Using oil to massage your baby while doing the Baby Spa series is a good idea. a certified Oil can make the experience of Healthy Massage easier for the Mother and more soothing for the little one. However, choosing a good oil to massage your baby can be quite confusing because every oil has its own advantages and disadvantages.
To make it easier, Mother must know the terms of an oil can be said to be good for baby massage. The first requirement is safe for sensitive skin of the baby. Make sure the oil does not contain ingredients that can trigger allergies or irritation on the baby’s skin. Then the second is the aroma is not too strong. The scent of a sting like oil for adult massage is certainly not liked by your child. And, the third oil should contain a natural moisturizer that can keep your baby’s skin still soft when massaged.
Well, here are some types of oil commonly used for baby massage:
Coconut oil, mainly used to help prevent skin infections in infants because coconut oil has antibacterial and antiseptic properties. However, the scent is sometimes a bit rancid.
Almond oil, contains vitamin E is good for skin softness of the baby. However, almond oil cannot be used too often because it can make your baby’s skin look oily.
Olive oil also contains vitamin E and can make your baby’s skin look oily if used too often.
Grape seed oil contains linoleic acid that can keep skin moist, but not all types of baby skin to match it.
Baby oil is a mixture of mineral oil and natural ingredients so it is useful to moisturize and soften the skin of your baby with no side effects.
Of the four oils, Mother can already conclude that baby oil is the most appropriate choice for baby massage because it is made specifically for babies so it is guaranteed safe and useful. Mother can choose Natural Baby Oil with Aloe Vera + Vit E. The content of Aloe Vera (Aloe Vera) and Vitamin E will provide nutrients, cleanse and soften the skin of the baby when used to massage.