An authored article by Mr. Rajesh Vohra, CEO, Artsana India (Chicco) in assistance with Chicco Research Centre
Summer is the time all living things rejuvenate themselves with brighter and lot warmer sun rays. Like other weather, summer also brings some unique challenges for the newborn baby. The vast array of baby skincare products available in the market may leave you feeling overwhelmed and perplexed as to which product would be ideal for your little one at this time. Nevertheless, there exist several gentle baby skincare products that are perfect for keeping your baby’s skin healthy and happy all summer long.
- Baby wipes
An ideal option to freshen up the baby for changing nappies and cleaning the baby’s face and hands without water. Their structure is designed in a way to cleanse a baby’s skin while maintaining its physiological balance. The wipes allow you to obtain a deep cleansing and a soothing treatment at the same time. One should always look for wipes that are enriched with Aloe vera and chamomile, made with ultra-soft, good absorbent, non-woven fabric that absorbs impurities from the baby’s nappy areas, face, and hands. Thereby, it leaves the baby’s skin pleasantly scented, refreshed, and moisturized.
- Apply moisturizer & face cream regularly
During the summer season, the heat can often result in irritated skin, particularly in the case of infants. There are several moisturizing baby products with new advanced formulas that can help to soothe and hydrate your baby’s skin. Face creams and lotions with no added EDTA chemicals and containing natural ingredients like chamomile and aloe vera are renowned for their soothing properties. These non-sticky and light moisturizing formula products are gentle enough for everyday use and can help to maintain your baby’s skin’s softness.
- Diaper Rash Cream
Increased sweating and heat during the summer season often result in diaper rash, which is a prevalent issue that many infants experience. There are various diaper creams and ointments available that can help prevent and soothe diaper rash. Products containing natural ingredients such as zinc oxide can help create a barrier between the skin and moisture, thereby preventing irritation and rash. These creams and ointments are gentle enough for daily use and can help keep your baby comfortable and content.
- Baby Wash & Shampoos
Bathing is an essential component of an infant’s daily routine, particularly during the summer season when they may sweat more and become dirtier than usual. Baby washes and shampoos specifically formulated with new advanced formula for delicate baby skin are gentle with 0% phenoxyethanol, parabens & tropolone, ensuring that they do not strip away natural oils or irritate the skin. They also contain natural ingredients such as oat milk and chamomile, which acts as a natural cleanser.
- Baby Talcum Powder