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Boudreaux’s Butt Paste® Guide to Diaper Rash

Kick diaper rash to the curb with the ultimate Guide to Diaper Rash from Boudreaux’s Butt Paste®:

Common signs you’ll see with diaper rash:

  • Mild to moderate redness
  • Shiny red skin
  • Flaky or chafing skin
  • A rash that’s warm to the touch
  • Dry, raised bumps
  • Fluid-filled bumps (look like blisters)
  • Dry or peeling skin

Boudreaux’s Butt Paste® Ultimate Guide to Diaper Rash

What causes it, what it looks like & how to treat it!*

diaper rash infographic

* Diaper rash varies in appearance from baby-to-baby.

How to apply Boudreaux’s Butt Paste® like a pro

Step #1 – Clean cheeks

Gently clean diaper area, making sure to wipe creases and skin folds

Step #2 – Drying time

Give baby’s diaper area time to thoroughly dry

Step #3 – Protect skin

Using clean fingers or our Boudreaux's® Butt Brush™ from the Boudreaux’s Butt Paste®

Rash Kicking Kit, apply Butt Paste® liberally to baby’s diaper area to form a thick, protective layer of protection

Fast Facts about Diaper Rash

  • A common cause of diaper rash is prolonged wetness from urine or diarrhea on baby’s sensitive skin
  • Diaper rash can be caused by friction as a result of diapers that are too tight
  • Contact dermatitis is a type of diaper rash caused by something irritating her skin
  • Yeast overgrowth (candida dermatitis) can be a cause of diaper rash
  • If you see redness or pimple-like bumps in her skin creases, that can be a sign of a yeast infection-related diaper rash
  • Some babies with sensitive skin are prone to skin conditions like eczema which can result in diaper rash caused by atopic dermatitis or seborrheic dermatitis
  • Diaper rash can be caused by an allergic reaction to things like diaper wipes, soap, detergent or fabric softener
  • Changes in your baby’s diet – like introducing table foods – may cause diaper rash, because of frequency of her stool

Remember, if your baby’s diaper rash is peeling or you see raised bumps (papules) and/or fluid-containing bumps (pustules) or bleeding, it’s time to visit the doctor.

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