Balmex Diaper Rash Ointment Reviews

Balmex Diaper Rash Ointment

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  • Balmex is the Best

    Jan 27, 2000 by bmcnichol is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Kids & Family
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: heals rashes quickly
    Cons: NONE

    Summary: I have to admit, before trying Balmex; I used nothing but Desitin. I got a tube a Balmex for a baby shower gift and politely stored it in the back of the baby’s closet. When my son was about 10 months he got a bad rash, one that ... read more

  • Balmex Diaper Rash Cream -- Good at keeping diaper rash at bay...

    Mar 7, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Thick and creamy, no scent, keeps rashes away, won't stain clothing, inexpensive
    Cons: Can't get rid of "whopper" rashes

    Summary: When my son was born I was a complete newbie at all things baby. Let me put it to you this way -- I had never even changed a diaper, nevermind put on "diaper cream." Because I was such a neophyte I went out and bought every diaper cream I could find -- ... read more

  • Balmex-the miracle for diaper rash

    Aug 9, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Works miracles
    Cons: Sticks to everything

    Summary: When my daughter was little for some reason she always got really bad diaper rash. Being a very you ... read more

  • Works on my baby

    Aug 2, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Creamy, easy to put on and take off. I like the tub vs the tubes.
    Cons: Not fond of the tubes, caps flips up easily in a little ones hands.

    Summary: My little boy never got rashes until recently, 16-18 months - more adult food in his diet. I used to ... read more

  • Makes dry skin and diaper rash disappear!

    Jun 7, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes Diaper Rash disappear, dry skin, too!
    Cons: none.

    Summary: I have used both Balmex and Desitin for my son. Desitin smells very mediciney, like Preparation H! Balmex smells much better. The fragrance is almost imperceptible after a new diaper has been applied. Desitin can still be smelled after several more ... read more

  • Balmex® is okay but I hate the commercials

    Dec 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Contains Zinc Oxide, has no lanolin, pleasing scent
    Cons: Hard to get off my fingers, stuck around the top opening

    Summary: For a long time I used the Rite-Aid brand of zinc oxide for diaper rashes. I finally realized that it was costing me more in purchasing the small tubes this way and decided to read labels on the brands to find one with no lanolin. I have seen the ... read more

  • Balmex is the best

    Nov 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, easy wash off
    Cons: None

    Summary: Balmex was recommended to me by my pediatrician's office. They told me all about it. My sister in law also told me all about it. I finally took their word for it and purchased some. I too learned it is a really great product. ... read more

  • Better Than Desitin? No- But Just As Good.

    Sep 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: works, easy to wipe off, thick
    Cons: gooey, sticky, you will use a lot

    Summary: After our recent experience with Desitin Creamy, I have been reluctant to try another diaper rash ointment other than our favorite Desitin regular, even for the sake of a review. But my husband had other ideas. I sent him to the store last ... read more

  • Balmex is a definite must on my mommy list of things needed!

    Aug 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works fast and well, protects baby's skin like promised, not fishy smelling
    Cons: a little pricey

    Summary: For the longest time I have used A&D Ointment on my daughters diaper rash, it worked well but always left me with greasy fingers that smelled like fish and my poor daughter was left to smell like a fish too! I did not care for that very much and decided ... read more

  • The Amazing Balmex!

    Aug 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Works immediately
    Cons: Can't find any

    Summary: My husband and I waited a while to have children (I'm 34 and he is 40). So when our son was born, we were both new parents and learning all about babies. One thing I remembered growing up was that you're supposed to use Desitin for diaper rash - WRONG! ... read more

  • Balmex, A Natural For Anywhere You Find A Diaper.

    Jul 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Inexpensive For Treating Diaper Rash, Works Quickly, Soothes As It Heals,
    Cons: Bit Expensive for Daily Use

    Summary: Hello Everyone, Writing this epinion from the perspective of Stay at Home Father to my baby daughter, and as a Registered Nurse who’s seen people develop and die from rashes that progressed into deadly bedsores. Topics covered in ... read more

  • A Pasty White Bottom!

    Jul 6, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: clears up diaper rash, clean fresh scent
    Cons: too sticky!! Doesn't wipe off easily.

    Summary: I have always been a devoted user of Fougera A+D ointment,As was my grandmother and my mother. I recently delivered my third son Gabriel June 14th at Corning Hospital. When we were discharged we received many Gift packs. Included in one of my gift packs ... read more

  • Sooth that tooshie!

    Jun 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: smooth easy application, low price, easy wipe off, works GREAT
    Cons: none

    Summary: Balmex has been a staple in my household for diaper rash treatment and prevention. I have used it since the very beginning 6 years ago! It has never failed me and I can recommend it with confidence. Working at a childcare center, you discover ... read more

  • Balmex- It works!

    May 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: applies easily, wipes off easily, works wonders!
    Cons: Nothing!

    Summary: What Is A Diaper Rash? A rash is a redness and irritation that is caused by urine and stool that has been in contact with the skin.Sometimes when a baby is in contact with that for a period of time, that can cause a diaper rash. My ... read more

  • Good for a mild rash.

    May 26, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Baby fresh scent, wipes off easily
    Cons: contains only 11.3% zinc oxide

    Summary: Recently my six month old daughter developed a moderate case of diaper rash and upon searching out the best brand to take care of her needs, I purchased Balmex. I was intrigued by the fresh baby scent and the fact that it contains Aloe and Vitamin E. I ... read more

  • Bar none, Balmex is the one!

    May 17, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Balmex does the job!
    Cons: None.

    Summary: Balmex...the one diaper cream that I had consistent success with. I started with Balmex, tried others and went back to it. So here is the low down on the bum cream: Whenever my kids got the start of a diaper rash, I could put Balmex on and it ... read more

  • is this what you want for your kid?

    May 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: nice scent
    Cons: doesn't stay on, doesn't heal

    Summary: I have tried a few different diaper rash ointments and this is probably my least favorite. I personally find that once I apply it, it doesn't stay on and it doesn't heal very fast. I like something nice and thick that will stay on and heal fast. My ... read more

  • Not for my baby's bottom

    May 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: good for a first aid cream
    Cons: smell's funny, to thick, does not stay on

    Summary: What can I say good about Balmex? Not a hole lot! The only thing Balmex diaper rash ointment is used for in this house is as a first aid cream. It seem's to work great for cut's scrapes and rashes. In the Balmex web page it also say's it is good for ... read more

  • Another great ointment

    Apr 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smells great, creamy, & easy to apply
    Cons: A little more expensive than others and works about the same

    Summary: I have always used Desitin rash ointment until recently. I went to the store to buy a new tube and they were out. The only ointment they had was the store brand, a Gerber brand, and the Balmex. Aside from Desitin, I had heard that Balmex was a good ... read more

  • Nothing but Balmex for my babies behinds

    Apr 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: fast healing, no odor
    Cons: not good as finger paint

    Summary: I started using Balmex almost eleven years ago now. It was recommended to me by the grandma at my sons daycare when his behind was cracked and bleeding. The brand I was using just wasn't helping him. With the Balmex the healing process was so much ... read more

  • Messy! Messy! Messy!

    Mar 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: good protectant
    Cons: doesn't seem to heal, messy, doesn't wipe off as easily as claimed

    Summary: I felt like I was in that commercial for Balmex at my baby shower. It seemed like everybody gave me a tube. I don't think I have used half of it yet. I feel that it is a misleading campaign they have going. The cream is not easy to wipe off, and ... read more

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