Earlier that day, I was walking around Mertz Apothecary in Lincoln Square, and I felt giddy as a girl in a candy store while I checked out the surplus of organic and “natural” body care products for my kiddos. After much deliberation, Burt’s Bees Baby Shampoo & Wash was the winner. Its “natural” reputation and price point were the deciding factors in my bath time purchase.
Later that night…
The kiddos WERE NOT happy if a drop of this got in their eyes. tear-free, I don’t think so.
After my ordeal of soothing my slippery screaming tots and their burning eyes, I took another look at the bottle’s tear-free and 96.08% natural label. I asked myself what is that 3.9% doing to my children and their future vision? I found “fragrance” listed in the ingredients. Hmmmm….that leaves a lot open for interpretation, don’t you think?
Our quest for a
sodium lauryl-free/laureth sulfate-free bath continues!
I’ll keep you posted.