Ever since Amelie was born, I am very much more health conscious. All the products that I have used on her (Shampoo, body wash, mozzie repellant etc) are natural organic products (except her diaper cream). Hence when a local brand (Adoken) approached me to try out their body wash, I was more than willing to give my support (albeit a little late) because :
1. They are a local brand and I support local brands!
2. Their products are natural (plant based).
Here is my review of the product.
Adoken sent me a Natural Orange Kids Body Wash in a 60ml bottle as shown in the photo above. The actual body wash comes with a pump applicator making it easier to dispense the body wash onto your palm as opposed to keeping one hand on your baby/toddler while trying to pour the body wash onto your palm.
The product has a very mild orange scent to it which was pleasant. I find the product very gentle towards AK’s skin and hair. Her eyes didn’t sting, her skin and hair (yes I used it to wash her hair too) were soft after her bath and most importantly, while I take comfort in the fact that the ingredients of this body wash are all natural, she thoroughly enjoyed her bath too. I also noticed that the body wash didn’t form a lather – which is a good thing. This is because it is sulfate free. Many people have the misconception that forming a lather when you shampoo your hair or when you wash your body with a body wash makes your hair/body cleaner. In fact, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is widely used and it is an inexpensive chemical found in many mainstream personal hygiene products such as shampoo, body wash, toothpaste etc which essentially breaks surface tension and separate molecules in order to allow better interaction with the product and hair/skin. SLS has been linked to eye irritation and poor eye development in children – even at very low SLS levels. Some studies also indicated that SLS will remain in a person’s system e.g. brain, liver and heart for up to 4-5 days. Hence if a person were to use a non SLS free product at the same volume and same rate of application, then SLS will constantly be in your body. Scary thought isn’t it? Hurry and check the ingredients in fine prints on your personal hygiene products today!
The Natural Orange Kids Body Wash is enriched with orange essential oil and moisturizing Aloe Vera. They are :
- 100% plant active ingredient
- Tear Free
- Sulfate, Paraben and Synthetic Fragrance Free
- Dermatologically Tested
- Gentle formula suitable for normal as well as sensitive skin
Price & Where to buy
1 bottle of Natural Orange Kids Body Wash costs RM45 (750ml). You can buy it online from here.
For more information about Adoken products, check out their Facebook page –> https://www.facebook.com/AdokenBaby/