Everyone should know that even “natural” wet wipes contain ingredients that are not natural. They contain a bunch of chemicals and even those “natural”.
For example they contain:
Water, Potassium Laureth Phosphate, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, DMDM Hydantoin, tetrasodium EDTA, methylparaben, Malic Acid, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Cucumis sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Fragrance.
Exactly those “unreadable” and unknown ingredients care professionals.
Also “DMDM Hydantoin” component of wet wipes is frequently associated with allergies and even cancer, and artificial fragrances are often to blame for the allergic reactions.
All these ingredients are not natural so they are also not healthy for you children, so you should avoid them.
How to create your own natural wet wipers:
To avoid all these harmful chemicals and to protect your your children you should make your own natural wipes. Here is how:
- tougher white kitchen paper towel (three-layer)
- 1 tablespoon of almond or olive oil
- 1 tablespoon of liquid soap
- 1 tablespoon of pure aloe vera
- 10 drops of essential oil of lavender or grapefruit
- 1 cup and 1/4 cup distilled water
1.Cut the roll of paper towels to the dimension of the boxes in which you will keep using a sharp knife.
2.Place the roll in a box as on the picture.
3.In bowl or quart size jar mix all the above mentioned ingredients, and pour into a box with napkins.
4.Let soak – this takes about 5-10 minutes, and then turn one the container to absorb better.
5.Pass the end of the napkin under the lid and then use.
That`s all, it is easy to prepare it and in this way you will protect your children from all these harmful chemicals!