Washing Baby Clothes

Washing Baby Clothes

Welcoming a new baby into your life is a joyous occasion, and ensuring their comfort is a top priority for parents. One essential aspect of caring for your little one is washing their clothes with utmost care.

In this guide, we'll explore the best practices for washing baby clothes, with a special focus on babies with eczema and sensitive skin. We'll also delve into the importance of using natural washing detergents, checking for quality stamps, and avoiding irritants like SLS for babies with sensitive skin. And of course, we'll share some of our favorite baby-safe laundry brands.

1. Choosing the Right Detergent
Babies have delicate skin that is more sensitive to harsh chemicals found in regular detergents. Opting for a natural and hypoallergenic detergent is crucial to prevent skin irritation. Look for detergents specifically designed for baby clothes, and ensure they are free from artificial fragrances and dyes.

2. Natural Washing Detergents
Natural washing detergents are a fantastic choice for baby clothes. They are gentle on delicate fabrics and less likely to cause skin irritations. Check the ingredients list to ensure they are free from harsh chemicals.

3. Quality Stamps from National Allergy Organizations
To guarantee that the detergent meets high standards for hypoallergenicity, look for quality stamps or certifications from your national allergy organization. These stamps indicate that the product has been tested and approved for use by individuals with sensitive skin, providing parents with peace of mind.

4. SLS-Free Detergents
For babies with extremely sensitive skin, it's essential to choose a detergent that is free from Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS). SLS is a common ingredient in many detergents, but it can be harsh and may cause irritation, especially for babies prone to eczema. Opting for an SLS-free detergent minimizes the risk of skin reactions.

How to wash baby clothes when your child has eczema?
Babies with eczema require extra attention when it comes to laundry. Here are some specific tips:

  • Use Extra Rinse Cycles: To ensure that all detergent residues are thoroughly rinsed out, consider using an extra rinse cycle.
  • Avoid Fabric Softeners: Fabric softeners often contain chemicals that can be irritating to sensitive skin. Opt for natural alternatives or skip them altogether.
  • Sun-Drying: Whenever possible, sun-dry your baby's clothes. Sunlight is a natural disinfectant and can be beneficial for those with eczema.

Our Favorite Baby-Safe Laundry Brands
We understand that choosing the right brand is crucial for your baby's well-being. Here are a few of our favorite baby-safe, eczema safelaundry brands: 

  1. Incia (Europe): NCIA natural liquid laundry detergent contains only natural ingredients and is completely safe and hypoallergenic. It is very mild and prevents irritation and itching of the skin. The laundry detergent contains lavender oil and linalool, providing a natural fragrance that lasts. 
  2. Babyganics (USA): Known for their plant-based and gentle formulations, Babyganics offers a range of baby-friendly laundry products.
  3. Eco Nuts (USA): This brand takes a unique approach with soap berries as a natural detergent alternative. It's hypoallergenic and perfect for babies with sensitive skin.


 Caring for your baby's clothes involves more than just removing stains and odors. By choosing the right natural washing detergent, checking for quality stamps, and being mindful of potential irritants, you can create a safe and comfortable environment for your little one.

For babies with eczema, these considerations become even more critical. So, embrace the gentle approach, and your baby's clothes will not only be clean but also soothing for their sensitive skin.

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The fabric has been clinically proven to ease skin irritation and eczema after only three continuous days of use.

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