Healthy alternatives


Brand nameProduct description
Anarres Natural HealthLotions
AttitudeNatural Body Lotion
AuromèreAyurvedic Lotion
AvèneThermal Spring Water
Bubble and BeeOrganic Body Butter
Coastal Classic CreationsSandcastle Body Butter
Cococare100% Cocoa Butter
EarthsafeHand and Body Lotion
MarcelleMoisture Lotion
OnekaBody Lotion
Pure AnadaLotions/ Cocoa Body Butter
Real PurityHand and Body Lotion
Rocky Mountain Soap CompanyBody Butter
TerressentialsOrganic Silken Velvet Body Lotion
The Unscented CompanyLotion


You can easily find a set of simple recipes to make your own body cream.

Here is a natural, fragrance-free home recipe:

3/4 cup of vegetable butter (shea, cocoa…)

1/4 cup of liquid coconut oil

In a bain-marie, melt the vegetable butter and coconut oil. Let cool in the refrigerator until hardened, then whisk the preparation. Done! You can keep it in a jar in the fridge or at room temperature.

To find this recipe, visit Little Green Dot.

You will also find other recipes on these pages: Wellness MamaGoing Zero Waste, DIY Natural, etc.

Avoid the following chemicals in regular products

Ceteareth: possible carcinogen

DMDM hydantoin: possible carcinogen, skin irritant, skin sensitizer

Mineral oil: possible carcinogen depending on the degree of purification, allergen

Lanolin: skin sensitizer

Parabens: endocrine disruptors

Synthetic fragrances: allergens

PEG (polyéthyleneglycol): possible carcinogen (by release of 1,4-dioxane), irritant to skin, eyes and respiratory tract

Petrolatum: irritant for eyes and respiratory tract, sensitizer

Polysorbates 60 and 80: skin and eye irritants, skin sensitizers, possible human toxic effects

Propylene glycol: allergen, irritant 

Quaternium-15: possible carcinogen (by formaldehyde release)

TEA: skin, eye and respiratory irritant, respiratory and skin sensitizer