Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How often should I be using Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion on my child?

A. Apply Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion as needed to areas of the skin affected by itching and dryness. Use daily for healthier skin.

Q. How do I know if I need to use Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion or Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream on my child?

A. Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream should be used to soothe skin and provide relief from dryness and itching. Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion should replace your existing moisturiser to restore and maintain the natural moisture balance of skin.

Q. Up to how many times a day can I apply Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion and Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream?

A. Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion and/or Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream can be applied up to 3-4 times daily on skin affected by skin dryness or skin irritations. As part of a maintenance regimen, it is recommended to use Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion daily.

Q. Must I always use Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion and Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream together?

A. It is important to note that the 2 products serve different functions and one does not replace the other. When the skin is showing signs of dryness and itching, it is important to use both products together. If there are no visible signs of troubled skin, Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion should be used on its own. For the management of troubled skin, it is important to make regular daily use of Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion to keep the skin hydrated.

Q. Do I have to take breaks when using Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream as I do with steroid products?

A. No, being a steroid-free* product, Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream can be used continuously.

Q. Why does Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream works so effectively to relieve troubled skin and itch?

A. Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream contains 5% colloidal oatmeal. This is the clinically proven concentration needed for its efficacy. Little Bodies Skin Relief Cream is also fortified with aloe vera, peppermint oil and calendula officinalis, which are traditionally used in herbal medicine to relieve symptoms of itching and dryness.

Q. Can I use Little Bodies Skin Moisturising Lotion in conjunction with a steroid product?

A. Yes. In cases where steroids have been prescribed by your healthcare professional, Little Bodies Skin Relief Moisturising Lotion is a high quality, gentle moisturising lotion to use in conjunction with the steroid.

Q. Is the Little Bodies Skin Relief Range of products safe for use on a newborn infant?

A. Yes. The Little Bodies Skin Relief products are specifically recommended for use from newborn to 12 years. As with the introduction of all new products, it is recommended to patch test on a small area on the skin for 24 hours before applying to large areas.

Q. My 16-year-old suffers from troubled skin conditions, is the Little Bodies Skin Relief range of products suitable?

A. The Little Bodies Skin Relief range of products are specifically formulated to be safe for young skin and are aesthetically appealing for a young demographic however would still be efficacious to teens and older.

Q. Why do I need to use the Little Bodies Skin Relief Wash & Shampoo?

A. Traditional washes containing soap and sulphate ingredients can cause irritation and aggravate those with sensitive and troubled skin. Little Bodies Skin Relief Wash & Shampoo is a soap and sulphate free cleanser. Its moisturising and gentle formula is clinically proven to be non-irritating. By using it as a shampoo, you are taking care of sensitive scalps whilst also avoiding the runoff of traditional shampoos onto sensitive skin.

Q. Can I use the Little Bodies Skin Relief Range of products on broken skin?

A. For this condition, we would recommend that you take the advice of a healthcare professional.

Q. I find it hard to wash my baby’s hair as the runoff tends to burn his eyes. Is your Little Bodies Skin Relief Wash & Shampoo suitable for washing hair on small babies?

A. Our formula is ideal for young infants and those with sensitive scalps and skin.

Q. Does the Little Bodies Skin Relief range of products contain petrochemicals?

A. No, the range is petrochemical free.

Q. I have read about the negatives of petrochemicals in skin care products. What are petrochemicals?

A. Petrochemicals are a set of ingredients used in almost every skincare product found in grocery stores and on pharmacy shelves. The majority of petrochemicals used today are made from petroleum. Petrochemicals are most often used to extend the shelf life of cosmetics, and sometimes to “water down” or increase the spreadability of a product. They are also sometimes used to add and disperse fragrance throughout a product. It is, very common for petroleum-derived ingredients to be irritating, sensitising and very drying on the skin, not to mention comedogenic(pore-clogging) as well. Generally, petrochemicals cause more damage than good.

Q. Can I use the Little Bodies Skin Relief products on my child’s face?

A. Yes, the products are suitable for use on the face.

Q. Are the Little Bodies Skin Relief products tested on animals?

A. The Little Bodies Skin Relief range is not tested on animals.

Q. Does the Little Bodies Skin Relief range use fragrances in their products?

A. The Little Bodies Skin Relief range is fragrance-free.

Q. Many people love skincare products that smell “pretty”. What are the concerns with fragrances in skin care products?

A. Artificial fragrances are made from petroleum and have a high incidence of causing skin irritations. Cosmetic fragrances, made with cheap synthetic chemicals are the most commonly used.

Q. My child has troubled and sensitive skin but I’d like her to be able to enjoy the childhood pleasure of a bubble bath. Does the Little Bodies Skin Relief Wash & Shampoo foam? Would it be a suitable product to use as a bubble bath for a child with troubled skin?

A. Yes, the Little Bodies Skin Relief Wash & Shampoo is a great bubble bath product as it has a gentle foaming action whilst being suitable for sensitive and troubled skin.

Q. My child has a nut allergy. Does the Little Bodies Skin Relief range of products contain any nut-based ingredients?

A. The Little Bodies Skin Relief range is nut free and suitable for use on children with nut allergies.