"It’s no secret that I love Green People, so when I received a gift hamper
for my new baby, I was absolutely thrilled.
A set that comes beautifully presented in a handy reusable wicker basket
lined with non bleached cotton, and has over £40 worth of products in it – yet
sells at £34.99 – can only be a good start.
Inside you’ll find Scent Free Mum and Baby Rescue Balm, Scent Free Baby Oil,
Scent Free Baby Wash and Shampoo and Chamomile Nappy Cream Baby Balm as well as
an organic cotton bib with a picture of Budsie, the Organic Babies logo
We reviewed the Nappy Cream Baby Balm last year – but I’ll say again: this
stuff is amazing. It’s honestly the best nappy cream I’ve used, and I’ve seen
broken skin regrown the next day after using it – not just for nappy areas
either. It works really well on eczema. I love the stuff and use it on my own
dry and cracked skin sometimes. I sometimes think I should sell it since I
recommend it as far as I go anyway.
The Rescue Balm for mums and babies can be used on dry skin as well as on
sore nipples and perineum before birth. It contains Calendula and Vitamin E to
soothe broken skin, and has shea butter to reduce dry skin. The sunflower, sweet
almond and hemp seed oil soften skin, which makes it useful for the perineum
before birth, and since it is fragrance free, it can be used on the most
sensitive areas without problems – especially for people prone to eczema and
psoriasis. It does contain beeswax, so is fine for vegetarians, but not vegans.
Finally, the No Scent Baby Wash and Shampoo is ideal for babies as it
contains no SLS, Parabens, Lanolin, phthalates, artificial perfumes,
petrochemicals and colourants and as such will not irritate new skins (although
it’s still advisable to only use water on your newborn.)
You can use this baby wash and shampoo for hair, body and nappy area washes,
but it’s also a nice body wash for pregnant mums as it doesn’t have any scent –
idea if you’re still struggling with smells in late pregnancy.
Something I’ve said over and again about Green People products, and can say
again about this range is that while you’re paying more per item than you would
a mainstream product in your supermarket, these last so much longer, a little
goes a very long way, and for me, the long term benefits to my skin are
Luschka van Onselen, reviewing on