Ithaca Soap Ingredients

At Ithaca Soap, we only use the best ingredients. Every Ithaca Soap ingredient label includes the official Latin words for our very simple ingredients labels.

Bar Soap

Ingredients: Saponified certified organic coconut oilcertified organic sunflower oil, and 100% pure water processed essential oils (in all scented varieties.) Unscented and Unscented Oat soaps do not contain essential oils. Pumice and poppy seeds in our hand soap, the Tough Guy bar, pictured here.

Instant Liquid Soap

Instant Liquid Soap ingredients:

Saponified certified organic coconut oil, 100% essential oils (in all scented varieties. Unscented liquid soap does not contain essential oils).

The only way to get truly plastic free liquid hand soap refill is from our Instant Liquid Soap, aka Castile liquid soap. This is a pure Castile soap, specially formulated as a Castile soap concentrate. Once diluted, it is very sudsy, gentle on skin, and tough on germs.

Dilute at home to make all purpose liquid soap. Click here for how to make Instant Liquid Soap. Just add water!

This item is available for license. Read about it here

Shampoo Bar

Shampoo Bar Ingredients:

Saponified olive oil, 100% pure water processed essential oils (in the Fresh Scent).

Read here for Olive Oil Shampoo Bar shampooing tips. Long lasting and sudsy, Olive Oil Shampoo Bars leave your hair shiny and squeaky clean.

LiXTiK Beeswax Lip Balm

Read about Essential Oils here

Ingredients we do not use

  • glycerine: is the drying protein extracted from whole, full fat oils
  • various salts, sugars and alcohols -  such as polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) sodium phytate, Cocomidiproply Hydroxysultaine, sodium methyl coccyx taurate, sodium coco sulfate, caprylyl / carpal glucoside, laurel glucoside extracted from whole oils which can be drying to skin, and are lung and eye irritants
  • sodium laurel sulfate, methylisothiazolinone, benziothiazolinone are foaming agents deemed to be unsafe 
  • thickeners, palm oil (since we do not farm our own sustainable source)

Where PVA, a.k.a micro plastics, is hidden in cleaning products:

  • Laundry detergent sheets
  • Laundry detergent strips
  • Laundry detergent pods
  • Dissolving fabric softener sheets and strips
  • Dishwasher pods
  • Hand soap pods
  • Hand soap sheets
  • Body wash sheets
  • Toilet cleaner pods
  • Toilet cleaner sheets
  • All-purpose cleaner pods
  • All-purpose cleaner sheets
  • Dishwasher cleaner pods
  • Washing machine cleaner pods