Soytopia found its beginnings when its founder and CEO, Angela R. Akinpelu, PA-C, began to fill the niche for healthy, soy-based candles that were fragrant as well as beautiful. As a practicing health care provider, expanding the product line from earth-friendly green candles to health-conscious green bath and body products was natural. Soytopia takes pride in producing high quality goods without the use of mineral oils, petroleum, parabens, SLS, or SLES. For your sake, we use natural preservatives when possible. We never use preservatives that decompose to formaldehyde. Herbal extracts, spices, and essential oils are used to fragrance and naturally color many of our products. Our certified organic aloe vera gel and our soy waxes are made from American grown crops. Our West African shea butter and Hawaiian raw sugar are harvested under fair trade practices. Most importantly, your skin and hair will benefit from our natural oil products rich in vitamin A, vitamin E, and omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, among others!