How to care for infant skin with baby face wash and cream?

by Pinaksh Chopra Content writer

Babies have the softest skin, but this also makes them extra sensitive. They are prone to irritation and reactions from adverse temperatures and elements. Hence, the weather, clothing material, skincare products, etc… affect their skin's health. Pay attention to these facets to protect their skin. This involves understanding their moisturisation needs. 

There are skin care products available for the same. They help maintain your infant's skin, making it smooth and clean. The absolute must-haves are baby face wash, cream, lotion, body wash, talc, and wet wipes. These ensure regular care and moisturisation. They also help in removing the dirt your baby gets exposed to. But using them correctly is essential. Also, opt for the right products. Here are some caring tips to follow:

Examine product label

This is the first thing to do before picking any baby care product. It identifies harmful substances like sulphates, silicones, artificial scents, parabens, and other toxic chemicals. Although most brands claim to use safe ingredients, it is ideal to check them. This holds even for products marketed as organic. Doing your research is always advisable for your baby's safety.

Bath properly

Before applying lotions and other aftercare products, thorough cleaning is essential. This becomes challenging due to the flimsiness and delicate nature of infants. However, you get through the process with patience and the right products. Use lukewarm water, baby body wash, shampoo, etc… for a complete cleanup. Dry them thoroughly to avoid products from collecting under the skinfolds.


This is a fun activity for you and your baby to bond. It also contributes to growth and muscle development. Additionally, the use of oils keeps their skin moisturized and nurtured. There are specific oils available for the same. They come packed with nourishing ingredients. Use them than the regular coconut oil to retain your baby's skin moisture and stretch its limbs.

Address skin conditions

In the initial months, babies develop numerous skin conditions that include rashes, cradle caps, acne, bumps, and spots. They are either caused by hormonal changes, immature pores, or infections. Be mindful of them while using baby face cream and other products. Check how they affect these skin issues and apply them with caution after consulting the paediatrician. They should include a list of ingredients to avoid harm later. 

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