Label Me This?

Life is always changing, and with these changes come fresh realizations effected by the new things we experience. This year, I have a toddler and more than ever before I have become curious and somewhat concered about what he gets fed. This curiosity often takes me to the backside of the food labels, the same food labels that have been on the food I have been eating food now for a good 28 years. However, I still I don't know what half of the ingredients that are in these baby snack packs and food packs. I do my best to pick wisely when I need to buy these things, only picking out the labels that are plain English and not a science experiment that makes me feel so overwhelmed.

When starting O&C I had found the same problem with cleaning products, but much worse. Companies  label their products as "Green" but they still have the majority of harsh chemicals in them, and they tend to be useless pretty-smelling water.  When reading these cleaning labels I knew I was out of my depth and Google was in constant use as I had to look up chemicals and products that are used to make these solutions. Spend 10 hours cleaning with these products and your arms and hands will feel the pain of the extra work that is required to get things clean.

After looking through hundreds of different cleaners we decided to use Pink Solution as it seemed work the best and also had the most straight forward ingredient list. I was also on the phone with the owner for over 30 minutes speaking about the product's safety and how proud they are to be able to offer this high quality cleaner. I would recommend contacting them if you have questions, they were so helpful!

Pink Solution contains: sea kelp, vegetable tallow, coconut oil, soda ash, and water. Mother's Choice which is a sub-product from Pink Solution has the exact same ingredients with the addition of pumice.

All Pink Solution's prducts are:

  • All natural
  • Made from coconut oil, seaweed, and other natural ingredients
  • Made in Canada since 1990
  • Non-toxic
  • Biodegradable
  • Perfume free
  • Dye free
  • Safe for children and pets
  • Septic safe
  • Highly concentrated
  • Exempt from any animal testing
  • Made in Canada

We are proud to say this is the main product we use and know that we have found the best fit for us. It is safe for the everyday use for our staff and for use in our clients home.

The best thing you can do when looking for cleaners to use in your home is to look for clear simple labels. Remember, sometimes the saying that "Less Is More" is true!



Stephanie B.