6 chic cleaning products worth the splurge
Classic soap flakes that are fragrance-free and eco-friendly. Great for hand- or machine-washing. Marseile Soap Laundry Flakes, $19. compagniedeprovence-usa.com.
Nontoxic but powerful: it's strong enough to clean and scour, yet gentle enough to wash vegetables. Haven scrub, 11oz., blueribbongeneralstore.net.
It's all-natural - just water, white vinegar, some essential oils - with an invigorating, lemony scent. Bill All-Purpose Cleaner, $5 for 32 oz. eco-me.com.
This eco-friendly all-purpose cleaner is safe for glass, ceramic, wood, even stone. And its soothing lavender scent calms you. $18 for 16 oz., from Clean Peace. beautyhabit.com.
Designer Christos Prevezanos cites this as one of his favorites. The woody-sweet scent is invigorating, the soap biodegradable. Dr. Bronner's Eucalyptus Soap. 8 oz., $7. drbronner.com.
"It's plant-based, so your sheets will be free of artificial chemicals," says Danny SEO, author, Upcycling: Create Beautiful Things with the Stuff You Already Have.