Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies: Ingredient review

Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies: Ingredient review

Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies is a safe alternative to many popular baby lotions available in the Indian market because it is free form any harmful ingredients. It will help in nourishing the skin of your baby with many natural emollients along with soothing factors like aloe vera, calendula and chamomile.

Will it work?

Yes, Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies has following benefits:

  • Moisturisation: Mamaearth Nourishing body lotion has moisturising factors like Wheatgerm Oil, Olive Oil, Cocoa butter, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil.
  • Soothing: Herbs like aloe vera, calendula and chamomile oil have skin calming action.

Overall, it is one the best moisturising lotion available for babies. However, the skin-barrier function of babies continues to develop in the first year of life (source). Therefore, the skin care for babies should be restricted to minimum possible ingredients. Coconut oil is the best option for the tender skin of babies. But if at all you want to use a baby lotion for your baby, then Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies is a definitely a good choice.

For which skin type?

Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies can be used for both face and body in kids, however, it should not be used by adults on the face especially in acne prone skin because it has comedogenic skin.

Is it safe?

Yes, it is free of major toxic chemicals. Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies has a certification from “Made with safe ingredient” organisation that certifies ingredients used in the product are safe for both body and environment.

Will it suit allergic or eczema prone skin?

Mamaearth moisturising daily lotion for babies does not have irritant ingredients, however, if your baby is prone to allergy or eczema, then cautious use is recommended. Discontinue use if eczema worsens.

DETAILED ANALYSIS OF INGREDIENTS

Ingredient Type: Both natural and synthetic
Harmful Ing.: None
EWG : Does not have
Comedogenic Ing.: Wheat germ oil, Cetyl alcohol, olive oil, coco butter,
Irritating Ing.: Cetyl alcohol
Fragrances: None
Active Ing.:

Wheat Germ Oil is a rich source of natural Vitamin E besides, Vitamin A, B, D, Fatty acids and anti-oxidants. Thus, helps in moisturizing and repairing under-eye skin, besides having anti-ageing benefits.

Olive oil helps in moisturising your skin along with providing anti-oxidants like vitamin E and A.

Jojoba Oil provides moisturisation.

Shea butter helps retain moisture and lessen the loss of water by forming a barrier on the skin's surface. Secondly, it also works to reduce the appearance of rough patches and dry flakes on the skin. In addition, the moisturizers in shea butter are the same as those produced by the sebaceous glands of the skin, thus it is considered to be a Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF). It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, helping to soothe itchy, irritated or sunburnt skin. It naturally absorbs UVB rays to protect the skin from the sun.

Calendula Officinalis is rich in triterpenoid esters (an anti-inflammatory), antioxidants and carotenoids that have strong anti-inflammatory action. It also has bactericide, antiseptic, antiviral properties and has been used for healing of small cuts, burns, and fungal infections.

Cocoa butter benefits include preventing skin dryness and peeling; healing chapped lips; fighting signs of ageing; soothing burns, rashes and infections; treating mouth sores; working as a shaving cream; improving heart health; and raising immunity.

Aloe vera has moisturizing, anti-oxidant, skin lightening anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial and anti-ageing benefits. Aloe-derived ingredients enhance the appearance of dry or damaged skin by reducing flaking and restoring suppleness.

Tocopheryl Acetate is a form of Vitamin E and has antioxidant, anti-ageing, moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and enhanced SPF benefits.

Chamomile has anti-inflammatory benefits.

 

 

Base Ing.: Deep moisturisng lotion base made of following emollients: Purified Water, Caprylic Capric Tri Glyceride, Wheatgerm Oil, Olive Oil, Cocoa butter, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil
Ingredient list: Purified Water, Caprylic Capric Tri Glyceride, Wheatgerm Oil, Olive Oil, Cocoa butter, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Calendula Extract, Aloe Vera Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Cetyl Alcohol, Chammomile essentail oil

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