When you bring your baby home and you want to ensure he gets the best in organic skin care, you may realize that the optimum way to get the kind of products you need is to make your own. They are quite easy to create and they make great gifts too! It doesn’t matter if you are the new parent, a relative or a friend, or simply want to try out making them on your own, you will be awestruck at how easy and inexpensive it is to make these products.
You might need to do a little cooking to make your own organic products, but you’ll be surprised how easy it really is. With the exception of steeping some herbs, there is very little work involved, and if you grow your own herbs, you can make organic baby skin care products for almost nothing, using your own fresh ingredients.
It’s much safer to use all natural powder for your baby because the talc in most products can cause some serious problems with the respiratory system in babies. Although a few doctors will suggest that you skip using powder and allow the little bottom to air out you can still create your own natural product to use. Combine one cup of arrowroot powder with one tablespoon of ground dried chamomile and one tablespoon of dried lavender. This powder keeps your baby’s bottom dry and prevents bacteria from thriving on his skin.
Baby shampoos often contain traces of harmful chemicals. But you can make your own natural baby shampoo very easily by taking fresh rosemary a half pint of distilled water four and a half ounces of UNSCENTED baby shampoo with four drops of fresh rosemary essential oil. Slowly boil the rosemary in the distilled water for thirty minutes; strain into a container. Add the essential oil and shampoo and shake to mix.
You should know that essential oils are great for moisturizing the skin and for healing irritations or rashes of the skin. Tea tree oil is good for an antibacterial. Both aloe vera and calendula have anti inflammatory properties and ease discomfort.
As you investigate the properties of the different ingredients for organic baby products for skin care, you will find that you’ll be able to create organic products easily and inexpensively, particularly if you have fun growing your own herbs. Your infant will love the wonderful feeling of using these natural products, and you’ll be happy to know you are making your own natural products to take the best care of your child.