Heathy alternatives


Attitude – Natural Diaper Cream, Zinc, fragrance-free

Babo Botanicals – Sensitive Baby Daily Hydra Baby Lotion

Druide – Baby Body Milk

Earnest Mom – Calendula Butter Baby Cream

Everyday Oil – Fragrance-free

Everyone – Baby Lotion Simply unscented

Finally Pure For Baby – 100% natural baby lotion, unscented

Green Beaver – Baby Lotion, fragrance-free

Mustela – Hydrating Cream

Pipette baby – Lotion, fragrance-free

Terressentials – Organic Fragrance-free Baby Oil

Thinkbaby – Baby Lotion, fragrance-free

With fragrances (essential oils)

Baby Mantra – Calming Massage Oil

BabyTime! – Snuggly Lotion

Farm Grain – Organic Grain Baby Lotion

Hello Bello – Premium Baby Lotion

Olivarrier – Baby organic Found Squ Squ Lotion

Sea Wench Naturals – Baby Bummm Spray/ Baby Lotion


A child’s skin is naturally composed of oils. By using mild soaps, the use of lotions or oils can be reduced.

Use a mild oil, preferably organic, such as coconut oil, almond oil, sesame oil…

Replace talcum powder with rice starch, corn starch or arrowroot powder.

Ingredients to avoid

  • 1,4-dioxane: possible carcinogen
  • Ammonia: irritant and corrosive to the skin, eyes, and the respiratory and digestive tract
  • Dyes (coal tar): carcinogen, skin sensitizer, photosensitizer
  • DMDM hydantoin: possible carcinogen (by release of formaldehyde), skin irritant, skin sensitizer
  • Mineral oil: possible carcinogen depending on the degree of purification, allergen
  • Lanolin (oil, if not organic): skin sensitizer
  • Parabens: endocrine disruptors
  • Perfumes: allergens
  • PEG: may contain carcinogenic 1,4-dioxane, irritant to skin, eyes and respiratory tract
  • Propylene glycol: allergen, irritant
  • Quarternium-15: possible carcinogen (by release of formaldehyde)
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: irritant, may cause contact dermatitis
  • Talc: possible carcinogen, irritant to skin, eyes and respiratory tract
  • TEA: respiratory and skin sensitizer, irritating to the skin, eyes and respiratory tract