The humectants in Baby Wipes
are an important part of ensuring that the wipes are gentle and moisturizing to baby's skin.
Function: Glycerin is a natural humectant with good hydration ability. It absorbs moisture from the air and locks moisture inside the skin, forming a protective film to prevent moisture loss.
Pros: Not only does glycerin have excellent moisturizing properties, it is also generally well tolerated by baby skin and is a relatively mild ingredient.
Precautions: Although glycerin is safe for most people, it may cause allergic reactions in a very small number of people. Therefore, product manufacturers often control their concentration when used in formulations to ensure product safety.
What it does: Propylene glycol is a multifunctional humectant that attracts moisture and helps maintain skin's moisture balance. Additionally, it adds texture to the product, making it easier to spread.
Pros: Propylene glycol is widely used in many skin care products because it is compatible with other ingredients and is less irritating to baby skin.
Precautions: Although propylene glycol is generally safe, in some cases it may cause allergies in certain people. Therefore, it is best to conduct a skin sensitivity test before use.
Function: Hydroxyethyl cellulose is a humectant derived from plant fiber and has good water absorption. It forms a thin film on the surface of the wipes, helping to provide long-lasting moisturization.
Advantages: Hydroxyethylcellulose is a natural ingredient that is usually gentle to baby skin and less likely to cause allergies.
Precautions: Due to its plant origin, hydroxyethylcellulose is generally considered a safer ingredient, but it should still be used with caution in special circumstances.
Function: Some Baby Wipes may contain natural oils, such as olive oil, sweet almond oil, etc. These oils are rich in fatty acids and help provide additional moisturizing and moisturizing.
Benefits: Natural oils often have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which can nourish baby skin.
Precautions: When using, make sure the natural oils you choose are safe for baby skin and will not cause allergies or discomfort.