November Business of the Month

Islandwise Essentials

Kyla Mitchell and Natalie Affolter have created a line of handcrafted soap and skincare products that reflect the diversity of sights, smells and experiences of Haida Gwaii and the North Coast. Rooted in tradition, they use old wisdom in a way that fits the modern world.

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Kyla Mitchell and Natalie Affolter

Beautiful, simple and effective body care essentials inspired by the natural beauty of Haida Gwaii

Locally made products using simple ingredients, many of which are grown and wildcrafted on Haida Gwaii.

Islandwise is proud to incorporate two north coast ingredients into several of their soaps: Blacksmith Brown Ale from Wheelhouse Brewing Company in Prince Rupert and Masset’s own Elephant Cage coffee.


  • Bar Soap
  • Specialty Soap
  • Laundry Soap

    Bath & Body

    • Salt Soak
    • Body Mist
    • Facial Care
    • Lip Balm

    Where to Find Them

    Islandwise products can be found in Masset, Gaw Tlagee/Old Massett, Gamadiss/Port Clements, Tll.aal/Tlell, HIGaagilda/Skidegate, Daajing Gidds/Queen Charlotte, K'il Kun/Sandspit, Prince Rupert, Bowen Island, and Burns Lake!

    Check out their website for a full list >

    Order Online

    • Islandwise ships with Canada Post from Masset to communities beyond Haida Gwaii - throughout Canada and the US. Please contact them to arrange shipping outside North America.
    • If you live on Haida Gwaii, select the free "Local pick up" option at check out.

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