Naturals Apothecary A Few Favorite Things Personal Care Kit by JR Watkins
JR Watkins Naturals Apothecary A Few Favorite Things Personal Care Kit - 5 Pieces
JR Watkins Naturals Apothecary A Few Favorite Things Personal Care Kit is a collection of JR Watkins' best-selling apothecary items. JR Watkins Naturals Apothecary A Few Favorite Things Personal Care Kit is the perfect kit for sampling or gift-giving. JR Watkins Naturals Apothecary A Few Favorite Things Personal Care Kit is also convenient for travel!
JR Watkins Naturals Apothecary A Few Favorite Things Personal Care Kit includes:
- 1 Lavender Bath & Body Oil (1 fl oz./ 29 ml)
These rich blends of luxurious, natural oils have been long regarded for anti-aging and nourishing qualities.
- 1 Coconut Milk & Honey Hand & Body Lotion (1 fl oz./29 ml)
A combination of shea and cocoa butters softens skin in the driest of conditions, leaving it naturally smooth and nourished.
- 1 Raspberry Weatherproofing Lip Balm (0.15 oz./ 4.25 g)
Enjoy the 100% natural formula with raspberry flavoring during all your outdoor activities.
- 1 Peppermint Foot Repair Salve (0.25 oz./ 7 g)
Soothing peppermint and restorative oils stand up to tough skin on your heels and toes.
- 1 Lemon Cream Hand Cream (0.7 oz./ 20 g)
This ultimate moisturizing experience was designed to protect, soothe and condition your hands, but it's strong enough to soften up rough heels, knees and elbows too.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does J.R. Watkins use BPA-free plastic bottles?
They are committed to making products that are safe and environmentally friendly. All of their packaging is comprised of BPA-free plastics, and they do not source packaging that may contain BPA.
Are J.R. Watkins products tested on animals?
J.R. Watkins Naturals does not conduct or commission any animal testing in the safety assessments of their ingredients, formulations, finished products or any new product formulations.
What does NPA Certified mean?
The Natural Products Association has granted J.R. Watkins Natural Apothecary products the NPA Seal of compliance. To earn this coveted seal, products must be made of at least 95% natural ingredients from renewable and sustainable resources. This highly regarded seal represents the national standard for truly natural products and is carried by only two other brands. This seal makes it easier for your customers to identify quality natural products.
About J.R. Watkins
Nestled in the Mississippi River Bluff town of Winona, MN., Watkins has been America's pioneer in natural living since 1868. As America's original natural apothecary manufacturer, Watkins uses only the finest natural ingredients in its diverse lines of personal care, home care, remedies, and organic flavorings.
Committed to being America's most trusted natural products company, Watkins adheres strictly to the same quality standards set forth by its founder J.R. Watkins. J.R. Watkins Natural Apothecary line of personal care contains only natural, environmentally friendly ingredients from renewable resources, avoiding chemicals like parabens, sulfates, phthalates and more and, is one of very few lines to be certified by the Natural Products Association.
Natural cleaners have also been a large part of its diverse product mix as far back as 1917, when the company first introduced Natural Vegetable Oil Soap made with pure vegetable oils and no animal bi-products, fillers or colors. Almost a century ago its advertisements boasted "Just pure soap, that's all"... and "Pure enough to eat!" As globally-minded as its customers, Watkins now aims to make household chores a little easier with its newest line of J.R. Watkins Natural Home Care cleaning products. Made with refreshing lemon and lavender oils and highly effective plant derived surfactants, Watkins diverse line of cleaners are safe and effective for your home and your family.
Responsible manufacturing processes are as important as its commitment to providing natural, consumable items for everyday life. By utilizing gravity-fed filling, biodegradable packing materials, as well as recycling programs and much more, Watkins is devoted to leaving the smallest environmental footprint possible.
Since moving from Plainview, Minnesota to Winona in 1885, Watkins has consistently been one of the largest employers in Southeastern, Minnesota. It has remained a leader and responsible contributor to not only its local community in Minnesota, but also to the world at large and continues to support educational, cultural and humanitarian efforts, including the United Way, Pacers, Kidstock, and many other not-profit organizations dedicated to making the world a better place.
Watkins has long been a pioneer in natural living, utilizing the finest natural ingredients since 1868. As part of their commitment to creating natural, effective products for bath and body, home care, remedies and organic flavorings, they have pledged to act responsibly and make sustainable choices when it comes to their products, processes and people.
Watkins products are made according to strict quality standards and contain only natural, environmentally friendly ingredients from renewable resources. They’re big believers in letting go, especially when it comes to eliminating artificial additives and colorings. In addition to a full line of plant-based home care products that are free of pollutants and biodegradable, they also have a full line of USDA certified 100% Organic Herbs and Spices and All-Natural Pure Extracts.
