Baby’s skin is quite fragile, easily damaged if exposed to a lot of water, rubbing clothes or hot dry weather….will lead to dry skin. So, if your baby’s skin is dry, you should use extra moisturizer and remember the following things!

firstAvoid products with Parabens and Phthalates

Parabens and Phthalates help create scent and preserve moisturizers from bacteria and mold. According to medical research, these two substances can cause premature puberty, absolutely should not be used on the delicate skin of your baby.

Do not use moisturizers containing Parabens and Phthalates

2Limit products with fragrance

Scented moisturizers can be irritating to sensitive skin like babies. If you want to have a scent for your baby to relax, you should choose very light, natural scents such as sunflower seed oil, grape seed oil, …

You should choose a moisturizer with a very light scent, of natural origin such as sunflower seed oil.

3Choose to buy reputable products

As the demand is increasing, counterfeit goods are also increasing. Remember to choose to buy moisturizing cream products of reputable brands, at supermarkets, large stores to avoid buying poor quality products. You should also buy small samples to try to see if it is suitable for baby’s skin!

Remember to choose to buy moisturizers from reputable brands, at supermarkets and big stores.

4Do not use adult moisturizers for babies

The structure, resistance and level of irritation of baby’s skin are not the same as that of adults. Therefore, absolutely do not arbitrarily use adult moisturizers for babies, even if the product is very gentle, it is not okay.

Absolutely do not arbitrarily use adult moisturizer for babies.

5Don’t use too much moisturizer

Not only wasteful, using too much moisturizer can also cause blockages, clogged pores, and can cause itching and skin rashes. For the best results, you should apply a thin layer of moisturizer to your baby’s skin after bathing or at night before going to bed.

For best results, you should apply a thin layer of moisturizer on your baby's skin.

6Add enough water for the baby

Water maintains the health of the skin. In order to maximize the effectiveness of the moisturizer and at the same time help keep the baby’s skin moist from the inside, the mother should give the baby enough water (for older babies) or enough milk (for newborns).

Children have a water requirement of about 100ml per kg of body weight/day (including milk). For example: A baby weighing 6 kg needs 600ml of water, if he drinks 400ml of milk, he needs to add 200ml of water in the form of cooled boiled water or vegetable, fruit and vegetable juice…

Mothers should give the baby enough water (for older babies) or enough breast milk (for newborns).

A well-moisturized skin will keep your baby comfortable and healthy. Let’s read more useful articles on Bach Hoa XANH!

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