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35 Natural Products That Changed My Life

35 Natural Products That Changed My Life

I wanted to share with you 35 natural products that changed my life.  I really thought long and hard about these and wanted to give you products that truly made the cut for me.  I’ve been on the this real food journey for 10+years, this natural beauty journey for 8 years and creating a nontoxic home for 2 years.  It’s totally a journey but one that is doable!  Remember it’s not a sprint but a marathon.  Keep your sanity and slowly detox your life.  In no particular order here are 35 natural products that changed my life!

 

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Josh Rosebrook’s Hair Spray is definitely a life changing product!

 

35 Natural Products That Changed My Life-

  1. Berkey Water Filter- I got a Berkley water filter for my home 7 years ago and I haven’t looked back.  After learning what’s in our drinking water I knew I needed to get a water filter.  The average drinking water can contain pharmaceutical drugs, fluoride, chlorine, heavy metals- just to name a few.  Berkey is not only filters out all the nasties but also is pretty affordable.  You can choose what size you need depending on your family.  Get one here! 
  2. Puracy Stain Remover- I mean let it be known- this is a life changing product!  I have gotten blood out, breastmilk poop, you name it.  It works and is budget friendly!  Get it here!  
  3. Dr. Tung’s Tongue Scraper- I do this every morning and I can’t not do it now!  I’m officially a tongue scraper.  There is so much bacteria that lives in your tongue, especially in the morning.  This ensures you’re removing the bacteria instead of ingesting it all over again.  Get my favorite tongue scraper here!  
  4. Kosas Lipstick- These lipsticks are my fave in natural beauty!  They offer a ton of color options, are highly pigmented and last.  Plus, they’re hydrating.  Trust me, you’ll be hooked in no time.  Some favorite colors I love are Thrillest, Royal, and Rosewater. Snag a lipstick here! 
  5. Josh Rosebrook Hairspray- If you’ve been transitioning to natural beauty for a hot minute then you know finding a natural hair spray can often feel like a daunting task.  Well, I’ve literally tried them all and the only one that meets my standards is Josh Rosebrook.  Get it here and thank me later! 
  6. Live Botanical Honey Rose Mask- Basically my holy grail when it comes to morning routine.  I apply this to my face, while I brush my teeth and 5 minutes later I’m left with skin that glows.  It’s magic in a jar!  Plus, so budget friendly.  Use my coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20%!  Snag one here! 
  7. Pharmaca- Oh Pharmaca how I love you!  So as many of you know I’m an esthetician.  Well, I worked as an esthetician at Pharmaca years ago.  I loved it!  For those who don’t know what Pharmaca is, allow me to explain.  It’s your one stop shop when it comes to living a natural lifestyle.  They have natural supplements, natural beauty products and natural baby products.  There’s really not much you can’t find at Pharmaca.  I love how I can find everything in one spot, but I also love how Pharmaca is constantly having sales!  It’s kind of amazing.  They are usually offering 20% off all the time, which means more money in my wallet!  Shop all of Pharmaca here! 
  8. Elite Fuel Iron- This iron literally changed my life.  My iron depletion was severely low in the summer.  So much so that after workouts I would feel dizzy.  I knew something was up.  After having my blood drawn I saw that my levels were crazy low.  My naturopath recommended this specific iron supplement.  It had been shown to increase iron absorption much faster.  Usually if you take an iron supplement it takes a while to build up storage again.  I noticed a difference after a couple weeks!  Can’t recommend it enough! 
  9. Naturpedic Organic Mattress- Sleeping on an organic mattress is pretty life changing.  The amount of toxins in conventional mattresses is pretty disheartening.  Since we sleep a 1/3 of our lives.  It’s important to know what your sleeping on and what your body is absorbing.  My husband and I have LOVED our naturpedic mattress!  It’s seriously so comfortable.  This is the naturpedic mattress we have! 
