Babies and Their Largest Organ

Every bub is different as we all know, some fair, some dark, some chatty, some quiet, some sleep so soundly, others...well we all know the others. But when it comes to the epidermis the same rules apply, skin can vary not only from child to child but also, season to season, as a reaction to foods, plants, pets or chemicals, stress, heat or even by the wonder of genetics.

Babies and Their Largest Organ
When formulating the First Light Organics range we always have your baby's at the forefront of our minds. We have heard how you worry about eczema, dry skin from exposure to heaters and air conditioning, nappy rash, cradle cap and even skin concerns from being in the great outdoors.

There is one baby skin condition that not only looks sore, but it also bothers your bub as it itches and makes them feel uncomfortable, and that is eczema/ dermatitis. The First Light Organics range helps to ease the discomfort and clear it up. Eczema is a very common skin condition, but often one that's hard to find out the trigger for it to flare up.

Did you know that your newborn baby's skin is paper thin, it helps them not only to show you what their mood and temperature are like but also helps them to regulate their temperature. That's why it's so important to treat it with tender loving care, especially until it starts to thicken at around 1 year of age.

Ingredients that we use to help soothe and treat eczema include:

  • Calendula: incredible soothing properties and also antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiviral. According to the NYU Langone Medical Center, calendula has wound-healing effects as well.
  • Chamomile: incredible anti-inflammatory to calm itchiness and signs of redness.
  • Cold-pressed plant oils: Coconut, Shea, Macadamia - perfect for replenishing dry sensitive skin with deeply nourishing essential fatty acids and vitamins to help skin retain moisture and reduce flare-ups.
  • Aloe vera has been shown in studies to speed up wound healing and reduce rashes. A multitude of bio actives promotes the formation of new, healthy skin cells.

 

Sources:
whattoexpectwhenyouareexpecting.com
raisingchildren.net.au