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How to Make Body Scrub With Lotion

How to Make Body Scrub With Lotion

Making a DIY body scrub using lotion is a great way to exfoliate and moisturize your skin at the same time. It's simple, cost-effective, and you can customize it to suit your skin type and preferences. Here's a step-by-step guide to making your own body scrub at home using basic ingredients. What You'll Need: - L'AVANT Collective Fresh Linen Hand Lotion- Granulated sugar or fine sea salt (for exfoliation)- A mixing bowl- A mixing spoon or spatula- An airtight container for storage Step 1: Choose Your BasePlant-based lotion will be the base of your scrub, providing moisture and helping the exfoliating...

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Pollen-Proof Your Home: Cleaning Tips for Allergy Season

Pollen-Proof Your Home: Cleaning Tips for Allergy Season

Spring brings warm weather and flowers, but for many of us, it also means dealing with annoying pollen allergies. Pollen can sneak into our homes, making us miserable with sneezing and itchy eyes. But don't worry, with some clever cleaning strategies, you can make your home a comfortable place, even during allergy season. So what's the deal with pollen and allergies? Pollen is a tiny particle that plants make, and it's a big reason for seasonal allergies. It's super light and can easily float through the air and into our homes. Once inside, pollen can stick to just about everything and...

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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist for 2024

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist for 2024

Welcome to spring, the perfect time for a fresh start in your home! We've put together a super detailed spring cleaning checklist that covers everything. We're not just talking about the usual spots like the kitchen and living room; we're diving into all those special areas too, from your cozy reading nook to the garden outside. And guess what? We're keeping it green and clean with vegan eco-luxe cleaning products. So, whether you're sorting out your craft supplies, shining up those windows, or getting your garden ready for flowers, this guide is here to help you spruce up every inch...

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How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Transforming your home into a space that screams luxury and sophistication doesn't necessarily require a hefty budget. With a few strategic touches and an eye for detail, you can elevate your living environment to mirror those of high-end designs.  1. Declutter and Organize A clean, well-organized space is the foundation of an expensive-looking home. Clutter can detract from the most beautiful interiors, so start by purging items you no longer need or love, and then organize what remains in a thoughtful manner. Consider sleek storage solutions that blend with your decor—think decorative baskets, stylish bookcases, and hidden storage furniture. A minimalist approach...

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Kristi + Lindsay's Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Kristi + Lindsay's Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Love is in the air! Check out Kristi + Lindsay's Valentine's Day Gift Guide for 2024. Full of practical gifting ideas for people you love. For the Ladies in Your Life Pretty Puffer Vest Scallop Frame Mahjong Travel Set Classic Luxe Pajamas Cooler Bag Hemmed Sheet Set Plates Chica Tumbler Wreath Sash Hand Towel Makeup Case Border Notecards Gold Initial Notepad Essential Starter Bundle in Blushed Bergamot   For the Men in Your Life Tie Glasses Jacket Shirt Straight Rye Multipurpose Cleaner

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Creating the Ultimate At-Home Valentine's Day Experience

Creating the Ultimate At-Home Valentine's Day Experience

Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to celebrate love, and what better way to do so than in the comfort and intimacy of your own home? With this year's Valentine's Day falling on a school night in 2024, the charm of an at-home celebration is not just appealing but practical. Transforming your living space into a romantic haven doesn't require grand gestures; sometimes, the most memorable experiences come from the simplest acts, like a meticulously cleaned home, a beautifully set dinner table, and the soft glow of candles. Let L'AVANT Collective be your partner in crafting this idyllic setting.1. Sparkling...

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How Hand Soap Helps to Prevent Illness and Infections

How Hand Soap Helps to Prevent Illness and Infections

Handwashing is more than just a routine—it's your daily mini escape and a crucial step in keeping your family healthy. The CDC has long advocated for handwashing as a primary defense against the spread of infections, emphasizing its effectiveness in preventing both gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses, such as colds or the flu​.​​​ The magic lies in the simple act of scrubbing with hand soap and water, which lifts and washes away germs and dirt. But here's where it gets interesting: the handwashing experience can be as luxurious as it is essential. Enter high-end hand soaps, like those from L'AVANT Collective....

