Monthly Archives: February 2016


Be one step ahead of the weather

Be one step ahead of the weather

Weather in Iceland can be rough, but we got you covered. Glacier hike or just a walk downtown – here are three high-quality overcoats designed for the famous Icelandic weather.


SKINBOSS: Iceland’s Secret to Healthy Skin

SKINBOSS: Iceland’s Secret to Healthy Skin

Natural, organic skin care products are all the rage, and rightfully so. Choosing what we apply to our skin impacts our entire body. In Iceland, the natural skin care market is still fairly new, and a brand new company is making waves with quality, carefully developed products that incorporate homegrown ingredients as well as herbs and oils from around the world. Natural, organic skin care products are all the rage, and rightfully so. Choosing what we apply to our skin impacts our entire body. In Iceland, the natural skin care market is still fairly new, and a brand new company is making waves with quality, carefully developed products that incorporate local Icelandic ingredients as well as herbs and oils from around the world. SkinBoss is a new skin care line developed by Svandís Ósk Gestsdóttir that is cruelty free and consists of natural and organic ingredients. Her products are free of harmful toxic chemicals instead focus on incorporating wild Icelandic herbs, exotic oils and other fresh ingredients. Her flagship product, a coffee scrub, is simply delightful. The scents of coffee, cocoa butter, and essential orange oil waft out of the package. SkinBoss’ coffee scrub smells like fancy chocolate with a citrus twist. It’s heavenly. While some exfoliating solutions can be dehydrating or irritating, SkinBoss’ coffee scrub is nourishing, gentle and rejuvenating which is exactly what your skin needs. “It sloughs off dead skin cells, gives you a rosy glow and most importantly makes your body feel super clean and moisturized,” says Svandís. “The blend of powerful antioxidants coffee and birch leaves handpicked on Icelandic mountains combined with rice enzymes and skin soothing cocoa butter, make this a must have for the cold winter months as your skin needs extra love and attention.” Skin care can be a challenging product category to work in. “It’s…