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Hello! I'm in search of a body soap that is free from both fragrance and essential oils (linalool allergy). Does anyone know of a brand available in Zurich?
Alternatively, i'm also wondering if traditional olive oil soap is available anywhere (also fragrance/essential oil free). Thank you everyone, it's much appreciated.
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Old 20.10.2020, 11:58
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Re: Fragrance-free soap

Good luck with that.

I seem to spend an inordinate amount of time searching for perfume-free anti-perspirent. There are a couple of the major brands that make it, but the supermarkets never seem to stock it, at least not consistently. So when I do see it I tend to buy half a dozen cans of the stuff, then eke it out over the next few months, checking every supermarket each time I visit to see if they've got any on the shelf.
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Hello! I'm in search of a body soap that is free from both fragrance and essential oils (linalool allergy). Does anyone know of a brand available in Zurich?
Alternatively, i'm also wondering if traditional olive oil soap is available anywhere (also fragrance/essential oil free). Thank you everyone, it's much appreciated.
The pharmacy had nothing?
You could also check with https://reformhaus.ch/content/filial...index_ger.html

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Re: Fragrance-free soap

Plenty on Amazon e.g.
https://www.amazon.de/-/en/Wasserros...apparel&sr=1-4
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Re: Fragrance-free soap

I was also going to suggest Muller Reformhaus, as Sigh had already mentioned. They have a fairly large selection of soaps. You could also ask at an apotheke. Sometimes they can order things for you that aren't available there, on the shelves.

If for some reason you still end up having trouble finding anything here in Switzerland, you could try ordering some online from either iherb.com or vitacost.com. Both websites have extremely cheap (and quite fast) international shipping and sell a huge range of soaps, shampoos, etc. It looks like the have a lot of fragrance-free soaps to choose from. Their prices are also very reasonable (because they're not "Switzerland prices").

https://ch.iherb.com/search?kw=fragrance%20free%20soaps

https://www.vitacost.com/productsear...%20free%20soap
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Re: Fragrance-free soap

I used to buy a widely available brand in Britain called Simple, but I've never seen it in either Switzerland or Germany. I don't know what I would have done without it when I had to undergo radiotherapy years ago.
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Re: Fragrance-free soap

What about this ? It seems very basic.

https://produkte.migros.ch/m-budget-toilettenseife

From that link, you can post a question about the composition of the soap, if it not already clear.
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Alternatively, i'm also wondering if traditional olive oil soap is available anywhere (also fragrance/essential oil free). Thank you everyone, it's much appreciated.
For this, you might like to try a Turkish shop. You need the kind of family business that has lots of crates of vegetables on the outside, set out like a market. Inside, they sometimes have a small supermarket. Even if they don't have it on the shelf, you could ask them if they know of a source.

Perhaps there's something amongst these results from searching olivenseife Zürich
https://www.google.com/search?q=oliv...hrome&ie=UTF-8

This one looks interesting. (Disclaimer: I don't know them.) It's a Greek-Swiss family business, so perhaps you could ask them about the specific ingredients you're needing to avoid. https://www.arvanitakis.ch/produkt-k.../typen/seifen/
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Re: Fragrance-free soap

I don't have allergy but I hate scented soap, I find the PH Balance soap from Migros good:

https://www.leshop.ch/de/supermarket...:product/68514)
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Re: Fragrance-free soap

Check Alnatura, the Migros “Reformhaus”, fairly certain I’ve seen basic olive oil soap there
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Re: Fragrance-free soap

If you ever find yourself over the border in Germany, DM sell a bar of soap in the baby section called Milde Seife Sensitive and liquid soap called Balsea Ultra Sensitive Waschgel.
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I don't have allergy but I hate scented soap, I find the PH Balance soap from Migros good:

https://www.leshop.ch/de/supermarket...:product/68514)
Yep. And the body-lotion of that line as well.

I am allergic to loads of things, when I was a child they had to buy my stuff in the pharmacy. For a price This Migros one gives me no troubles at all for years now. Definitely worth a try, OP.
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