Baby Skin Care

Your newborn's skin is so sensitive. Don't worry - rashes are common during baby's first year. Learn how to keep your baby's skin smooth and healthy. Also be sure to check out our sections on rashes, eczema, and sunburn.

Best Moisturizers for Baby

Choosing the right moisturizer for your baby can be difficult. We asked dermatologists for their favorite hypoallergenic products so you can find the right one for your cutie.

How to Care for Baby Skin

Learn how to care for your newborn's skin, and subsequently protect your baby from rashes and skin diseases.

Protecting Baby's Skin in the Winter

Winter weather can be tough on tender skin. We'll show you how to care for your infant's birthday suit at the times when you can help most.

What Does Contact Dermatitis Look Like on a Baby?

There are two types of contact dermatitis: irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Find out how to identify and treat both skin conditions and when you should call the doctor.

Baby Skin Basics

Your infant is prone to all sorts of rashes, from acne to eczema. Read on for a guide to the most common baby skin conditions during the first year and how to treat them.

How to Protect Baby's Skin in the Summer

Protect your little one from summer's sun and heat with these must know tips and tot-friendly products.

What's That Rash on Your Baby's Legs?

Does your baby have an itchy rash on his legs? Get the inside scoop on what could be causing the red bumps and scales. Understand what baby rash looks like and what the best treatment is for soothing irritated skin.

5 Ways You're Cleaning Your Baby Wrong

From the very first wipedown to the nightly bath, Ari Brown, M.D., founder of 411 Pediatrics and the author of Expecting 411, Baby 411, and Toddler 411, explains what you may be doing wrong.

What Do Hives Look Like on a Baby?

Hives is a common skin condition that can be caused by bug bites, medications, food allergies, and more. If you suspect your baby has hives, learn how to spot the symptoms, how to treat her, and when to call a doctor.

Food Allergies and Your Baby's Skin

Could your baby's diet be causing that rash? Learn which foods could wreak havoc with your baby's skin.

What Does HFMD Look Like on a Baby?

HFMD is a viral illness that usually affects children 5 years and younger. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, how to treat it, and when you should call a doctor.

Skin Care for Your Baby's Face

Learn about the most common skin conditions so you can save your baby's face.

Baby-Soft Skin: 10 Baby Lotions, Creams, Oils & Ointments

Moisturizing can help strengthen a baby's skin barrier and seal in hydration. But finding the right product can be tricky, so we've selected gentle lotions, creams, oils, and ointments that help protect your baby's soft skin.

Best Cleansers for Baby

It can be hard to know which kind of soap will work best for your munchkin, but we can help. These top body washes will keep your baby's skin clean and soft. Plus, all of these cleansers are hypoallergenic and dermatologist-approved.

How to Treat Eczema

Could your baby's rash be eczema? Here's how to spot this common skin irritation and treat it.

When to Worry: Acne & Milia

Your baby is years away from puberty, but she could still be suffering from acne or milia. Watch this video to find out how to treat her skin and what you should avoid doing.

Baby First Aid for Cuts and Scrapes

Does your baby have a boo-boo? If your little one got into a scrape, follow these six tips to provide first aid to heal baby's skin in no time. Learn the proper ways to clean the cut and provide soothing treatment.

Top 7 Skin Irritants

You'd be surprised at some of the everyday substances that can harm your baby's skin. Here's what to avoid to keep Baby's skin healthy.

What Does Fifth Disease Look Like on a Baby?

Fifth disease is a viral illness that may start with cold-like symptoms. Learn how to spot the signs and treat your baby, as well as when to call the doctor.

How to Treat Diaper Rash

Chances are good that your tot is going to experience diaper rash at one point or another. Learn how to treat it and when you should call your doctor.

What Does Poison Ivy Look Like on a Baby?

Poison ivy has shiny green leaves in groups of three connected by one stem. If you suspect your child has come into contact with poison ivy, find out what exactly to look for, how to treat him, and when to call the doctor.

When to Worry: Cradle Cap

Your baby's itchy scalp could be cradle cap, also known as seborrheic dermatitis. Learn some quick and easy ways to treat this condition.

Baby Grooming Tips

Sweetie is stunning even when she has spit-up on her face, but a bit of grooming never hurt anyone! We'll show you how to pamper your little lovely from head to toe.

How to Protect Baby's Skin in Winter

Follow these steps to keep your baby lovably soft all winter.


Impetigo is a common and highly contagious condition in children. Here we can see a boy with impetigo affecting large parts of his body.