If you live a vegan lifestyle and are looking for gentle products for your little one- here are our top picks!
My Little Coco
My Little Coco is a family friendly range of bath, body and hair products that have been paediatrician approved and dermatologically tested for even the most sensitive of skin. Enriched with nourishing organic coconut oil, the range is suitable for vegans and not tested on animals.
Toddle Born Wild
Toddle Born Wild is passionate about natural vegan children’s skincare and has developed a range of products designed to protect babies and children from the elements when having fun outside - whether playing in the garden or trekking through the wilderness. Products include sun and wind balm (SPF +50), dribble proof lip balm, and what’s believed to be the world’s most natural probiotic hand gel. All the products are made with natural ingredients, are 100% vegan and cruelty free and are sold in sustainable and recyclable packaging. The company has won a number of awards for its vegan credentials and all the products are PETA approved. For more information about Toddle Born Wild visit the website toddlebornwild.com.
The Gruffalo Prickly Pear Bath Time Gift Set
An exciting new gift set from Good Bubble, The Gruffalo Prickly Pear Bath Time Gift Set, has been launched to help clean all your grubby little Gruffalos – and it’s here just in time for Christmas.
With naturally derived and free-from formulations, The Gruffalo Bath Time Gift Set comprises a 250ml Grubby Gruffalo Hair & Body Wash, a 100ml Little Softy Moisturiser and a monstrously cute Gruffalo cuddly toy made from the plushest of materials and ideal for newborns, toddlers and children alike.
The mild bath products are made from nourishing superfruit Prickly Pear with avocado and coconut oil added for increased hydration and smooth soft skin. They are vegan, hypoallergenic, cruelty free and dermatologically tested for even the most sensitive skin.
What’s more, the plastic bottles are made from 50% recycled plastic, which can then be recycled again, proving we’re never too young to be doing our bit for the environment!
Gruffalo Hair & Body Wash with Prickly Pear Extract (250ml)
Suitable for newborns and upwards, this hair and body wash is packed with real Prickly Pear extract to help nourish your child’s hair and maintain the natural moisture of their young skin. It is a sulphate free, no tears at bath time product that is both ophthalmologist and dermatologically tested and perfect for sensitive skin, containing an allergen-free fragrance for a safe yet scrummy smell.
Bath time just got that little bit more magical for children, with an exciting range of bubble baths launched by Good Bubble and involving the world-famous characters of Julia Donaldson CBE, including Stick Man Bubble Bath, Room on the Broom Bubble Bath, The Snail & The Whale Bubble Bath and Zog Bubble Bath.
The bubble baths are suitable for newborns, toddlers and children alike and are hypoallergenic, vegan friendly and cruelty free. All come in 400ml bottles (£3.99 each), which are made from 50% recycled plastic and can be recycled again when empty.
Stick Man Bubble Bath – Sweet Fig & Elder, 400ml, £3.99
The frolicking foam Stick Man Bubble Bath contains extract of sweet-smelling Fig to entice children to hop into the bathtub and soak up the mild and gentle, sulphate free suds. Stick Man might have had some adventurous journeys himself, but there’ll be nothing calmer for your child than indulging in this gentle formula.
Room on the Broom Bubble Bath – Pumpkin & Wild Lily, 400ml, £3.99
Kids are sure to fly into the bath when they know they can soak up the suds of the Room on a Broom Pumpkin and Wild Lily Bubble Bath. This mild and gentle sulphate-free bubble bath is kind to the skin and the eyes, meaning – fingers crossed - they might just want to take a bath again and again.
The Snail & The Whale Bubble Bath - Lotus Flower & Sea Minerals, 400ml, £3.99
Let your child hitch a lift to bath time when you can regale the story of an unlikely, but beautiful friendship between the snail and the whale. A mild Lotus Flower bubble bath with Sea Minerals, it will be kind to the skin as it cleanses and nourishes your little one.
Zog Bubble Bath – Dragon Fruit & Orange, 400ml, £3.99
A Julia Donaldson favourite, Zog is known as an adventurous dragon who tries his best every day to win a gold star. If your child isn’t keen on bath time, why not offer them a Zog gold star for every bath they have? A sulphate-free bubble bath with allergen-free Dragon Fruit & Orange fragrance, it will leave little one feeling fresh and clean.
All Good Bubble products are super fruity and skin friendly for baby and child, with the naturally derived and organic range suitable for newborns and those with sensitive skin. They are made with skin-loving superfruits and a mild, allergen-free fragrance, bringing your precious children gorgeous hair and skincare products that actually work – with no tears or nasties!
The new range of Julia Donaldson Bubble Baths can be bought at goodbubble.co.uk and ethicalsuperstore.com for £3.99 per 400ml bottle from Thursday 21 November 2019.
Once Upon a Foxx
Your little mermaids and pirates will enter into a whole ocean of fun, bubbles and adventure whilst soaking in all the organic goodness from the newly launched Once Upon A Foxx range.
