Once the phrase “baby cream” was understood quite
specific tube of universal cream of the same name. This
the cream was out of competition, used in different situations and for
different parts of the body. However, the industry of children’s goods and
cosmetics constantly gives new tools. Now the newborn
baby cream can be more than mom, and each of them will be
childish. All these care products are designed for different purposes.
Let’s see what types of children’s creams exist, for what situations
each one fits.
What is a baby cream
- Moisturizing baby cream. Contrary to
popular belief that different chemistry in the care of the baby
should be at a minimum, moisturizer – a necessary thing. Have
newborn babies skin is very thin and delicate, the work of the glands is not yet
adjusted. During bathing, a skin-protecting lipid film
from the effects of the external environment, it is washed off, as a result the skin dries out and
starts to peel off. Haveвлажняющий крем, нанесенный после купания,
restores this protective barrier. The composition of this cream includes
vegetable oils, glycerin and vitamins.
- Anti-inflammatory baby cream, or cream from
раздражения. This крем оказывает успокаивающее действие на
skin baby, relieves irritation, effective even for healing
wounds. However, the main problem of babies is diaper rash, so this
The cream is often used under the diaper. Many anti-inflammatory
creams are appropriately labeled. Haveспокаивающее и заживляющее
the effect of such a cream is due to its constituent
extracts of chamomile, series, calendula. In addition, as part of
there is a panthenol that promotes better skin recovery, and
antimicrobial zinc oxide.
- Protective baby cream. Protect baby’s skin
accounted for by environmental exposure, be it frost and wind
or scorching sun. In the hot season, when most of the body
provided to the sun, sunscreen,
containing UV filters. For winter, there are special creams, they
They create protection against frost and wind on the skin in the form of a greasy film.
Apply the “winter” cream in advance to the cream had completely
soak, otherwise its action will be reversed: not absorbed cream
will freeze on the surface of the skin and lead to hypothermia.
- Haveниверсальный детский крем. Thanks to its
rich in composition, this tool can handle almost any
task: and moisturizes, and nourishes, and protects, and relieves irritation.
Creams of a narrow spectrum of action, of course, more effective, but if
the problem is weakly expressed – a universal cream will do. Such
the tool must also be in the first-aid kit, especially since
It’s impossible for my mother to predict what problems she will face, and
universal cream is suitable in any situation.
Choosing the “right” baby cream
Haveчитывая многообразие видов кремов и производителей, важно
learn to choose safe and high quality products for your baby.
Knowing some of the rules for choosing baby cream will help you
Get confused in front of the shelf in the store and choose the best for your
- Buy baby cream, like any products for children, is worth
specialized departments or pharmacies, that is, in those places
who are credible and can vouch for compliance with all
rules for storage of goods. Baby cream has a shelf life and should
stored under certain conditions, failure to comply with this rule
leads to the fact that the effectiveness of some components is reduced,
and in some cases, such a cream can cause problems with
- Speaking of storage periods. Longer term
storage at the cream, the more in its composition of preservatives and different
�”Chemistry”. Choose baby cream with the shortest term
- The composition of baby cream, of course, must be natural.
The presence of parabens, mineral or
paraffin oil is unacceptable. All of these substances are products.
refining and very harmful to the delicate skin of the baby (for
adults, by the way, too).
- Studying the composition of the cream, look at the location of the components in
list. The further the substance is in the list of ingredients, the
less its mass fraction in the cream. Often on the packaging stated that
cream contains some expensive and effective component, but in the end
it turns out that its content in the cream is so insignificant that
no effect will have.
- Pay attention to how it looks and smells like baby cream.
The presence of dyes or harsh fragrances is not very desirable: these
fairly aggressive chemicals that can cause
irritation or allergic reaction in crumbs.
- Do not ignore labeling with age restrictions. That
suitable for children 2–3 years old, it is far from always appropriate to use
for a newborn baby.
Baby cream: safety technology
To use baby cream is worth without fanaticism. Quite
it is unlikely to refuse such means, but
do not abuse creams. Not worth the extra just smear your favorite
ass cream if there is no objective need.
Be sure to respect the storage period of an open tube. It is better,
if initially the tube is small: in the long stored open
tubes of bacteria easily breed bacteria.
Be sure to test for an allergic reaction. This
the recommendation is often neglected, but when it comes to a baby –
better to hedge against serious problems.
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