Sometimes even your friends can judge you. You know it’s true. In some ways…we need our friends to judge us just a little, right? It helps keep us in check. And if you don’t have people who love you to help run questions and ideas past, you may rely on those who don’t always have your best interest in mind.
But when a friend told me…
“I can’t believe you’re going to JOHNSON’s lab. I thought you were all natural everything.”
…I was like
And sorry not sorry, friend but it’s ignorant.
I told her this, too.
Yes, I did go to a JOHNSON’s Lab. Yes, I am Queen Coconut Oil, Breast Milk and Apple Cider Vinegar Heals Everything.
This is what I love about myself. I love that I can have babies at home and believe that some vaccines are okay. I love that I can believe in cosleeping and babywearing but have zero interest in homeschooling. I’ve tossed placenta pills down my throat and also eat un-organic fruits and vegetables and have given my kids food out of boxes before.
So good luck trying but you can’t label me.
Learning the end’s and outs of a company that makes hundreds of thousands of the products many of us use daily and has used for our lives and grandparents’ lives, it’s a life changing event, y’all.
I could write long and boring blog posts about my experiences. But here’s what you really need to know. Also, please know I wasn’t paid to make any statements. These are my honest thoughts and opinions.
JOHNSON’s cares. I know my crunchy people may be rolling their eyes and calling me a sheep but hear me out.
This company actually cares about the products that they produce. Maybe you don’t think that because they use fragrances. Maybe you’ve heard of stories from the internet (always a credible source, right?) that claimed people died using their products.When it comes to the products JOHNSON’s puts out, they have a toooon of standards. Even more for their JOHNSON’s Baby Products.
Disclaimer: I don’t use JOHNSON’s Baby products on myself or my children. Because of my fragrance sensitivities, we’re virtually a fragrance-free home. I wanted to go on this influencer trip to get an idea as to how I can share my experience with the crunchy community.
I mean, the reality is this. You’ll either use JOHNSON’s Baby products on yourself on your kids or you won’t. For those of you that won’t, I need you to know that this company goes above and beyond for the safety of babies. I’ve seen it with my own eyes. I’ve talked with the scientists and yes, I heard their woo woo but I also saw the tools that they use to make sure the ingredients and products they’re pushing are safe for babies.
They also aren’t hiding anything. Us influencers asked A LOT of questions and they answered every one. AND they let us play around in their labs.
They go HARD with this. It isn’t something they pretend. They don’t just talk the talk but also show you what they’re doing.
“But omggggg, I’d rather use coconut oil on myself and my baby.”
Okay, cool. That’s fine, too. But let’s not judge parents who decide not to use coconut oil. Let’s be happy that some brands are conscious of what they’re putting in their products. Are they perfect? NOPE. But will they listen to their consumers when they beg for change? YES.
Will they support those that support them? Yep. They will.
And for that, I ain’t mad at JOHNSON’s.
I’d love to know your thoughts.
Do you use JOHNSON’s Baby products on yourself or on your children? Why or why not?
FTC Disclaimer: All thoughts and opinions are my own. JOHNSON’s invited myself and other influencers to Skillman, NJ to get up close and personal with the brand. They flew us out, put us in a swanky hotel and treated us to a day of nonstop action and education.