Baby skin is very delicate. It is thinner, more fragile and less oily than adult skin. It is easily irritated by bacteria and harmful substances in the environment. Baby skincare products need to be safe, hypoallergenic and aroma-free.
Organic products are safe for baby skin because they don’t contain chemicals such as paraben preservatives or chemical fragrances that irritate the skin and cause rashes. Organic products use natural preservatives from plants and natural scents from essential oils.
A common product used to treat nappy rash is talcum powder, however it can cause skin irritation. Bentonite clay, chamomile and cornstarch are natural remedies recommended by doctors to treat nappy rash.
Baby oil is sold for the purpose of massaging babies however most baby oils are made from petrochemicals! Natural baby skincare oils are made from nuts or aloe or chamomile, which is are all great at reducing irritation and inflammation.