Your baby’s skin is super sensitive, which can result in all kinds of different rashes. Luckily, most rashes can be monitored and treated at home. We have compiled a list of some of the most common rashes, and the steps you can take to treat them. While most of the most common rashes in children can be treated at home and should not cause alarm, if symptoms persist or get worse, you should contact your doctor.
70% of eczema cases start in children younger than 5 years old. An appropriate bathing and moisturizing routine is critical in maintaining the health of eczema-prone skin. While there is no definitive cure for eczema, relief may be found and flare ups can be maintained with a simple, but consistent, routine and products formulated to help repair, maintain and strengthen the skin’s barrier and optimize skin function.
Dry, sensitive skin is characterized by reactions such as pustules, skin bumps, or skin erosion. A tendency toward blushing and skin flushing is also common. Sensitive skin in babies should be treated with a light, hypoallergenic moisturizer after bath time.
A condition in which skin cells build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches, psoriasis can be uncomfortable for babies. Psoriasis looks similar to eczema, but is generally darker in color. A gentle moisturizer can help keep skin moist and more comfortable.
Cradle cap is most common in newborns and usually clears up on its own around the 6-month age mark. Cradle cap is characterized by flaky, dry skin that looks like dandruff, or thick, oily, yellowish or brown scaling or crusting patches. An exfoliating cleanser for flaky scalp can help lessen cradle cap conditions by moistening and soothing the scalp.
We’ve all experienced bug bites at some point in our lives. They can be accompanied by swelling, itching or burning, local numbness or tingling. Our Dry Skin Rescue Extreme Care Cream can help relieve the symptoms of bug bites, both in babies and adults!
Diaper rash is an uncomfortable redness over the diaper area, including genitals, buttocks, and thighs. Babies may experience increased discomfort, especially at diaper-changing time. This rash looks like tight, papery skin that is shiny and bright red. A hypoallergenic, light-weight soothing bottom relief cream for sensitive skin protects, soothes, heals and moisturizes all-in-one.