  10. White Lotus Home Pillows- Finding organic pillows that my husband, myself and kids love has been no small task.  But thanks to White Lotus Home- it’s been so easy!  My husband literally won’t stop talking about his shredded latex pillow- he loves it.  My kids and I love our Kapok Pillows.  They offer such great customer service, can help you figure out which pillow is best and offer so many varieties depending on your pillow needs.  Use Coupon code: GGG25 FOR 25% OFF.  Check out all their pillow options here! 
  11. SOL Organic Sheets These sheets are a game changer! They’re soft, and not filled with toxins.  I love that they offer several options depending on what you like.  They’re luxury sheets but at affordable prices.  Check out the sheets here! 
  12. Fitglow Beauty Lip Serums- Say hello to your new favorite lip serum- but for real!  These are my favorite lip glosses in green beauty. I hadn’t found a favorite until I used these.  Now I can’t go back!  They aren’t sticky, or goopy like you might think.  They are so smooth, hydrating and nourishing.  The founder actually made them to act like a lip serum for the lips that is filled with antioxidants and vitamins.  Check out all the lip colors here! 
  13. Crunchi Foundation Brush- This foundation brush is EVERYTHING!  It’s so soft, love that it has a flat top and is vegan.  I know it sounds funny but when it comes to foundation brushes this brush takes the cake!  Get yours here! 
  14. Blendtec Blender- Yep, a quality high speed blender changes lives.  I’ve had my Blendtec Blender now for over 4 years and I can’t recommend it enough.  I love that it gets my smoothies so smooth, and can make nut butters.  It gets used at least once a day if not twice. Check it out here! 
  15. Cuisinart Food Processor- I didn’t get a food processor until this last year and I’m kind of kicking myself that I waited this long.  It’s seriously SO amazing!  I use it for my raw veggie bread, kale chip recipes, protein balls, granola bars- the list is endless!  This is the one I have! 
  16. Vitacost- where do I even start with Vitacost?!  I love this online health food store.  It has all my favorite natural products for food and living but at a fraction of the cost.  Plus, they’re always offering coupon codes!  I can’t recommend them enough!  Check out my Vitacost blog post here on what I like to buy.  Shop Vitacost here! 
  17. If you care parchment paper- I know how has a parchment paper changed my life- well it has, allow me to explain.  Parchment paper can actually be really toxic.  It’s bleached and can contain many toxic chemicals.  Things that you don’t want in your food and eventually in your body.  In comes If You Care Parchment Paper- it’s unbleached, and nontoxic.  So basically you can have your cake and eat it too!  I love using parchment paper everyday for cooking. It makes cleaning after cooking so easy!  Get your parchment paper here! 
  18. Body Love Book- This book really opened my eyes to how our bodies process sugar, carbs, protein, fats, etc.  If  you’re wondering why you’re feeling low on energy, can’t lose the weight, or other health issues- check this book out.  She breaks it down so simply!  Get your book here! 
  19. Honest Beauty Mascara- This mascara is my FAVE in natural beauty!  It works like no other mascara and stays put.  Plus, you can get it from Amazon for $14.99!  Grab one for yourself and a friend here! 
  20. Reusable Water Bottle- I don’t think I need to explain why this is such a life changer but I’ll give you a brief overview.  Plastic bottles aren’t going away and the more we stop using them, the more change we can create.  Plastic contains a host of problems in our bodies too.  Have you ever drank out of a plastic water bottle? You can literally taste the plastic!  Grab a reusable water bottle and change your life and the environment! 
  21. Raw veggie Bread Ebook- I love raw veggie bread.  Sounds weird but it literally has changed the way I eat and consume veggies.  I dabbled in raw veggie bread here and there but didn’t start consistently making it until 2018.  Wow, what a difference that made!  My hubs is addicted and so am I.  Imagine consuming a ton of veggies in a piece of bread that is made with healthy fats like nuts or seeds, olive oil and flaxseed…you would become addicted too.  I use mine for veggie wraps, dip in hummus, egg wraps, and to just eat by itself.  Check out the e-course I took here! 
  22. Excalibur Dehydrator- Have you ever made kale chips in the dehydrator?  Yeah, it’s life changing as well.  Once you make them in the dehydrator, you’ll never go back to the oven.  Plus, in the dehydrator all the nutrients are kept intact, since it’s not cooked past 115.  I use my dehydrator for making raw veggie bread too, fruit leather, dried fruit, sprouted nuts- again the list is endless!  Check out my Excalibur Dehydrator here! 
