Diaper is a constant companion of a new born that brings solace as well as rashes to the sensitive skin of babies. How does one deal with this situation and alleviate the discomfort of a diaper rash?
Diaper creams/ointments are the most popular solutions to diaper rashes. Here is a list of the top 10 diaper rash creams available in the market:
1. Babecology Diaper Balm
Made of organic ingredients, this anti-diaper cream is just the right thing for your baby’s rash. Extracts of lavender, mango butter, chamomile and jojoba oil are included in this balm that soothes the skin and moisturizes it. Babecology is a non-greasy formulation that cools the rash and keeps the baby’s butt smooth.
2. Gradma El’s Diaper Rash Remedy
If a traditional remedy is what you are looking for, then Grandma El’s is the perfect bet. The cream is a solid gel which softens by the warmth of your hand. It is more on the oily side but not too greasy. It also smells sweet unlike most traditional remedies.
3. Boudreaux’s Butt Paste
This is a cream that works fast. It is available in 2 forms- tube and jar. It is a great solution for soothing skin dryness and irritation as well. The tube is good for tossing into a diaper bag.
4. Mei Mei Nappy Cream
This is a gentle cream which has the herbal ingredient calendula in it. The oil soothes and heals the rash ridden skin. The best part is that it is not a petroleum derivative and hence good for babies allergic to such products. This feature makes the cream non-greasy as well.
5. Nature’s Baby Organic Diaper Cream
This organic cream has all ingredients from the plant source. Made from extracts of sunflower oil, castor oil and cocoa butter, the cream is soft and soothing on the baby’s sensitive skin. The formulation also avoids gluten and petroleum derivatives, making it ideal for all those who want their little ones to be away from allergic ingredients.
6. Triple Paste
The formulation of triple paste contains zinc oxide, commonly used in treating diaper rashes. But the most important part of the paste is that it is hypoallergenic and unscented.
A hypoallergenic and dermatologist tested, Desitin provides instant relief from diaper rash by soothing the rash and also forming a protective layer on the skin to prevent further damage. At the same time it is non-greasy and can be wiped off easily. Best results are seen when applied at bedtime when the skin is more exposed to wet diapers for a long time.
8. A+D Diaper Rash Cream
The rash cream contains zinc oxide and hence relieves rashes immediately. The cream also forms a layer on the skin and prevents further damage. A+D is easy to apply and can be wiped of easily as well.
9. CJ’s BUTTer
Made from natural oils and devoid of any synthetic chemicals, CJ’s BUTTer is an ideal diaper rash cream for all babies. It is also a multipurpose cream that helps prevent soreness relieves eczema and moisturizes the baby’s body.
10. Burts Bee’s Diaper Ointment
Made of almond and sunflower oil, Burts Bee’s Diaper ointment is a phalate, paraben and petro chemical -free product. It is clinically tested and is one of the best and safest for babies.