BUYER’S GUIDE 6 talc-free powders for baby

If you’d rather not put any talc on bubba, try these alternative powders.

Burt's Bees Baby Bee Dusting Powder
Burt's Bees Baby Bee Dusting Powder
25 Feb 2016

Burt's Bees Baby Bee Dusting Powder

PRICE $11.90/127g

FROM www.pupsikstudio.com

WHAT Non-irritating, safe, hypoallergenic and paediatrician-tested, Baby Bee dusting powder is made with 100 per cent natural ingredients to absorb unwanted wetness that can cause chafing and rashes. The natural honey fragrance will also calm your baby right away.

Gaia Natural Baby Powder
Gaia Natural Baby Powder
25 Feb 2016

Gaia Natural Baby Powder

PRICE $17.90/100g

FROM www.gaia.com.sg

WHAT This pure talc-free cornstarch powder is packed with certified organic lavender to sooths and calm your baby’s skin. Use on your baby’s bottom, between arm rolls and even under your baby’s neck, where dribbles often cause dampness.

Nature's Baby Organics Silky Dusting Powder
Nature's Baby Organics Silky Dusting Powder
25 Feb 2016

Nature's Baby Organics Silky Dusting Powder

PRICE $7.46/113.4g

FROM www.iherb.com

WHAT Free of parabens, propylene glycol and gluten, highly absorbent tapioca starch is the main ingredient in this hypoallergenic silky powder that doesn’t cake. It also has added echinacea root, goldenseal and camomile to lessen irritation on your baby's bottom.

Pureen Pure Cornstarch Powder
Pureen Pure Cornstarch Powder
25 Feb 2016

Pureen Pure Cornstarch Powder

PRICE $1.83/125g

FROM www.mypharmacy.com.sg

WHAT This value-for-money buy proves that you don’t need to pay a lot for a talc-free alternative. Made with high quality cornstarch and featuring a light, but not overpowering scent, it should leave your sweetie’s tender skin smooth, dry and comfortable.

The Honest Company Organic Baby Powder
The Honest Company Organic Baby Powder
25 Feb 2016

The Honest Company Organic Baby Powder

PRICE $15.43/113g

FROM http://sg.evitamins.com/

WHAT An all-natural talc-free powder containing cornstarch and kaolin clay to absorb moisture. It also has aloe vera to soothe bubba’s rashes, as well as arrowroot powder with anti-bacterial properties. A bonus ― it’s infused with probiotics to keep your baby’s skin balanced and healthy.

California Baby Calming Organic Powder
California Baby Calming Organic Powder
25 Feb 2016

California Baby Calming Organic Powder

PRICE $23.90/71g

FROM www.pupsikstudio.com

WHAT Made with certified organic corn and tapioca starches, this powder absorbs moisture and has a lovely scent. It eases chafing in your baby’s diaper area and chubby folds, so your baby cool and comfortable.

It’s no surprise that many mums are now nervous about using talc-based baby powder. After all, the state of Missouri recently ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay US$72 million in damages to the family of the late Jacqueline Fox. Her ovarian cancer death had been linked to her decades-long use of J&J’s talc-based baby powder.

While the link between using talc and cancer is still inconclusive, simply pick one of these six talc-free baby powders to avoid using this ingredient.

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