Tuesday, October 09, 2012

TruKid review

So Tabitha has like the worlds most sensitive skin. Seriously, I thought I had super sensitive skin but hers is way worse. Poor girl. She also takes after Morgen in that she burns very easily. She has to wear sunscreen all year long, although really everyone should wear sunscreen all year long. Even in the snow you can get a sun burn. And Poor Tabitha sunburns quickly. Put those two together, and it makes for an interesting time finding a sunscreen she isn't allergic to and that works, add to that I don't want her using any sunscreen with avobenzone, and its even harder! I have found one that I like but its been almost impossible to get it because everyone wants it. So I went looking for more sunscreens that were safe, and she wasn't allergic to. In my search I stumbled upon Trukid.

Trukid is a California based company that specializes in natural, value-priced personal care products for the whole family. Their goal is to help children create healthy habits that will last their lifetime, by making better personal care choices. TruKid's philosophy is to create a sustainable future for our kids by teaching them to take care of themselves, each other, and the enviornment. TruKid's products are free of harmful chemicals, parabens, phthalates, gluten, BPA, and Petrolium. Trukid takes it one step further by trying to educate parents in what they should be on the look out for to keep away from their kids. TruKid has created a "Toxic Bad Guys" list in order to raise awareness in parents and kids about harmful ingredients found in most personal care products. They even provide you with a handy little print out you can take to the store so you know what to look out for when shopping!
Besides doing their best to keep you and your kids safe and healthy, they are doing their best to keep our planet safe and healthy. They strive to use innovative and green packaging to minimize waste and make recycling easier. Whenever possible they replace traditional materials with ones that are biodegradable or recyclable.
TruKid helps parents make healthy decisions by proving a line of gentile, natural, and organic skincare that is safe to use on babies as well as big kids. Their bottles are color coded so kids can learn what to use when and have fun while doing it. Blue is for cleaning, green is for nourishing and orange is for sun protection.

I've been using TruKid Sunny Days SPF30+ face and body stick, the TruBaby Everyday play SPF 30+ mineral sunscreen (no Vitamin A) and the TruVillage SafeSun naturals sunscreen lotion SPF30+ since this weekend. I have to say I love it! I use the TruKid Sunny Days Stick on my forehead every morning before I go on my daily walk and I have noticed a marked improvement over using the store brand sunscreen I was using on myself. I use the Sunny Days stick on Tabitha's face because its so easy to swipe on and rub in and I can get it done with minimal fuss from her. I use the TruBaby Everyday Play on any other parts of her body not covered by clothes, then I put them both in her backpack for school. She has to bring her own to school since she is allergic to the kind they use at school. Tabitha is doing great with the TruBaby and Trukid sunscreen. Her skin looks great and she's not getting burned, two big pluses from me! I love the way the TruVillage sunscreen feels, it doesn't feel like I've got a bunch of junk caked on my skin like a lot of other sunscreens do, and it works!

TruKid has a ton of products for your everyday needs, from shampoo and conditioner to hand wash, body wash, sunscreen, detangler, body lotion, face wash, Children's hero stick ( a healing balm), to a baby line and a skincare line for adults. I am now a big fan of TruKid and will be buying this sunscreen and probably some more of their products for the girls in the future.

TruKid is offering Crafting in My Closet Readers a FREE Happy Face and Body lotion with any order of $30 or more at Trukid.com! Use the code happymom. This is a one per customer coupon.

Would you like to win all three products that I got to try out? Well you are in luck! I'' be giving away a TruKid Prize pack with all three of these amazing sunscreens in the traveling with baby giveaway starting today! Click here to go to the giveaway!

Do you or someone you know have super sensitive skin? HAve you tried TruKid? Tell me what you think!

I received these products for free in order to facilitate my review. All views are my own. I would never recommend a product I would not use myself.

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