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8 Redhead-Approved Baby Moisturizers That Adults Should Use Too

Some baby products are ideal for redhead skin

Baby Moisturizer

Baby moisturizers aren’t just for babies, they work great for all sensitive-skinned redheads. Baby moisturizers are usually gentler on the skin, have fewer ingredients and are often fragrance-free. They often contain natural ingredients that can help calm irritation and maintain skin health. This makes them ideal for redhead skin. 

It’s essential to choose products suitable for sensitive skin and consider patch testing before regular use.

Using baby moisturizer on sensitive skin, including for redheads, can offer several benefits. Let’s take a look at them:

1. Mild Formulation: Baby moisturizers are often formulated with mild ingredients, suitable for delicate and sensitive skin.

2. Hypoallergenic: Many baby products are designed to be hypoallergenic, reducing the risk of allergic reactions or irritation for individuals with sensitive skin.

3. Gentle Hydration: Baby moisturizers provide gentle hydration without overwhelming the skin, making them suitable for sensitive skin types.

4. No Harsh Chemicals: These moisturizers typically avoid harsh chemicals, fragrances, and additives that may trigger sensitivity in the skin.

5. Dermatologist Tested: Baby skincare products often undergo dermatological testing, ensuring their safety and suitability for sensitive skin.

6. pH-Balanced: The pH balance in baby moisturizers is often adjusted to be compatible with the skin’s natural pH, promoting a healthy skin barrier.

7. Calming Effect: Ingredients like chamomile or aloe vera, commonly found in baby moisturizers, can have a calming effect on sensitive skin, reducing redness and irritation.

8. Non-Greasy Texture: Baby moisturizers are usually formulated with a non-greasy texture, providing moisture without leaving a heavy or oily residue on the skin.

Always check the product’s ingredients to ensure they align with your skin’s needs, and perform a patch test to ensure compatibility.

We’ve tried plenty of baby moisturizers, both on ourselves and our little ones and these are the ones we use that actually work:

1. Era Organics Healing Ointment for Babies

This one is so hydrating and it’s perfect for use on elbows and hands

Era Organics Healing Ointment for Babies: $15

2. CeraVe Baby Lotion

This is a good affordable option that’s packed with ceramides, niacinamide & vitamin E, which means it’s nourishing the skin while hydrating. 

CeraVe Baby Lotion: $10

3. Pipette Baby Lotion

This plant-derived lotion works on the skin of all ages and comes in some gorgeous scents + a fragrance-free option.

Pipette Baby Lotion: $9

4. Eucerin Baby Body Lotion

Another great option that’s fragrance-free, budget-friendly, and works for the whole family. 

Eucerin Baby Body Lotion: $10

5. BABO Botanicals Sensitive Baby Fragrance-Free Daily Hydrating Baby Lotion

This daily hydrating lotion is beloved by our team for both moms and babies with sensitive skin. There’s nothing better than products you can use on you and your kids!

BABO Botanicals Sensitive: $15

6. Thinkbaby Baby Lotion For Sensitive Skin

This sensitive skin lotion is so gentle it’s safe for even newborn use, but that doesn’t mean it’s not ultra-hydrating and great for your skin.

Thinkbaby Baby Lotion: $15

7. ATTITUDE Body Cream for Baby

Enriched with calendula to soothe and smooth skin + blueberry leaf extract to protect skin from environmental factors all while hydrating. 

ATTITUDE Body Cream for Baby: $14

8. California Baby Calendula Cream

Speaking of calendula, this baby calendula cream is a game changer when it comes to face cream for those with dry, sensitive skin.


California Baby Calendula Cream: $36

Rock it like a Redhead! 


READ: Why Using Moisturizer Before Makeup is a Must for Redheads

READ: 10 Redhead-Friendly Oil-Free Moisturizers