Using only the best naturally organic ingredients for delicate and sensitive skin.
Our shampoo, foaming wash, bubble bath and body lotion will have your water babies back on dry land with fluffy, clean results and smelling delicious. Made from the most delicate formulations and suitable for use from newborn.
Vegan friendly. Not tested on animals.
Available from www.onceuponafoxx.com
MONAT Santa’s Little Helper - £59 - Available online at monatglobal.com
Designed for pure fun at bath time! This giftable limited edition children’s collection features a trio floating and squirting bath toys along with the gentle and non-irritating MONAT Junior Line.
Created to quickly cleanse without drying out hair, adding shine and manageability, combat frizz and help subdue knots.
Includes: MONAT Junior Gentle Shampoo 237 ml, MONAT Junior Gentle Conditioner 177 ml, MONAT Junior Gentle Detangler 177ml and set of 3 Limited Edition Bath Toys.
Little Butterfly London
Little Butterfly London is a multi-award winning, luxury skincare brand for mothers and babies. The brand is the first in Britain to receive ECOCERT organic accreditation for their fully vegan and cruelty-free range of products, all sourced from nature. The collection has been dermatologically tested to ensure it is safe for use on sensitive and eczema prone skin and is perfect for use on newborn babies and breastfeeding mothers. A babies’ skin is five times thinner than an adult, which makes it even more vulnerable to absorbing nasties. This fact inspires every product in the range, with Little Butterfly London taking an earth-to-skin approach to wellbeing, ensuring each product is entirely free from mineral oil, paraffin, parabens, silicones and artificial fragrances.
Little Butterfly London’s infant skincare collection has everything you need to cleanse and calm your baby. From a light and refreshing top-to-toe wash that gently cleanses both body and hair, to a deeply nourishing nappy change balm with ultra-healing properties. The latest addition to the range is the Wrapped in Love anti-pollution face cream for babies, which contains a unique blend of natural ingredients which lifts impurities, soothes inflammation and lightly moisturises.
Premium British baby toiletries brand, Baby Kingdom Collection, has a range of products which are designed to assist in protecting and improving skin and hair, ‘leaving babies smelling like babies’. The collection offers parents a safe, luxurious and effective collection that ‘parents can trust putting on their new-born babies and toddlers’.
The range includes baby shampoo, 2-1 hair & body wash, body cream, nappy cream and talc free baby powder.
Manufactured and formulated in the UK, Baby Kingdom is dermatologically tested, hypoallergenic, vegan-friendly, 100 per cent recyclable and suitable for sensitive skin.
The products are 97-99 per cent natural and free from sulphates, parabens and other harsh irritants. Ingredients include Aloe Vera, Chamomile, Nettle Extracts, Panthenol, Vitamin E, Coconut Oil, Argan Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Castor Oil and Shea Butter.
Baby Kingdom at mybeautybar.co.uk
Calendula Shampoo and Body Wash 200ml £7.95
To create a perfectly gentle wash that works for babies, we put in a lot of thought. Formulated with beneficial ingredients like extract of organic calendula, the wash helps to gently lift dirt, leaving skin soft, hair easy to comb and baby’s own scent intact. Sweet almond oil prevents dryness, and the soft lather doesn’t sting baby’s eyes. No tears, no tugs, no roughness – just a clean, sweet-smelling, wriggly baby.
Calendula Cream Bath 200ml £13.95
Wash baby’s skin as gently as a touch with this extra- mild baby bath for delicate skin. Calendula’s sunny warmth and gentle skin soothing powers are matched with silky sweet almond oil and organic sesame oil to prevent drying, in a truly nourishing blend. Warm and cosseting on the skin, kindly cleansing, it’s a bath made to keep skin soft, smooth and with the lovely fragrance of natural, clean baby.
Calendula Baby Oil 200ml £10.95
Skin as delicate as your baby’s needs very little intervention to become the priceless natural shield needed for life. Treat dry, chafed or irritated skin, cleanse little bottoms, or enjoy a soothing massage together with this simplest of all formulations. Light organic sesame oil and an extract of organic calendula are all we need to offer you this treasure. Softening, warming, calming and relaxing – for tender moments with your little one from the first day.
Calendula Soap 100g £5.50
No matter how sensitive your skin, it needs to be cleaned. Weleda’s 100% vegetable oil based Calendula Soap is so mild it‘s even kind to children’s skin. With precious extracts of organic calendula and chamomile, gentle cleansers from organic coconut, palm and olive oils and the lightest fragrance from natural essential oils, we bring you kind cleanliness.
Zero-waste beauty brand, Ethique, has launched a zero-waste, plastic-free baby range, Little Ethique.
Created specifically for little ones, the new solid baby range includes products from tip-to-toe washing to a snoozy massage balm – perfect for giving your baby the TLC they deserve!
The sustainable New Zealand-based company – who launched in the UK earlier this year – are on a mission to rid the planet of plastic bottles by replacing virtually every plastic household product with a solid bar form.
