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Natural Eczema and Skin Care | Buds Organics FAQs

GENERAL

What are Buds Organics products?

Buds Organics collection includes Buds Cherished Organics (BCO), Buds Everyday Organics (BEO), Buds Soothing Organics (BSO), Buds Oralcare Organics (BOO), Buds For Kids (BFK), Buds Household Eco (BHE), and Dr Buds (currently not available on BOVE stores).

Where do Buds Organics originated from?

Buds Organics products are imported from Selangor, Malaysia.

What is ECOCERT?

ECOCERT is an organic certification organization, based in France. It primarily certifies food and food products, cosmetics, detergents, perfumes, and textiles. Buds Organics chose to be certified because it believes that the customers deserve the best products.

Are Buds Organics products safe?

Buds Organics is an ECOCERT certified organic skincare brand for babies. This very stringent organic certification body visits Buds Organics twice a year to check extensively - from marketing claims, product labels, product ingredients, production process, and factory environment. Buds Organics products are also sent to the UK for Safety Assessment according to EU standards. It is to ensure that the products are safe to use on newborns and adults.

Are Buds Organics products halal?

Buds Organics products are certified organic by ECOCERT. Only natural and plant ingredients approved by ECOCERT are allowed. Strictly NO petroleum-derived and NO animal-derived ingredients are used.

Which Buds Organics products do not contain perfume?

All Buds Organics products contain no artificial perfume, essential oils are being used instead.

Can adults use Buds Organics products?

Yes, Buds Organics products are safe to be used for babies, children, and adults.

Buds Organics products contain natural ingredients. Are they effective against COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2 virus)?

To eliminate viruses and bacterias, Buds Organics recommends Buds Household Eco’s Hand Sanitiser; it has 75% plant based ethanol, above MOH recommendation of 70% alcohol for sanitisers. Please also remember that children below the age of 2 are not encouraged to use alcohol-based sanitiser without adult supervision.

 

BUDS CHERISHED ORGANICS

What is Buds Cherished Organics, and what are the products?

What is the benefit of using organic Aloe Vera instead of water?

Organic Aloe Vera juice is better, compared to water, for moisturizing and hydrating the skin.

Do I have to use water to rinse cleansers after use?

Yes, it’s advisable to rinse it after use. It is gentle, but it would feel a bit sticky if one does not rinse off.

Can I apply Precious Newborn Cream to the baby’s face if it has small pimples?

Yes, you may apply Precious Newborn Cream. If it is milk rash, you may try using Chubby Chubbs Face Cream, as it is designed for sensitive skin. Spent grain wax will help calm inflammation, and prebiotic alpha-glucan oligosaccharide will help boost the baby's skin health.

How often do I need to apply Nursing Salve and Organic Breast Massage Oil?

If you're in your 3rd trimester and planning to breastfeed, Buds Organics would recommend applying twice daily now to prep your nipples for breastfeeding. In addition, you may wear a nursing pad to avoid staining your bra immediately after using it.

Once you start breastfeeding, Buds Organics recommend applying Nursing Salve after every feed/pump. Avoid wearing tight clothing or bra, and let the salve stay on the nipple for as long as possible for moisturisation. In addition, it helps to relieve soreness and discomfort during breastfeeding.

Rest assured, Nursing Salve is safe for babies, and breastfeeding-friendly. This product is preservative-free, and the ingredients used are from natural and certified organic sources.

There is no need to wash or wipe off the salve before breastfeeding. It is tasteless and odorless. However, if you do not feel comfortable, by all means, you can wash or wipe off before breastfeeding or pumping.

Do I have to clean the Nursing Salve before breastfeeding?

There is no need to wash or wipe off the salve before breastfeeding. It is tasteless and odorless. However, if you do not feel comfortable, by all means, you can wash or wipe off before breastfeeding or pumping.

Can I use Chubby Chubbs Face Cream on milk rash?

Yes, you can apply Chubby Chubbs Face Cream on milk rash.

Which product is suitable to prevent diaper rash?

Buds Organics recommend Baby Balm Bum for the prevention of diaper rash. It is preservative-free and contains higher organic content (Organic Aloe Vera Leaf Juice to replace water). This duo function balm provides unsurpassed protection, and has soothing & healing properties to cure the minor nappy rash.

 

BUDS EVERYDAY ORGANICS

What is Buds Everyday Organics, and what are the products?

  • Infant Head to Toe Cleanser
  • Infant Cream
  • Everyday Head to Toe Cleanser
  • Everyday Cream
  • Everyday Shampoo
  • Nappy Time Change Cream
  • Baby Massage Oil
  • Solar Care Lotion
  • Mozzie Clear Lotion
  • Mozzie Clear Spray
  • Baby Safe Anti-bac Foam Sanitiser
  • Frost Defence Cream

The scent of Mozzie Clear Lotion is strong. Is this the scent that repels the insects?