  23. Safe Sleeve Cell Phone and iPad Case- This is the case I use for both my cell phone and iPad to shield myself from harmful EMF’s. I love knowing that I’m not exposing myself to harmful radiation.  Check them out here!
  24. Beautycounter Countertime Collection- I’ve been using these for over 6 months and they’re literally changing my skin.  They contain plant derived retinol, antioxidants and peptides.  They seriously work!  I always tell people if you’re looking for products that deliver in natural beauty, then look no further, these are it!  These products are what are going to help with those fine lines and help to age gracefully.  Get them here! 
  25. Activ Whey Protein Powder-  If you follow me, you know I love Activ Whey!  It’s a goat whey protein that comes in vanilla and chocolate. Tastes amazing- you will become addicted.  It also   is so light, not heavy at all.  It’s completely different than cow’s whey.  It’s hypo-allergenic versus allergenic, is immune boosting and promotes healthy digestion.  Check it out here! 
  26. Primal Pastures– This grass-fed organic meat delivery box is next level!  From chicken, to beef, to pork- they deliver to your front door.  I love knowing that I’m getting quality meat and supporting farmers doing the right thing.  Check it out here!  
  27. Stasher Bags- These silicone bags have changed my food storage game for the better!  I don’t use plastic bags anymore.  But use these instead.  They aren’t leaching any toxic chemicals, and I save money because I’m not constantly buying plastic bags.  Plus, you’re saving the environment!  Get yours here! 
  28. E3 Live- This is an organic algae that has given me energy and helped my hashimotos.  I started taking it over a year ago and I have felt so much better taking it!  It gives my body all the nutrients!  Algae supports digestion and the immune system, helps with mental clarity, and brain health.  Trust me, this stuff is SO good!  Get your E3Live here! 
  29. Ilia True Skin Serum Foundation- I talk about this foundation all the time and sometimes I feel like a broken record but it’s because I just love it!  It doesn’t look heavy on the skin, covers redness, and creates and overall polished glow.  You’ll be loving how your skin looks.  I’ve tried all the natural foundations and this one always calls to me!  It performs just like it’s name- True Skin Serum Foundation.  I wear the color SF3. Snag it here! 
  30. Almond Cow- I never knew I needed this clever gadget until I started to use it- now I don’t know how I got along without it.  It makes making nut milks a breeze- I mean seriously so easy!  You’ll love it!  Get your Almond Cow here! 
  31. Greenpan Pots and Pans These are the best pots and pans I’ve used in the kitchen.  I can’t recommend them enough.  Things don’t stick like they used too, it’s so easy to clean and it continues to look good.  Plus, they’re not super expensive like other pots and pans. Get one here!
  32. Ursa Major Sublime Sage Spray Deodorant- I probably have tried at least 50 natural deodorants and then I tried Ursa Major’s Sublime Sage Spray Deodorant.  Once I tried it though, there was no going back.  This deodorant doesn’t mess around.  It doesn’t irritate my skin, and keeps me smelling fresh all day long.  I’m not the only one that thinks this.  This is my hubs favorite deodorant too!  Snag one here! 
  33. Kosmatology Hand Soap-  There’s hand soaps and then there’s Kosmatology Hand Soaps.  These hands soaps are squeaky clean, don’t dry out your hands(hello) and come in a ton of fun scents.  Get one for you and for a friend here! 
  34.  Dazzle Dry Nail Polish- I feel like a broken record but the proof is in the pudding!  This natural nail polish option is literally changing my life.  It acts like a gel polish but in all the right ways.  It doesn’t ruin or strip your natural nail like conventional gel polish does.  My nails actually feel stronger!  It also dries in 5 minutes- yes let me repeat myself, 5 minutes!  It also last for 7-10 days.  As a busy mom this is basically my favorite thing ever!  Check them out here!
  35. Silicone Straws- These are larger silicone straws but I love the large size.  Great for drinking water out of but also for drinking smoothies.  Things don’t get stick in the small straws and they’re easy to clean.  Get them here!  

