14 Oct 2022 | 3 min Read
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Baby massage plays an important part when it comes to a baby’s health, development and well-being. From better blood circulation to benefitting the digestive and nervous system and motor skills, and bonding with your baby, massaging a baby with natural baby massage oils like the BabyChakra Nourishing Baby Massage Oil is the best thing you can do for your baby.
Adding a natural oil to your baby’s massage also makes it easier for you to massage the baby while the oil soothes the baby’s skin. But all babies have different types of skin, some may have dry and flaky skin, some may be prone to rashes and eczema, and some may have oily skin. Therefore it is important to use oils as per your baby’s skin type and to #LabelPadhoMoms.
Yes, reading the label when you buy any baby care products is important. Also just because the label says natural ingredients it doesn’t always mean it’s suitable for a baby’s skin.
Coconut oil that is cold-pressed, extra virgin, 100% unrefined, non-deodorised and unbleached like the BabyChakra Coconut Oil For Babies is the best oil for any type of skin. Coconut oil has been used for centuries, especially in India, as it is known to soothe dry and itchy skin, reduce scars as well as provide relief to tummy aches in babies.
Like coconut oil, Shea Butter minus any chemicals is good for all skin types.
As mentioned above coconut oil and shea butter can both be used as a natural baby massage oil if your baby has dry skin. Besides these natural and organic almond oil and saffron oil also work wonders on a baby’s dry skin.
Though most babies have normal or dry skin, in some cases a baby’s skin may be oily, massaging a baby with jojoba oil is a good idea if your baby has oily skin. Jojoba oil is also good for babies with eczema. It helps to provide relief and soothes the baby’s skin.
While it’s important to #LabelPadhoMoms and choose the right massage oil for babies, it is also important to massage the baby correctly.
Massaging your baby is the best thing you can do for them, It’s also a great way to bond with them.
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