Baby Care

Read the Label Online: CeraVe Baby Wash + Shampoo

Dec 16, 2014

There are numerous “natural” personal care products for babies and children, but CeraVe Baby Wash + Shampoo is the first cosmeceutical that I have seen in this market segment.

Deciphering Baby Cream Formulas

Jul 1, 2013Luigi Rigano, PhD, Studio Rigano Industrial Consulting Laboratories

Formulators of personal care products for children are faced with the difficult task of creating products with maximum care and minimum risk, all while trying to be innovative. Infant skin is different from adult skin in many ways. First of all, it is characterized by a immature stratum corneum with a higher moisture content and looser structure, compared with adult skin.

Deciphering Baby Care Formulations

Jul 1, 2011Eric S. Abrutyn, TPC2 Advisors Ltd.

The baby care segment of the personal care market offers a limited variety of products that are mostly focused on cleansing and moisturization.

A Sensitive Issue

Jul 1, 2011Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine

This issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine covers aspects of formulating for sensitive skin types, specifically addressing acne products.

Formulating for Moms-in-the-Making

Dec 1, 2008C&T magazine staff

An expectant mother's diet, environment and lifestyle all affect every stage of natal development; common knowledge dictates that what she eats, drinks and is exposed to all contribute to the health of her child. The same can be said of what she puts onto her skin.

Infant Skin Microbiology and Its Relation to Skin Health

Dec 1, 2008Doug Hoffman, Mike Chen, Andrea Smiltneek, Mary Foegen and David Koenig; Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Colonization of the skin by microorganisms is important in the overall health of an infant. This report discusses the distribution of normal microflora on healthy infant skin, and the role normal and exogenous microbes play in common skin diseases. Current and emerging treatments are discussed.

Designing Cleansers for the Unique Needs of Baby Skin

Dec 1, 2008Russel M. Walters, Michael J. Fevola, Joseph J. LiBrizzi and Katharine Martin; Johnson & Johnson Consumer and Personal Products Worldwide

Baby cleansing is important for hygiene, but water alone is insufficient. Additionally, because baby skin is still developing and different from adult skin, adult cleansers are inappropriate. Here, the authors review how baby cleansers containing mild surfactants are milder than and different from adult cleansers.