The delicate skin of a newborn requires safe care, so it is difficult for parents to do without such a tool as a baby cream designed to moisturize the epidermis and protect against diaper rash. The variety of brands and manufacturers that produce products for the care of kidsvmakes it hard to make the choice. After some research dedicated to the composition and manufacturers, you can make an informed decision about which product is best suited.
What is a baby cream?
A skincare cosmetic product intended for insufficiently keratinized dermis as well as the increased resorption function in newborns and infants is a cream for children. Its distinctive features are:
exclusively natural composition;
the absence of perfume and cosmetic fragrances, dyes;
greasy consistency due to the high content of vegetable oils, beeswax, lanolin, etc.;
the absence of synthetic preservatives.
Composition Cream for kids
Due to the fact that the skin of infants has a thin stratum corneum, many vessels, its suction function is increased, i.e. the penetration of ointments, creams, pastes occurs much faster than in adults, and the reaction of the immature body can be unpredictable. Taking into account these features of the children’s epidermis, the requirements for the qualitative composition of the active components of kids’ cosmetics are very high. The composition of the product may include:
Daily care after the child, due to the peculiarities of the child’s epidermis, should provide protection from external influences, prevention of rashes, diaper rash. The use of baby cream is recommended after water procedures to restore the protective film that prevents moisture loss. Especially important is the use of ointment for children in hot or cold weather — this is when the child’s still dry skin is not able to self-moisten.
There is a misunderstanding why the drug, which includes natural ingredients, cannot be used by an adult. There are several reasons for this, and they are connected with the peculiarities of the functioning of the epidermis of a child and an adult.
The treatment is designed to reduce the high level of acid-base balance of children’s skin, while in adults it is already reduced.
Before you buy a cream for kids in the MAKEUP store, you should carefully study its composition and application features. The presence of additional components of plant origin will be an advantage if there are dermatological problems, and the classic version is recommended for daily care. The use of parabens and other possible allergens in children's cosmetics is unacceptable. It is necessary to monitor the shelf life of the product due to the fact that the use of the product after its completion can cause a strong allergic reaction.