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Baby and Kids : Safe ingredients for tender skin

Problem: What are the safest body washes for babies’ and kids’ tender skin?
Solution: Opt for a “Healthy Choice” body wash because the skin absorbs 60% of what is applied on it.

 

As parents we want the safest and the healthiest for our little ones.

It is hard to determine why there is such an increase in childhood neurological disorders such as Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Attention Deficit, Dyslexia and many others. There is no clear answer. There is no one single cause. Yet we can’t overlook the stress that unsafe ingredients in food and toxic chemicals in personal care products can have on a young child’s developing body, whether ingested or absorbed through the skin.

Our product manager and chemist developed Belcam Bath Therapy “Healthy Choice “ for Baby and Belcam Bath Therapy “Healthy Choice” for Kids out of personal concern for the unknown damage chemicals absorbed through the skin can have on a child’s development. Their commitment was to develop a “Healthy Choice” formulation that  eliminated questionable chemical ingredients yet remained affordable to parents.

Belcam Bath Therapy Healthy Choice for Baby and Belcam Bath Therapy Healthy Choice for Kids are formulated without unnecessary ingredients to reduce the toxic load on your little one’s delicate body.  Their formulas are ultra mild, even for the newborn’s delicate skin. They contain NO Sulfates, Parabens, Phthalates, Propylene Glycol, Petroleum nor Artificial Color. They are tear free, hypoallergenic, gluten free, vegan, pH skin compatible, soap free and biodegradable.

The list of safe ingredients includes:

  • PURIFIED WATER
  • COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (FROM COCONUT OIL OR PALM OIL)
  • DECYL GLUCOSIDE & LAURYL GLUCOSIDE (FROM CORN STARCH & COCONUT OIL)
  • ALKYL (8-16) GLUCOSIDE & GLYCERYL MONOOLEATE (FROM CORN STARCH & COCONUT OIL & SUNFLOWER OIL)
  • XANTAN GUM (FROM FERMENTATION OF VEGETABLE GLUCOSE OR SUCROSE)
  • GLYCERINE (FROM SAPONIFICATION OF VEGETABLE OIL)
  • FRAGRANCE /PARFUM (NATURE IDENTICAL COMPOSITIONS THAT ARE HYPOALLERGENIC AND PHTHALATE FREE)
  • 2-PHENOXYETHANOL (A PRESERVATIVE THAT IS A NATURE-IDENTICAL COMPOUND, SIMILAR TO ONE FOUND IN GREEN TEA)
  • POTASSIUM SORBATE (A PRESERVATIVE THAT CONTROLS YEAST AND MOLD DEVELOPPMENT. IT IS WIDELY USED IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY)
  • CITRIC ACID (A NATURAL PRESERVATIVE FROM CITRUS FRUITS COMMONLY USED IN FOOD)
  • TETRASODIUM EDTA (A CHELATING AGENT THAT IMPROVES FOAMING. IT IS COMMONLY USED IN FOOD PREPARATIONS)

Test results from an independent laboratory indicate that there is no occurrence of the 2 known carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane and Formaldehyde in Belcam Bath Therapy for Baby and Belcam Bath Therapy for Kids. These ingredients never appear on a label, as they are by-products of chemical reactions amongst the ingredients in the formula.
1,4-Dioxane is a by-product of a petrochemical process called ethyoxylation, which involves using ethylene oxide (a known breast carcinogen) to process other chemicals in order to make them less harsh. For example, sodium lauryl sulfate – notoriously harsh on the skin – is often converted to the gentler chemical sodium laureth sulfate by processing it with ethylene oxide (the "eth" denotes ethoxylation), which can result in 1,4-dioxane contamination. Sodium laureth sulfate is just one common example. More than 56 cosmetic ingredients are associated with the contaminant 1,4-dioxane.

Formaldehyde contaminates personal care products when common preservatives release formaldehyde over time in the container. Common ingredients likely to contaminate products with formaldehyde include quaternium-15, DMDM hydantoin (in many kids’ bath formulations), imidazolidinyl urea and diazolidinyl urea.

Belcam Bath Therapy for Baby and Belcam Bath Therapy for Kids are also tear-free. Laboratory test results indicate that there is practically no ocular irritation with our formula. We scored better than a leading brand.

Belcam Bath Therapy for Baby and Belcam Bath Therapy for Kids collection of washes offer age suitable light hypoallergenic fragrances.
The 500 mL bottle size offers great value. Belcam Bath Therapy offers a "Healthy Choice" for your little ones at an affordable price.

For Baby

Belcam Bath Therapy Gentle Baby Wash Smiling Chamomile

Belcam Bath Therapy Gentle Baby Wash Lullabye Lavender

Belcam Bath Therapy Gentle Baby Wash Oooh, Sweet Pea

For Kids

Belcam Bath Therapy Kids Body Wash & Shampoo Coconut Delight

Belcam Bath Therapy Kids Body Wash & Shampoo Groovy Grape

Belcam Bath Therapy Kids Body Wash & Shampoo Mellow Melon