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Best Clean Beauty Boxes

Best Clean Beauty Boxes

In my newest video, I’m sharing the best clean beauty boxes!  I get four boxes a month and they’re all a little different.  I’m breaking down their differences in my new video.  From the most budget friendly box, the skincare fave box, an artisan box and more.  I get asked often which box would be best, so I thought showcasing each box and sharing their differences would help paint a better picture of what makes them different and what box would be best depending on your needs.  I’ve been getting all four of these boxes for several years, so I’ve had lots of experience using them.  I’m even breaking down what boxes are just skincare boxes mainly and which boxes are skincare, hair products and makeup.  You’re not going to want to miss this video!

Natural beauty boxes are also a great way to save a ton of money when you’re just switching over your skincare products.  You’re able to get a ton of products for half the price, if not more!  This month is especially great for natural beauty boxes- all of them hit it out of the park with their selections.  I’m sharing full reviews of each box here

 

Check out the best clean beauty boxes video here!

 

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The Clean Beauty Box 

Beauty Heroes Box 

Boxwalla Box

The Detox Box

 

 

 

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Sharing my favorite natural beauty subscription boxes on the blog!

Live Botanical Review

Live Botanical Review

Excited to finally share my Live Botanical Review with you guys!  I first discovered Live Botanical at IBE Dallas.  I had the pleasure of meeting the maker and founder Carolyn.  It was so great to connect and hear her enthusiasm for herbs.  Sometimes people merely create a line but I could instantly tell this was Carolyn’s passion.  Although she is an herbalist, much of how Carolyn sees skincare is based on her 15+ years in the technology field as an analyst.  It’s always so fascinating to see how people get their start in skincare.

Live Botanical  has become a gold mine as I’ve tried more products.  I knew it was only a matter of time before I did a full review on the line. It’s not often I find products that not only are clean, but also effective and budget friendly.  People are constantly asking what options I would recommend that are less expensive and it can be hard.  Sometimes you have to sacrifice performance, however, not with Live Botanical.  I think that’s why I initially got so jazzed about it.  I saw that not only was the line organic, non-GMO, ethically wild-harvested, local, sustainable and fair trade but budget friendly.  She really goes the extra mile.  She also uses glass packaging too-something I swoon over.  I mean it’s kind of rare to check all the boxes but also be affordable!

*This is an updated review of her products.  She redid her packaging and also came out with some products this past fall and I’m excited to update you on all of it!  So excited to share my full Live Botanical review with you!

Oh and Carolyn the founder has been so kind to offer 20%!  Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN!

First I’m going to share some new products that I’m officially obsessed with!

 

 

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Sharing some of my new favorites from Live Botanical.

 

 

First Light Brightening Oil

This oil had me at first swipe!  I remember looking at my skin two weeks into using this and wondering why my skin looked so good?  I hadn’t changed anything except added in this oil.  I’m telling you it’s GOOD!  My skin looked brighter, more even and less red.  What’s in this little magic bottle?  So much goodness.  Date extract is one ingredient that has been known to increase brightness, hydration, while also decreases hyperpigmentation, and redness.  It also has a stable form of Vitamin C (10%) which has been known to be great for even the most sensitive skin types.  Carrot Root which has been shown to also add brightness.  I can’t forget to mention cranberry seed oil which has been known to be one of the most abundant sources of polyphenols, which helps with firmness and elasticity.  I also love that it has squalene, a non-comedogenic oil that has been known to not only protect the skin but also help minimize fine lines and absorb into the skin quickly.  It feels so velvety on your skin and sinks in, no greasy residue but a smooth finish is left behind.  

When I wake up my skin feels amazing- super supple but also looks brighter.  It really lives up to it’s name!  I can’t recommend this enough if you’ve been looking for an oil that is not only active but also hydrating.  Did I mention it’s super budget friendly too?!  $68!  And with my coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN you get 20% off!  Snag it here!  

