Living a healthy and eco-conscious life has always been important to you, and you want to embody this in everything you do. Your home is a place where you spend a lot of time, from working or relaxing after spending time with loved ones. This means that your home should be as clean and green as possible. Whether you’re upgrading your living space or adding a touch of eco-friendly luxury to your bedroom, there are so many ways to create an environmentally friendly and healthy space to live in both now and in the future.
When you choose to invest in organic products for your home, you’re making a long term investment to the environment and your health. Whether you use more organic bathing products or you buy organic cotton towels and bedsheets, there are so many beautiful high-quality items you can use. Going organic doesn’t have to be unreachable or expensive, you can make small steps that make a huge difference in the long run. You can even implement this when you’re painting the rooms in your house by decorating with shades of green.
Use Natural Scents
Instead of plug-in diffusers that use up an exorbitant amount of energy, you should aim to use as many natural scents as possible. You can create your own lavender room sprays using distilled water and dried lavender; there types of scents are long lasting and they won’t harm your living environment.
Make Your Own Cleaning Products
When you use bleach and other harsh chemicals to clean your home, you’re creating unnecessary pollution to the air. Instead of buying your cleaning products off the shelf, why not create your own instead? There are a number of different items that you already have in your kitchen cupboards such as lemon juice, baking soda and vinegar. Check out some online tutorials and start creating your own cleaning products from scratch.
Deodorants and other aerosols that are part of your everyday beauty routine might be polluting the air in your home. Try to switch to organic, natural beauty products if possible, and check out some alternatives to sprays in your local health food stores. You will not only notice a difference to your home environment but you may also see an improvement in your skin.
Buy More Indoor Plants
A number of scientists have discovered that plants have the power to purify the air in your home. Detoxifying the atmosphere can help to create cleaner air and a healthier life for you and your family. There are so many beautiful plants to choose from too; as well as cleaning out dust, germs and toxins they also look incredible as an interior design trend. You can even get plants that can help boost your mood – here’s a great post on mood boosting houseplants!
With all of these clean and green ideas in mind, you can start to make small and simple changes to your home. Embodying an eco-friendly life is something you always want to live by, so why not make these much needed changes to your living space? You arguably spend the most time in your home at the moment so it’s important to feel as healthy and safe as possible. Enjoy the process of transforming your home into a green haven that you can enjoy for many years to come!