Bottom Balm for Moms and Babies Review

I’ve extolled the virtues of home remedies for diaper rash, but when we were gifted with a tub of Angel Baby Bottom Balm I thought I’d give it a whirl and report back.

natural diaper rash creamsBefore I ever cracked it open, I was impressed that the first two ingredients are olive oil (which we’ve recommended before as a homemade solution for diaper rash) and calendula oil.  It’s also loaded with essential oils, shea butter and jojoba.

The cream has a heavenly lavender smell, a smooth consistency and good coverage, which makes the diaper changing experience just a bit more pleasant. Located right here in my home state of Oregon, Earth Mama, Angel Baby Organics is a small company that specializes in natural products for mothers and infants.

Burt’s Bees Diaper Cream is Better than Desitin

Diaper cream is something some babies never need.  Other babies, though, get it slathered on at every diaper change in order to avoid diaper rash.  Audrey was somewhere in the middle of these two extremes.  We used Burt’s Bees diaper cream and preferred it over other brands we tried.  I got a tube of Desitin for free and hated it.  Sure, it worked, but it also left terrible stains on our cloth diapers.  The Burt’s Bees cream seemed to go on more smoothly, soothe the skin, and protect from moisture without leaving residues on the diapers.  It also smells much better than petroleum-based Desitin.