I’m a laidback mom, but when it comes to what I put on my baby’s skin, I don’t mess around. Despite labels that read “gentle”, “tear-free”, or “for sensitive skin”, many baby care products contain irritating ingredients such as fragrance, added colorants, and volatile essential oils.
With a background in skincare research, I know the ins and outs of what’s good or bad for skin. Use my cheat sheet for popular offenders to avoid and what to use on your little one’s fragile skin instead.
NOT: Johnson’s Baby Head-to-Toe Wash
NOT: Johnson’s Baby Lotion
NOT: Desitin Diaper Cream
NOT: Hawaiian Tropic Baby Sunblock Stick SPF 50
NOT: Mrs. Meyers Baby Blossom Laundry Detergent