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How to Get Motivated to Clean: 20 Tricks for Tackling Chores

How to Get Motivated to Clean: 20 Tricks for Tackling Chores

A clean and organized home can work wonders for our well-being, productivity, and overall quality of life. But, let’s face it—getting motivated to clean can be a daunting task, especially when the mess feels overwhelming. If you’ve ever found yourself staring at a cluttered room, wondering why you can’t motivate yourself to clean, you’re not alone. The struggle to find that initial spark of inspiration is a common challenge we all face from time to time. The good news is with the right strategies and a little mindset shift, you can conquer your cleaning-related apathy and embark on a journey...

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NEW! Our Blushed Bergamot Scent Has Arrived

NEW! Our Blushed Bergamot Scent Has Arrived

Here at L’AVANT Collective, we’re known for high performing, plant-based natural cleaning products housed in elevated packaging. We’re also known for our customer favorite Fresh Linen scent that makes cleaning up uplifting. So you can imagine what a big deal it is for us to launch a NEW proprietary scent: Blushed Bergamot. Read on to discover all there is to love about the entire L’AVANT Collective Blushed Bergamot line of eco friendly cleaning products, and what you can expect now that it's here. (Hint: We think you can expect to love it as much as we do!) What does Blushed...

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How to Remove Halloween Makeup from Fabric

How to Remove Halloween Makeup from Fabric

Spooky season is upon us, and we can’t get enough of pumpkin patches, cozy candles, and all those warming spices leading up to Halloween. The morning after those Halloween parties, however, can bring a frightening realization: The telltale signs of Halloween costume makeup on our clothes and upholstery. Before you panic, read on. We’ve got helpful hints on removing Halloween makeup from fabric–and they start with L’AVANT Collective.  What is “Halloween makeup”? Halloween makeup comprises both everyday makeup from your makeup bag, and the thick, oil-based paint that you often find in party or costume stores. In general, Halloween makeup...

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Our Favorite Non-Toxic Cleaners for After School Messes

Our Favorite Non-Toxic Cleaners for After School Messes

School is back in session, and for many of us, that means major shifts in the daily routines we enjoyed all summer. These adjustments don’t have to mean sacrificing a clean home, however. In just a few minutes, after school messes from tired and hungry family members can be cleaned up and surfaces can be wiped down to get ready for dinnertime, thanks to our favorite organic cleaning products. Here are our top picks for non-toxic cleaners for after school messes–and thanks to our gentle plant-based formulas, they’re safe enough for little helpers to use, too.  Post-snack spills and stickiness?...

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How to Organize Your Laundry Room

How to Organize Your Laundry Room

Whether you have a dedicated laundry room in which to use your natural laundry products or your washer and dryer share their space with your basement or garage, having a well-organized laundry “room” can not only save you time and energy, but it can make this necessary chore feel less burdensome. While many of us give careful consideration to organizing our kitchen pantry or home office, the laundry room often gets overlooked when it comes to home organization–but not anymore! Here are our favorite ways to organize your laundry room to make laundry day less laborious.  Empty the laundry room...

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How to Remove Odor from Clothing

How to Remove Odor from Clothing

It’s no secret that this summer has been a brutal one, and with temperatures soaring into the triple digits for much of the world, there’s no getting around it: Our laundry has borne the brunt of our sweating. Body odor in clothing can be notoriously difficult to get rid of, but don’t toss that t-shirt or workout gear just yet. Thanks to the powerful plant enzymes in L’AVANT Collective non toxic laundry detergent, your clothes will look brighter, feel softer, and yes–even smell better! Here’s how plant enzymes get even the dirtiest, sweatiest job done to leave your laundry clean...

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How to Keep Clutter Off Your Kitchen Countertops

How to Keep Clutter Off Your Kitchen Countertops

No matter what our best intentions are for keeping things tidy around the house, kitchen countertops have a way of becoming cluttered, however big or small they are. That’s because our kitchens truly are the heart of the home–and that means a lot of foot traffic, a lot of gathering for eating, socializing, working, and doing homework, and a lot of “I’ll pick that up later.” Because we love a clean, organized house, we’ve honed a few helpful ways to keep clutter off kitchen countertops–and we think you’re going to love them as much as we do. Read on to...

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How to Clean Your Kitchen Without Bleach

How to Clean Your Kitchen Without Bleach

For many people, getting a kitchen “truly clean” means using bleach when cleaning. A little spray on the countertop, a little in the mop bucket…but using bleach to clean your kitchen may leave you feeling less like cooking in your kitchen and more like you need to open the windows and get some fresh air–now. The good news? You don’t have to clean your kitchen with harsh bleach. Instead, reach for non toxic cleaning products that keep your home clean while still being safe for you, your family, and your pets. Here’s how. Why should I avoid bleach in the...

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How Cleaning Can Make You Feel Calm

How Cleaning Can Make You Feel Calm

It’s no secret that we love cleaning. After all, L’AVANT Collective was born out of our combined love of beautiful design and a clean house! As it turns out, however, our “cleaning quirk” isn’t so much a quirk as it is…a stress reliever? It may seem like a stretch, but hear us out: Cleaning can actually be beneficial for easing stress. Here’s how cleaning can make you feel calm–and why what you use to clean with matters to your physical and mental well-being. Cleaning can ease anxiety If you’ve noticed that you take great comfort in wiping down your countertops...

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