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Natural Soap 101: How To Wash with Hand Soap

Natural Soap 101: How To Wash with Hand Soap

For the past couple of years, hand washing enjoyed a very long moment. Now that our lives have opened back up and there are places to go (bliss!), we’re running errands, running to work, running our families to and from various activities—and if we’re being honest, we may not be running our hands under the faucets quite as often or as long as we were in the height of the pandemic. But germs don’t take a vacation just because our lives are hectic, so let’s revisit how to wash with hand soap—and discover which eco-luxe hand soap can do the...

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EMC X L'AVANT Collaboration

EMC X L'AVANT Collaboration

We are beyond thrilled to share some very special news with you. L’AVANT Collective is honored to be partnering with Every Mother Counts, a nonprofit established by Christy Turlington Burns to heighten awareness of the global maternal health crisis and improve access to pregnancy care and resources in the US and abroad. We’ve created a gorgeous logo edition of our Fresh Linen candle to celebrate EMC’s mission of creating a world where all women have the opportunity to become mothers and not only survive, but thrive. 50% of proceeds from the sale of this candle will be donated to EMC. We’re...

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How To Make Organic Cleaning Products

How To Make Organic Cleaning Products

It’s no secret that we’re partial to reaching for natural and organic ingredients when we clean our homes. After all, we founded L’AVANT Collective to make high performing, non toxic cleaning products with plant-based natural ingredients you’d enjoy using every day. If you’ve ever been curious how to make organic cleaning products for tough-to-clean spots like the oven, toilet, and more, read on. We’ve got some easy and effective tips to share!   Create a non-toxic oven cleaner If you’ve ever used conventional oven cleaner, you know how overpowering those fumes can be. No need to give yourself a headache...

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Why Natural Cleaning Products Are Better

Why Natural Cleaning Products Are Better

If the words “natural cleaning products” conjure up images of frustrated attempts to obtain the level of clean you’re used to, we have good news: Plant-based ingredients can actually outperform standard cleaning formulas, and they’re more gentle on you, your loved ones, and the planet, too. Here’s why natural cleaning products are better—and why you may want to make the switch if you haven’t already.   Natural cleaning products pose fewer health risks If you’ve ever experienced difficulty breathing while scouring your tub, felt the creeping dread of a headache while mopping your floors, or had red, itchy hands after...

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What Is Non Toxic Dish Soap?

What Is Non Toxic Dish Soap?

When it comes to dish soap, not all formulas are created equal. We know from firsthand experience that ingredients in conventional dish soaps can be irritating to sensitive skin and eyes—not to mention the environment. So we set out to create L’AVANT Collective non toxic dish soap to change the way dish soap performs. But what is non toxic dish soap anyway, and what sets L’AVANT apart from the pack? Let’s dive in.  What does “non toxic” mean when it comes to dish soap?  You’ve no doubt read words like “green,” “clean,” “natural,” and even “non toxic” on the packaging...

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Stuck Inside This Winter? Ignite Cozy Vibes with L’AVANT Candles

Stuck Inside This Winter? Ignite Cozy Vibes with L’AVANT Candles

The winter doldrums may be knocking on your door, but this year, we have the antidote! Let it rain, howl, and snow outside—with a few mindful tricks for burning our best-selling L’AVANT candles, you can ignite cozy vibes that will have you grateful it’s winter. (Really!)  Light L’AVANT candles in place of firewood  Running low on firewood but still want to create a relaxing, cozy atmosphere? Scatter a number of L’AVANT Collective candles inside your fireplace for instant mood lighting. We love to do this when we’re entertaining, because the flames still create a beautiful glow without throwing heat—perfect for...

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This Year, Resolve to Detox Your Home

This Year, Resolve to Detox Your Home

With 2023 in full swing, we’re pretty excited to report that we’ve been sticking to our New Year’s resolution. After all, this year’s is one we believe in living every day, though January certainly shines a spotlight on our renewed commitment to detoxing our home from questionable and harmful home cleaning ingredients.  Haven’t made the home detox resolution yet? It’s never too late to join us here at L’AVANT Collective. This year, resolve to detox your home—and get ready to reap the benefits! Reach for L’AVANT hand soap Let’s face it: Hand washing is still a crucial part of our...

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These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things

With the holiday season upon us and the long months of January and February on the horizon, we’ve curated some of our favorite things to enjoy during the holidays and well into 2023. After all, joy doesn’t begin in December and end at the cusp of January! Here are six L’AVANT Collective go-to’s to get you outside, keep you organized, help you practice self-care, win the best-guest-ever distinction, and keep lips kissably soft, all year long.  Cheers to a (new) year of JOY!  Funboy Midnight Racer Snowmobile Sled- $99 Surprise someone special with a gift of spontaneity and joy. Ride...

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These Recipes Will Brighten Your New Year

These Recipes Will Brighten Your New Year

One of our favorite parts of “wintering” is the call to return to warm, cozy meals that not only nourish our bodies, but our taste buds, as well. Hearty stew and a decadent cake fit the bill, and work for when you’re feeding the family or a table of hungry guests.  These are two of our favorite recipes to brighten your new year—and all winter long.  We’ve linked to the recipes by the talented cooks who created them, and send them our heartfelt thanks for making these delicious meals!  Kristi’s Favorite:  Moroccan Lamb Stew  If you’re not a lamb eater,...

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