Saturday, 11 October 2014

Johnson's Baby First Touch All-In-One Wash review

A recent study by the makers of JOHNSON’S Baby found that almost half of first time mums (48%) worry every day about ensuring their baby’s skin and hair is healthy. I remember those early days of panic, knowing that your beloved bundle of joy is entirely dependent on you and the choices you make to be happy and healthy ! To help new mums looking for peace of mind, the Johnson's Baby brand has created First Touch, a brand new fragrance-free range developed for newborns that includes everything new mums need to cleanse and protect their baby’s delicate skin from top to toe.

Newborn skin is around a third thinner than adult skin and loses moisture quicker, making them more susceptible to dryness and irritation and in need of extra care to protect their skin’s natural defences.
Because newborn skin is so delicate, knowing the best way to care for it can be overwhelming. The study revealed that first time mums are bombarded with information from over 20 different sources, including the internet, TV, friends, family and health care professionals, which could make knowing how and when to start cleansing confusing.

Julie Van Onselen, Independent Dermatology Nurse, says: “Having a baby is an incredibly exciting time, but it is also daunting when faced with so many new decisions to make. Baby skincare advice comes from many different sources, and can often be conflicting and therefore confusing. In reality the choice of when to start cleansing is really up to you. Water alone can make baby’s skin dry, and can make it harder to cleanse their skin effectively. Adding a mild, gentle cleanser, specially designed for sensitive baby skin to their bath will not only help to wash away fat-soluble impurities from their skin, but help maintain the skin’s natural protection.” This ties in with what the midwife told me for all three of my babies.

Almost a third (31%) of first-time mums in the study said they made a point of using products that were fragrance-free on their child’s skin. The new Johnson's Baby First Touch range contains no fragrance, soap or colour, is suitable for sensitive skin, and has been formulated to help maintain newborn skin’s natural protection, softness and retain a balanced pH.

The new range, available in stores nationwide, includes six products, each with only essential ingredients to give your newborn baby gentle and effective cleansing and protection. It includes Johnson's Baby Proven Gentle, Mild and Effective™ promise seal, which shows that the Johnson's Baby brand is committed to providing baby skincare that is proven gentle, mild and effective, supporting baby’s healthy skin development.

The range includes:
JOHNSON’S® Baby FIRST TOUCH™, All-in-one Wash - a mild and gentle cleanser with a NO MORE TEARS® formula that is mild to the eyes
JOHNSON’S® Baby FIRST TOUCH™ Moisturising Lotion - specially developed to soothe and protect baby’s delicate newborn skin
JOHNSON’S® Baby FIRST TOUCH™ Oil – mild and gentle it locks in moisture to protect from drying, and is ideal for baby massage
JOHNSON’S® Baby FIRST TOUCH™ Shampoo - cleanses baby’s delicate hair, leaving the scalp moisturised, whilst the NO MORE TEARS® formula is mild to the eyes
JOHNSON’S® Baby FIRST TOUCH™ Barrier Cream - proven to quickly soothe the skin whilst forming an instant barrier to help protect baby’s delicate skin from the irritants and friction which can cause nappy rash
JOHNSON’S® Baby FIRST TOUCH™ Wipes - mild and gentle, and help protect from redness and irritation, even on your newborn baby’s face

That's one less thing to worry about if preparing for a new baby then !

Disclosure : I received the product in order to write an honest review.

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