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The store-bought products laden with chemical agents are loaded with side effects which can be harmful for your infant’s skin. Use natural alternatives which are chemical free and ensure that your baby is free from the chemical hazards presented by the use of the store products. Replace your baby products with organic baby moisturizer before welcoming your baby home.


Coconut Oil

Coconut oil, with its anti fungal, anti viral and anti bacterial properties is now becoming popular as one of the most effective oils. It is a natural moisturizer which can be used on your newborn baby’s skin without any adverse affects. A baby’s skin is soft enough and does not need any additional creams or lotions.

But if you feel your baby needs a little extra moisturizer in the creases of the neck or other areas rub a little coconut oil to keep it moisturized. Extra virgin coconut oil mixed with olive oil can be used to give your baby a good massage to help him relax. Coconut oil can also be used to treat your baby’s cradle cap or nappy rash. So make sure you buy this organic baby moisturizer before welcoming your baby home.


Olive Oil

Olive oil is used by most mothers to protect their infants’ tender and soft skin without any adverse affects. In addition to taking care of your baby’s skin, it has many added benefits. It is high in oleic acid which can increase the permeability of some layers of your baby’s skin and less of linoleic acid, which has the potential of strengthening your infant’s skin barrier. This organic oil has a positive effect on the hormones which control stress and anxiety in your baby, and use of this oil therefore, helps your baby to relax. Ensure that you stock up this organic baby moisturizer before welcoming your baby home. In case your baby’s skin is sensitive and has been damaged, opt for vegetable oils which are high in linolein acid.


Vegetable Oil

Vegetable oils are more moisturizing and soothing than the moisturizers that are found in the stores. They make a good after-bath moisturizer and can be used anytime to moisturize your infant. Cut open 2 – 3 capsules of vitamin E and squeeze out the oil into 1 cup of olive, almond or sunflower oil. Stir thoroughly to mix them properly and transfer to a squeeze bottle. Vitamin E, which is a natural antioxidant, is known for its healing properties. Use this natural moisturizer in your baby’s bath or massage him or use it as a lotion to moisturize him.


Homemade Lotion

You can also use natural products to make your own organic baby moisturizer before welcoming your baby home. Half-fill a mason jar with chamomile and calendula flowers. Fill the jar with cold pressed extra virgin olive oil. Cap it and store it for 6 – 8 weeks. Strain the oil taking care to free it completely from any herbal particles. Warm a little of this oil and apply it over your baby’s skin to condition and moisturize his skin.


Olive oil attracts moisture and is known as a gentle and superior oil for a baby’s skin. Chamomile is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory and treats minor skin conditions and calendula is a gentle agent and treats skin irritations. Use this homemade lotion to moisturize your baby regularly and keep his skin free from dryness.

A newborn baby’s tender skin needs utmost care and is not easy to deal with. Some babies have trouble-free skin while some might always seem to be having rash or irritation of some kind or the other. To take better care of your baby’s skin, bring home organic baby moisturizers before welcoming your baby home(.


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