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Feeling HOT, HOT, HOT

January 23, 2017

Wow, these soaring temperatures make us feel like they will never subside and a good old fashioned home-made ice block isn't breaking the sweat. While we feel hot our babies have a harder time regulating their body temperature and we need to ensure that they are well hydrated and comfy. Along with keeping them cool in singlets made of light natural fibres, skincare can also alleviate some concerns. Checklist: Bottom Balm - poor little babies are prone to get nappy rash in the heat as the moisture and sweet inside the nappy can't evaporate, those little red spots can be so uncomfortable for them. Prevent nappy rash by adding a barrier (bottom balm) after each nappy change. Insect Repellant and... Continue Reading →

Certified Organic — Why 'Certified' is Just as Important a Word as 'Organic' When it Comes to Skin Care

December 15, 2016

We are proud of our organic certification, many many hours, days and years it takes to achieve a certification, but mostly we are proud to be providing our loyal customers with only the best for their baby. Every year we are audited by the Australian Certified Organic assessor to ensure that all processes, ingredients, delivered products, packaging, and bi-products are organic in nature. Within the skin care industry, it is known that the Australian standards are so high that it is a challenge to pass, hence many Organic products do not have a certification. The real winner out of all of these Certifications is the customer, you can be assured that what you are using on yours and your baby's... 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