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Insect Repellent - DEET Free

June 02, 2016

How often has a family day in the park, bush or beach become short-lived due to annoying mosquitos, flies and bugs in general? Thankfully, insect repellent has allowed us to continue enjoying our time outdoors. However, have you ever wondered about the ingredients contained in the repellents and its possible affects on us?    What is DEET? DEET (N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) is an active ingredient commonly found in most repellents to ward off mosquitos and many biting insects. It was developed by the United States Army in 1946 following its experience of jungle warfare during World War II and was tested as a pesticide. It was registered for use by the general public in 1957. A Natural Alternative Essential oils have been found to be a safe... Continue Reading →

Cradle Cap...now where is that beanie?

May 19, 2016

Most mother's of a newborn dread the day their little one gets cradle cap. It always seems to happen when you're booked in to do a family photo session or about to attend some kind of special occasion where your baby will be the centre of attention. Sigh...will a beanie, hat or headband hide it?   What is cradle cap? Cradle cap is an oily, scaly, yellow crust that babies get on their scalp. It is a form of seborrhoeic dermatitis which can also appear on their face, around the nappy area, armpits and nose. It is commonly present in the first three months of a baby's life and is very rare after the age of one. On the positive side, although... Continue Reading →

First Light products do not contain:

  • Artificial preservatives like parabens & benzyl alcohol
  • Petroleum derivatives such as propylene glycol & phthalates
  • Artificial emulsifiers such as Sodium stearoyl lactylate
  • Mineral & Hydrogenated oils
  • Silicone
  • Sulfates like Sodium Laurel Sulfate
  • Unlisted contaminants like BPAs
  • Artificial colours or fragrances
  • GMO’s
  • Talc

First Light products are:

  • Certified Organic by OFC to Australian National Standard 
  • Pure enough to eat
  • Vegan (except the balm with beeswax)
  • Infused with soothing, healing herbs, fruits and flowers
  • Gentle enough for baby’s delicate skin
  • Sustainably sourced
  • Biodegradable
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Australian made with love