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Best baby skin range/product: A trio of fragrance-...

Best baby skin range/product: A trio of fragrance-free Baby Derma products by Weleda


Weleda is the original green beauty brand. Sustainability is and always has been at the heart of the business, it has been in Weleda’s DNA for 100 years – nature, planet and people were the inspiration behind the company being founded in 1921. Weleda has demonstrated a Century’s commitment to sustainable business practices, social responsibility and conservation of biodiversity. Weleda would not be Weleda without sustainability at its core: it is written into the very Articles of Association for the business: ‘The Company shall have a material positive impact on society and the environment, taken as a whole through its business and operations’. The brand’s entire range is certified free from plastic microbeads or liquid polymers. All raw material supply chains are certified by the Union for Ethical Bio Trade, which verifies that biodiversity is conserved, ingredients are sourced sustainably, and that all partners along the supply chain are treated equitably and paid fairly.

A trio of fragrance-free Baby Derma products to nourish, soothe and smooth – from the original natural baby range WELEDA – that has been specially formulated for babies with hypersensitive and dry skin prone to irritation and eczema. There’s a protective nappy cream, nourishing body lotion and hydrating facial cream. The top quality range is certified natural and is free from synthetic preservatives, mineral oils, colourants or artificial additives of any kind. It’s made with skin-smoothing organic White Mallow, protective coconut oil, and soothing wild pansy to relieve itching. The range was developed with midwives and skincare experts and has been dermatologically-tested for suitability for delicate baby skin. Organic White Mallow is rich in soothing, mucilaginous substances, and selected for its outstanding emollient, protective properties. This is combined with extract of wild pansy, another famous skin-soother. Skin-friendly organic plant oils offer intensive care and provide a protective barrier. Organic coconut oil, sourced sustainably from the Philippines, is rich in saturated fats which protect against moisture loss, and a source of vitamin E which is essential for healthy skin repair.

This is combined with organic sesame oil, rich in nourishing fatty acids and protective vitamin E, plus organic sweet almond oil, which is renowned for being well tolerated by all skin types, contains precious omega 6 and 9 fatty acids, and is highly effective at protecting skin against moisture loss. Containing neither essential oils nor synthetic perfume, the products have the subtle scent of coconut. The recyclable packaging is made rPET bottles (from recycled plastic), aluminium tubes, and cartons of FSC board made from recycled fibre.

Original natural babycare brand Weleda developed a Baby Derma White Mallow collection in response to requests from parents and baby health professionals for a range free from both fragrance and synthetic preservatives especiallly for babies with hypersensitive and dry skin prone to irritation, eczema and sensitivities. The products are proven to help relieve the itching and irritation of baby eczema, and are made with the finest natural ingredients which Weleda either grow themselves or source from long-term fair trade farming partnerships. The brand’s environmental credentials ensure that the products are as eco-friendly as they are skin-friendly. All ingredients in this NATRUE-certified baby range are sustainably sourced, and all supply chains are certified by the Union for Ethical Bio Trade.