The best toiletries for newborns, babies and toddlers

These award-winning skincare and bath products will keep your little one’s hair and body feeling clean and soft, and smelling great

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1. Chuckling Goat Baby Kefir Lotion, from £8.25 for 50ml – £0.17 per ml – MadeForMums Gold Award Winner for best baby skincare product

This lovely baby body lotion won our judging parents over with its special formulation that nourishes delicate skin from newborn upwards. Our gold award winner has no essential oils or added fragrances, and the all-natural ingredients include soothing Finnish oat oil, rice bran oil, goats milk and probiotic kefir.

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It’s blended and bottled by hand, and is suitable for children (and parents) with eczema.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Chuckling Goat Baby Kefir Lotion:

“A little goes a long way with this cream, absorbs really quickly and leaves your little one’s skin soft and smelling beautiful.” Mum of 2, Rhiannon

“Love that this is handmade from natural products and it feels divine on skin, very smooth and a pleasant fragrance. Gentle and suitable for eczema prone skin.” MFM Reviews Editor Magda

You can buy Chuckling Goat Baby Kefir Lotion from: Chuckling Goat

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2. Jackson Reece, Kinder by Nature Natural Body Wash, £3.99 for 200ml, MadeForMums Gold Award Winner for best baby wash product

Washing away floor dirt, finger foods and playground grime can be a challenge when your little explorer has sensitive skin. This gold-winning body wash is kind to the environment as well as to children. Almost all the ingredients are derived from renewable vegetable or plant extracts, it’s cruelty free and it’s made in the UK.

Even children with eczema can happily foam up, and it ticks off the sensitive skin checklist too (pH balanced, hypoallergenic and dermatologically approved).

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Jackson Reece, Kinder by Nature Natural Body Wash:

“Absolutely lovely product, really nice to use. It soaps up nicely, and our little one loves it. Really reassuring to know how natural and safe it is, and lovely packaging too. I was very surprised to see it was only £3.99; it’s an excellent product and well worth the money. We’ll be using this again.” Dad of 1, James

“Lovely soothing baby wash – my little boy loved the feeling of it being rubbed in. It’s very comforting for his dry skin, easy to apply and you don’t need much.” Mum of 1, Lindsey

You can buy Jackson Reece, Kinder by Nature Natural Body Wash from: Amazon


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3. Mini-U for kids, from £1.95, MadeForMums Joint Gold Award Winner for best baby skincare brand

This cute round-up of goodies promises to banish boredom from the bathroom, and give your little ones some serious style! Parents and kids loved this fun range, which was named joint gold winner.

With its bright, colourful packaging, the collection of haircare, bath, body care and hairbrushes for kids and families looks great on the bathroom shelf, and is free from sulphates and parabens. With prices starting at just £1.95, it’s great value too.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Mini-U for kids:

“A fantastic collection of products, the kids will love this, as it’s a very fun range for the children.” MFM Reviews Editor Hazelann Williams

“Fantastic products. We’ve really enjoyed trying out the brand. We especially loved the bath bombs. They smell gorgeous and have made bathtime fun. The little sponge inside the bath bomb was a nice little surprise. The detangling hair brush, shampoo and conditioner are excellent and have transformed my three-year-old’s locks! Would definitely recommend the products.” Mum of 3, Sarah

You can buy Mini-U for kids from: Amazon


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4. Weleda Baby Calendula and White Mallow ranges, from £3.75, MadeForMums Joint Gold Award Winner for best baby skincare brand

Weleda is famed for its natural and organic products, and its collection of delicately fragrant Calendula and fragrance-free Baby Derma White Mallow products was named our joint gold winner.

There are 15 products to cleanse and refresh without drying little people’s skin, or to soothe, nourish and protect skin from dryness. Weleda teamed up with midwives and pharmacists to develop the range, and it has been dermatologically tested on infant skin prone to eczema and dermatitis.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Weleda Baby Calendula & White Mallow ranges:

“The Calendula Bath cream is amazing, leaves skin very moisturised and soft. We also are happy with White Mallow range. I am a great fan of Weleda and can highly recommend.” Mum of 1, Kat

“Using a number of products from this range at home, I have been impressed with their effectiveness on my son’s eczema prone skin. The range covers a great variety of skincare and I particularly love the calendula nappy change cream and the weather protection cream.” MFM Reviews Editor Magda Ibrahim

You can buy Weleda Baby Calendula & White Mallow ranges from: Amazon, Weleda and Boots.


