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Baby Shower and New Arrival Gift Guide

Baby Shower and New Arrival Gift Guide

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It can be tricky to find the perfect gift for a baby shower or new arrival.  Do you go with something cute or useful? Probably useful, but what’s the “most useful”?  Sure, you can never have enough of items like kids clothes, bibs and muslins, but there are so many more items that, especially first time parents, really need.  You also want to keep their little one safe and healthy, and contribute to a better future for them!

Here’s the good news: With this gift guide, you don’t have to be a parenting expert to pick out a good present, because we’ve done the heavy lifting work for you!

WHAT MAKES A GIFT SUSTAINABLE? 

We look for several things when deciding if a product should be in our gift guides. 

1) What is the gift made out of? The gift we add must be made from eco-friendly materials that are easy on the planet. 
2) Who made the gift? The maker behind the item is just as important and should be compensated fairly for their time. 
3) Does the brand implement sustainability within its entire business? We don’t want surface-level eco-friendly products; we want brands who genuinely care about sustainability and enforce it throughout their business wherever they can - from shipping to giving back. 
4) Is the gift practical & something they can use for many years? We’ve all been given gifts we could have done without, but we find every gift we add to these lists are practical and going to be loved for a very long time. 

So here are our top sustainable gift suggestions for babies and new mums, remembering these products are available for purchase and direct delivery in many countries around the world, so contact me for enquiries outside of Australia.

Koala Kubs Baby Care Gift Pack

For every giggle, for every hug, for every pull your hair out, "What am I doing? Please someone help me," moment, there's Koala Kubs by Melaleuca. Designed to care for the most innocent and sensitive members of your family, Koala Kubs delivers only safe and gentle plant-based baby products. Every product is hypoallergenic and tested by paediatricians and dermatologists against the highest standard of safety, quality, and performance.

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Pack Includes:

  • Baby Lotion - 147 ml
  • Diaper Rash Cream - 88 ml
  • Biodegradable Baby Wipes - 72 wipes 18 cm x 20 cm
  • Baby Shampoo and Wash (including pump) - 355 ml
  • Koala Kubs Baby Bath Towel (only included during October 2021 promotion)

    Epoch Baby® Hibiscus Hair and Body Wash

    Make bath time a special moment. For centuries, indigenous parents have used special flowers and plants to cleanse their babies. Epoch Baby Hibiscus Hair and Body Wash contains hibiscus flower extract, used by traditional cultures in Southeast Asia and Central America to help moisturize and maintain a healthy looking scalp while cleansing the skin and hair. This tearless wash dispenses as a foam for easy bathing. Keep your baby fresh and clean with Epoch Baby Hibiscus Hair and Body Wash.

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    From spit-ups to blow-outs and everything in between, Melaleuca’s thick, durable Koala Kubs Biodegradable Wipes get the job done while being soft for sensitive baby bums (or faces or hands or toes).

    • Soft, premium plant-based wipes
    • Made with over 99% water
    • Fragrance-free
    • Dermatologist and pediatrician tested
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Biodegradable

      Size: 72 wipes 18 cm x 20 cm per pack

      Koala Kubs Baby Shampoo and Wash

      Melaleuca’s tear-free Koala Kubs Baby Shampoo and Wash cleanses your baby's skin and hair with a soft, fragrant foam. Gently cleanse your baby from head to toe with our convenient 2-in-1 Koala Kubs Baby Shampoo and Wash. Natural calendula oil and glycerin leave skin soft and smooth.

      • Tear-free
      • 100% plant-based fragrance
      • Dermatologist and pediatrician tested
      • Hypoallergenic

        Size: 355 ml

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        Koala Kubs Baby Lotion

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        Find a whole new meaning to smooth as a baby’s bottom with 24-hour moisturising, paediatrician and dermatologist-tested Koala Kubs Baby Lotion. Koala Kubs Baby Lotion smooths and moisturises skin with jojoba oil and glycerin while colloidal oatmeal and calendula oil soothe irritation.

        • Delivers 24-hour moisturisation
        • Soothes skin with colloidal oatmeal
        • 100% plant-based fragrance
        • Dermatologist and paediatrician tested
        • Hypoallergenic

          Size: 147 ml

          Koala Kubs Baby Diaper Rash Cream

          When messy diapers bring on the diaper rash, trust Koala Kubs Diaper Rash Cream for your baby. Protect, heal, and sooth your baby’s bottom with paediatrician and dermatologist tested, hypoallergenic Koala Kubs Diaper Cream. This zinc oxide cream helps to protect and heal your baby's bottom while natural calendula oil and glycerin soothes skin.

          • Prevents diaper rash
          • Provides soothing relief
          • Fragrance-free
          • Dermatologist and paediatrician tested
          • Hypoallergenic
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          Surprise Bundle with Koala Diffuser

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          Cute as a button, the dōTERRA Koala Diffuser is a great gift for your child (or yourself) and also looks great in any room! Featuring 2, 4 or 8 hours of misting your favourite CPTG® essential oils, together with 4 peaceful music settings and two ambient light options, you’ll fall in love with Australia’s favourite cuddly animal all over again.