In many cases, the ingredients they leave out of their product lines are just as important as the ones they put in. In the J.R. Watkins Freedom Code, which they introduced in 2008, they pledge to remain free of products that have been published as unsafe for consumer use or unnatural. This list includes ingredients such as ammonia, bleach, petrochemicals, sulfuric acid and formaldehyde. They’re guessing you won’t miss them!
Their Freedom Code
You won’t need a decoder ring or a biochemist to help you read the ingredients lists for J.R. Watkins products.
They declare their products (and their customers) free from unsafe and unnatural ingredients.
Free At Last!
They believe avoiding potentially harmful ingredients is as equally important as including safe, all-natural ingredients in their product lines. That’s why in 2008 they pledged their commitment to the J.R. Watkins Freedom Code. They constantly evaluate their formulas and products to make sure they are at the very highest standard, and are as natural as they can be. They’re sure you can find the petrochemicals, bleaches, synthetic dyes and colors elsewhere if you really want them. With their products, though, you’re free to enjoy things the natural way.
Bath & Body Ingredients They Avoid:
- Chemical Sunscreen
- Formaldehyde Donors
- Mineral Oil
- Synthetic Polymers
“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.” ~ Albert Camus
Responsible manufacturing processes are as important to us as the commitment to provide natural, consumable items for everyday life. By utilizing gravity-fed filling, choosing soy-based ink, selecting biodegradable packing materials, implementing recycling programs and much more, Watkins is devoted to leaving the smallest environmental footprint possible. They look for ways to eliminate waste and streamline operations, while at the same time encouraging their vendors to use renewable energy and cut waste.
It’s not enough to commit to sustainability as a company – they encourage their employees to embrace sustainability, as well. In addition to celebrating Earth Day, Earth Hour and Bike-to-Work Day, they’ve started an annual Arbor Day tradition of giving all of their employees a tree to plant. They’ve also formed a sustainability committee, introduced a sustainable newsletter, and created an employee garden at their headquarters in Winona, MN that doubles as a sponsored garden plot for nearby Winona State University to use as a learning laboratory.
J.R. Watkins Naturals has supported the community of Winona, Minn. continuously for over 140 years. Along with numerous donations for various disaster relief initiatives, Watkins continues to support educational, cultural and humanitarian efforts nationally and locally.
Coconut Milk & Honey Hand & Body Lotion: Apply liberally as needed.
Foot Repair Salve: Smooth on feet before bed and cover with socks, allowing the salve to penetrate overnight. Wake up to reveal smooth, soft feet.
Lavender Bath & Body Oil: Pour a small amount into bath or smooth onto skin immediately after bathing. Perfect for use as a massage oil.
Lemon Cream Hand Cream: Apply liberally as needed.
Weatherproofing Lip Balm: Apply as needed.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.
Foot Repair Salve: Store in a cool, dry place to prevent product from liquefying.
Coconut Milk & Honey Hand & Body Lotion: Water, Prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, glyceryl stearate, Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), Theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter, cetearyl alcohol, fragrance, sodium stearoyl lactylate, glycerin, Cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, Persea gratissima (avocado) oil, phenoxyethanol, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, Orbignya oleifera seed oil, allantoin, Calendula officinalis flower extract, Chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, Tilia cordata flower extract, Centaurea cyanus flower extract, Anthemis nobilis flower extract, Hypericum perforatum extract, benzoic acid, panthenol, tocopheryl acetate, dehydroacetic acid, Aloe barbadensis leaf juice, sodium hydroxide, citric acid.
Foot Repair Salve: Olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, beeswax, Carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil, pollen extract, Mentha piperita (peppermint) oil, lanolin, Euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, tocopheryl acetate
Lavender Bath & Body Oil: Vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, Macadamia ternifolia seed oil, Prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, Persea gratissima (avocado) oil, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil, Carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil, Aloe barbadensis leaf extract, tocopheryl acetate
Lemon Cream Hand Cream: Purified Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Glyceryl Stearate, Stearic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol (And) Sodium Behenoyl Lactylate, Macadamis Ternifolia Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Theobraoma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter Cetyl Alcohol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Obignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance, Beeswax, Allantoin, Citrus, Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil (And) Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Glycerin, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Tilia Cordata Flower Extract, Centaurea Flower Extract, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide
Weatherproofing Lip Balm: Organic / Organique elaeis guineensis (palm) oil, beeswax, organic extra virgin / organique extra-vierge olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, flavor, organic / organique cannabis sativa (hemp / chanvre) seed oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract, tocopherol, titanium dioxide
About JR Watkins
From a bluff high above the Mississippi River in Winona, Minnesota to the homes and hands of our grateful, hard–working, globally–minded customers comes the purity of Watkins. It´s wholesome, it´s refreshing and it´s never "doctored up" like some big city factory products. Watkins has been good and natural through and through since 1868.
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