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Dandydill Way Bath Products for Baby

How to nurture newborn skin: A guide to skincare

A comprehensive guide to creating a safe and effective skincare routine for your baby

The delicate nature of newborn skin requires careful consideration and attention when it comes to skincare. As parents embark on the journey of caring for their baby's skin, understanding the nuances of baby skincare is really important.

Why chemical nasties should be avoided in baby skincare

Firstly, the concept of "less is more" resonates profoundly when it comes to baby skincare. Every substance applied to the skin, including water, falls under the category of chemicals. However, for babies, a minimalist approach is recommended. The skin of newborns is thinner than that of adults, making them more susceptible to absorbing ingredients. In the UK and Europe, regulations govern the ingredients permissible in baby and child skincare products. Parents can reasonably trust that products labelled for children on store shelves adhere to safety standards. Despite regulations, some parents will choose to avoid all chemical nasties such as sulphates, and potential allergens including essential oils as they aim to create a clean skincare routine that will work effectively but in harmony with newborn skin. This was a key cornerstone when I established Dandydill Way, that is, to offer exceptional skincare that combines mild and gentle natural ingredients in carefully considered formulations.


With more than 97% naturally derived ingredients, Dandydill Way celebrates the essence of the British countryside, incorporates professionally foraged, wild-grown hawthorn berry botanical extracts and a delicate all-natural scent. The brand also places emphasis on sustainability, using ocean-prevented plastic and recycled materials in its whimsical and playful packaging, which aims to engage children in considering the impact of their skincare choices on the environment. The popularity of Dandydill Way among celebrity mothers underscores the significance of safe and eco- conscious baby skincare and how it is an emerging trend in the skincare sector.

How to choose skincare products for your baby

Newborn baby skin care requires a cautious approach during the initial months when the immune system is developing. When selecting baby skincare products, it is crucial to prioritise formulations specifically designed for babies. Their thinner and more delicate skin requires products with mild cleansers that protect the natural skin biome and outer layer. Baby skincare products labelled as "pH neutral" or "pH balanced" are essential considerations. The pH level of a product should be close to the slightly acidic pH5.5 of a baby's skin to preserve the acid mantle, a protective layer. While most products do not specify exact pH levels, a general claim of pH neutrality is acceptable for healthy baby skin.


Opting for non-irritating baby skincare products is crucial, and parents should carefully scrutinise product labels for potential irritants. When it comes to washes and shampoos, soap should be avoided, and instead mild and gentle cleansers should be used. The same is true for moisturisers. For example, Dandydill Way’s soap-free cleanser is manufactured to hypo-allergenic standards and incorporates skin-friendly ingredients to clean the skin, while our fragrance-free moisturiser includes hyaluronic acid in its formulation and can soothe dry skin without any discomfort – we have lots of families with children suffering from eczema who use it!

Why you should avoid talc or baby powder

Amidst the essentials in newborn bags, baby powder remains a common inclusion. However, the shift toward talc-free alternatives, such as Dandydill Way's liquid powder, reflects an awareness of potential health issues associated with talc. This exemplifies a broader trend—choosing products that not only make safety a priority but also infuse a touch of luxury into children's grooming routines.

Why bath time is important for babies

As parents, we understand that bath time transcends mere hygiene; it is an opportunity for bonding and sensory stimulation. The choice of a bubble bath becomes more than just a cleansing ritual; it transforms bath time into a playful and memorable experience. The evocative power of scent and the allure of a bubble-filled play zone contribute to creating treasured memories that linger long after bath time concludes. In fact, with the right products, every bath time can become a cherished chapter in the story of your child's early years. This is probably why baby brands – and ours is no exception claim that their best-selling product is always bubble bath!


In this evolving landscape of baby skincare, the merging of safety, sustainability, and sensory delight paints a picture of a future where every skincare choice is a conscientious one—a choice that not only cares for our little ones' delicate skin but also nurtures a love for the world they are growing up in.

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