Sunday, 27 May 2012

Review: Green People Organic Children Mandarin and Aloe Vera Toothpaste

I recently discovered the Organic Babies and Organic Children range by Green People at my local health food store and was lucky enough to be sent the mandarin and aloe vera toothpaste for my daughter to try (and taste!).

Certified organic with EcoCert, the mandarin and aloe vera toothpaste is free from nasty chemicals and irritants.  As it is made with 100% natural ingredients it contains no Fluoride, SLS, Triclosan, Sorbitol, Parabens, phthalates, artificial sweeteners, petrochemicals and colourants.

So what do they use to combat the most common teeth and gum related problems?

  • Calcium carbonate to gently clean and remove plaque.
  • Organic essential oils Vitamin C and Myrrh to combat gum disease.
  • Aloe Vera to soothe tender gums and reduce swelling.  It also has very strong antiseptic properties.

On first taste the mandarin and aloe vera toothpaste is quite sweet and is clearly less sharp tasting than the usual variations of mint that are available on the market.  After my daughter's initial taste and consideration of what she had just tried, she asked for three more blobs of toothpaste on her brush while merrily brushing her teeth with contented vigour between each request.  I took that as a sign that she liked it as I've never seen her brush her pearly whites quite like that before!

The other joy is that it is completely non-toxic if swallowed and there is no need to rinse after brushing.  It is also vegetarian and vegan friendly.

Spearmint and Mandarin are the two flavours that The Green People Organic Children toothpaste range is currently available in.  Both retail for £3.50 for a 50ml tube.

You can find more The Green People baby and children products here.

Happy brushing!

Ax

Note: We were sent this product completely free of charge by The Green People to test and review.  All views are our own, completely honest and unbiased.

1 comment:

  1. I have been thinking that I need to start my little one cleaning her teeth now and this toothpaste looks perfect. Will definitely be checking it out x

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