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Does it help to combat skin problems?

Posted anonymously, 2nd September 2017

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  • No, only when they have dry or irritated skin which is hardly every

  • Washing and having clean skin is good and then regular moisturising is great

  • I’ve always moisturised my babies skin after bathing. I find if I don’t do it her skin gets irritated.

  • I did apply moisturiser to my baby’s skin whilst giving her limbs and torso a gentle massage. It was a nice bonding experience.

  • Yes! I find it helps a lot :)

  • My Bub had eczema quite early on so started moisturising on the daily. It’s definitely helped.

  • Yes i believe in moisturising daily it helps to keep skin soft and smooth and never dry as long as tou stick to natural and simple products

  • A friend’s baby was a few days overdue and his skin was very red, dry and peeling – especially his face, hands and feet. Both parents are Australian. It was suggested by the hospital staff that she start mositurising straight away and to continue doing it. When she forgot a couple of days when two of the family were sick he very quickly developed a rash. She also used soap and fragrance free baby wash.

  • Even when I was still pregnant, I was advised by other mums (Asian specifically Filipino mums, I am Filipino btw) to moisturise my bubs skin. Apparently, Asian (Filipino) babies born here in Australia tend to develop eczema (and I know of some Filipino kids and teens who did develop it). I was recommended QV, Cetaphil and GAIA. We opted for QV as it works for my daughter and is cheaper than the other two.

  • Yeah, I am moisturizing my baby’s skin since birth. Because my skin is not healthy and soft. So I am just more concerned about my little one skin and health. And it works.

  • My 9 year old daughter uses the Clean and Clear range. It’s never too early to get kids started on a cleaning routine. Moisturising once a day for kids and teens is great for their skin.

  • My son is now a tween, so he is just getting started with a very mild skin care regime. I have gotten him started on very neutral products like QV gentle foaming facial cleanser and he wears a sunscreen designed for sensitive skin that he shares with me. He had started to get little pimples, nothing major but it was obvious to me that he had started to produce more sebum than usual and whilst that is normal he wasn’t cleansing his face with an appropriate product. Something very neutral and non comedogenic is usually on the agenda for both of us as I’m going kind of going through the same minor skin changes as he is because of my age and changing hormones as well.

  • Only if it’s dry or abnormal. I never had a problem with needing to moisturise my kids’ skin.

  • Yep have always moisturised all 3 of my kids. I have extremely dry & ezcema-probe skin so have been vigilant with the kids. I’m also very fussy on what products I use, and have found the best by far to be oils – either avocado oil, coconut oil, or even a good quality cold pressed olive oil. A little goes a long way & doesn’t have any rubbish ingredients :)

  • I moisturise my son’s skin since birth. Not sure it makes much of a difference as he is my first one. But at least it makes him smell really nice.

    I use the mustela hydra baby.

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