The advice in this article does not constitute medical advice, it is solely available for information purposes.

  • Is Vaseline® Jelly Safe for Babies’ Skin?
    We all know the saying – “as smooth as a baby’s bottom” – and for parents, there’s nothing quite like the soft and gentle embrace of your beautiful newborn. Unfortunately, babies can suffer from dry skin and irritation – especially diaper rash. The issues associated with dry or irritated skin need to be tackled quickly and effectively with a gentle product to ensure your baby has little to cry about.
  • A Common Question: Is Vaseline® Jelly Bad for My Babies’ Skin?
    Due to its soft and delicate nature, the skin of a baby is super sensitive – so you’ll undoubtedly want to use only safe and appropriately gentle products to protect and care for it. So if you’ve ever wondered – “Is Vaseline® Jelly safe for babies’ skin?” – the answer is, yes!

    The original Vaseline® Jelly is triple-purified, meaning it is purified three times to ensure it is 100% pure and clean. It is also hypoallergenic, and considered an effective way to help treat and prevent diaper rash. In fact, petroleum jelly is recognized by the FDA as appropriate for providing protection against diaper wetness, and the American Pharmaceutical Association has concluded that petroleum jelly can be recommended as a protectant and as an initial treatment for diaper rash.
  • What Causes Diaper Rash?
    Diaper rash is common in babies, no matter how careful you are when caring for their skin. Most babies are likely to suffer with diaper rash at some point, although it can be more common when they reach the age of 9-12 months old. Some common causes of Diaper rash are:

        •    Rubbing or chafing from a tight-fitting diaper
        •    Leaving a wet or dirty diaper on for too long
        •    Irritation from a new diaper brand, or product like baby wipes or laundry detergent
  • Can Vaseline® Jelly Be Used for Diaper Rash?
    Always consult a doctor first if you have questions or concerns, but our specially formulated baby variant, Vaseline® Jelly Baby is perfect for helping prevent and treat diaper rash, as well as for protecting chafed skin due to diaper rash. Not only can Vaseline® Jelly help to soothe and calm the skin, but because it creates a protective layer on the surface of skin it can help to keep out any wetness that could lead to further irritation.
  • How to Help Prevent Diaper Rash with Vaseline® Jelly
    As diaper rash can be triggered by a number of everyday factors, it can be pretty hard to prevent. However, there are some things you can do to try and help prevent it from happening – and a great way to do so is to use a protective layer of Vaseline® Jelly Baby. It will act as a barrier, helping to seal in the skin’s natural moisturizing factors while keeping out harmful wetness. Remember to always consult a doctor for expert advice.
  • How to Apply Vaseline® Jelly:
        1. After removing your child’s diaper, gently rinse their bottom with warm water and cotton wool or use a hypoallergenic baby wipe product.
        2. Pat their skin dry – rubbing could irritate the skin further.
        3. Apply a layer of Vaseline® Jelly Baby over sensitive areas where the diaper may rub.
        4. Then, put on a fresh diaper loosely or use one that is a slightly too big – this will allow for better air circulation.
        5. Consider incorporating petroleum jelly into your diaper-changing routine from the very start, helping to prevent diaper rash from day one.

    Whether to help treat and prevent diaper rash, or even just to help protect and moisturize your baby’s sensitive skin each and every day – with a product so pure and gentle, you can easily care for your child’s skin.