 

Antioxidant Mask

This is another new product that deserves some serious applause.  It’s a beautiful green hue of skin nourishing ingredients.  Filled with all the things like oatmeal and snow mushroom that give your skin humectants to draw moisture into the deep layers of your skin.  Then there’s pumpkin seed powder, full of antioxidants, amino acids, omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids.  Plus, minerals like zinc for inflammation and Vitamin K for discoloration.  It’s the mask you’ve been waiting for!  It smells so good too.  A mixture of chamomile, bergamot, and citrus.  This is the perfect mask for dry, combination and sensitive skin types.  It takes your skin from feeling dehydrated and dull to moisturized and supple in no time.  It looks like a whipped butter when you open the jar, apply a little product to your hand and add a little water.  This turns the mask into a creamy consistency.  I leave mine on for 30 minutes.  My skin feels so refreshed and rejuvenated!!  A serious treat for the skin.  Get the mask here! and don’t forget to use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN to save 20% off!

 

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This First Light Brightening Oil is a skin changer!

 

 

Seasonal Radiance Elixir 

This Radiance Elixir is just giving me all the feels!  It’s so nutrient dense and hydrating.  This elixir is rich in niacinamide which helps to lessen redness overall.  The blend is in a base of mushroom complex- snow mushroom, reishi, and Oregon Grown Shiitake.   This blends helps draw moisture into the skin. My skin feels so revived.  It feels a little heavier than most hydrating elixirs which I love!  My skin feels prepped and ready for oils and serums.  Get your Seasonal Radiance Elixir here!

 

 

Skin Repair Balm

First, the Skin Repair Balm is such an amazing multi-use product.  I’ve used it as a cleansing balm, hydrator and to help heal and relive pain from a burn.  One of the ingredients I love in the balm is yarrow-a powerful anti-inflammatory.  As a cleansing balm it removes all my makeup and leaves my skin feeling hydrated and supple.  I wake up with perfectly moisturized skin.  I put it on a hot water burn and it instantly took away the throbbing pain.  I’m wondering what this little jar can’t do?!  Snag yours here! Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!

 

Balancing Whipped Oil

I was so excited to try out the new Blue Tansy + Babassu Balancing Whipped Oil!  If you’ve followed me long enough you know I’m a big fan of blue tansy- this oil does so much.  First, the smell is so wonderful!  It has a sweetness to the smell but still smells herbal too.  Besides, smelling good, it also relaxes the nervous system.  It also helps to balance the hormones in our body- can you say YES!  It calms inflammation and redness in the skin.  Babassu is also in this whipped oil, which I love too.  It’s similar to coconut oil but not pore clogging like coconut oil can be.  These two combined are perfect for combination, dry or skin prone to breakouts. If you do have dry skin you may still want to use an oil first then the whipped oil.  I loved applying it after cleansing and toning.  I found I didn’t need extra hydration right now.  My skin felt so good in the morning!  It quickly absorbs into the skin leaving it feeling hydrated but with a matte look, not oily.  Overall, I can’t recommend this product enough! If you have skin that is breaking out or just skin that needs a little tlc- this is perfect.  Grab your Blue Tansy + Babassu here!  Don’t forget to use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!

 

 

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The Antioxidant Mask is a new favorite in the Live Botanical line.

 

 

Glowing Honey Mask 

To leave this product out of my Live Botanical review would be doing you a huge diservice- I’m obsessed!  This mask began my love affair with Live Botanical.  I love it!  It makes my skin glow in minutes- no joke!  It apply it all over in the morning and then grab my toothbrush and then rinse off once I’m done brushing my teeth.  It feels so hydrating and soothing to the skin.  It gives a slight exfoliation too with herbal grains.  The raw honey in this mask draws moisture to the skin while soaking up all the excess oils at the same time.  What I love is that this mask can be used daily as a cleanser or as a mask a couple times a week.  It really lives up to it’s name: Glowing Mask.  I promise you won’t be disappointed!  I can’t get enough of this decadent skin treat!  Oh and did I mention it’s only $30? Get your mask here! Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!

 

Hyaluronic Serum

I also tried the Aer Hyaluronic Serum and was so excited after the first use!  It’s unlike any product I’ve used.  I apply it after toning and press it on my face.  It leaves your skin feeling a bit wet but then it absorbs and fills in lines and evens out your whole complexion.  I apply my moisturizer/oil after and then my makeup and love the end result.  My skin is dewy and moist the whole day and doesn’t look haggard.  Am I making sense?  The first ingredient is aloe, which I’m all about-it replenishes the skin and plumps it up.  You guys need this-it’s fantastic and a staple in my makeup routine!   Get yours here!  Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!

