Natural beauty and skincare is an issue that consumers are starting to educate themselves more about; instead of ignoring the ingredient list or skimming over words like Triethanolamine, Stearalkonium Chloride, and Polquaternium-44, consumers are choosing products with ingredients that they can actually pronounce.

When you’ve been using a product for years, it can be hard finding a healthier replacement to take its place; when I discovered Dr. Bronner’s Liquid Soap, I knew that I had found a replacement for my body wash, laundry detergent, all purpose cleaner, shampoo…and 13 other products around my home.

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Dr. Bronner’s soaps come in bar or liquid form and are available in peppermint, eucalyptus, almond, rose, unscented, citrus, lavender, and tea tree. The ingredient list is short and sweet, and you’ll notice that there are no artificial foaming agents or nasty chemicals (and it still creates a healthy lather).

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INGREDIENTS: Water, Saponified Organic Coconut*, Organic Palm* and Organic Olive* Oils (w/Retained Glycerin), Organic Hemp Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Essential Oils**, Citric Acid, Vitamin E.

I received a small press kit that included a bar of Dr. Bronner’s soap, and I was so impressed with the quality that I ran out to my local Whole Foods to purchase a 32 Oz ($16.99) bottle for myself, my mother, and a friend.

Dr. Bronner’s Liquid Soap can be used for:

  • Dishwashing
  • Bubble bath
  • Handwashing delicate laundry
  • Cleaning makeup brushes
  • Spot cleaning carpet stains
  • Toothpaste
  • Pest spray
  • Fruit and vegetable rinse
  • Pet shampoo
  • Foot soak
  • Mouth wash
  • Shaving
  • Deodorant

The soap is also biodegradable, vegetable-based, made with certified fair trade and organic oils, packaged in 100% post-consumer recycled bottles, and is free of synthetic foaming agents, thickeners, and preservatives.

I’ll take this over a cocktail of chemicals any day.

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