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Holiday Cleaning Tips: How to Prepare Your Home for Guests

Holiday Cleaning Tips: How to Prepare Your Home for Guests

The holiday season is a time of joy, laughter, and gatherings with family and friends. As you prepare to welcome guests into your home, ensuring a clean and inviting space becomes a top priority. This guide offers practical holiday cleaning tips to help you transform your living spaces into welcoming havens, ensuring your guests feel the warmth of the season as soon as they step through your door. Deck the Halls with Cleanliness Clean and dust your holiday decorations, from tinsel to ornaments. A clean and well-maintained festive display sets the tone for a cozy and cheerful atmosphere. Ensure to...

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How to Clean an Espresso Machine with Plant-Based Cleaners

How to Clean an Espresso Machine with Plant-Based Cleaners

The rich aroma of freshly brewed espresso is a delight for coffee enthusiasts, but maintaining the perfect cup requires regular maintenance of your espresso machine. While it's common to use commercial cleaners, many are unaware that plant-based cleaning products, like those from L'AVANT, offer an effective and environmentally friendly alternative. In this guide, we'll explore the steps to clean your espresso machine using more natural solutions, ensuring not only a well-maintained appliance but also a greener approach to your coffee ritual. Why Choose Plant-Based Cleaning Products? Environmentally Friendly: Plant-based cleaners are derived from natural sources, reducing the impact of harmful chemicals on...

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2023 L'AVANT Holiday Gift Guide

2023 L'AVANT Holiday Gift Guide

The L'AVANT Holiday Gift Guide! Kristi's + Lindsay's top picks for holiday gifting. 🎁 Lip Treatment Kit by Three Ships Beauty Vanilla Musk Body Sponge Duo by Trish McEvoy Swiss Foot File by Gehwol Gypsy Water Body Wash by Byredo Goe Oil by Jao Brand Dry Brush by Goop Lococo by Loco Magic Adidas Gazelles by The Edit LDN Black Backpack by Anya & Niki Dickey Jacket by Veronica Beard Chain by Mariah Christofilis Vegan Leather Weekender by Malia & Lili Midnight Superbloom Crush by Bathorium Annecy Coat by Toteme Studios Next Ex Shirt by TWP Clothing The Nori Press by Nori...

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How to Clean Makeup Brushes

How to Clean Makeup Brushes

Makeup brushes are an essential tool for achieving a flawless look, but they can also be a breeding ground for bacteria, oils, and makeup residue. To maintain healthy, radiant skin and preserve the quality of your makeup, regular cleaning of your brushes is crucial. In this blog post, we'll walk you through the step-by-step process of cleaning your makeup brushes and share some helpful tips to keep them in top condition. Before delving into the cleaning process, it's essential to understand why you should clean your makeup brushes regularly: Preventing Breakouts: Dirty brushes can harbor bacteria and oils, leading to...

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How to Make a Homemade Ice Pack

How to Make a Homemade Ice Pack

In a world where convenience often trumps frugality, it's easy to forget that simple DIY solutions can be just as effective as their store-bought counterparts. Homemade gel ice packs are a prime example of this - they're easy to make, cost-effective, and can be customized to suit your needs. In this guide, we'll show you how to create your very own homemade gel ice pack using common household items, with our plant-based dish soap as the star ingredient. Materials You'll Need: - A strong resealable plastic bag (quart or gallon-sized)- L'AVANT Collective High Performing Dish Soap- Water- Food coloring (optional, for...

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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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How to Naturally Remove Ice Cream Stains

How to Naturally Remove Ice Cream Stains

It’s official: Ice cream season is here, and that means reveling in all the delights that an ice cold treat on a warm summer day can bring. Unfortunately, it also means ice cream stains on our clothes. But as much as we love being clean, there’s not a chance we’re going to miss out on a scoop or two when the occasion calls for it! Instead, we’re turning to the powerful natural enzymes in  L’AVANT Collective High Performing Laundry Detergent to show us how to naturally remove ice cream stains. Consider this your summer wardrobe saver!  Removing ice cream stains...