 

Coconut & Bergamot Body Oil

I can’t get enough of this body oil!  It’s so good.  The smell of this is enough to transport you to an island oasis.  It comes in a glass bottle, making it easy to apply.  I applied it right after showering and it melted into my skin.  My skin felt hydrated and moisturized but not greasy at all.  I need this on repeat-no joke!  Seriously one of the best body oils!  Get your Body oil!  Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!

 

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That glow you get after using the Glowing Honey Mask from Live Botanical.

 

Hormonal Harmony Calming Oil

This oil is so soothing.  I even had my sisters try it and they loved it as well.  It smells so light and calming. My skin soaked it up and there was no oily residue left behind.  It felt so calming on my skin.  In the morning I would wake up with skin that looked so fresh and revitalized.  I especially notice when products are soothing and calm redness since it’s something I deal with.  This really helped give my skin an overall even look.  I also loved applying it before my makeup.  It was the perfect moisturizer, not too heavy but just enough.  I can’t recommend it enough for anyone, but especially those with sensitive skin types and those prone to redness!  Plus, when you see the ingredient list you might drool a little- so good! Get your Hormonal Harmony Calming Oil here! Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!

 

Nourishing Cleansing Oil

This cleansing oil leaves your skin hydrated and supple.  It’s a rich cleanser made for dry and sensitive skin types.  It’s not going to dry your skin out at all like some cleansers might.  I have more dry/combination skin and it worked great for me.  A luxurious cleanser filled with lemon balm, rose, chamomile, and lavender. Get your cleanser here! Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!

 

Travel Size Kits

Don’t forget to check out the Live Botanical kits.  These kits are great for getting 7-10 days to sample products.  Also great for travel when you don’t want to bring along all your full size products.  She offers 4 kits depending on your skin type.  Check out all the kits here!  

That concludes my Live Botanical review.  I absolutely believe in this line and can’t wait to try more products!  The quality that goes into each product is really amazing, not too mention the price tag is awesome!  Use coupon code: GURLGONEGREEN for 20% off!  Shop all of Live Botanical here!

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SOL Organics Luxury Down Comforter

SOL Organics Luxury Down Comforter

Sharing my full experience with SOL Organics Luxury Down Comforter on the blog.  I had been searching for an organic down comforter for a while and was so excited when I finally found one.  I had wanted to get my girls a down comforter for their beds for a while.  With Gracie transitioning to a big girl bed, I wanted to get them matching duvet covers but first I needed a down comforter.  I learned a trick when it comes to getting beds made with kiddos!  Just get rid of sheets and extra blankets and just use a down comforter instead.  It makes it so easy for them to make their bed when there isn’t a ton of blankets and layers to deal with.  Food for thought. 🙂

 

SOL Organics down comforter review

SOL Organics down comforter takes sleeping to the next level.

 

SOL Organics luxury down comforters live up to their name!  They are so luxe and cozy.  They are made with hypoallergenic 100% Canadian White Down, that’s responsibly grown and harvested and a 100% GOTS organic cotton cover.  They offer an all season 700 loft fill and a summer 600 loft fill- depending on how warm you want your down comforter to be.  I got the all seasons for the girls since they won’t be using any other blankets besides these.  My husband and I have the summer fill since we both tend to run a bit warm. 

I love that it’s a baffle box construction.  Making the fill even all over.  I let them air out for a couple days before I put a duvet cover over them.  They didn’t smell super strong but I always think duvets have a little smell right out of the bag and then they’re fine once aired out.  

My girls love them!  They can make their bed super easy and they stay warm at night.  I love how easy it is just to wash their duvet and call it a day, instead of washing a comforter, plus sheets.  I love knowing that my girls are not being exposed to harmful chemicals and pesticides with the organic cotton cover.  It gives this mama peace of mind.  

 

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Having a bad night sleep with SOL Organics Down Comforter isn’t an option!

