Few Tips On Taking Care Of Baby’s Skin In This Summer
Summer has come and your baby will surely enjoy playing games outside in the warm weather.
One of their favorite pastime is playing with sand on beach. But remember that, too much exposure to ultraviolet rays may be hazardous for your child’s skin.
Moreover in summer different types of rashes appear on their skin. This article will help you take the proper skin care of your child which will keep them healthy and happy.
The first skin care that you can take is to avoid exposing them in direct sunlight from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. when sun shines most brightly. If you have to go out cover them with full sleeved clothes. Research has shown that possibility of melanoma or skin cancer increases with continuous exposure in the sun. Provide them with umbrella and sunglasses.
Your child needs daily bathing in summer. Bathing not only removes internal heat of the body, it also helps to keep the pores of the skin clean and oil free.
To remove the dirt and grease of the skin do not apply soap on their tender skin. Take little amount of milk powder, mix it in water and make a smooth paste.
Apply that paste all over their body, leave for five minutes and with a soft hand towel, rub gently. All the dirt will come out without doing any harm of their body.
Different types of rashes are very common in summer. Use talcum powder to keep their skin dry with lots of talcum powder. Natural products like cucumber juice, aloe vera jell are very effective to cure the nappy rashes as well as other rashes.
There are various types of branded baby shampoos and soaps available in the market. You can use them also. Do not use too hot or too cold water on baby’s skin. Use warm water to clean their body. In spite of that if the rash persists, do not forget to take the advice of the child specialist.
Give them enough fluid to drink. If your baby is habituated to drinks other than fruit juice, give them enough fruit juice and plain water. This will help to keep their body cool.