Note: I received complimentary products for review purposes. All opinions are my own.
When my son was old enough to need toothpaste, I searched long and hard to find a natural, non-toxic toothpaste and toothbrush. I was thrilled when I found Jack n' Jill. An Australian based company that specializes in natural toothpaste that is safe to swallow, Jack n' Jill has been in the non-toxic dental care business for decades, and a couple years ago, their products became available in the United States.
Lucky us! Jack n' Jill toothpaste gets a 0 from the Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep Database. That's the safest rating a product can get.
The products are free of:
- Animal Testing
In addition, the toothpastes are flavored with food grade, certified organic, kosher, vegan, gluten and allergen free flavors, and contain organic calendula, whose natural healing and anti-inflammatory properties are beneficial to teeth and gums.
We had been using Jack n' Jill's Natural Calendula Toothpaste Strawberry Flavor to brush our toddler's teeth. He loves the taste and I can see why. It's flavorful without being overpowering.
Jack n' Jill provided one of their other flavors for this review: Blackcurrant. Like all their toothpastes, the blackcurrant flavor comes in a clear gel and is full of fruity flavor. My son immediately took to it and loved the Blackcurrant toothpaste as much as the Strawberry one he had been using since he first started having his teeth brushed.
I also had the opportunity to try out one of their Bio Toothbrushes. Suitable for baby's first teeth, and for children of all ages, these adorable toothbrushes come with either a hippo (pictured above) or a bunny on the handle. Both options are equally adorable. The handle is made from 100% non GMO corn starch and the soft rounded bristles are made from nylon.
My son thoroughly enjoyed his new toothbrush with the hippo on it. The bristles were gentle on his teeth yet cleaned them well.
The toothbrush is to be replaced every two months. But unlike other children's toothbrushes with the same lifespan, this one won't just sit in a landfill because the toothbrush handle is compostable and biodegradable! You can find the instructions here.
And finally, I had the chance to review Jack n' Jill's Storage/Rinse Cup. The cup is the perfect size for storing the toothbrush and for kids to rinse with. Available in a hippo or bunny design, it can even be used for a late-night drink of water. Made from rice husks and bamboo, the cup is BPA, PVC and Phthalate free, and like the toothbrush, it is biodegradable and compostable too. What's not to love?
I was already a fan of Jack n' Jill but these new products make me love this environmentally friendly, cruelty-free, non-toxic company even more. I highly recommend you try them out too!
Where to Buy Jack n' Jill Products:
Jack n' Jill products can be purchased directly from Jack n' Jill's website or online from retailers like Amazon, Babyhaven.com, maisondrake.com, shopatcloth.com and coming soon to abesmarket.com
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