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5 Ways to Transform Your Bathroom Into a Spa

5 Ways to Transform Your Bathroom Into a Spa

When you think about a spa treatment, what comes to mind? For us, it’s not solely about the treatment itself (though that, of course, is always a treat!) –it’s also about how relaxing the space is to spend time in. From minimalist decor and greenery to scents that ease whatever burden we’re carrying, spas have a way of hitting the reset button so we can keep going. There’s no reason we can’t recreate a spa experience at home, of course, and it doesn’t have to be overwhelming to do so. Here are our favorite five ways to transform your bathroom...

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The Best Housewarming Gifts for New Homeowners

The Best Housewarming Gifts for New Homeowners

Late spring heralds the arrival of “moving season,” when more people move house than any other time of year. From now through the end of summer, new homeowners will be packing, unpacking, and throwing housewarming parties. If you’ve been lucky enough to receive an invite to a loved one’s new home but aren’t sure what to give as a housewarming gift, we’ve got some ideas sure to put you at the top of the “best gift giver” list. The best gifts for the new homeowners in your life begin with performance cleaning products and natural home goods that elevate their...

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How to Make Homemade Weed Killer with Natural Dish Soap

How to Make Homemade Weed Killer with Natural Dish Soap

If you’re like us, you wait all winter for the first buds of spring. And while every year we swoon over the trees and flowers bursting into bloom and all the color and beauty they provide, our enthusiasm is short-lived once the weeds take hold. Trying to keep weeds in check can feel daunting, but you don’t have to reach for a toxic pesticide to use as a weed killer. Instead, you can mix up a batch of homemade weed killer with L’AVANT Collective eco-friendly dish soap. With a little commitment and this natural homemade weed killer, you can be...

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Meet Our NEW Must-Have Travel Cleaning Set

Meet Our NEW Must-Have Travel Cleaning Set

If you’ve got travel plans on the horizon, we’ve got good news for you. We’ve created a NEW travel cleaning set with must-have L’AVANT Collective natural cleaning favorites to take with you to your hotel, AirBnB, or even your camping site for a touch of ‘glamping’. Here’s why it matters that you can clean up with L'AVANT natural dish soap, organic hand soap and non toxic multipurpose cleaner when you travel–and with packaging this elevated, you can bet wherever you’re staying will look even better than when you checked in.    Natural cleaning products for a highly effective clean  For...

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How to Make Bubbles with Dish Soap

How to Make Bubbles with Dish Soap

Warm weather means more time outside–and nothing says “spring” like kids discovering the magic of playing with bubbles in the sunshine. But you don’t have to buy numerous plastic bottles full of bubble solution to make the perfect bubbles for your family. With the right amount of L’AVANT Collective natural dish soap and a few other household items, you’ll have a recipe for family fun in no time–without the single use plastic. Here’s how to make bubbles with dish soap.  What you’ll need to make bubbles with dish soap To make bubbles with natural dish soap, you’ll need: - 2...

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Why Wool Dryer Balls Are Your Best Bet for Softer Clothes

Why Wool Dryer Balls Are Your Best Bet for Softer Clothes

If you’re looking to transition to plant-based laundry products but are afraid you’ll be stuck with clothes that feel rough and stiff, we have good news: Swapping out your liquid fabric softeners and dryer sheets for L’AVANT Collective natural wool dryer balls won’t just make your clothes soft–you’ll also have less static and a shorter drying cycle. Here’s why wool dryer balls are your best bet for softer clothes.  Wool dryer balls don’t create “faux” softness  You’ve probably never thought about why your clothes feel softer after using conventional fabric softeners and dryer sheets. After all, isn’t that what they’re supposed...

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5 Reasons to Ditch Your Dryer Sheets for Wool Dryer Balls

5 Reasons to Ditch Your Dryer Sheets for Wool Dryer Balls

Is there anything more satisfying on laundry day than pulling clean, fluffy, soft clothes from the dryer? We’ve always appreciated a freshly cleaned load of laundry, but since swapping out dryer sheets for wool dryer balls, we feel even better about our machine-dried clothes. Here are our top 5 reasons to ditch your dryer sheets for wool dryer balls, and trust us: You’re about to love laundry day as much as we do.  Dryer balls save (a lot of) energy. We’ve all been there: A large load of towels or bedding gets thrown in the dryer, the long cycle is...

