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Hydrogen Peroxide

Did you know that hydrogen peroxide is biodegradable??? Well now you do. 😉 It’s what WE use as a base in the majority of our cleaning supplies!


Not only is it biodegradable but it also works extremely well to disinfect your home. This powerful product is an effective disinfectant because it produces free oxygen radicals, which destroy bacterial cells when it comes in contact with bacteria.  This is why hospitals have been using hydrogen peroxide for years!


Did you also know that hydrogen peroxide is a natural alternative to bleach? While it isn’t as powerful as bleach, it does do wonders to act as a *bleaching agent* leaving your whites whiter and your brights brighter. The fact that it is essentially odourless means

You don’t have to inhale the toxic fumes of bleach or alcohol. Win!!


Very recently I forgot to switch over my laundry after using our White and Bright Laundry Detergentand when I realized after a few days what I had missed, I opened my washer expecting that pungent mildew smell to permeate my olfactory senses, and instead I found the damp laundry to be odourless! I couldn’t believe it. THAT’S how well it disinfects!


So, when we say our products work well to disinfect your home while also leaving a green imprint, we truly mean it!


As a cleaner I was always looking for new products that were natural and worked well, and while there are some great products out there, I wasn’t quite satisfied. Instead of settling I decided to make my own knowing exactly what was going in them to disinfect effectively AND make my job easier and quicker.


Don’t believe me? Try for yourself!


My starter recommendations:



Lemon Meringue Scrub: For a sparkling clean bathtub


This fluffy substance is the perfect multipurpose cleaner for your bathroom, kitchen and even floor needs (amongst other places). The whipped texture, and gentle abrasive ingredients means it is even