5 Things You Should Check Before Buying Baby Care Products
by Sebamed | Oct 23, 2023
Bringing a child into the world is one of life’s best experiences. It comes with all sorts of excitement, emotions, happiness and concern. Yes, we know your primary focus is to keep your newborn safe and healthy especially from the chemicals these baby products.
There is a multi-million dollar industry out there promising to keep your baby’s skin perfect as it was. Baby products are marketed to make you think you need them, but the fact is they're full of toxic ingredients that do more harm than good and you should avoid it completely.
Below is the list of things you should check when buying baby products. Baby products developed by dermatologists and are ideal for all skin types together with sensitive and problematic skin and are best for your child’s growth and development!
Talc, the powdered mineral is added to baby powder used as a drying agent, but it’s a known lung irritant and may also be carcinogenic. You can switch to talc-free baby powders that are 0% irritant or allergic reactions.Sebamed Baby Powder helps in protecting baby's delicate skin against irritation and prevent nappy rash.
Fragrance is added to countless baby products. The effects of the fragrance are long-lasting, lingering on the skin for hours, and can cause respiratory, neurological, skin, and eye damage. Also, exposure to fragrance may lead to asthma to your child.
Disposable diapers, baby powder, baby wash and shampoo, lotions, and many other baby products are loaded with fragrance. Check the labels carefully next time and buy products that have lower levels of fragrance and should not contain soap or alcohol.
Buy Best Baby Skin Care Products as they maintain this pH value which is really important to maintain the soft and very sensitive skin for the babies.
Propylene glycol Free
Propylene glycol is used to de-ice airplanes and yet it is often found in baby wipes which is not safe. It is a dangerous, toxic chemical that causes severe health problems. Look out for PEG free and polypropylene glycol (PPG) free products.
According to Environmental Working Group 57 percent of baby soaps are contaminated with 1,4-dioxane. Avoid products that contain the letters eth which is an indicator of the presence of 1,4-dioxane. The best way to know that your baby’s skincare products are safe is to use products made with simple, all-natural ingredients. The great thing about Sebamed Baby Massage Oil with 100% botanical ingredients is that it contains 95% soya oil, 5% wheat germ oil and mineral oil-free ensuring relaxing massage which stimulates the blood circulation.
Unfortunately, parabens are everywhere; in all soaps, body washes, shampoos, and moisturizers. Parabens are neurotoxins cause of reproductive toxicity, hormone disruption, and skin irritation. Stay away from anything with ‘paraben’ and benzoic acid and propyl ester. Baby Lotion by Sebamed is is free from Paraffin/ Silicon oil/ Parabens/ Propylene glycol/ Dioxan. The pH value of 5.5 of Sebamed Baby products are clinically proven to promote the development of the skin's acid mantle which protects the skin from the entry of harmful bacteria and prevents moisture loss.
Your baby’s skin is far better off with minimal intervention. Also, the golden rule to follow is to look for products that have been formulated especially for babies. The right products are important to keep your little one’s skin healthy and disease-free.