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These 5 Plant-Based Enzymes Will Change the Way You Do Laundry

These 5 Plant-Based Enzymes Will Change the Way You Do Laundry

If you’ve been curious about trying a natural laundry detergent but aren’t sure if it will work because you aren’t sure how it works, we have good news. Our L’AVANT Collective High Performance Laundry Detergent is formulated with powerful plant-based enzymes that do the heavy lifting without taking a heavy toll on the environment, or your health. Get to know the natural enzymes you’ll find in our sustainable laundry detergent – both the Unscented and Fresh Linen options–and why we chose them to use in our NEW eco-luxe laundry formula.  Protease  Known for its powerful stain-fighting ability, protease is a plant-based...

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Seeking a More Sustainable Laundry Detergent? Try L’AVANT Collective

Seeking a More Sustainable Laundry Detergent? Try L’AVANT Collective

When making the change to more sustainable home cleaning products, many of us focus on swapping out harsh countertop sprays, bathroom cleaners, and soaps–and for good reason: Many of these conventional products are formulated with harsh chemicals that can irritate our lungs, eyes, skin and be hard on the environment, as well. But while all of these changes to non toxic cleaners add up to cumulative positive effects, we may be hesitant to give up our conventional laundry detergents because we’re afraid our clothes just won’t look or feel, well, truly clean. The good news? Today’s sustainable laundry detergent is...

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Where to Buy Non Toxic Dish Soap

Where to Buy Non Toxic Dish Soap

You’ve made the decision to switch to non toxic dish soap–congratulations! Non toxic dish soap is easier on your skin and the environment, and when you choose the best-selling formulas from L’AVANT Collective, it can be just as (or more!) effective than traditional formulas. If you’re wondering where to buy non toxic dish soap, we’ve got you covered. Read on for some of our retailers throughout the U.S., and how to find a store near you.  Bloomingdale’s  L’AVANT Collective is available at Bloomingdale’s! The department store beloved for its beautifully curated goods carries L’AVANT non toxic dish soap, and we...

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How To Unclog a Toilet with Dish Soap

How To Unclog a Toilet with Dish Soap

Let’s face it: We’re a multitasking bunch, we humans. We don’t always like to be, but on any given day, we may be found answering a work call while walking the dog, eating a quick bite while driving, or texting someone while in mid-conversation with someone else (guilty!). Life moves quickly, and sometimes, multitasking makes us feel like we’re catching up. So it makes sense that sometimes, we need our natural home cleaning products to multitask, as well. We developed L’AVANT Collective eco luxe dish soap to handle whatever we threw at it, and the result is a natural dish...

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What Is the Best Non Toxic Dish Soap?

What Is the Best Non Toxic Dish Soap?

Farewell, blue dish soap. There’s a non toxic dish soap at our counters, and we couldn’t be happier about it. If you haven’t discovered the best eco-friendly dish soap by L’AVANT Collective, you’re in luck. We’re highlighting this natural formula and all the things that make it the best non toxic dish soap–and we bet once you have one of our elegant refillable bottles at your kitchen sink, you won’t shed a tear for the blue stuff. Here’s why.  It Cuts Grease  L’AVANT Collective has taken non toxic dish soap to the next level with its ability to cut grease...

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Why You Should Use Natural Cleaning Products

Why You Should Use Natural Cleaning Products

If you’re like most of us, you’ve spent countless years using conventional cleaning products that promise to cut grease, brighten grout, leave your countertops free of germs, and get your kitchen floors so clean, they sparkle. But if, like many of us, you’ve also noticed that cleaning with conventional products means opening the windows so the fumes don’t irritate your lungs or give you a headache, or your skin becomes inflamed unless you wear rubber gloves to clean, we have good news: Natural cleaning products can clean just as well as those conventional cleaning products, without all the irritation. Really!...