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5. Good Bubble Organic Coconut Oil, £7.99, MadeForMums Awards Silver Winner for best baby skincare product

This raw virgin coconut oil is 100% pure and organic, making the perfect natural balm to nourish and protect newborn and sensitive skin. 

It has no nasties like perfume or artificial colour, is suitable for vegans and is cruelty-free.

Use it to soothe dry, flaky skin, tame cradle cap and comfort sore, chapped areas such as nappy rash. Also great to use for a gentle massage after baby’s bathtime. 

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Good Bubble Organic Coconut Oil:

“I loved this product as did my daughters! My husband even tried it and agreed how amazing it is!” Mum-of-two, Colleen.

“What a lovely product! Attractive packaging and an easy to use tub. It left skin soft and smelling lovely. Big tick that it’s a family-run business and packaged in the UK. I would recommend it.” Mum-of-three, Sarah.

You can buy Good Bubble Organic Coconut Oil from: Good Bubble and Natural Collection.

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6. Chuckling Goat Baby Kefir Cleanser, £5.15 MadeForMums Silver Award Winner for best baby wash product

Our silver baby wash product come from the Chuckling Goat line, which proved a real hit with our tiny testers and their parents (Chuckling Goat Baby Kefir Lotion won the MFM gold award for best baby skincare product).

The gorgeous goats milk soap bars are handmade in small batches on the farm, and suit all types of sensitive skin, including newborn and eczema. It’s long-lasting and foams up to a rich lather.

Gently nourish your little one from head to toe with this natural cleanser, which can be used on their hair and face as well as body.

The soap contains no dyes, perfumes, parabens, petrochemicals or phthalates.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Chuckling Goat Baby Kefir Cleanser:

“Absolutely love this product, natural, easy to use and long lasting.” MFM Reviews Editor Hazelann Williams

“My daughter has super sensitive skin, so we were cautious when using this product, just a little at a time – however we were not to worry as this was a lovely product on her skin. Smooth, foams up nicely and gentle. Would definitely recommend.” Mum of 1, Sarah

You can buy Chuckling Goat Baby Kefir Cleanser from: Chuckling Goat

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7. Kokoso Baby Skincare, from £5.49, MadeForMums Silver Award Winner for best baby skincare brand

This natural baby skincare brand was created by new mum Lauren, who wanted to find the best products for her little one’s dry, sensitive, eczema-prone skin.

The gentle, silver award-winning collection centres around the soothing properties of coconut oil, and includes coconut oil itself to keep baby’s skin silky-soft, and a fragrance-free hair and body wash for mild cleansing.

Look out for the baby gift sets for a lovely baby shower gift.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Kokoso Baby Skincare:

“I couldn’t be more impressed with this brand. The quality of the hair brush is very high. The body wash is lovely. My daughter has recently started reacting to most products so I’m wary to use new things on her. However, the coconut oil seemed to soothe her skin and her rash is drastically improved. I will continue to use this brand and would highly recommend it.” Mum of 2, Carmelle

“Great product range super soft and natural would be confident to use on a baby skin and also that it would work effectively. Loved the sponge.” Sleep expert and mum of 2 Lucy Wolfe

You can buy Kokoso Baby Skincare from: JoJo Maman Bebe, Not On The Highstreet and Babi Pur


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8. Childs Farm Baby Moisturiser, £4 for 250ml, MadeForMums Joint Bronze Award Winner

A light and luxurious formulation made with organic coconut oil, which is ideal for baby massage or simply soothing sensitive areas. This cream also contains grapeseed, baobab and olive oil, great for keeping skin soft and hydrated.

Part of the award-winning Childs Farm Newborn and Baby range, the moisturiser can be used all over baby’s body and is suitable for eczema prone skin. Pregnant mums might like to steal a bit to rub into their bump too.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Childs Farm Baby Moisturiser:

“Love the clinical trials this product goes through, as it is very reassuring that so many families have tried it and found it works well, even on eczema. Pump action makes it easy to use and it feels light and non-greasy,” MFM Reviews Editor Magda Ibrahim

You can buy Childs Farm Baby Moisturiser from Boots and Amazon.


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9. Professor Scrubbington’s Magically Foaming Hand & Face Wash, £3.99 for 200ml, MadeForMums Bronze Award Winner for best baby skincare product

This fun-to-use product was created by two mums to encourage small children to start washing themselves.

