Understanding your baby’s skin – skin care secret

30/07/2018 - 10:24
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THE BABY’S SKIN IS 30% THINNER THAN SO ADULT’S (1MM)

The baby's skin was so fragile that mothers could see the blood vessels underneath. Because the baby's epidermis is thin and the cells are arranged less tightly than adults’, the protective ability is weak, less resistant and easily to be damaged by the external environment (infections, fungi).

Tip for Mom: Remember to always keep your baby's skin clean, by regular hygiene with skin care products that are mild and gentle. Most importantly, the products you use must contain antimicrobial agents to protect your baby's skin from external damage.

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THE BABY’S SKIN IS 5 TIMES MORE SENSITIVE THAN ADULT’S

The baby's skin is particularly sensitive and easily irritated, with only a small impact that can affect the smooth skin. In addition, the structure of the external skin tissue is not stable and vulnerable.

Baby skin is particularly sensitive and easily irritated by external effects

Tip for Mom:

  • Choose products with soft, smooth surface from cotton bath towels, towels, wet wipes ... to give your baby the complete comfort and safety  for immature skin.
  • Avoid rubbing the baby's skin as it will hurt and scratch the skin, making your baby more susceptible to skin diseases.
  • With skin care products, choose a brand that has been verified and natural laundry detergent by the prestigious domestic and foreign organizations (VAGO, National Institute of Drug Quality Control (NIDQC), Ministry of Health , SGS Switzerland, Allegry UK ...)
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BABY SKIN CONTAINS LESS MOISTURE AND SEBUM AND IS EASY TO LOSE WATER (LOSE MOISTURE)

In addition, the baby skin has sweat glands and sebaceous glands work less effective than adult’s so it is prone to become dry. As a result, when the skin does not provide enough oil to maintain moisture, it is easy to encounter skin problems such as scratches, chills, allergies or irritation...

Routine sweat and sebum due to poor performance

Tip for Mom: Remember, nurturing baby's skin - the most important factor is to increase the ability to moisturize

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