancer. Sóley Organics does not use any of these ingredients.
Artifical/Synthetic Fragrance

Fragrance is a material or a combination of materials added to a product to produce a certain scent or to mask anything disagreeable. A fragrance may contain natural aromatics in combination with synthetics, or could be 100% synthetic. 

Many of the chemicals used to make up artificial scents can trigger allergic reactions, headaches and asthma. According to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), fragrance is the biggest cause of cosmetic contact dermatitis.

At Sóley Organics we only use essential oils or natural fragrance as a scent in our products.

Phthalates

Certain phthalates (like Dibutyl Phthalate, aka DBP, or DEHP, and DEP) appear on skincare product labels, others can be included as part of an artificial fragrance. Some phthalates have been linked to hormone disruption. Phthalates cannot be found in any Sóley Organics products.

Formaldehyde Formaldehyde and formaldehyde releasing chemicals include DMDM hydantoin, Imidazolidinyl urea, Diazolidinyl urea, Quaternium-15, Bronopol (2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol), 5-Bromo-5-nitro-1,3-dioxane, Hydroxymethylglycinate. Like formaldehyde itself, formaldehyde-releasing chemicals are allergens and  

The World Health Organization has classified formaldehyde as a human carcinogen

These ingredients are nowhere to be found in Sóley Organics products.

Palm Oil Even though palm oil is a natural and safe ingredient, most palm oil is grown unsustainably, wreaking havoc on the local ecosystem and global climate. Sóley Organics never uses palm oil in any product.
SLS Sóley Organics products do not contain any SLS/SLES.

 

Other ingredients you will NOT find in our products:

  • PABA
  • Artifical color
  • Mercury compounds
  • Methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothaizolinone, including raw materials containing methylchloroisothiazolinone and/or methylisothaizolinone
  • Mono-, di-, triethanolamine and other amines
  • Paraffin
  • Petrochemicals
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Silver or silver compounds, including raw materials containing silver or silver compounds
  • Triclosan
  • Urea

 


You may be wondering about:

Vegan / animal-derived products

The majority of Sóley Organics products are vegan, meaning they are without animal-derived products or animal by-products (including fish or insect-derived). The only animal-derived product we use is certified organic beeswax, as it is a safe, effective skin protecting ingredient. Beeswax is only an ingredient in the following products: Græðir, KISStu mig and Glóey, as well as our candles.

Preservatives

As a preservative we use a complex mixture of plant-based essential
oils, vitamin-E oil, vitamin-C and in some of our creams we use a food
preservative called potassium sorbate.

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