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Skin Care Tips for Kids in the Summer

Skin Care Tips for Kids in the Summer

Skincare routine is very important when it comes to infants and toddlers. Children under the age of 10 are prone to skin allergies and skin diseases as they have sensitive skin. Proper skincare comes into consideration when sensitive skin is affected. Even though the baby’s skin was cared for from the first day of birth there may be chances of them having a genetic disorder. There are various symptoms that should be noticed while taking care of a baby’s skin.


  1. Red Rashes – Small red pin-pointed freckles
  2. Diaper Rashes – Occurs especially in diaper areas
  3. Scalp Patches – Inborn white scales-like patches


Baby skin is far more delicate and sensitive than adult skin. Additionally, during the first few months, your baby’s skin frequently remains soft and smooth. But caring for your baby’s skin can be a difficult task. However, every parent should make significant efforts to guarantee the long-term health of their child’s skin. In case you’re not aware, natural infant skin care is essential to prevent skin irritability and other related issues. Listed below are a few tips to care for your baby’s skin

  1. Identifying the baby’s skin type
  2. Regular massages
  3. Usage of natural oils
  4. Use Cotton materials
  5. Usage of sunscreen
  6. Moisturizing the skin
  7. Use gentle diapers
  8. Take tests on allergies


Despite the fact that every infant is different, it’s crucial to keep some substances out of products that your child consumes regularly. These consist of substances that could irritate the skin, trigger allergies, and even be absorbed through the skin.

  1. Avoid Fragrance
  2. Colour additives 
  3. Chemical Sunscreen or Moisturizer
  4. Avoid Parabens and Sulphates
  5. Products with Formaldehyde and alcohol


Babies and adults alike must endure the harshness of summer. Even if you keep them safe by covering them and keeping them indoors, the weather does have an impact on their skin. Because of the heat and subsequent skincare problems, many babies get grumpy and irritable during the summer. We must make sure kids are comfortable on hot days because they are dependent on their parents. Here are some tips to keep your baby’s skin healthy during summer:

  1. Keep your baby hydrated internally and externally
  2. Use breathable fabrics
  3. Give them a chemical free bath
  4. Use talc-free powder

The above-mentioned points should be noticed while taking care of your child’s skin. If there are severe symptoms consult a dermatologist and take precautions accordingly. Don’t follow home remedies before the consultation of a doctor.

Dr. Vaishnavi

Dr. Vaishnavi MBBS., D.DVL

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