The one thing that strikes fear in many parents’ hearts is when their child contracted a virus like Hand Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD). While this contagious viral illness is not serious, it is very hard to watch your child struggle with the disease.

Children under 6 years old are particularly vulnerable because of their age and their propensity to touch different unclean surfaces with their hands and placing them in their mouths for sensory effect. HFMD is transmitted through saliva and unsanitary practices like licking (something young kids are likely to do).

Areas where these young children frequent such as indoor playgrounds, public play areas, or childcare centers are hot spots to catch HFMD. Hence, cleanliness and the good practices in hygiene are crucial factors to fight against the spread of the disease.

Some products might be too harsh on baby’s delicate skin. We share with you three cleansing products that are organic and free from chemicals, so you can use it daily to wash your baby’s body and hair.

Twinkle Hand+Body Foam Wash ( ml), $

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Any parent who had a child fall prey to HFMD will tell you that the healing process for the child is painful. It is equally torturous for the parent who often feel helpless and powerless against the HFMD blisters. Hence, hyper-vigilant measures to keep your baby clean is essential.

Twinkle Hand and Body Foam Wash is hypo-allergenic, paraben-free and contains no animal derivative. This natural and organic body wash is great for your baby’s needs. The foam wash contains eight essential oils such as Moringa oil and Tea Tree oil that has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It also contains Geranium Essential oil (anti-inflammation) and Lavender Mallette Essential oil (antifungal and antioxidant) for antiseptic clean. The wash also contains Orange Essential oil to boost immunity and Grapeseed oil to boost  wound healing and moisturizes the skin.

Aveeno Baby Wash & Shampoo (340ml), $15.90
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Aveeno Baby Wash & Shampoo is formulated to be gentle for infants and babies sensitive skin. It contains a blend of natural oat extract that cleans without drying the young skin of your infant. It is tear-free, soap-free and paraben-free. This gentle cleaner is does a good job keeping baby clean and is mild enough even for the most sensitive skin.

Lifebuoy Antibacterial Moisture Plus Body Wash (1000ml), $9.80
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As your baby begins to walk and run and ventures into the larger world to explore their surroundings, mud, dirt and sand gets into their hair and fingers. Showering them with Lifebuoy Moisture Plus Body Wash deep cleans their pores and helps to protect them against 10 skin-infection-causing germs. In addition, the body wash contains yoghurt that naturally keeps their skin moisturized, eliminating the need to moisturize your toddlers’ skin after shower.

Have you tried any of the above body wash on your child? Let us know which you prefer or other brands of natural and organic body wash that you have used.


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