Comparison: 8 eaux de toilette for your baby

26/07/2020

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Fragrances are not necessarily the first choice of parents when choosing baby or children’s cosmetics. In fact, in addition to the alcohol used in the composition of most perfumes, they also have the reputation of containing substances that are particularly toxic to our health, and therefore to that of babies. But what about eaux de toilette?

Eaux de toilette baby

 

A 2005 study conducted by the non-governmental organization Greenpeace showed, among other things, that perfumes may contain carcinogenic substances or petroleum derivatives. To avoid this, many people who are concerned about their health and that of our planet are now turning more and more to eaux de toilette. Because they are less concentrated in perfume essence – their fragrance on the skin lasts less time – they have the significant advantage of having fresh aromas that invigorate the skin when sprayed on.  They are also lighter and therefore ideal for summer, but also for everyday use, for people who like softer scents and for babies.

Little Guest therefore offers you today its selection of the best eaux de toilette for babies, to be used without moderation on those hot July days.

Do not hesitate to consult our comparison of the best moisturizing creams for baby during these moments when their fragile skin is particularly solicited, but also our comparison of the best European hotels to discover with baby, in this period when travelling locally and nearby is a must. Last but not least, don’t forget to check our best advice to organize eco-responsible holidays with friends or family if our choices of cosmetics encourage you to take better care of our beautiful planet!

 

THE QUESTIONS PARENTS ASK THEMSELVES

 

« Do eaux de toilette contain alcohol? »

Some eaux de toilette do contain alcohol and it’s important to keep in mind that it remains an aggressive component for the most fragile skins, including those of infants. For this reason, it is preferable to take a close look at the composition of the eau de toilette you wish to buy, or to opt for a scented water for babies, or an eau de soin, which will have a less strong fragrance, but will be a real baby care product after the bath.

 

« Are eaux de toilette toxic? »

Nowadays, many eaux de toilette are respectful of our health and of our planet. They are also dermatologically tested and allergen-free. It is therefore possible to offer a pretty perfumed bottle to baby while sleeping on both ears without fear for his health!

 

« Which eau de toilette should I choose for my baby?

At Little Guest, we recommend eco-responsible eaux de toilette, without alcohol, and with soft and light fragrances. It is also important that, in addition to its primary function – which is to scent – the ideal eau de toilette is a real body care product. Fragrance is also important: choose the one whose scent pleases you the most.

 

 

OUR SELECTION

 

1. Eau de soin Tout Petit – Jacadi

 

Unmissable in children’s fashion for over forty years, Jacadi has been inspired by traditional French dress and Belle Époque. This eau de toilette for babies is no exception with its sober, chic and refined packaging. Adapted to the most fragile skins, alcohol-free and dermatologically tested, it offers a pure and neutral fragrance.

Price: 49.99€.

 

 

2. Eau de toilette ‘Baby touch’ – Burberry

 

This baby eau de toilette will give a chic and trendy touch to toddlers with its neat packaging. Its scents of rhubarb, citrus, orange blossom and vanilla are typical of Burberry’s aesthetics and will bring delicacy and refinement to baby. It is ideal as a birth gift, for toddlers and mothers alike!

Price: 48.99€.

 

 

3. Scented water ‘Baby’ – IKKS

 

 

Recognised by everyone in children’s fashion, IKKS also makes eaux de toilette for babies. ‘The Baby’ scented water and its pretty bottle has nothing to envy to mom’s pretty perfume bottles. This exceptional product will take you back to the smells of family holidays on the Mediterranean. Milk cream, roses, magnolia, jasmine, honey, sandalwood, and iris give it an original and unforgettable fragrance!

Price: 36.99€.

 

 

4. The ‘Ptisenbon’ eau de parfum – Tartine et Chocolat

 

Tartine et Chocolat has been making beautiful baby clothes for more than twenty years and is a brand particularly appreciated by parents. It also sells an eau de toilette for babies that has been particularly popular in recent decades: the ‘Ptisenbon’ eau de toilette for toddlers. Its fresh, pure fragrance based on mint, honeysuckle and citrus will perfume baby with delicious summer scents.

Price: 51.99€.

 

 

5. Petite eau de senteur – Rivadouce

 

Rivadouce’s baby scented water is specially designed for the little ones. Respectful of baby’s skin, it is ideal after the shower and will leave a pleasant sweet scent on baby, while taking care of his skin.

Price: 10.20€.

 

 

6. Musti scented eau de soin – Mustela

eau bébé mustela

Mustela is a French brand specialising in cosmetics for babies and children. It is a guarantee of seriousness and quality, and its care products are adapted to all skin types. The brand is also committed to using natural products in the development of its products. Hypo-allergenic, it brings this baby’s characteristic scent with its camomile and honey extracts.

Price: 13.90€.

 

 

7. The ‘Petit brin’ perfumed eau de soin – Klorane

 

 

Famous for its baby range, which we have already mentioned, Klorane has developed the ‘Petit brin’ perfumed eau de soin for the youngest. Its fresh scent is guaranteed alcohol-free and will invigorate your baby’s skin without damaging it! To be stored in your baby’s toilet bag this summer!

Price: 11.95€.

 

 

8. L’eau légère – Minois Paris

 

eau légère bébé minois
 

L’eau légère from the Minois Paris brand delicately combines summery scents with the delicate fragrances of orange blossom. Alcohol-free, it refreshes, soothes and softens baby’s skin. It contains no paraben, ethanol or colouring agents and is produced in accordance with a very strict quality charter. A little extra, its bottle is made of recyclable plastic.

Price: 20€

 

 

A FEW TIPS

 

  • Do not leave your eau de toilette in the sun or under high temperatures. This could alter its scent or quality. Choose dry, cool places and, when transporting your baby water, use airtight baby bags.
  • Spray a few drops on baby after bath time. It is the best time to perfume him. Make sure you do it on a clean, dry and well-groomed skin.
  • Eau de toilette or scented water is not the only care recommended to take care of baby’s skin. Don’t hesitate to moisturize his skin with moisturizing creams or body lotions.

 

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Rachel Little Guest

Rachel, 24 years old, passionate about history and travel, Occitan expatriate in Flanders

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