Daily hygiene

Essential washing habits


Impurities that are often invisible accumulate on your baby’s face all day long and can damage their skin, the cutaneous barrier of which is not yet mature. You should cleanse their skin every day using a product that has been specially formulated for fragile skin. To help your baby become accustomed to the procedure, make it into a ritual, and preferably always do it at the same time of day.


Before starting: get in the habit of always washing your hands and only using products specially designed for your baby’s delicate skin.

The face


Eyes: wet a cotton ball or sterile gauze pad with saline solution and gently wipe it and clean fromthe external corner of the eye to the internal one the baby's eyelids and the corner of their eyes. Use another cotton ball to wash the other eye.

Ears: create a small tube by rolling a piece of cotton between your fingers and only clean the outside part of the ear to avoid the formation of wax plugs. Avoid using Q-tips®, which can irritate and even damage a baby’s ears.

Nose: take a cotton bud for adult; moisten it with saline solution, then gently insert it inside for moistening the secretions, then use the dry side to take off theseones. Do the same thing as for the ears; moisten the small cotton tube with saline solution, then gently insert it in one nostril. Use another cotton ball to wash the other nostril.

Face: wash the baby’s face as often as necessary during the day and don’t forget to wash behind the ears, where dirt tends to accumulate. You can use a no-rinse cleaning water cleanser or moisten a cotton ball with lotion, then rinse with water.

Hair: when styling your baby’s hair, use a soft brush specially designed for babies, spray a few drops of skin freshener onto a special brush for babies.


The body


Nails: wait at least a month before cutting your baby’s nails for the first time. Until then, they’re still too fragile and brittle. After a month, regularly cut them short with a pair of scissors with rounded tips. Choose a time when the baby is calm, hold his or her hand or foot firmly and talk to your baby gently so that he or she remains calm during the procedure. Be careful not to cut the nails too short to avoid infections around the tips!

Nappy-changing: carefully clean your baby’s bottom each time you change his or her nappy, especially in the skin folds where wetness can lead to irritation. You can use special baby wipes, a no-rinse cleanser or a cleansing lotion. Gently dry your baby’s skin before putting on the new nappy.

Umbilical cord: after birth, you need to take care of your baby’s umbilical cord until it falls off by itself in one week to 10 days. To avoid any risk of infection, disinfect it every day with a sterile gauze pad moistened with an antiseptic. Then carefully dry it with a clean pad.

Hands: always keep cleansing baby wipes with you to clean your baby’s hands when you’re going for a walk, when having a snack or in the car.

You can also spray a few drops of special baby Eau de Soin (hair and body wash) on your baby’s clothes and hair for a delicate fragrance, This will stimulate your baby's sense of smell.



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