Erica's Top 10 Clean Swaps for a Healthy Home

Erica's Top 10 Clean Swaps for a Healthy Home

Clean Living BloggerErica Baron

Erica Baron is a clean living blogger living in Los Angeles, CA. She started her journey towards a cleaner lifestyle after experiencing health concerns related to hormone imbalances and realized many of the chemicals we are exposed to in every day products contriubute to numerous health concerns,...

Erica Baron of @cleanlivingwitherica is a blogger who is passionate about clean living. After experiencing various health concerns over the years and not getting the answers she needed, she took her health into her own hands. Now, she aspires to help others do the same! We contacted her after being inspired by her story to create a list of healthy swaps for our readers to get a head start.


She says, "Starting a clean swap journey can be overwhelming when you start to realize what ingredients are actually in your products. Before you panic, check out this list of my top 10 favorite clean swaps and use this guide to start cleaning up your home! I've made it simple and shared my recommendations for safer items that most women use daily."

  • Last updated: 09-10-2020
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Erica Baron's mybest

BeautycounterDew Skin Tinted Moisturizer

$45.00

BeautycounterCountertime Anti-Aging Collection

$382.00

Schmidt'sNatural Deodorant

$9.24

HumblesudsAll Purpose Cleaner

32 oz.

$21.95

GrundOrganic Pinehurst™ Towels

$75.60

GreenPanNonstick Cookware Pots and Pans Set

16 piece

$179.99

RisewellNatural Hydroxyapatite Toothpaste

4 oz.

$12.00

Dry Farm WinesRed & White Wine Membership

Per shipment

$159.00

Bee’s WrapBeeswax Food Wraps

3 pieces

$18.00

Erica Baron's mybest Summary

When starting your clean swap journey, think about the products you use every day. In fact, most of the items on this list are items used daily, so they're important to swap out first. 


You also want to consider what products sit on your skin all day, or products you may be inhaling (think makeup and cleaning products) and start with those. Take your time and remember it's a journey, not a race!

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