The role of alcohol in wet wipes is mainly to sterilize, but alcohol is volatile, and it is easy to cause moisture loss on the skin surface after wiping, and it feels tight and dry, causing skin discomfort, so it is not suitable for babies.
Spices and alcohol are considered ingredients that are prone to irritation. Therefore, the aroma should be selected according to the preferences of consumers. However, the added fragrance ingredients increase the risk of skin allergies. Therefore, for baby products, it is better to ensure that they are natural and pure. . Therefore, many brands of wet wipes are clearly marked as “no alcohol and spice added”.
The purpose of preservatives is to protect the product from microbial contamination and prolong the shelf life and service life of the product. However, improper use of preservatives can lead to allergic dermatitis. In addition to fragrances, preservatives are the second most common cause of skin allergies and skin irritation.
- Fluorescent agent
Fluorescent agents should not appear in wet wipes. If the wet wipes contain a fluorescent agent, it should be added during the processing of the non-woven fabric, which is also an unfavorable ingredient for the baby’s skin.
- Water that has not been fully sterilized
The main ingredient of baby wipes is water. This water must be treated pure water, otherwise the bacteria in the water will multiply on the wipes, which is not good for the baby’s skin and health.
The quality control of big brands in the area of purified water is still relatively secure. Here is the most unsafe aspect of wet wipes from small manufacturers.