Tips in Taking Care of Baby's Skin

  • June 11, 2015

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Babies are the most wonderful creatures of the world. And to have one is definitely the best kind of joy one will ever have to experience in his or her whole life. Of course, one will have to employ all means and methods in keeping the baby healthy and safe from all things that could possibly harm him or her in any way.

       There's nothing quite like the soft, delicate skin of a baby as it is as delicate as the baby itself. And caring for the baby’s skin should be as important as keeping the baby well-nourished. For starters, here are some basic and important ways to taking good care of your baby’s skin:


Avoiding diaper rash

changing diapers

If baby has red skin around the diaper area, you're dealing with diaper rash. Most diaper rashes are skin irritations brought about by diapers that are too tight, wet diapers left on for too long, or a particular brand of detergent, diapers, or baby wipes. Avoid it by keeping the diaper area open to the air as long as possible, changing your baby's diaper as soon as it's wet, and washing the diaper area with a warm cloth.


Watch out for the weather

protect baby from sun

Babies can be exposed to sunlight once they are 6 months old, but make sure to apply sunscreen with a minimum of SPF 30 all over exposed skin. With underdeveloped sweat glands, babies are very susceptible to heat rash. To prevent this, dress them in loose clothing and a hat to shield from the sun.


Resist the urge to bath your baby frequently.

spongebath baby

Ours is a culture obsessed with cleanliness, which means that parents tend to overdo it when it comes to bathing their beauties. But too much bathing removes the natural oils that protect baby's skin. That leaves baby's skin vulnerable, so it reacts to any potential allergen, triggering a reaction like eczema. Until then, a gentle sponge bath of the bottom and genitals is plenty.


Good laundry for baby skin care

laundry clothes baby

Avoiding skin rashes will keep your baby smiling and happy: Use a gentle detergent to wash everything that touches your infant's skin, from bedding and blankets, to towels and even your own clothes. You'll cut down on the likelihood of baby developing irritated or itchy skin.


Above all, use safe and gentle baby skincare products

Parents and guardians of babies should be very particular and picky when It comes to choosing skincare products for their infants, as their skin is more susceptible to skin damage. For preventing aggravation of very dry skin from birth, use Bioderma Atoderm Preventive Nourishing Cream, a delicate formula created especially for infants and children.

This nourishing treatment cream has been developed to intensively restore the integrity of the skin barrier by strengthening and protecting young skin, ensuring that the evolution from dryness to atopic dermatitis in childhood is prevented. Its dermo-consolidating action ensures that dry skin flare-ups are quickly and effectively calmed, lastingly.

Atoderm Preventive restores the integrity of the skin barrier, re-synthesises essential filaggrin-ceramides, and fights the onset of intense dryness with lipid-boosting ingredients that enhance suppleness and comfort. With its quick application and ultra-comfortable texture, skin is soothed swiftly and durably.

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