Our Ingredients

The Little Bairn range promises to be free of any nasties and suitable for the most sensitive of baby skin. That’s why we believe in being completely honest about the ingredients used in our products. We list every ingredient on our labels so that you can make an informed decision about whether a product is suitable for your little bairn. We have nothing to hide!

Below is a glossary of our key ingredients. If you have any questions about any of these ingredients, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


AVOCADO OIL
Rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids, avocado oil is deeply hydrating. It has the ability to soothe dry, itchy skin and enhances the skin's ability to generate collagen. 

BEESWAX
A solid all-natural wax that helps seal and protect the skin. It also possesses antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties making it a good skin healer.


BUTTERMILK POWDER

Incredibly soothing to the skin, buttermilk powder is richer in fats and emollients than whole milk.


CALENDULA INFUSED OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Dry calendula flowers infused into a certified organic sunflower oil base. Calendula has natural anti-inflammatory properties and has been used throughout history to heal skin irritations. The healing properties of the calendula flower carry through to the oil.


CALENDULA POWDER

A fine powder produced from dry calendula flowers. Calendula has natural restorative properties and has been used throughout history to treat inflammatory skin conditions.


CAMELLIA OIL

Pressed from the seeds of the camellia plant, camellia oil has been used for centuries in Japan to nourish and condition the skin. High in oleic acid (an essential fatty acid) and rich in Vitamins A, B and E, the oil is soothing to irritated and dry skin. It is a very light oil that won’t block pores, making it ideal for baby massage.


CASTOR OIL
Castor oil soothes and moisturises the skin, while creating a protective barrier against irritation. The oil also has healing properties thanks to its high concentration of ricinoleic acid (a fatty acid with antimicrobial properties).


CHAMOMILE POWDER

A fine powder produced from dry chamomile flowers. Chamomile is known for its ability to promote cell regeneration, making it a perfect treatment for inflamed skin.


CHAMOMILE ROMAN ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC) 

Roman chamomile is known for its ability to treat dry and/or inflamed skin. Therapeutically, the oil also helps bring a sense of calm.

COMFREY LEAF (CERTIFIED ORGANIC) 
Comfrey is high in allantoin, an active compound that promotes wound healing and increases the smoothness of the skin. The herb is also rich in vitamins and nutrients, including vitamins A and C.

EVENING PRIMROSE OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
Incredibly conditioning and nourishing, evening primrose oil is especially suited to the treatment of dry, irritated skin. It is rich in fatty acids which help inhibit bacterial growth and defend against inflammation and infection.

HIMALAYAN PINK SALT
Used in a warm bath, himalayan salt has the ability to detox the body, relieve aching muscles and soften the skin. Rich in minerals, the salts also support hormone balance and help balance blood pressure.


HONEY POWDER
Natural honey that has been spray dried into a fine powder. Honey has antiseptic and antibacterial properties, as well as being a natural skin cleanser and softener.


JOJOBA OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC) 

Regarded as the oil that most closely resembles human sebum (the skin’s natural oil), jojoba helps restore the skin's natural PH level and is incredibly soothing and moisturising. It is also rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties, making it an effective skin healer.


KAOLIN WHITE CLAY
An incredibly gentle clay that removes moisture from the skin without over drying. It also has the ability to calm red skin and stimulate circulation, promoting healing.


LAVENDER FRENCH ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
The benefits of lavender essential oil are numerous. In skincare it can help treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Therapeutically the scent has a calming effect that can aid relaxation and promote a restful sleep.


LIQUID SHEA BUTTER (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

A liquid form of the 100 per cent natural butter. Shea is rich in essential fatty acids and helps to moisturise and repair the skin. It’s known to be effective in treating severely dry skin, including eczema.


MANDARIN RED ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Mandarin essential oil is gentle and uplifting and helps promote a sense of wellbeing. Applied during pregnancy mandarin oil can help prevent stretch marks.


OAT KERNEL FLOUR (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

The ground kernels of oats. The fine flour is incredibly soothing and moisturising, making it an ideal treatment for dry skin conditions such eczema and psoriasis. It is also effective at easing itchy and prickly skin rashes.

OLIVE OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
Olive oil is deeply hydrating, penetrating deep into the skin to leave it feeling supple and smooth. Rich in vitamin e, it can also help repair and refresh dry and damaged skin.


ROSE HIP OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
Packed full of essential fatty acids that help regenerate skin cells and repair damaged tissue, rose hip is commonly used to treat a variety of skin conditions, including eczema and stretch marks. It is safe to apply directly to the skin.

ROSE PETALS (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
The natural oils found in rose petals help moisturise the skin. Rose also possess antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, making it ideal for use with sensitive skin. Aromatically, rose calms and soothes the mind. 


TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

Research has proved that tea tree essential oil has powerful antifungal effects. This makes it ideal for treating persistent nappy rash (which is often the result of a fungal infection).


VITAMIN E NATURAL
Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant and therefore protects oils against rancidity (oxidisation). It also has the ability to cool and soothe the irritation of dry skin. Our Vitamin E is natural and non-GMO.

 

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