Thursday, February 23, 2012

Heather's Naturals Hiney Helper

I was asked to review Heather's Naturals 'Hiney Helper'. It is a rash cream that is safe for cloth diapers. (I personally do NOT recommend using ANY rash cream without a liner. No matter the brand, please always use a liner to protect your diapers!) Here is a list of ingredients from her site "All natural unrefined shea butter (purest form and highest grade eases skin irritations), calendula oil (antiseptic and anti fungal), beeswax (anti bacterial), almond oil (soothing to inflammation), and grape seed oil (rich in fatty acid)."

The products comes in a 2 ounce tin which is the perfect size for the diaper bag (or just around the house). It was pretty easy to get out of the tin which I didn't expect. It rubbed into the diaper area well and left the skin soft. My little guy doesn't get rashes very often any more so we haven't been able to test it on rashes very much, but the few time he did get a rash, it helped clear it up very quickly. This is a great product and a great mom behind the business! 

You can check out her Facebook page. She currently doesn't have a website up but is working on getting one up. You can contact and order through her FB page. 

Friday, February 10, 2012

Buns Up Baby Review and Giveaway!

Buns Up Baby is a One Size pocket diaper. It has a snap down rise like most OS diapers do. It comes with one microfiber insert. The diaper I received to review is minky on the outside with a PUL (waterproof) lining, and soft micro suede on the inside. It is made to fit babies who are about 8-35 pounds. 
My son is almost two and is a super skinny kid (maybe 25 pounds?). We had the best fit with the diaper snapped down all the way. That surprised me because he is usually on the second snap setting on every other OS diaper.  

It was pretty trim for a OS diaper (which I usually find a bit more bulky than sized diapers). We still got a good fit with the diaper snapped down on the second snap setting. I just found it had a little droopage in the butt when it was wet. 

The only down side to this diaper is that I do not think it would fit smaller babies very well. You may need to wait until your baby has some meat on their legs before putting them in this diaper. On the flip side, I do think it would fit larger babies better than other OS diapers as well. Other than that, the diaper was great! We didn't have any leaks and the fit was great. I don't usually like pocket diapers but I did like this one. I love the minky on the outside too! It is so soft.
The diapers are made in China but the Canadian based mom designs everything about the diaper. She makes sure they are perfect before they leave her door. They are only $9.99. You can buy her diapers (or even wetbags, diaper pail liners, and extra inserts) here.