The Honest Company – Air Freshener and Tampon Review

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Just to note: I don’t have any children, so I haven’t tried any of the baby products. I’ve only made one small order so far but I will definitely be ordering many more products from here on out. Yes, I realize that just summarized my entire post: I love The Honest Company. Period. My entire apartment will be phased out of my old products and slowly only Honest products will be replacing all of them.

I first heard of The Honest Company through a business article. The traditional business world couldn’t believe this young, hip woman (Jessica Alba) decided to start a company based around the idea of being honest and she was making a nice profit by doing so. *gasp*!

What a crazy idea. Who knew people were sick of being lied to and poisoned? (please sense the sarcasm)

I immediately made a mental note to look into those products because I support companies fighting for a good cause. A lot of the products were for parents at the time, so I put that order on hold since there are zero children in this household. Except for myself when I’m geeking out over the new Agent Carter episodes.

It wasn’t until later on when one of my neighbors was recycling one of their Honest boxes that I decided to look into The Honest Company again. (Did I mention they have the cutest inside of a box ever?)

They look like this when you open them:

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Cutest ever. I don’t think this picture does it justice.

I only ordered four items: two air fresheners, a lemon and lavender, and two boxes of organic tampons. (Yes, those things are necessary in life as a woman, if this is an uncomfortable fact, just remember you came out of a woman who had to deal with this as well. Moving on.)

You can read new research: here and here on why women should consider organic tampons vs. regular ones. One surprising fact: “85% of all samples tested positive for glyphosate.”

Ummmm, yeah okay no thank you.

If these were not frequently used and needed items I wouldn’t think this was a huge deal, but actually these are things needed for sometimes 40+ years, soooo… Thank you Honest for making these available.

Without TMI, let’s just say these are great. They work better than I ever expected, so highly highly recommended. Plus, they have a biodegradable plastic applicator which is not easy to find in most products and is SO much better for not only our bodies but the planet.

Okay.

*ahem*

Moving on.

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I am OBSESSED with the air fresheners as well. I have a dog, and we all know they can be stinky (and I can be too, who am I kidding), so having air fresheners is a must.

You know how so many of them have that chemical-reeking odor after you spray them? And if you ever get some on your skin you do that nose-scrunch where you wonder if that’s even safe and look at it on your arm? Yeah, that doesn’t happen with these.

I’ll be honest that the lemon one is my favorite of the two smells, but the lavender one is still nice.

The thing that I find the most fascinating is that I use the spray daily around my apartment and after two months this is how far down it is:

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Like, what? This is AMAZING. It will last for months and months and months and make my apartment smell beautiful? GIVE ME ALL OF THEM.

Plus, I have accidentally sprayed some on my skin and it never ever has that sticky feeling that comes with most air fresheners. I feel great spraying a light mist on things, and it makes everything smell fantastic. It doesn’t just mask the smell with that harsh usual chemical smell. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.

The one thing to be aware of is to make sure you don’t accidentally sign up for the monthly subscription unless you’re ready for it. Almost every subscription company on the internet has that business model now (and I work in the marketing world, so I understand why it works), but all the complaints I see about Honest usually stem from that fact.

Read the fine print, don’t complain about something you openly agreed to. That’s not really their fault.

You can order the products without bundling and signing up. My own personal use of products is all over the place, so I’m not in the market for a monthly subscription yet, but hopefully one day, because I love these products, the company, and the ideals of the company.

I choose to put my money into companies that actually care, and I know Honest is one of those companies. They are still relatively new but I hope they’re around for a long time to come.

If you’re interested in ordering some products, check out The Honest Company by clicking here.

Yes, in full disclosure that is an affiliate link and I receive $20 if you order something. I didn’t even know that was a thing until way after I already ordered this and I’d be buying and endorsing this product with or without an affiliate link.