It’s 98% natural – no SLS, parabens or artificial colours – and kids will love the magic instant foam on their faces and hands.

The easy squeeze bottles are ideal for smaller hands, encouraging independence, and the foam has a fresh scent, which reminded one of our testers of grass.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Professor Scrubbington’s Magically Foaming Hand & Face Wash:

“Much better for kids than using a soapy gel handwash, as my four-year-old never manages to wash with gel soap properly. This foam does the job easy peasy. It was brilliant for washing sticky hands and faces.” Mum of 2, Danielle

“Very effective pump for children to use and a pleasant scent, plus the child friendly imagery would hopefully encourage little ones to wash their hands!” MFM Reviews Editor Magda Ibrahim

You can buy Professor Scrubbington’s Magically Foaming Hand & Face Wash from: Waitrose, Boots and ProfessorScrubbington’s


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10.Good Bubble Bish Bash Bosh! Hair & Body Wash with Dragon Fruit Extract, £3.69 for 250ml, MadeForMums Bronze Award Winner for best baby wash product

This hair and body wash from a family-run UK business is made with 98% naturally derived ingredients and real dragon fruit extract, and can be used for newborns upwards.

It’s kind to sensitive skin and has a tear-free formulation that both babies and parents will appreciate when it comes to shampoo time! The wash is also vegan and cruelty-free, and has no nasties such as parabens or phthalates.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Bish Bash Bosh! Hair & Body Wash with Dragon Fruit Extract:

“This smells totally amazing, and I love the cute little instructions like wash away where you left that piece of cheese! Lovely bottle and great that it is endorsed by Cruelty Free International as not tested on animals. Ethical company, but full of fun.” MFM Reviews Editor Magda Ibrahim

“This body and hair wash smells amazing! It left my little boy smelling scrumptious and his hair lovely and soft.” Mum-of-one, Emily

You can buy Bish Bash Bosh! Hair & Body Wash with Dragon Fruit Extract from: Holland & Barrett, Natural Collection and Good Bubble


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11. Childs Farm Baby range, from £2.49, MadeForMums Bronze Award Winner for best baby skincare brand

Almost totally naturally derived ingredients, no nasties like parabens or artificial colours, and thorough clinical testing to ensure they’re eczema-friendly – no wonder Childs Farm picked up our bronze award for best baby skincare brand.

All the products are suitable for use on newborns and upwards, and there’s a choice of fragrance-free and lightly scented products.

Goodies include the delicious-smelling baby massage oil, perfect for bonding time with your baby before you put them to bed.

What our MadeForMums Awards Judges say about Childs Farm Baby range:

“A well-made all-round fantastic range, value for money, nice and clean products.” MFM Reviews Editor Hazelann Williams

“A wonderful and effective baby range. The packaging is simple, but bright and appealing. The highlights were the bubble bath with lots of bubbles that lasted for the whole bath and a beautiful, sweet smell from the tangerine oil. My son’s eczema was not aggravated by any of the products and was ultimately soothed by the ever-popular moisturising lotion.” Mum of 2, Thea

You can buy Childs Farm Baby range from: Childs Farm, Boots and Amazon.


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12. Natralus My Little One range, £13.95, MadeForMums Gold Award Winner for best nappy rash cream

Natralus’ collection of gentle, yummy-smelling products for babies is made in Australia using organic, natural ingredients such as paw paw with shea butter, oatmeal extract, calendula, aloe vera, rosehip and jojoba oils.

You can care for your baby and toddler from top to toe, with a shampoo, bubble bath, lotion, massage oil and repair balm and nappy cream. The Make It Better Soothing Repair Balm & Happy Bottom Nappy Barrier Cream (£13.95 for 75g) won the MFM gold award for best nappy rash cream.

You can buy the Natralus My Little One range from: Mama Organica, Chemist.co.uk and Amazon.


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13. Mumma Love Organics, £4.99

Our parent judges were impressed with the good value price of these organic bath and bodywashes, which came out last year. They are paediatrician and Soil Association approved and are suitable for sensitive and eczema-prone skin.

Natural ingredients and healing herbs like lavender, calendula and aloe vera gently cleanse and care for delicate skin. And if you’re browsing the Mumma Love Organics website, check out the weekly blogs, recipes and guidance for parents.

You can buy Mumma Love Organics from: Amazon, Big Green Smile and Natures Healthbox.

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