The impressive handmade product range encompasses concentrated face, hair and body products which last up to 5 times longer than their bottled liquid counterparts. Ethique (French for ‘ethical’) only create products that are cruelty-free and vegan, and made with ingredients that are 100% sustainably sourced and fair trade - with products now available for your little ones too!
Even the sleeves they arrive in are 100% compostable and recyclable meaning zero consumer waste. Ethique’s formulas do not contain any palm oil, sodium lauryl/laureth sulphate, parabens, phthalates, ingredients that form nitrosamines or dioxins, formaldehyde, formaldehyde donors or petroleum by-products so are completely safe to use for you and your baby.
Due to Ethique’s dedication to sustainable and ethical business practices, to date, the business has saved over 4.3 million plastic bottles from manufacture and subsequently, landfill – and is projected to reach 10 million by 2020.
Baby Bott Balm, £14.00
This clever little bar helps reduce sore skin – it applies like a balm and dries quickly so there’s no need to apply a separate powder. Simply massage the bar between your dry, clean hands until you have enough balm to apply a thin layer over your baby’s bottom (or anywhere else they have sore skin). Baby Bott Balm contains calming and skin-loving ingredients, such as zinc oxide and shea butter, which help to soften and reduce sore skin. Baby Bott is also equivalent to two 100ml bottles of liquid product – meaning it’s bound to become your new go-to for nappy changes!
Bath Mylk, £11.00
Ethique’s cute heart-shaped bath melts help prepare little ones for a peaceful sleep. Start filling up the bath with warm water and drop in the bar as you would with a bath bomb. Bath Mylk contains a pack of four melts which promise to create a delicious smelling, hydrating bath for your little ones to have pre-bedtime. The bars are made up of gentle ingredients such as coconut milk, cocoa butter, flaxseed and a hint of lavender - which is also clinically proven to improve sleep meaning your baby will drift off in no time.
This multi-purpose bar contains cocoa butter, coconut oil, lavender oil and mandarin oil which will clean your little one from top to toe. There is no need for lots of bottles of body wash, shampoo and conditioner because this will keep the skin hydrated and hair soft. Tip-to-Tot bars are completely soap-free, pH balanced and gentle on delicate baby skin.
Love Baby Bar, £14.00
Little Ethique’s Love Baby Bar is formulated to help prevent dryness. Simply massage this bar onto your own and your baby’s skin. With organic cocoa butter, organic coconut oil and a light scent of essential lavender oil, it’s great to massage into the skin to help promote relaxation for you both! The Love Baby Bar is also safe for babies, pregnant belly stretchmarks and as is a great all-over body moisturiser.’
This solid conditioner bar will help manage your little one’s hair. Untangled works to tame the tangle, help the curly-wurlys or the super-fine-fly aways as it contains all the softening ingredients, such as coconut oil, cocoa butter and mandarin. Use Untangled on your baby’s hair in the bath after the Tip-to-Tot for extra soft baby hair!
Baby Wash & Shampoo Scent Free (150ml) £8.50
An ultra mild, non-irritating wash and shampoo for baby. This gentle certified organic formula is naturally scent free, made without essential oils, perfume or synthetic fragrances, perfect for little ones who suffer with sensitive skin or those prone to eczema or skin allergies. Extra concentrated so less is more, even in a bath full of bubbles.
- Suitable for washing body, hair and nappy area
- Protects young, delicate skin from dryness and irritation
- A favourite amongst expectant mums who can't tolerate any fragrance
- Great value – a little goes a long way and will last you considerably longer than off-the-shelf products
Key ingredients: Organic Aloe Vera, Yucca & Chamomile
Softening Baby Lotion Scent Free (150ml) £11.50
This beautifully light yet hydrating lotion is an ideal all over body moisturiser for baby. Formulated especially for sensitive and delicate skin this natural blend is made without essential oils or synthetic perfume for the ultimate organic skincare. Certified organic and rich in Shea Butter and Calendula to naturally soothe and nourish baby’s skin.
- A gentle natural baby lotion for the most sensitive skin
- Rich in Omega-6 fatty acids to soothe dry and irritated skin
- Can be used to cleanse nappy area
- A favourite amongst expectant mums who can't tolerate any fragrance
Key ingredients: Organic Aloe Vera, Cocoa butter, Shea butter & Calendula
Green People products do not contain: SLS, SLES, methylisothiazolinone (MI), methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI), parabens, lanolin, phthalates, propylene glycol, alcohol (ethyl alcohol, ethanol), harsh foaming agents, irritating emulsifiers, synthetic fragrance, PABA-sunscreen, gluten, colourants, petrochemicals, urea, DEA, TEA or PEGs.
Suitable for those who may be prone to eczema and psoriasis.
Green People products are available from Waitrose, Ocado, Whole Foods, Planet Organic, Revital and natural health retailers nationwide, as well as online at www.greenpeople.co.uk.