 

I also wanted to share my experience with our SOL Organics down comforter. I had a down comforter in the past but it wasn’t organic.  I also sometimes would get too warm, and my husband too.  We both tend to run a little warm as I mentioned earlier, so when I saw that SOL Organics had a summer down comforter I couldn’t wait to try it!  The summer down has 600 fill, compared to the all season 700 fill as I mentioned above.  Making it a little less heavy.  I love how it lays flat and even, something that my last didn’t do.  It is the perfect temperature for my husband and I!  We both don’t get too hot and feel comfortable all night long.  I can’t recommend it enough.  It really hits all the marks for a clean organic down comforter and also isn’t too warm.  Check them out here!

Also, check out my review on SOL Organics sheets here! 

Have you found an organic down comforter that you love?

 

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SOL Organics down comforter takes sleeping to the next level.

 

Natural Baby/Child Gift Guide

Natural Baby/Child Gift Guide

My natural baby/child gift guide is here!  I hope it helps you get some ideas on gifts for that special baby or child in your life. I have everything from toys, to bedding, and practical items.  Leave me a comment on what you love getting baby or kids as gifts.  Would love to hear!

 

Natural Baby/Child Gift Guide:

 

 

Cuddle + Kind Dolls- 

I got these as a gift for Finley, Gracie and SJ and absolutely love them!  They love them too. They are handmade in Peru and for every doll purchased they feed 10 children.  Pretty awesome!  They are so intricately made and have so much character.  The perfect doll your kids will love for years to come.  Check them out here!

 

Pottery Barn Organic Bedding- 

We love Pottery Barn’s organic kid’s bedding.  We have their organic crib sheets, their organic twin size sheets and organic duvet covers.  I love how they are all organic and still so cute with their fun designs and prints to choose from.  Also, they’re always having sales, making them a great deal too!  Check them out here!

 

White Lotus Home-

We have an organic twin size bed from White Lotus Home for one of my girls and we love it!  It’s super soft and comfortable and will grow with them as they grow.  We also have all of their pillows from White Lotus Home too.  Each of my girls have their kapok pillows.  We also had their toddler pillow when they were younger.  I love knowing they’re not exposed to toxins as they’re sleeping.  Especially since they sleep a lot! Use coupon code: GGG25 for 25% off!  Check them out here!

 

Plan Toy Tea Set-

This is a great all wood tea set that kids will play with from toddler to big kid. I love that it’s made with all wood and no crazy additives.  Get it here!

 

Aprons- 

I couldn’t not include these in my natural baby/child gift guide! Minted makes the cutest monogrammed aprons.  I swooned over these this year!  They come in small sizes for even toddlers.  Every year we do a baking day with my sister and a gingerbread house day with my mom.  These are perfect for wearing as they’re baking.  The prints are too cute and designed by an artist.  I love how Minted showcases the artist and really promotes supporting artists around the world.  Can’t think of a better gift for kiddos!  Especially getting them in the kitchen!  Check them out here!

 

Kiddobloom- 

I love these plates, bowls, cups and utensils for everyday use! They have toddler size utensils and then bigger kid utensils. No plastic leaching!  We’ve had ours for over 4 years and they’re still in great condition.  Get it here!

 

Reuasble Stainless Steel Cup and Straw-

I got these for my girls a couple months ago and haven’t looked back! I love that they come with a lid and a silicone straw. We take these with us when we get drinks at places and we also use them for smoothies. I like that they can’t take the lids off!  Get it here!

 

Zutano Booties-

These booties are the best for babies! They actually stay on their feet and keep their little tootsies warm. I tried socks and little shoes but nothing stayed on my girls feet. These booties are a game changer! Can’t recommend them enough. Get them here!

 

Bamboo Washcloths-

I’ve had these with both my girls and love how soft they are. They are great for in the bath when they’re little but also when they get older too.  Get them here!

 

Organic Bath Fizzies-

If your kids are anything like mine then they love bath fizzles! As a mom I don’t love what’s in most bath fizzies. However, these are a cut above!  Get them here!

 

Hunter Boots-  

My kids still go outside even when the weather gets wet- I mean we live in Washington state so we don’t have much of a choice! 😉  We love how durable Hunter boots are.  My oldest gets a new pair every year and then we pass them down to her younger sister.  They are still in such great condition!  They’re having a sale right now too.  Check them out here!  

