While changing from your normal routine and habits can sometimes be difficult, it’s always good to examine the alternatives for benefits. In terms of switching to natural products over the conventional ones that are so commonly used by consumers, there are tons of great benefits that can be achieved. Check out some of the benefits of using natural products:
Products made from conventionally produced ingredients typically have a poor impact on our environment. The manufacturing of chemical-heavy products puts those chemicals, and many more, into the air and water, and even more go down your drain in your own home. Switching to natural products will make a difference in preserving our Earth.
2. No Irritation
Chemicals, artificial colors, and fillers in conventional products, especially beauty products and clothing, can cause irritation of the skin. Many people are even allergic to chemicals commonly found in conventionally produced products. Natural skin care products and clothing work with your skin instead of against it.
3. Food Health
Natural ingredients, like fresh fruits and veggies, herbs and spices, and even some meats can enhance one’s health, strength, endurance, immunity and youthfulness. These foods are unprocessed, unrefined, and don’t contain the harmful chemicals, hormones, and pesticides that can damage the insides of our bodies.
4. No Animal Testing
While it’s tough to be guaranteed that a company has done zero animal testing, typically natural products fall into this category. Natural products have no need to be tested on animals since they are completely harmless to humans. This is a benefit that improves both your life and an animal that you’ll never meet!
5. Air Quality
Using natural cleaning products will undoubtedly leave the air quality of your home much better. Conventional cleaning products will spray harmful chemicals into the air, which your entire family will end up breathing in. Also, natural products usually include pleasant natural essential oils for you to smell.
6. Less Expensive
If you decide to make your own homemade natural products, you will end up saving money in the process. For home cleaning, you can use products like vinegar, oil, lemon juice, and others to combine for a cheap and healthy alternative.
7. Safe Ingredients
When it comes to cleaning products, government regulations don’t require companies to list the ingredients of the products. Due to this, using natural products instead will allow you to rest assured that you’re using safe ingredients around your home. Also, when it comes to many conventional food products, it’s sometimes tough to even pronounce the name of an ingredient, much less know what it is. Going natural avoids this dilemma.
Written by Kim Webb, CEO and Founder of Rockin’ Green Soap
Finally it’s cool to be GREEN! Rockin’ Green is made for families that care about taking care of themselves and the Earth. As a mom Kim was fed up with the empty promises of “green” cleaning products that were not delivering what they promised… So she invented Rockin’ Green! We can all do our part for the environment while doing something good for ourselves. All of our organic cleaning products are biodegradable, and gluten and vegan friendly. They don’t contain phosphates, SLS, Parabens, or optical brighteners. All of our packaging is made from recycled materials.
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