Before I got pregnant with my firstborn, I was someone who picked skin care products for myself based on what I liked, what others recommended and what suited my pocket, to be honest. When I was pregnant and in my third trimester, I started looking for things that I needed to buy for the baby. I was quite shocked to see the toxins in most regular personal care baby products that were available in the market.
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A newborn baby has skin that’s like cotton and is super delicate and sensitive. Using toiletries that have ingredients which are harmful to my baby’s skin was a definite no-no. As a mother, my aim was to make sure that I use clean and natural products on my baby so that her sensitive skin doesn’t react and cause her any discomfort.
We’ve put together a list of organic skin creams that are gentle and safe for your little bundle of joy.
Aveeno products feature exclusive ACTIVE NATURALS® ingredients in all their products. A significant amount of research has gone into making sure that the ingredients used are from nature and uniquely formulated to deliver effective skin benefits. The Aveeno Baby products make sure your baby's skin is protected and nourished all the time. Aveeno Baby Product – Buy Here.
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Love Organically has skin care products for both kids and adults that are free from harmful ingredients like sulphates, parabens and GMOs. Made with herbs, natural plant oils and a lot of mummy magic, Love Organically uses organic products sourced from farms across the country. They ensure everything used is free from toxic chemicals and synthetic compounds, with special attention to purity. Love Organically Product – Buy Here
This is a brand, by a parent, for the parent. They make products which are mum-baby friendly, toxin-free and meet stringent international standards. They have some fantastic kits which have everything you will need for your baby. They extensively use shea butter, cocoa butter and jojoba oil in their products to keep your baby's skin soft and healthy. Mamaearth Product – Buy Here
GAIA Natural Baby Moisturiser is a blend of natural and organic extracts and skin softening oils to moisturise and protect against dryness, leaving your baby's skin extra soft and smooth. Their products are free from mineral oil, sorbolene and petrochemicals. GAIA Natural Baby Moisturiser Product – Buy Here
Website: GAIA Natural Baby Moisturiser
Forest Essentials uses traditional methods in making all its products, adhering to the highest standards of purity, authenticity and quality. Forest Essentials extracts the best from nature – organic cold pressed oils, rare plant extracts, herb infusions and steam-distilled pure essential oils. Their Mother & Baby range is a perfect fusion of ancient recipes and modern technology to create baby-friendly organic products. Forest Essentials Product – Buy Here
Website: Forest Essentials
Omved makes their products using plants and herbs to treat both illnesses and diseases. Omved’s philosophy is rooted in treating the whole person. Their Mom & Baby range of products are safe and natural formulas gently cleanse, soothe and soften baby’s tender skin. Their range of therapeutic massage oils and moisturizers are made from natural ingredients safeguard from baby diaper rash and also keep skin hydrated and nourished. Omved Product – Buy Here
If you are looking for natural, safe and tested products for your kids- you must consider the Babuline Baby collection. If you are a new mom- you must check out their new collection that includes Baby Diaper Rash Cream, Baby Powder, Baby Massage Oil, Baby Lotion, Baby Cream in addition to their Gripe Water. The fragrances used in the products are mild, child-safe and comply with the International standards for fragrance safety. Babuline Pharma also deals with essential medicines for your children. Buy here.
The Himalaya baby care range of products has been developed, keeping in mind the special requirements of your baby’s skin. They are a popular and preferred choice among parents for their newborns and kids. Buy here.
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Cocomo products from the House of Nature, are traditionally inspired, safe and toxin free. It helps to soothe, moisturize and support the skin's natural moisture balance. Cocomo lotion also provides gentle sun protection along with the glowing skin. Buy here.
Chicco is an Italian baby care brand that specialises in making products and clothing for toddlers and babies. Their skin-care range is free of harmful chemicals and dyes like parabens, SLS and SLES. Keeps baby's delicate skin soft and clean. Buy here.
A high content of essential fatty acids in soy oil guarantees optimal skin tolerability and makes baby's skin soft and supple without an oily film. Easily absorbed emollient with 7 per cent lipids, special emollient skin care complex with sorbitol for soft skin, chamomile extract protects from irritation of the sensitive baby skin, allantoin keeps baby's skin soft and supple. Buy here.
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Cetaphil Baby Daily Lotion contains Natural Emollients such as Sunflower seed oil, Soybean oil and a blend of Shea butter and Glycerin to moisturise and protect your baby's delicate skin. Cetaphil Baby Daily lotion is free from PAMAS (No Paraben, No Animal Origin ingredients, No Mineral Oil, No Alcohol, No Soap), Hypo-allergenic, pH balanced and is gentle enough for newborn's and baby's skin. Buy here.
In a market like India where Ayurveda, herbal remedies, and commercial products fight for shelf space — The Moms Co. decided to make a name for itself by making choice easier for moms and making them less wary of ingredients in a product for their children. Read more on why we loved this brand by Malika Sadani. Buy here.
Website: The Moms Co
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With a refreshing fragrance of lilac & vanilla, enriched with natural plant extracts, Pigeon's collection of skin care products help keep your baby's skin soft and fresh for all seasons. Buy here.
One of the popular choices for moms of all age groups, Baby Dove is fast growing to be a trusted name in the children's market too. Their products are made with 100% skin-natural nutrients for the delicate baby skin. The gentle, hypoallergenic and pH neutral formula of this Baby Dove baby body lotion is suitable to use even on your newborn. Buy here.
Website: Baby Dove
Vilvah's range of skin care products includes everything from cleansers, moisturisers masks, scrubs, body wash, shampoos, soaps, conditioners, essential oils and lots more. They have an exclusive baby care segment that includes all-natural mosquito repellant bars, massage oils, body butter, oils, and body wash for your tiny tots. Buy here.
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Nuluv brings you the best of skin care and baby care products, made in USA, that are safe, organic and chemical-free and meets all International safety standards. Each of these brands has won the reputation of giving their little customers the best of skincare- from organic ingredients. Buy here.
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