Your Baby Skincare Needs

Babies have different skin care needs as their skin can be particularly sensitive and hence, it is very important to make sure you take care of your little one’s delicate skin. Babies are prone to skin irritation and dryness especially in the first year. It is essential to develop a good skin care routine and use products that are designed for your little one to ensure that it is safe and helps maintain the health and softness of the skin.

Keeping your baby’s skin healthy

Keeping your baby’s skin healthy

By using the right baby products and techniques, you can keep your baby's skin soft, nourished and protected at the most vulnerable time of its life. Follow these tips for problem free baby skin!

  1. Moisturize and protect your baby’s skin especially if it’s dry twice a day with baby cream that is free from alcohol, paraben and colorant. Choose a product that protects and supports your infant’s natural skin barrier, such as NIVEA Baby My First All Purpose Cream that has been developed with natural almond and sunflower oil and can be used on your baby's body, face and bottom.
  2. Use a gentle laundry detergent to wash your baby’s belongings. Wash your baby’s clothes, bedding, blankets, towels, and anything that touches their skin with a gentle detergent to cut down on the possibility of irritation and allergy
  3. Avoid daily bathing and long bath times or soaking in soapy water as the water washes away the skin's natural defensive layer and can cause dryness. After the bath, apply a protective moisturizer like NIVEA Baby Mild Touch Moisturizing Lotion that strengthens your baby's skin barrier while keeping it moisturized. You can also add a few drops of baby oil to the bath for an added extra layer of moisture, protection and softness.
  4. Make sure you switch up your baby’s skincare routine during different seasons throughout the year. In summer, use a fresh and lighter skincare routine as your little one may be prone to rashes. During winter months, your baby’s skin is prone to excess dryness, use products that provide an extra layer of protection.
  5. Avoid keeping your baby’s diaper wet for too long. Make sure you change your baby’s diaper as soon as it gets wet and clean their skin with gentle wipes like NIVEA Baby Fresh & Pure Wipes. The Fresh & Pure Wipes are as gentle as pure water and are free of alcohol, paraben, and colorant, making it safe for your baby's delicate skin.