Essentials Awards: Kids' Natural Bath and Body Care

The cleanest products for skin and hair

The March issue of Taste for Life magazine celebrated natural and organic products for babies, kids, and teens. Parents on staff nominated favorites, and editors selected award winners in four categories.


Dolphin Organics Baby Bubble Bath is fragrance free, tear free, and hypoallergenic, using a proprietary blend of 100% natural and QAI certified organic ingredients to help clean and soothe your baby.

Earth Mama Angel Baby Shampoo and Body Wash contains soothing organic calendula, vanilla, orange and essential oil so it smells amazing, naturally. Safe and effective, toxin-free baby shampoo, body wash, or hand soap for your entire family.

Good for You Girls skin care is a great way to teach young girls the right way to care for their skin—naturally! Products contain no parabens, sulfates, phthalates, mineral oils, synthetic fragrances, or dyes. 

Weleda Calendula Lotion and Diaper Cream provides intensive repair for dry and senstive skin, gently nourishing your baby's skin.

Episencial Soothing Cream comforts bothered skin. Ingredients such as calendula, neem, and probiotics soothe itchy skin. Good for eczema.

Sparklehearts Sparkly Body Lotion in natural mica sparkles that add glamour to your beauty. Contains sesame oils, which are naturally antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory. 

California Baby Hair De-Tangler contains herbal emollients and light, fresh aromatherapy essential oils to detangle and soften hair. Natural sunscreens of willow and pansy protect baby's hair from the harmful rays of the sun. No-tears formula.

Avalon Organics Awapuhi Mango Therapy Deep Moisturizing Shampoo restores a healthy moisture balance in hair and scalp. Strengthens to protect ends without weighing hair down. 

Aura Cacia Calming Foam Bath  is a calming blend of 100% pure lavender and citrus essential oils. A perfect fit for your bedtime routine! Contains no synthetic colors, fragrances, or preservatives. Paraben free! 


Johanna says...

The Dreamsicle scent of Earth Mama Angel Baby shampoo and body wash made me breathe easy. 

Shannon says...

I love the soothing organic ingredients, sustainably made in the US by Episencial Soothing Cream

Amanda says...

I love the sweet and all-natural lotions with mica from Sparklehearts. What else could a tween girl need?

How Do the Essentials Awards Work?

For these awards, parents on the Taste for Life staff proudly nominated a great number of their own families' essentials. Then the editors read labels, reviewed the accolades, and selected winners from among the worthy products in each category. 

Meet the Moms

Chief Content Officer and Strategist Johanna Arnone is mom to Stella, 2. "We've used a combo of cloth and eco-conscious disposable diapers. I'm a fan of FuzziBunz and Nature BabyCare." 

Sales Coordinator Ashley Dunk is mom to Louis, 1. "I love California Baby Calming Shampoo and Bodywash. We switched from a conventional brand and never looked back." 

Western Advertising Director Shannon Dunn-Delgado is mom to Liliana, 5, and Tavio, 4. "We always have HEEL Traumeel on hand for boo-boos."

Executive Director of Retail Sales and Marketing Anna Johnston is mom to Lila, 3. "Fairly traded Alaffia Everyday Shea Bath and Newton Homeopathics Complexes for Kids are two of our family favorites."

Director of Advertiser and  Client Relations Amy Pierce is mom to Simon, 10; Elijah, 7; and Owen, 1. "Other products have dried out my kids' skin. Kiss My Face Pomegranate and Acai castile soap keeps their sensitive skin soft."

Director of Web Marketing and Development Amanda Misa is mom to Rilynn, 14, and Jordan, 11. "Lifefactory water bottles travel well and come in great colors. My kids love that they are glass!"