3 Tips to Prevent and Soothe Dry Skin

Does your child suffer from dry or flaky skin? Babies and children can get dry skin just like adults do. In some cases, this can be caused by a skin disease called eczema, or atopic dermatitis. Eczema can cause dry, red, itchy patches on your baby’s skin. However, more often than not, dry skin is often a result of harsh soaps or other products that may strip away helpful fatty oils, misuse of moisturizer, and your environment.

Worry not, we’ve got 3 tips to prevent your child’s skin (and your own!) from drying out:

1. Use mild soaps

Most of us will go (unknowingly) for harsh soaps that leave us feeling squeaky clean. However, this can cause problems for the skin, stripping away its natural oils, leaving it dry and irritable. Trade in your harsh soap for a mild one, like our gentle, tear free Cleansing Wash Gel. For hands, our Helping Hand Wash, with hydrating glycerin, specially formulated for extremely dry or eczema-prone skin, and will not leave hands feeling dry, even after multiple washes.

2. Use a great moisturizer

To leave your baby’s skin feeling silky smooth and extra soft, use our rich Nurturing Cream after your daily bathing routine. Apply it directly after the bath, when the skin is still slightly wet. This way the product will be absorbed easier and faster. Prefer for something more light? Try our go-to Softening Body Lotion.

3. Use products with Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fan favorite among skin care enthusiasts. Our Diaper Cream is formulated with Vitamin E to keep baby’s bottoms silky smooth and soft! With its high zinc oxide content, it is also effective at preventing and helping skin to recover from diaper rash.


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