meta reviews 32 Our top body wash for babies with eczema. Photo by CeraVe

Here’s a dilemma: Your baby, like all babies, wears, spits up, and eventually, eliminates dinner. And breakfast. Most likely lunch as well. But your baby also has eczema, that chronic condition in which the skin gets patches of rough, red skin that can itch.

What baby wash to buy? They are not all created equal.

The Mayo Clinic advises that parents should avoid harsh soaps, extreme temperatures and clothes made with scratchy fabrics. You can control the second and third points, and we can help with the first. Who wants to experiment on their child’s sensitive skin to find the one that works? Trying CeraVe Baby Wash and Shampoo will allow you to forgo all tests. 

Earning the stamp of approval from the National Eczema Association, the CaraVe wash is specially made for babies with dry skin, leaving it soft and nourished after.  Containing the power of ceramides and added vitamins, it’s especially useful for babies with infant eczema, which commonly appears on the face. (Ceramides are waxy, fatty molecules. People with eczema usually are deficient in ceramides.) The body wash is also free of any parabens and sulfates, and it’s free of fragrance so baby’s skin is not irritated. Lastly, it also comes in a handy 8-ounce pump, and combined with a competitive price, makes your decision to check this baby wash out a whole lot easier. 

The  CeraVe Baby Wash and Shampoo holds a 4.5 rating, alongside rave reviews. For example, parents state how the product is effective enough to ease their baby’s eczema. Babies who are eczema-free also can be bathed with this product because of its mild and gentle formula. Babies with dry skin can benefit from the added vitamins and hyaluronic acid that add nourishment and moisture to their skin, while little ones who love splashing in the water will love that it’s tear-free. The competitive price is also a great selling point for many.

For all these reasons, the CeraVe Baby Wash & Shampoo is our top choice for little ones with eczema.

Article medically reviewed by Yvonne Stolworthy, MSN, RN.
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