 

Burt’s Bees Organic Jammies-

I’ve gotten the girls these organic jammies the last couple years and love them!  They even have family organic jammies.  So not only your kids can get them but even the adults too!  They have some of the cutest prints too.  Even baby jammies! I love how they are a little less expensive then other organic jammies too.  Check them out here! 

 

Ergo Embrace Carrier-

I didn’t realize all the new products Ergo has since my last baby!  I’ve been using the new Embrace Carrier and absolutely love it!  Even my hubs is obsessed. It can fit infants from 7-25lbs.  It’s so soft and comfortable for them as newborns.  It’s also not as big and bulky as the Omni 360.  I love the Omni as they get older but the new Embrace has quickly become my new favorite for when they’re smaller.  It’s similar to a wrap but not as cumbersome to put on.  You just use the buckles to snap it on- so easy!  Trust me if you have a friend or relative that’s having a baby they need this!  Check them out here!

 

Magnetic Tiles-

My kids love building things with these magnetic tiles.  They are great for taking places too.  It’s nice because you can add to them as you want more.  Check them out here!

 

Imagination Magnets-

This is also a great toy that helps kids to use their minds.  It comes with cards that have designs on them and you create the design with the magnet shapes.  It’s also a great travel one in the car too.  Get it here!

 

Uppa Baby Nontoxic Car Seat-

We love our Uppa baby Infant flame retardant free car seat!   I love knowing that my baby isn’t being exposed to harmful flame retardants and that it still looks sleek.  We have this one and we also have this stroller!  This Cruz stroller is awesome because it makes it so easy to pop into places easily.  It also folds up and lays flat.  The car seat just attaches right in.  No additional attachments needed.  Love them both!  Get them here!

 

Toms Shoes-

I got these for Gracie and now I got a pair for SJ.  They are the perfect little booties to keep their feet warm and yet look stylish still.  They come in a variety of colors.  When you buy a pair of Toms, then they give a pair of shoes to someone in need.  Check them out here!

 

Night Light- 

My kids have this night light and love it!  It looks so chic in their room but is also a great night light as well.  I like that it’s made from ceramic and not plastic.  Check it out here!

 

Little Partners Learning Tower-

I’ve been wanting to get one of these for years and I think this year I’m finally going to do it.  My kids will use chairs in the kitchen to help me but I would love a tower like this because it’s so much safer.  Such  great thing to have for kids to be able to help learn their way around the kitchen.  Check it out here!

 

Counting Ladybug Montessori Toy-

This toy is awesome!  It helps kids learn to count with lady bugs.  The lady bug has a number on the bottom of it. Also comes with a carrying bag.  A great way to get kids to have fun while learning!  Check it out here!

 

Buckle Backpack-

This backpack is perfect for helping kids gain fine motor skills.  Gracie was obsessed with it and still loves it!  It’s great for car rides or travel in general. Keeps them busy but learning!  Check it out here!

 

Crate and Kids Teepee-

My girls love this!  They use it to hide in, to read books, to play house- so many things.  It look so inviting too.  It really is something they use all the time. Check it out here!

 

Skiphop Floor Tiles-

These really make a playroom standout but are also super practical.  They help keep the room a little cleaner.  Sometimes things spill and it’s nice to be able to just wipe it up, especially if the room has carpet.  Plus, my kids like to take them apart and put them back together.  It’s like one big puzzle.  Check them out here!  

 

Northface Reveresible Jacket-

I want to get one of these for Finley!  I love that they are reversible.  One side works for when she is wearing something nicer and the other side is great for just play.  I always feel like I need two jackets for her but this solves the problem!  Plus, I love North Face quality. We have a jacket from them when she was younger and Gracie still uses it now!  Check it out here!

 

Scooters-

My girls love their scooters! They are such a great investment.  I love that it keeps them active but also is easier to bring with us instead of a bike.  We got Gracie one when she was 2 and she still loves it!  We love the brand we have too.  Super durable.  Check them out here!

 

Hope my natural baby/child gift guide was helpful!  If you need more ideas for gifts when it comes to natural beauty- check them out below!

 

 

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