Updated 21 August 2017 What is nappy rash? Nappy rash isn’t a disease, it’s just an irritation on baby’s skin that’s found in the area of the nappy. It’s also called diaper dermatitis in places where they don’t call a nappy a nappy. Nappy rash is very common, and most babies will get it at … Read More
Deodorants and anti perspirants are one of those personal care products you use on autopilot, every single day without much thought. Does it prevent body odour? Yup. Does it stop you perspiring? Yup. OK great, if that’s covered then it’s back to the hundred and one other things you need to think about. Stop! Think … Read More
Crystal deodorants sound about as safe and natural as they come – mineral salts originating from mineral crystals. Some even come in crystal or stone-like form. But what exactly are mineral crystals, or mineral salts as they’re sometimes called? Potassium Alum. That’s right. And if you think that Potassium Alum sounds a bit like … Read More
Dry cleaning would have to be the two dirtiest words in the cleaning business. For a cleaning method that uses no water, it sure does have a heavy environmental impact (and on ourselves, too). Dry cleaning chemicals are toxic Conventional dry cleaners will pre-treat grease and oil stains with a solvent or treat water soluble … Read More
We had a call from Anna, one of our lovely customers, the other day. “I’ve just received my Redmond Earthpaste from you guys,” she said, “and I’m confused. On the package it says that it may contain traces of lead. Should I be using this?” I love getting calls like this from customers. I love … Read More
Baby’s first foods don’t have to consist of baby rice and stewed fruits. There are lots of delicious ‘super’ foods that you can introduce to your baby early on, that are packed full of nutrients. The nutrients that are often left behind when weaning are protein, zinc, iron and B-vitamins. Supplementing breast milk with a … Read More
Coconut oil has so many uses – in cooking, for health and beauty, even for medicinal purposes. It’s safe for babies, children and pregnant women to use, and there are just so many uses for it! Using coconut oil in cooking is good for you, as the fats in coconut oil are short term medium-chain … Read More
Breastfeeding can be tricky, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it’s hard. Hello Charlie has some ideas for natural remedies to help you and your baby.
What is the dirty thirty? It’s a list of toxic ingredients found in skincare and beauty products, including baby products. Find out what to avoid in our list.
Be prepared for breastfeeding the eco way with Hello Charlie’s guide to safe and non toxic breastpads and nipple creams. Safe for you, and safe for baby.