Gifts - Children's Toiletries

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1. Humphrey’s Corner from Faith in Nature

These gift sets feature a range of mild products that will soothe, relax and calm little ones before bedtime. Using carefully selected, certified organic and other natural ingredients, the gentle range is free from parabens, artificial colours and fragrances. Hypoallergenic and pH balanced, the range is suitable for frequent use.

This Organza Bag with Baby Jack Figure is available in Aromatic Rosemary, Gentle Rose, Calming Chamomile, Relaxing Lavender and Soothing Aloe Vera. The gift set includes a natural shampoo (250ml), natural bubbly bath (250ml) and a Baby Jack cuddly toy.


Also Vegan Society-registered, approved by Cruelty Free International and biodegradeable with bottles made from recycled material when available.

Price: RRP £9.99
Available: from Faith in Nature at www.faithinnature.co.uk & health food stores
Link: http://bit.ly/Xlcdjh

2. Organic Monkey

Taking care of your little one’s skin has just become a whole lot easier with Organic Monkey - the first Fairtrade certified range of baby products in the UK. Certified by the Soil Association and Fairtrade Foundation, all products are made with food grade oils, Fairtrade butters and high quality essential oils to ensure a natural, pure collection to pamper, soothe, nourish and protect.

A couple of our favourites are:
‘Bumfluff’ Organic Nappy Balm £10.50 (50ml). Keep little monkeys bottom in peachy condition with a highly effective blend of shea butter, beeswax and Roman chamomile essential oil. This rich, protective barrier works to nourish, relieve and protect irritated areas whilst increasing the skins natural moisture retention capacity. Also available unscented.

‘Cheeky Monkey’ Organic Cheek Rub Oil for Teething £7.50 (30ml). This innovative cheek rub provides safe and effective teething relief. 100% organic, its soothing blend of Arnica, Sweet Almond, Chamomile, and Lavender essential oils helps to calm, relieve and soothe the most stressful of little monkeys.

Price: £7.50 - £12.00 fr individual products. The Gift Set is £42.50
Available: from Organic Monkey at www.organicmonkey.co.uk
Link: http://bit.ly/VhKA4H & http://bit.ly/WGiot7

3. Weleda's Calendula Baby Care Starter Kit

This new kit from Weleda makes a great gift for a new baby, and introduces parents to the award-winning, organic baby range. The kit contains travel-sized Calendula Nappy Change cream, Baby Body Wash and Baby Oil, plus soothing Calendula Face Cream and Calendula Baby Lotion. It’s a great size to pop in a changing bag when out and about.

The gift set also includes a pack of organic calendula seeds, so parents can enjoy teaching their toddlers about nature.

Established in 1921, Weleda is the original green beauty pioneer and has shown a complete commitment to manufacturing using only natural ingredients for over nine decades. The range is free from mineral oils, synthetic ingredients, artificial additives, colourants, fragrances or preservatives of any kind including parabens.

Price: RRP £12.95
Available: from independent health stores & pharmacies nationwide, and the online store at www.weleda.co.uk. For stockist information or mail order, call 0115 944 8222
Link: http://bit.ly/KWjwTz

The pack includes 100ml Lavender Baby Wash & Shampoo, 30ml Dry Skin Baby Lotion and 30ml Lavender Baby Salve.

Price: £15.95
Available: products are available through selected John Lewis, Ocado, independent health stores and online at www.greenpeople.co.uk
Link: http://bit.ly/Zp0Zec

4. Hello Baby!

Organic Babies, the organic skincare range from Green People, have added a delightful gift to their range. The new ‘Hello Baby’ gift pack is a trio of pure bath and skincare products that are expertly blended. The products are suitable for new arrivals, even those with sensitive skin and skin allergies such as eczema.

Personalise your gift by choosing from Baby Blue for boys or Blush Pink for girls, plus there is a Unisex option for those with a surprise in store. ‘Hello Baby’ is also a great Christmas and Christening gift.


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