Establishing Healthy Hygiene Habits for Kids

It’s a tale as old as time. An old wives tale for the ages: Is it possible to actually get your child to successfully wash up and stay clean throughout the day, without a fuss or fight? While the answer might not be so black or white, there is help out there for fighting the good fight. Make sure your kids have the same routine as far as their hygiene everyday, so that they know what to expect and when to expect it. This can include bathtime after dinner, brushing their teeth before bedtime, washing their hands before meals and when they come home, as well as combing their hair and putting on fresh clothes before they leave the house. Creating a daily chart with all the things they need to do can help keep a visual aid of what they need to remember, as well as providing a great reward system at the end of a perfect week of no missed chores! Your little one will be super excited to do all their hygiene routines and work their way up the chart.

Building Healthy Hygiene Habits

Teaching your kids good personal hygiene will help them stay healthy, ward off illnesses, and build better self-awareness. Once you do get them to clean up daily, it’s important that those products are natural, safe and formulated right for kids’ delicate skin. Making sure their skin is not only clean, but healthy too, can be tough but luckily for you we’ve rounded up some of our favorite products to help you and your kids establish healthy hygiene habits!

Botanical Therapy Moisturizing Baby Cream with Shea Butter - $18.00

Our ultra-rich Botanical Therapy Baby Cream soothes and protects delicate skin from harsh environmental irritants by creating a safe and natural moisture barrier. Its super soft formula and amazing smell will have your kids wanting more! Formulated with hydrogen water and pH balanced to prevent over dryness and inflammation, our lotion is ideal for kiddos with sensitive skin conditions such as eczema. It also contains ingredients such as shea butter to nourish and moisturize, hyaluronic acid and ceramide complex to soothe and heal, and beeswax to calm itching and lock in moisture. Fragrance Free and safe for all ages, you can even use it on the littlest members of your family. Our Botanical Therapy Cream is thick and absorbent, without being too greasy like other lotions and it naturally helps create a protective moisture barrier. It uses a unique ceramide complex to calm itch and irritation while locking in moisture. This soothing treatment provides immediate itch relief, reduces inflammation, and prevents over-dryness. It’s even great for babies with eczema, dermatitis, and other skin sensitivities thanks to the natural ingredients such as shea butter, macadamia seed oil, and beeswax. We use a high concentration of quality ingredients that are long lasting and easy to absorb, making it a must-have for all kiddos.

Botanical Therapy Pure Baby Shampoo with Calendula and Witch Hazel - $16.00

Our Botanical Therapy Pure Baby Shampoo is made with natural botanical ingredients and formulated with hydrogen water to clean baby’s hair and scalp while maintaining a balanced pH. Calming essential ingredients such as hibiscus flower extract exfoliates dry skin and cradle cap and locks in moisture, while calendula and witch hazel extracts work to soothe baby’s sensitive skin. To use, simply wet baby’s hair and pump a small amount of shampoo into hands, then create a lather by massage into baby’s hair and scalp and thoroughly rinse clean. The natural Botanical Ingredients work to gently wash away impurities while preserving baby's natural oils. The combination of cleansing and moisture retention leaves baby with healthy hair and scalp, naturally. Our line of bath products are fragrance free and dye free, making them ideal for those with Eczema and sensitive skin. The Hydrogen water has restorative properties that help maintain the stasis between oily and dry hair and skin. Hibiscus flower naturally exfoliates and locks in moisture, nature's solution for combating cradle cap and dandruff. Best of all, it is gentle on newborn skin and safe for daily use. Calendula extract is commonly used to heal skin irritations and prevent infections, while witch hazel soothes areas of sensitivity, allowing for hair and scalp to be thoroughly cleaned without pain or discomfort.

Botanical Therapy Soothing Baby Body Wash with Calendula and Witch Hazel Extract - $16.00

Our Botanical Therapy Skincare line is a truly family friendly product - it's fragrance free and works wonders for babies, kids, and adults alike. Our Botanical Therapy Baby Wash is made with natural botanical ingredients and formulated with hydrogen water to mimic the natural pH levels of your baby’s delicate skin. This wash is formulated with natural calendula and witch hazel extract to soothe baby’s sensitive skin, as well as hibiscus flower extract to help lock in moisture. It creates a soothing, gentle foam that is soft and less irritating to baby’s skin compared to other washes. Create a pleasant bath time routine from birth with our full line of Botanical Therapy Shampoo, Body wash, Lotions, and Creams! To use, simply massage into baby’s hair and scalp or apply a small amount in a wash cloth to clean baby’s body. Rinse thoroughly and follow up with our Baby Lotion. This all natural botanical baby wash gently washes away impurities while preserving baby's natural oils. The combination of cleansing and moisture retention leaves baby with healthy, smooth, and moisturized skin and creates a soothing bath time experience. It pairs perfectly with our Shampoo, Body Lotion and Calendula Stick for the perfect baby shower or registry gift set!

Hooded Cotton Muslin Towel for Infants and Babies - $38.00

This Dono&Dono double sided hooded towel wraps your baby in premium, 100% cotton terry, with silky soft cotton muslin on the reverse. Unlike other hooded towels, ours is treated with bamboo extract, making it naturally deodorizing, antimicrobial, and healthier for baby. The Dono&Dono Hooded Towel is absorbent, durable, and best of all gentle against baby’s delicate skin creating a positive bath time experience. Made of 100% premium cotton terry cloth and treated with a safe, all-natural bamboo process which inhibits the growth of bacteria. The bamboo enhancement treatment creates a fabric that is moisture wicking, deodorizing, and blocks out harmful UV rays. It will also resist static electricity, making it ideal for drier winter months. Best of all, it is completely natural and safe for all ages. Pair with our Mini Muslin Wipes and you have a matching towel and washcloth set. It is made from luxurious 100% cotton muslin on one side, and plush cotton terry on the reverse. This means our double sided hooded towel was constructed with quality materials that are designed to last. Not only that, it is silky smooth and gentle against baby's delicate skin. Safe to use on all ages, skin types and even babies with eczema.

Bathin’ Smart Silicone Fish Antimicrobial Bath Scrub for Babies and Toddlers - $9.99

Our Award Winning Bathin’ Smart Silicone Bath Scrub gently washes and massages baby’s scalp, creating a calming and therapeutic bath time experience. Made from 100% Silicone, it is naturally resistant to mold and is even dishwasher safe (no more stinky washcloths)! The Unique double sided scrub features shorter strands on one side, great for massaging cradle cap, and longer strands for scrubbing on the reverse. The grow-with-me bath scrub also doubles as a quiet and mess free fidget toy for kids ages 6 years and up. It is soft enough for even the smallest babies and gentle on your newborn's delicate skin. Our Silicone Fish Scrub also helps remove stubborn cradle cap and exfoliates dry skin. Silicone is naturally mold and mildew resistant and easy to clean, plus it can be boiled for a deep cleaning. The soft silicone strands also create a gentle massage for sore breasts as a result of breastfeeding. Toddlers love using the Silicone Fish scrub, too! It’s also the proud winner of the National Parenting Seal of Approval 2017, winner of The Eddy 2017 Award (New educational industry award) and the 2018 Parents' Pick - Top 10 Baby & Toddler Product!

Let Us Know!

What are your best tips for establishing healthy hygiene habits for your kids? How do you get them to stick with their daily hygiene routines? Tell us in the comments below!