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Grandma El’s Diaper Rash Remedy and Prevention Review and Giveaway
As cloth diapering parents, we are always looking for a great diaper rash ointment that is cloth diaper safe and WORKS! To find one that is both CD safe and actually clears up a rash, can be difficult. I have heard wonderful things about Grandma El’s Diaper Rash Remedy and Prevention Ointment, but I wasn’t a true believer until I had the opportunity to review it for myself!
Grandma El’s is an all natural, and USA made, ointment that creates a breathable barrier that soothes, calms, and heals any rash that your baby may develop. It is Pediatrician recommended and it is free of Parabens, Phthalates, and SLS so it is perfectly safe to use with every diaper change.
So, all of this sounds wonderful, but how did it honestly do?
Straight from the tube, I had concerns. This ointment has the consistency and appearance similar to Vaseline. I was quite concerned that it would harm my cloth diapers. To the internet I went to seek out other mamas and their experience before I actually put this ointment in contact with my diapers. I could not find one negative experience between the ointment and the cloth diapers. So, I applied it to Miss A’s bum, said a prayer, put her in cloth, and down for a nap!
At this point in time, we had been having extreme problems with ammonia in our diapers and Miss A had some ammonia burn on her tush. L It makes me feel like a horrible mama when she gets even a little rash, but ammonia burn makes me feel just terrible. For the purposes of this review, it was perfect that her tush was a little red, because…
When Miss A woke from her nap, I went to get her. I feared the worst that the ointment had made my diaper repel and there would be a huge mess. Not only was there no mess…but the redness on her tush was GONE! My fears were completely put to rest and I was amazed at how well Grandma El’s worked!
Cost: ★★★★★ A 2 oz tube of Grandma El’s (exactly like I reviewed) retails for $7-9. With this tube, a little ointment goes a long way and after using this ointment regularly for over a month, I do not see the tube being empty any time soon. If you prefer the jar, a 3.75 oz jar retails for $13-15, also a fantastic price!
Ease of Use: ★★★★☆ Obviously, this is a tube of ointment, so you are going to get it on your hands. But it is easy to slather onto baby and easy to wash off!
Smell: ★★★★★ This ointment has Vitamin E, Lanolin, and other ingredients that somehow mix together and smell fruity. It is a very nice, not overly powerful, clean smelling yet minutely fruity scent. It is very nice. I would warn that with the nice fruity smell, keep this out of reach of small children, they might eat it.
Effectiveness: ★★★★★ As I mentioned above, Miss A had a rash, I put Grandma El’s on, and by the next change the rash was gone! It was like a magic act! It worked that well!
Overall: ★★★★★ I was completely impressed and fell in love with Grandma El’s Rash Ointment. I have used it repeatedly with different brands/types of cloth diapers, and there is no residue or problems with my diapers. Even better, Miss A’s tush has never looked better! One application of Grandma El’s and her rash was completely gone. I highly recommend that every parent of a child in diapers (cloth or disposable) keep Grandma El’s on hand! It really is a miracle ointment!!!
Total Stars: 24/25
You can purchase Grandma El's from Drugstore.com, Target, Babies R Us, CVS, Rite Aid, Diapers.com, and from Grandma El's direct website.