Identifying safe baby products can be a challenge, especially when it comes to soaps. There is a surprising amount of soaps on the market that contain chemicals that are harmful for baby skin, so how can you know which ones to choose? Unfortunately, you can’t rely on labels that say “natural baby product”, so you will have to read the list of ingredients yourself to know whether or not it is safe. The following is a list of popular baby soaps that have high ratings when it comes to being healthy and safe for your baby’s skin and hair.
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When it comes to baby soap, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Pure Castille Classic soaps cannot be beaten. These soaps use a combination of natural and organic extra-virgin coconut, olive, jojoba and hemp oils with pure essential oils to create a soap that cleans effectively without being aggressive.
These soaps are multi-purpose and cover the entire range of cleaning needs for your baby, plus they are biodegradable, organic, fair trade, free of preservatives and thickeners, and come in a large variety of scents.
This all-natural soap for babies and children lathers up beautifully without stripping protective oils, and leaves the skin delicately scented. Coco-glucoside is the main cleaning agent in the soap and is naturally derived from coconuts, while organic aloe vera replenishes moisture balance and sooths the skin. Natural essential oils are used for fragrance in place of standard harsh fragrance chemicals that are common in commercial soaps.
Nurture My Body: Baby Bar Soap is an organic soap that is free of all fragrances and other harsh chemicals such as parabens, phthalates and sodium lauryl sulphate. This company is dedicated to making their products with 100% organic ingredients, and they make small batches to ensure that the soap is fresh every time.
Happy Baby Organic Soap by Wild Natural Baby has absolutely no ingredients that could be potentially harmful for your baby’s skin. This simple soap uses palm, olive and lavender oils in addition to aloe vera and rosemary extract to clean your baby’s skin.
Gourmet Body Treats: Organic Baby Wash
This baby wash is 100% natural and can be used for cleansing sensitive hair and skin. The wash contains essential vitamins and minerals that support the growth of delicate baby skin with its blend of soothing olive oil and calendula that softens the body and hair.
Cleanse your baby’s delicate skin and hair with this fragrance-free, hypoallergenic wash from Burt’s Bees. This formula is tear-free, non-irritating and is safe enough for daily use. With main ingredients aloe and oat flour, this wash will gently cleanse and nourish your baby’s skin and leave the hair silky and soft. You can also rest easy knowing that this soap formula is free of parabens, phthalates, petrochemicals and synthetic fragrances.