The Best DIY Baby Diaper Cream Recipe

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Hey parents! Don’t you hate looking down during diaper time just to see an angry butt pointed at you? All that red discomfort just begging for help!!

Yeah… me too… After scouring through countless diaper creams and ointments, disgusted by the ingredients, ​I decided that I needed to find a better way to care for my newborn son’s behind.

Armed with my experience from my lovely daughter (poor girl had more than her fair share of angry butt issues too), along with all the new things I’ve learned since embarking on my natural wellness journey, I came up with this little recipe that has helped nearly eradicate angry bums in our home…

Not just for angry baby butts… It also works great for adults too, if you’re experiencing any chaffing issues (or embarrassing sweaty areas or irritated skin)!!!

Ingredients for your homemade baby’s diaper cream

Recipe:
2 heaping Tbs Organic Coconut oil
1 heaping Tbs Cornstarch
15 drops Lavender Essential Oil
10 drops Frankincense Essential oil

Needed Supplies:
Small mixing bowl
Large dinner(Tbs) Spoon
4 oz Mason Jar

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Directions for making your homemade diaper cream

Mix all ingredients together and put in mason jar.

**Note** If it seems a bit too runny you can refrigerate it til you are ready to use it.

Start by getting all your supplies ready to go.

Help your baby's irritated skin under the diaper with this DIY baby butt cream

I’m a typical busy mom who doesn’t have a whole lot of time to be perfect with measurements (I’m sure you can relate). Instead of worrying about proper measurements, I’m a big fan of estimates! I use 2 heaping soup spoons (roughly 2oz) of coconut oil and 1 of corn starch, and mix them together until smooth.

You may be asking… why corn starch? ​

Because corn starch provides a light, dry barrier ​that helps protect your baby’s skin from too much exposure to wetness.

My favorite thing about this recipe is how long it lasts!

Since my son was born 15 months ago, we’ve gone through 2 jars of this!

Of course, the amount you’ll need to make or remake really depends on the amount you use and how often… but I am very satisfied with how long it has lasted for us and am sure you’ll enjoy using this recipe too!​

Nicole’s Personal Testimonial:

I tried using Crystal’s baby diaper cream recipe numerous times with both my kids. It was the only thing that actually helped without causing skin reactions on my kids!

Need a non-DIY diaper cream option?

While we LOVE to DIY as much as possible to ensure our family uses quality products that won’t cause harm, as busy moms, we totally understand that DIY isn’t always an option. For those times we love using the Seedlings Diaper Cream. It smells good, works great, and is fully nontoxic.


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Crystal

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