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Sustainable Cleaning Solutions

Sustainable Cleaning Solutions

“Eco-friendly” and “green” are some buzzwords some brands use to describe products like hand soap, dish soap, and all-purpose sprays. But, they never actually explain what it means. According to experts, in most cases, it means nothing at all. These labels don’t indicate any certification and, upon further inspection, contain the same ingredients that the regular formulas do. This can cause a problem for shoppers who are looking for sustainable cleaning solutions that are natural, plant-based, and non-toxic but still get the job done. We’re here to help you in searching for sustainable cleaning solutions that help keep your home...

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What Makes a Good Non-Toxic Dish Soap?

What Makes a Good Non-Toxic Dish Soap?

We’ll let you in on a secret: non-toxic dish soap really can work as well as – and even better than! – its conventional counterpart. Getting rid of grease, leaving dishes sparkling clean, and not irritating your skin with harsh or questionable chemicals: Non-toxic dish soap really can deliver it all. And when you know what makes a good non-toxic dish soap, you’ll find that the best is found here at L’AVANT Collective. Get ready to learn what makes a natural dish soap highly effective, and why it’s such a great addition to your kitchen countertop.   Powerful surfactants Surfactants...

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Making the Switch to Natural Products? Here’s What to Look for In Natural Hand Soap

Making the Switch to Natural Products? Here’s What to Look for In Natural Hand Soap

If you’ve been thinking about swapping out that brand of conventional hand soap that leaves your skin chapped and dry and opting for natural hand soap instead, you may be confused about what to look for on the label. Which ingredients will moisturize your hands, even after repeated washing? How can natural ingredients actually fight dirt and germs? When it comes to natural hand soap, we know a thing or two–and we’ve compiled a list of everything we love about it. Let’s dive in so you can learn what to look for in natural hand soap.  Look for a moisturizing...

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‘Tis the Season: Winter Fir is BACK!

‘Tis the Season: Winter Fir is BACK!

It’s that time of year again when the temperature dips, we embrace all things cozy, and we restock our best selling Winter Fir soaps and candles! Get ready for the winter months and the holiday season with this customer favorite scent that brings all the beauty of the winter indoors for you and your loved ones to enjoy.  L’AVANT Collective Winter Fir Hand Soap  The moisturizing lather your hands crave during the cold winter months is back in our limited edition L’AVANT Collective Winter Fir Hand Soap! Just as you’ve come to expect from our eco-luxe cleaning products, this natural...

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NEW! L’AVANT Hand Lotion Has Arrived

NEW! L’AVANT Hand Lotion Has Arrived

When we set out to write this blog post, we thought of teasing you with a lengthy introduction that would reveal our latest news. But who are we kidding?! We can’t wait, and we don’t want you to, either. So– drumroll, please–our NEW L’AVANT Hand Lotion is here! Thanks to your support and feedback, the lotion you’ve been asking for has arrived–and we could not be more thrilled to bring it to you. Read on for what you can expect from our new luxury hand lotion.   Luxury hand lotion, L’AVANT style When we formulated our new luxury hand lotion,...

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The Best Eco Friendly Cleaning Products to Clean Kids’ School Supplies

The Best Eco Friendly Cleaning Products to Clean Kids’ School Supplies

With back-to-school in full swing, we’re turning our thoughts to cleaning up the messes that await us after the school pick-up is over: reusable lunch containers, pens and pencils, laptop keyboards, books and binders, and of course, hands that have been busy all day long. The best eco friendly cleaning products to clean up kids’ school supplies are from L’AVANT Collective. These natural multi-purpose cleaners not only clean with plant-based ingredients, but they soothe and soften skin and leave a gentle scent that might even make cleaning up enjoyable. Here are our favorite sustainable cleaners for keeping back-to-school items clean...

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Sustainable Cleaning Solutions for Every Kind of Mess

Sustainable Cleaning Solutions for Every Kind of Mess

No matter what our best intentions are for having a home that looks straight out of our Instagram aspirations, life gets messy. Sometimes it’s a car seat full of crushed kids’ snacks, other times it’s a sink full of dishes (and wine glasses!) from a celebratory dinner party. Whether a special occasion or a mundane moment, life’s mess is part of what makes it so beautiful. Another part of life we love? Plant-based cleaning products that don’t just get the job done beautifully, but look beautiful doing it. From hands and dishes that need washing to countertops that need wiping...

