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Angel Baby Bottom Balm Review

Healthy, safe, effective cloth diaper cream that heals everyday first-aid skin irritations, too
Angel Baby Bottom Balm  2 oz jar
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Price:   $12.95 List | $8.51 each (in 6-pack) at Amazon
Pros:  Great for cloth diapers, versatile, smells nice, very effective, organic and vegan (no beeswax)
Cons:  Doesn't work for all rashes
Manufacturer:   Earth Mama Angel Baby
By Juliet Spurrier, MD ⋅ Mom-in-Chief  ⋅  Jun 14, 2013
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Our Analysis

Made with 100% toxin-free, vegan (no beeswax) and mostly organic ingredients*, Angel Baby Bottom Balm by Earth Mama Angel Baby is more than just a diaper cream; it works well on first-aid irritations, like minor rashes, burns, cuts, scrapes, insect bites, and chicken pox. A protector against yeast and bacteria often present in diaper rash inflammations, Angel Baby Bottom Balm has been allergy- and clinically-tested to soothe itchy, rashy skin without causing further irritation.

Made in the USA, this healing herbal cream scored an impressive "0" on the Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep Cosmetics Database, which means that no toxic ingredients were detected at all. (According to the EWG, "The American government doesn't require health studies or pre-market testing of the chemicals in personal care products, even though just about everyone is exposed to them.")

Because it's free of lanolin and zinc, which can leave behind a sticky residue, Angel Baby Bottom Balm is perfectly suited to use with cloth diapers. It's available in a 5-ounce jar as well.

We love how versatile and beneficial this balm is for the whole family, and especially how compatible it is with cloth diapers. For a soothing lotion to apply to the rest of baby's sensitive skin, we recommend the Earth Mama Angel Baby Lotion, also made of natural, organic, and non-toxic ingredients.

Likes


The most commonly cited likes for this product are:
  • Great for the whole family
  • Smells nice
  • Made of safe and healthy ingredients
  • Works well with cloth diapers

Dislikes


User reviews frequently note these disadvantages:
  • Doesn't heal every rash

*Ingredients:Olea europaea (organic olive) oil, Butyrospermum parkii (organic shea) butter, Euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, Simmondsia chinensis (organic jojoba) oil, Melaleuca alternifolia (organic tea tree), Lavandula angustifolia (organic lavender) flower oil, Calendula officinalis (organic calendula)flower extract, Hypericum perforatum (organic St. John's wort) flower extract, Stellaria media (organic chickweed) extract, Plantago major (organic plantain) extract, Commiphora myrrha (myrrh)


Juliet Spurrier, MD