Eco-Friendly Diaper Time Wipes, Salves and More
Baby diapers and diaper changing products have always been viewed as unsustainable,potentially harmful products to both babies and the environment.However, it is also an area that has recently been improved to offer green and sustainable alternatives.The health and environmental concerns over plastics,bleach and petrochemicals has made parents switch over to these wiser alternatives.
Baby wipes are a relatively easy switch to make.Seventh Generation offers wipes that are made with all natural ingredients.They are moistened with natural aloe,vitamin E and water to cleanse and moisturize gently and naturally.These naturally soothing wipes do not contain alcohol or synthetic ingredients that can irritate baby’s skin.Biodegradable wipes are also becoming a staple for the changing table.Simply Neutral offers an interesting wipe product. When you need a wipe, simply add a tablespoon of liquid to the little compressed discs which expand into soft, durable wipes.They contain no bleaching agents,chemicals or artificial fragrances.They are also durable so they can be comparable to other wipes.There are even wipes that are reusable like the ones used generations ago.The wipes are made to last and won’t end up in the landfill as quickly as their disposable counterparts.LuSa Organics offers Baby Wipe Juice that can be used with any paper product to turn it into a baby wipe as a more eco-friendly and economic solution to the old baby wipes.There are certainly more than enough eco-friendly alternatives to conventional wipes.
When dealing with the delicate bottom skin covered by the diaper,parents often have to guard it against irritation.There are many kinds of ways to protect that area that are both natural and eco-friendly.Badger Baby balm is a great way to soothe chapped skin and prevent diaper rash.It doesn’t use any petroleum like traditional balms do.LuSa Organics also offers Booty Balm for diaper rash treatment.It has rich oils infused with calendula,lavender and chamomile that deliver to nourish red, rash covered skin.It is a truly amazing skin treatment for little bottoms.
There are also many aromatherapy products that help calm the baby during difficult times.Mambino Organics has chosen the purest, organic essential oils of lavender and chamomile to use in their products for their abilities to promote calmness, ease headaches and ensures a good night's sleep.There are other great aromas to use such as neroli and eucaplyptus.To calm a nervous or anxious mommy or a fussy baby, add a few drops to bath water, pillows, blankets or baby’s favorite stuffed animal.
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