Day: June 9, 2020

6 Home Remedies for Diaper Rash That Are Mom-Tested

Your little monster sweetheart has been acting fussier than usual, and while changing her diaper, you realize the problem: she has diaper rash. You want to start the healing process ASAP, but dammit, you forgot to buy diaper cream at the store. No sweat—here are six mom-tested home remedies for diaper rash you probably already have around the house. Plus, they beat slathering your baby’s bum with white pasty stuff. (Just consult your pediatrician first if your baby has any allergies or skin conditions.)

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1. Coconut Oil

There’s a reason that coconut oil is an ingredient in many natural diaper rash creams (we’re looking at you, Honest). According to a 2010 study published in Pharmaceutical Biology, coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties that may reduce skin irritation. It also acts a moisture barrier, protecting the skin from

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