Buying for a baby can be a daunting task for any parent. Most of the parents are very careful about the hygiene of their baby, and why shouldn’t they? A proper hygiene translates to a healthy baby and a healthy baby is a happy baby. One of the most important components of a baby’s hygiene are wipes. Many parents think that they will be using warm water and wash cloth but once they experience the convenience of disposable wipes, they rarely go back.

The parents have to be extra careful in selecting wipes that are of the best quality, hypoallergenic and economical. Another key aspect to consider when selecting wipes is their composition. Many of the products available on the market may contain certain chemicals such as phthalates, phenoxyethanol or parabens which may be harmful for the baby especially for very young babies. In addition, there are many ingredients such as polysorbate 20 (common preservative) and tocopherol acetate (synthetic vitamin E which is used as a skin softener) may not be listed in the ingredients at all.

It is therefore of paramount importance that parents should pay a close attention to the wipes they are using for their young baby. The following may serve as a guide to help you narrow down your research.

10.  Huggies Simply Clean Baby Wipes

 Huggies Simply Clean Baby Wipes
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These wipes are sturdy, of great quality and can be used on hands, faces as well as on bottoms. They are available in both unscented and scented variety and are free from any form of allergy causing chemicals. These wipes are available in a variety of packaging such as case pack, dispenser pack as well as bulk packaging.

9.  Babyganics Face, Hand & Baby Wipes

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These all-natural organic wipes do not contain any preservatives or other harsh chemicals. These wipes are of good quality and hypoallergenic. They are infused with NeoNourish oil blend to help nurture the baby’s skin. The product is Pediatrician tested and recommended by dermatologists.

9.  Huggies One & Done Refreshing Baby Wipes

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These thick wipes are capable of handling any sort of situation ranging from normal face and hand wipes to more messier situations. The wipes feature a variety of your child’s favorite disney characters which is always a plus! They are available in nature green tea and cucumber fragrances. The ‘triple clean’ layers make cleaning easy and efficient. Plus, with Huggies stock and save program can save you some money too!

7.  WaterWipes Super Value Box Baby Wipes

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These ‘worlds purest’ wipes do deserve the distinction. They contain 99. 9% pure water and 0.1% fruit extract and nothing else at all. These are one of the very few wipes that can be recommended right from birth. The wipes themselves are made from cotton wool which is a sturdy material and thus can handle a variety of situations. However, as they do not contain any preservatives, you need to be careful to avoid any mould growth once the package is opened. If you go through them pretty quickly as you do, it should not be a problem at all. Just don’t keep an open packet in your car for long and you should be fine.

6.  Pampers Baby Fresh Wipes

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Pampers is a trusted name in baby care products and these wipes don’t fall short. These wipes are hypoallergenic and infused with lotion made from pure water. The refreshing scent of these wipes makes cleaning up the messes a tad easy as well. The unique noftgrip texture ensures a clean wipe with a soft touch. These wipes are also infused with natural vitamin E which acts as a natural moisturizer for the baby.

5.  Pampers Softcare Baby Fresh Wipes

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Another offering from the trusted Pampers brand, these wipes are unto 4 times as strong as the other brands and are ideal for tougher situations. They are hypoallergenic and are made with a specially designed texture to leave your baby squeaky clean!The infused lotion is fortified with vitamin E. As with all Pampers products, you can earn reward points with every purchase.

4.  Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes

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These natural baby wipes are filled with the goodness of Aloe vera and vitamin E. The triple clean layers make the wipes feel very soft yet sturdy enough for any job. Being fragrance and alcohol free, these wipes are ideal for babies that are prone to allergies. Also, they are available with a dispenser in the packaging which makes life easy for the parents.

3.  Pampers Sensitive Wipes

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These wipes from Pampers are especially suitable for sensitive skin types. The pH balancing technology ensures that the skin pH is restored to avoid any rashes and sensitivity. With 20% more thickness, they are very soft and yet strong, perfect for sensitive skin and with unique soft grip texture, cleaning is as easy as it can get.

2.  The Honest Company Wipes

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These wipes from the Honest company are truly one of the best in its category. These wipes are made form cloth and are moist but not too much. They are hypoallergenic and soft. Although the wipes contain a preservative in the form of silver dihydrogen citrate, it is formulated into nanoparticles which eliminates the toxicity completely and hence they are absolutely safe. Although they are on the expensive side, but they are surely worth every cent!

1.  Bum Boosa Baby Wipes

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These are by far the best wipes in the market. They are made from bamboo and other renewable materials. They are hypoallergenic and scented with only all-natural essential oils of lavender and orange peel. These wipes are preservative-free and do not contain any harsh chemicals. The sturdy bamboo cloth makes any clean up, however messy, quick and efficient. With a slew of all-natural ingredients such as aloe vera, Chamomile Flower Extract, natural Tocopherol (Vitamin E), you can not go wrong with Bum Boosa! Although they are expensive compared to the rest of the products on the list, it gives the best bang for your buck!

All in all, parents should be careful in selecting cleaning products for their babies, especially during those early months. You should avoid any wipes containing harsh chemicals and an organic, all-natural formula is the way to go. We hope that this article will help you in making a well informed decision! Until next time!