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Weleda Calendula Diaper Care Review

Excellent diaper cream that soothes and heals red bottoms
Weleda Calendula Diaper Care
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Price:   $14.00 List | $10.49 at Amazon
Pros:  Effective, natural ingredients, nice smell and consistency
Cons:  Price
Manufacturer:   Weleda
By Juliet Spurrier, MD ⋅ Mom-in-Chief  ⋅  Oct 20, 2015
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Our Analysis

Weleda Calendula Diaper Care (2.8 oz tube) provides instant relief for irritated baby bottoms. Made of natural ingredients and free of petroleum, synthetic fragrances, and preservatives, Weleda protects as well as soothes. Non-nano zinc oxide provides a barrier, organic calendula flower extract from their own Biodynamic® garden in Germany relieves baby's skin from inflammation and redness, and fair-trade beeswax also coats the skin, adding a breathable protective lining on baby's bottom.

Active Ingredients — Non-Nano Pharmaceutical-Grade Zinc Oxide 12%, Fair Trade Beeswax

Other Ingredients — Calendula Officinalis, Cananga Oil, Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria, Petitgrain Oil, Clary Sage Oil, Glyceryl Linoleate, Hectorite, Lanolin, Lavandula Angustifolia, Rosmarinus Officinalis, Salvia Officinalis, Sesame Seed Oil, Styrax Benzoin Reslin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis, Aqua


The most commonly cited likes for this product are:

  • Very effective
  • Nice consistency
  • Pleasant smell
  • Petroleum-free


User reviews frequently note these disadvantages:

  • Not very thick (although we disagree!)

Juliet Spurrier, MD