          This lovable little Koala Diffuser also comes bundled with three of our favourite CPTG® essential oils -

           FEATURES

          • Volume control and pause playback
          • Music options: Piano Lullaby, Real Natural Bush, Meditation, and Birds at Sunrise
          • Continuous mist: up to 4 hours OR Intermittent mist: up to 8 hours
          • Ambient light options (dim and bright warm or none)
          • Set timer for up to 2hr/4hr/8hr • Suggested Room Size 25m2
          • Automatic safety shut-off
          • 12 Months Warranty

          Laundry Detergent

          Baby skin is super delicate – that’s why any new parent will appreciate these Laundry Detergents

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          On Guard® Laundry Detergent

          dōTERRA’s On Guard® Laundry Detergent is an ultra-concentrated 6X laundry detergent that utilises the power of our On Guard® Protective Blend and bio-originated enzymes to target and lift stains for amazingly clean clothes.

          This small bottle packs a punch with 10 mL of On Guard® essential oil and the ability to do up to 64 loads of laundry! It is colour safe for washable fabrics at all temperatures and is free of synthetic fragrances, dyes and toxins, which makes it a more gentle choice for your family as well as the environment.

          Size: 947ml / 64 Loads

          Scent Free MelaPower® 9x Laundry Detergent

          Ultra-concentrated to lift out dirt and prevent resettling, giving you cleaner, fresher clothes wash after wash. 9x will give you amazing results with only 1 pump or 10mL of detergent per load.
          Available in Front Loader or Top Loader, and Fresh Scent or Scent Free.

          Size: 960ml / 96 Loads

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          And do not forget to spoil the new mums also

          Baobab Body Butter

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          This deliciously rich cream quenches your skin's thirst with shea butter and the fruit of the African baobab tree. These time-tested ethnobotanicals promote smooth, supple skin that stays touchably soft all day - while enhancing skin resiliency for even softer skin tomorrow.

          When regularly applied, this cream stimulates collagen and elastin synthesis in the skin, making it a nice remedy for stretch marks, reducing their depth and appearance.

          Size: 125g

          Body Beautiful Essentials Package

          This package makes an ideal gift and includes

          • Perennial Intense Body Moisturizer is the first all-over moisturiser to contain IBR-Dormin—a natural compound derived from narcissus bulbs, scientifically shown to increase cellular durability and maximize the skin’s natural defense mechanisms against environmental aggressors. Perennial Intense Body Moisturizer helps your skin remain comfortable and healthy looking year round.
          • Liquid Body Lufra revitalises and gives skin a luminous glow as you shower. Finely ground walnut shells buff out rough spots on elbows, backs of arms, knees, heels, and all over. The invigorating exfoliating action of Liquid Body Lufra energizes and revives arms, legs, and body. With Liquid Body Lufra, you step out of the shower with smoother, softer, more vibrant skin. Also ideal for shaving, this exfoliating formula leaves legs extremely smooth and silky soft. 
          • Liquid Body Bar transforms your shower into an uplifting skin care experience. The aromatic grapefruit scent captures your senses while the rich and creamy soap-free formula effectively removes dirt, oil and impurities. Featuring a unique blend of humectants to drench your skin with conditioning moisture, Liquid Body Bar offers a better kind of clean. Leave your shower with the perfect balance of freshness and hydration. 
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                Ultimate Waterfull Mask Pack

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                TO HYDRATE AND REPLENISH SKIN.

                Nu Skin Ultimate Mask Waterfull combines the power of rich humectants with water binding moisture to the skin – for the ultimate skin care facial treatment to enhance your skin condition.

                Hydrates and replenishes the skin.

                A hyaluronic acid rich water gel mask that is 100% botanical from eucalyptus microfibers.
                Ingredients work together for maximum moisturizing effect.
                Provides a surge of waterfull hydration for soft, supple skin.
                Transparent mask adheres for a visibly improved application.

                  Size: 8 masks per pack

                  Ultimate Time Reverse Mask Pack

                  Ultimate Time Reverse Mask is an all-in-one mask, with premium skin care ingredients in one mask sheet, provides wrinkle-free and skin tightening multi-function effects.

                  By using NANO MICRO FIBER SHEET as material, which the fiber's thickness is only 1/7500 of hair thickness. It fits better with skin and provide skin tightening effect, and better absorption of ingredients. With its creamy and rich texture, you may even skip the serum and moisturizer after applying it!

                  All-in-one creamy mask, with premium skin care ingredients in one mask sheet, provides wrinkle-free and skin tightening multi-function effects.

                  • Marine Stem Cell: Delivering nourishing ingredients to skin and improve the brightness of skin.
                  • Tremella Fuciformis and Lupine Protein: Wrinkle-free and moisturizing skin.

                  Size: 8 masks per pack

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