Best Baby Soaps

Just when your little one was getting used to that self-cleaning process that is the wondrous womb, it was time to come out and start exploring the world...and with that, the beauty of his or her first bath. While you may want to stick to a sponge bath for the first few weeks, you’ll quickly move onto something a little more sudsy.

Since bath time is sure to become an integral part of your evening routine, choosing a soap that you feel can feel confident putting on that new baby skin is key. Here are 8 of our favorite safe and healthy baby soaps for your newborn.


  1. Mustela // 2. California Baby // 3. Babo Botanical // 4. Weleda // 5. Earth Mama + Angel Baby // 6. Kids Counter // 7. Honest // 8. Babyganics

There's the magazine cover photo of the new celebrity mom glowing as she looks down at the beautiful, sleeping baby in her armsβ€”and then there's real life.

In real life, postpartum mothers are just as likely to be wearing diapers as their babies are, and bumps need months to deflate.

That's why we're so grateful for the way celebrities are ditching damaging narratives about postpartum perfection and embracing the messy authenticity of new motherhood. Thanks to these modern mamas, the rest of us are seeing our own experiences reflected in pop culture, and that lets us know we're not alone.

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