– Bathing is a cleansing ritual but it's so much more than that. It's also a time for a busy mom to unwind and wash away the cares and stressors of the day. It's a chance to relax and let go. Baths can also be soothing and relaxing for baby and can help baby prepare for sleep. Mom and baby both need bath products that cleanse and nourish skin without being harsh or irritating. A baby's delicate skin is easily prone to irritation and rashes, including diaper rash. Baby oil with ingredients like chamomile and calendula infuses baby's skin with soothing moisture while protecting delicate baby skin. Baby oil isn't just for babies – mom can use it to moisturize and protect dry, moisture-starved skin as an alternative to lotions and creams. read more about oils and powders » | resource library for baby & mom »
For gentle cleansing, choose shampoo and body wash made for the delicate skin and hair of a baby. After cleansing, babies need protection against wetness that can lead to irritation and rashes. To prevent chafing, choose a skin protective powder with zinc oxide and talc to soak up wetness and keep baby feeling dry and comfy. For soothing the itchiness of diaper rash, diaper rash powder with calamine and zinc oxide help to keep baby's bottom smooth and dry while soothing any irritation.
What better way to bond with baby than with a relaxing massage? Use a natural, herbal massage oil after a bath to soften baby's skin and help baby relax and unwind before bedtime. High-strung babies will enjoy the relaxing benefits of French lavender bath drops in their bath water. Lavender has been used for centuries as an herb to ease anxiety and promote sleep. It's a natural for babies that need placating. To comfort a fussy baby, enjoy the benefits of a soothing chest rub for baby infused with the calming scents of rosemary, lavender, and aloe vera.
Bubble bath and baby bath make bath time even more fun, especially when you end it with a gentle massage. Choose a massage serum with skin-nourishing ingredients like coconut oil, sunflower oil and linseed oil to infuse baby's skin with a protective layer of moisture. These oils are rich in essential fatty acids that help to nourish and protect skin. You can feel good knowing what touches your baby is free of any harsh chemicals. Baby will thank you.
Make bath time and skin care a special experience by choosing from a wide array of skin and bath products made just for baby. Moms can enjoy the benefits of these skin softening products. So feel free to treat your skin to nourishing massage oils, baby oil and baby powder for staying cool and dry. Keep plenty on hand for baby AND for you. You'll enjoy them as much as your little one will. Make bath time a special time, one your baby will look forward to with products made especially for them.