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Traveling this Summer? Pack These Travel-Friendly Organic Cleaning Products

Traveling this Summer? Pack These Travel-Friendly Organic Cleaning Products

Heading out to enjoy all that summer has to offer? You don’t have to sacrifice non toxic cleaning products for questionable cleaning formulas. From wiping down airplane trays and cleaning sticky surfaces to making your AirBnB as clean as your own home, L’AVANT Collective is here to make sure your travel plans stay sustainable. Grab these travel-sized eco friendly cleaning products and hit the road, the air, or the water–and make the most of your summer fun!  Discover this travel-sized bundle  Good things come in threes–including the L’AVANT Collective Discovery Bundle! Featuring TSA-approved sizes (2 oz. each), these eco-friendly cleaning...

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Have Pets? Here’s Why You Should Use L’AVANT as a Floor Cleaner

Have Pets? Here’s Why You Should Use L’AVANT as a Floor Cleaner

Our pets, like yours, are family. From the pitter patter of their little paws across the floor to their warm little bodies snuggling up on the couch, our homes and hearts are all the better for loving them. Like our other family members, we’d do anything to help keep our pets safe–and that’s one of the reasons we founded L’AVANT Collective. If you haven’t made the switch to a non-toxic floor cleaner yet, it’s never too late. Read on for why and how L’AVANT Collective takes floor cleaning to a whole new, safer level–and get ready to fall in love...

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Where to Buy Organic Cleaning Products

Where to Buy Organic Cleaning Products

You’ve made the commitment to use organic cleaning products in your home—congratulations! Not only are organic cleaning products easier on your skin, lungs, eyes, and nose, but they’re also better for the environment. But if you’re unsure where to buy the best organic cleaning products, keep reading. We’ll tell you where you can buy the best plant-based dish soap, laundry detergent, hand soap, and multipurpose cleanser—in just a few clicks!   Look no further than L’AVANT Collective The good news is that buying organic cleaning products has never been easier. No longer do you have to wander the cleaning aisle,...

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How to Declutter Your Bedroom

How to Declutter Your Bedroom

We’ve all been there: What starts out as a clean bedroom at the beginning of the week suddenly looks like a cluttered mess by the time Friday night rolls around—and the last thing we want to do is spend our precious weekends tackling the clutter. If you want to stop the cycle of this stress-inducing mess, read on. We’ve compiled our favorite tips on how to declutter your bedroom and keep it that way, so you can reclaim your weekend for the fun stuff.   Make it a regular occurrence We know we should keep on top of bedroom clutter...

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How to Organize a Small Closet with Lots of Clothes

How to Organize a Small Closet with Lots of Clothes

If reaching for your favorite spring clothes has become a source of stress, it may be a sign that your small closet isn’t as organized as you need it to be. But even if you have a small closet and have a lot of clothes, you can still create a closet space that works for you, even on your most harried mornings. Here’s how to organize a small closet with lots of clothes. And trust us, once you experience the joy of a well organized closet, you won’t ever want to go back!  Purge, donate, create  The first thing to...

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How to Organize a Pantry

How to Organize a Pantry

You may have already done some spring cleaning in your home, but if you missed the pantry, you’re missing a great opportunity to make your life easier and more organized. If your pantry has become a source of stress because you can’t find what you need–or are finding a little too much–when you need it, we’ve got you. Here’s how to organize a pantry in just a short amount of time, and trust us, you won’t believe what a difference it makes in your daily life!  Do a clean sweep  First thing’s first: Organizing your pantry starts with shelves that...

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What Is the Best Hand Soap for Eczema?

What Is the Best Hand Soap for Eczema?

If the past couple of years have taught us anything, it’s just how important hand washing is to our health. But for those of us who suffer from eczema, constantly washing our hands can cause a flare, leaving our hands inflamed, red, irritated, and even cracked—which only makes them more susceptible to germs. So, what is someone with eczema to do to keep their skin calm and clean?  Keep reading to discover the best natural hand soap for eczema, and learn a few helpful hints for hand washing to keep a flare at bay.  Summary   Avoid harsh detergents  Always...

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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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