Some commercial diaper creams include ingredients that can irritate a baby’s delicate skin. This recipe for Homemade Diaper Cream with essential oils is simple, natural, and great for soothing and softening skin in a safe way. While coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer, the majority of the soothing benefits come from the addition of Lavender and Tea Tree essential oil.
Homemade Lavender Diaper Cream
A baby’s bottom heaven! If you’re having trouble with persistent diaper rash, try this super soothing diaper cream.
- 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil
- 5 drops Lavender oil
- 3 drops Meleluca (Tea Tree) Oil
Melt coconut oil in glass cup using microwave or double boiler.
Add essential oils and stir briefly.
Allow mixture to cool to restore the original consistency of the coconut oil.
Store in a sealable glass container and leave in cool place. Apply as needed.