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Finger Shields® - 100% Mess-Free Diaper Cream Applicators
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- Keeps your fingers & nails 100% clean when applying diaper cream with finger shields
- Soft & gentle for baby’s skin
- Easy to use – just slide on finger, use & dispose
- Comes in a resealable package that easily fits into your diaper bag
- More hygienic than brushes or your bare finger – cream doesn’t touch your finger and no clean-up is necessary
- Eco-friendly – each Finger Shield uses 50% less material than a baby wipe which is typically used for cleaning your finger or brush after using diaper cream
- Available in 40ct or 160ct Value Pack (4 packs of 40 applicators)
Disposable diaper ointment applicator that keeps your fingers & nails 100% clean
100% Grease proof
- Slide onto finger
- Apply diaper ointment
Soft & gentle on baby's skin
Can you apply diaper cream with your finger?
It's essential to prioritize hygiene when it comes to applying diaper cream, so using your finger is not the best choice. Throughout the day, your fingers come into contact with various surfaces, accumulating dirt, oils, and potentially harmful bacteria. When these contaminants come into contact with the cream, they can compromise its cleanliness and introduce unwanted pathogens to baby's delicate skin. Additionally, applying diaper cream with your finger can lead to dirt and residue accumulating under your nails. Even with regular handwashing, it can be challenging to remove these particles completely. As a result, when you apply the cream again or touch other surfaces, you may inadvertently transfer these contaminants, increasing the risk of infection or skin irritation. It is recommended to use a diaper cream applicator.
Do you need a diaper cream applicator?
Using a diaper cream applicator is a highly recommended tool for parents seeking to provide the best care for their little one's sensitive skin. Firstly, a diaper cream applicator helps maintain optimal hygiene. As previously explained, using your fingers can compromise both your and baby’s cleanliness. By using an applicator, you create a barrier between your fingers and the cream, preventing cross-contamination and ensuring a more sterile application. Secondly, diaper cream applicators provide precise and controlled distribution of the cream. They allow you to apply the cream evenly, ensuring that every area in need of protection is adequately covered. Additionally, a dedicated applicator ensures convenience and ease during diaper changes. The Baby Brezza Finger Shield provides a gentle and comfortable application, enhancing the overall experience for both you and baby.
How often should you apply diaper rash cream?
The frequency of applying diaper cream depends on baby's specific needs and their skin condition. As a general guideline, it is recommended to apply diaper cream at every diaper change or as instructed by your pediatrician. If baby has sensitive skin or is prone to diaper rash, applying diaper cream at each diaper change becomes even more crucial. This proactive approach helps prevent rashes from developing or worsening by providing constant protection and soothing properties to the skin. However, if baby has more resilient skin, you may want to prioritize application at bedtime or when baby will be wearing a wet diaper for prolonged periods.
What is the best way to apply diaper rash cream?
When it comes to applying diaper rash cream, following a proper technique ensures effective and soothing coverage for baby's delicate skin. Here's the best way to apply diaper rash cream:
- Clean and dry: Before applying the cream, gently clean baby's diaper area using mild wipes, warm water, or a gentle cleanser. Pat the area dry with a soft towel or allow it to air dry.
- Thin, even layer: Take a small amount of diaper rash cream and apply it in a thin and even layer onto baby's clean and dry skin. Start from the front and work your way to the back, making sure to cover the entire diaper area. Use a diaper cream applicator such as the Baby Brezza Finger Shield to ensure proper hygiene.
- Avoid rubbing: Instead of rubbing the cream into the skin, gently spread it using light strokes. This helps create a protective barrier without causing additional friction or irritation.
- Pay attention to folds: Be sure to apply the cream to all the folds and creases where moisture can accumulate, such as the groin area, buttocks, and around the thighs. These areas are more prone to diaper rash.
- Don't forget the front and back: Extend the application of the cream beyond the diaper area to cover the front and back, as irritation can occur in these areas as well.
- Use at every diaper change: To provide continuous protection, it's recommended to apply diaper rash cream at every diaper change. However, if baby's skin is healthy and resilient, you may apply it as needed when signs of redness or irritation appear.
By following these steps, you can effectively apply diaper rash cream and help protect baby's delicate skin from irritation and discomfort.