This month is Organic September, an initiative run by the Soil Association to raise awareness of the many benefits of organic food and farming, including supporting biodiversity and wildlife, helping to combat climate change and reduced exposure to pesticides. To celebrate Organic September, we’ve picked out our top ten home accessories, which all have organic certification.
1. Organic ticking stripe duvet cover set, Wallace Cotton
This fresh, crisp, stripey duvet set features yarn-dyed stripes in charcoal and white, giving it a smart, classic look. Perfect on its own or mix and match with plain or patterned linen to create a contemporary look. Made with certified organic cotton, which is supremely soft and kind to the environment. Available in a range of sizes, prices start at £100 from Wallace Cotton.
2. Rosemary and lavender shampoo bar, Authentic House
This rosemary and lavender shampoo bar brings the scent of a garden in summer to your bathroom. It combines different organic, natural ingredients to care for your hair, leaving it clean and shiny. Solid shampoo bars are more economical than liquids, as there’s no chance of using too much or knocking them over! The bar weighs 100g, contains a range of essential oils and is handmade in the UK. £6, available from Authentic House.
3. Cotton waffle cloth in pink, The Organic Company
This pink waffle wash cloth will brighten a dull day, whether during Organic September or beyond. Made from 100% organic cotton, it will be equally at home as a wash cloth in the bathroom or a cleaning cloth in the kitchen. £9, available from The Find Store.
4. Beetle organic cushion, Seed Home Designs
This organic beetle cushion designed by Naomi Sisson was inspired by Oxford natural history museum insect collection and is both printed and professionally handmade in England. The design is printed both sides onto a natural, heavy weight, organic panama cotton and comes with a British made feather inner inside. Available in different sizes, prices start at £49 from Seed Home Designs.
5. Organic sunflower and sesame lip balm, Clean U
This vegan lip balm is an ultra-nourishing treatment handmade with shea butter. It contains a combination of organic essential oils and botanicals to keep your lips moisturised, and it’s 100% natural and with no artificial fragrances or colours. It’s handmade in the UK from organic ingredients and costs £8 from Wearth London.
6. Organic Sip ‘n’ Snore tea, Nipper & Co
This 100% organic soothing herbal infusion of linden blossom, valerian and lavender is designed to send you gently off to sleep. Ingredients include chamomile, linden blossom, elderflower, valerian root, lavender and calendula petals for natural, restful slumber. £6.49 for a box of 16 tea bags, available from And So To Shop.
7. Organic soap cube with sea salt, Sussex Soap House
Formulated with a blend of English sea salt, fine English clay, Dorset charcoal and poppy seeds, this mineral-rich sea salt scrub naturally exfoliates, drawing impurities from the skin while boosting circulation. Organic coconut oils provide a bubbly and creamy lather, leaving skin feeling cleansed and glowing.
Suitable for all skin types and for hands, face and hair. Handcrafted in Sussex using natural, organic ingredients. £11.95, available exclusively from The Grey Works.
8. Shiraz braided rug, The Braided Rug Company
Made from 100% organic jute, the rich jewel tones of this handmade rug will add a touch of colour to a dark corner during Organic September and the months to come. Double sided and extremely hardwearing, this rug is suitable for any room in the house and is available in a range of shapes and sizes. Prices start at £39 from The Braided Rug Company.
9. Hanno organic bath sheets, MADE.COM
The three-tone speckled effect on this set of two generously sized bath sheets is created by weaving three different coloured yarns. Made from 100% organic cotton, the towels are super soft, super absorbent, and kinder on the environment. £45 for the set, available from MADE.COM.
10. Bee Free organic soap, Arthouse Unlimited
This 100g paraben free organic soap is triple milled for a longer lasting luxurious lather. Made in the UK using essential and high quality fragranced oils, this soap is produced with carefully sourced ingredients that are both sustainable and kind to the environment. £5.25, available from Arthouse Unlimited.
Main image (c) 2020 Pixabay0