Yes, the scent is from citronella, which repels insects.

 

BUDS SOOTHING ORGANICS

What is Buds Soothing Organics, and what are the products?

  • Super Soothing Hydrating Cleanser
  • Super Soothing Rescue Lotion
  • Super Soothing Intensive Repair Cream
  • Super Soothing Deep Moisturising Cream
  • Nappy Time Soothing Cream
  • Flaky Scalp Cleansing Lotion
  • Flaky Scalp Oil
  • Calming Rub Cream
  • Save Our Skin Lotion

My children have sensitive skin/eczema. What kind of product should I use?

You can use Buds Soothing Organic products as the ingredients are ultra-mild based and effective for curing sensitive skin/eczema problems.

Is Save Our Skin Lotion good for eczema?

It is advisable to use the Super Soothing Rescue Lotion (or Precious Newborn/Infant Cream) to moisturise.

Is Save Our Skin Lotion good for bruises, cuts and insect bites?

Yes, Save Our Skin Lotion is for wounds, cuts, insect bites. The only caveat would be on burns. You should not apply the lotion immediately on burns. The burnt area should be washed with cold water and allow for it to cool down first, before applying the lotion.

Can I apply the Soothing Intensive Repair Cream together with the Soothing Rescue Lotion?

Either one will do. For dehydrated skin and severe eczema skin, go for Intensive Repair Cream; for mild eczema, apply the Soothing Rescue Lotion.

How to use Calming Rub on adults?

You may use this calming rub cream for tummy uneasiness, headache and nose blockages.

For tummy uneasiness - Warm a pea-sized amount between your fingers and thumb until it is oily. Then massage your abdomen in a clockwise motion, following a circle around the belly button.

For headache - Warm a pea-sized amount between your fingers and thumb until it is oily. Then apply it to your temples.

For nose blockages - Warm a pea-sized amount between your fingers and thumb until it is oily. Then apply it onto the philtrum.

How many times should I apply the Soothing Rescue Lotion?

You may apply a thin layer as many times as necessary. Best to use after bath time.

 

BUDS ORALCARE ORGANICS

What is Buds Oralcare Organics, and what are the products?

  • Oral Gel for Baby Teeth and Gums
  • Children’s Toothpaste with Xylitol
  • Children’s Toothpaste with Fluoride

Buds Organics’ toothpastes are certified organic, but why does it contain fluoride?

ECOCERT allows a maximum 5% of the total formulation to be synthetic. The Synthetic Ingredients allowed (e.g. Fluoride) are strictly controlled and within specific dosages only.

Additionally, World Health Organization (WHO) stated that it is most effective in dental caries prevention when a low level of Fluoride is constantly maintained in the oral cavity.

Does my children need to gargle after using Oral Gel since there aren't any teeth at the moment?

There is no need to gargle as Oral Gel is preservative-free and safe if ingested. You may wipe her tongue and gums with a pea-sized amount on a soft and moist flannel cloth.

 

BUDS FOR KIDS

What is Buds For Kids, and what are the products?

  • Shower Gel
  • Conditioner
  • Kid-safe Anti-bac Foam Sanitiser

Are Buds Organics Shower Gel and Shampoo suitable for a 1 year-old baby? Or better to use Head-to-Toe Shampoo instead?

Buds Shower Gel and Shampoo will be suited for kids aged between 3 to 12 years old. For 1-year-olds, it’s advisable to use Happy Baby Head To Toe Cleanser & Everyday Head To Toe Cleanser. These cleansers are more suited for babies starting from 6 months to 3 years old.

Is Kids Safe Anti-Bac Foam Sanitiser safe for newborn babies?

Yes, it’s mild and gentle, and safe for newborn babies. If you’re using a breast pump, it’s also advisable to use this to clean your pump.

Is Kid-safe Anti-bac Foam Sanitiser able to fight COVID viruses, since it contains natural ingredients?

Kid-safe Anti-bac Foam Sanitiser is not able to fight viruses, since it only eliminates a broad spectrum of bacteria such as E. coli & Staphylococcus.

To eliminate bacterias AND viruses, Buds Organics recommends Buds Household Eco’s Hand Sanitiser; it has 75% plant based ethanol, above MOH recommendation of 70% alcohol for sanitisers. Please also remember that children below the age of 2 are not encouraged to use alcohol-based sanitiser without adult supervision.

 

BUDS HOUSEHOLD ECO

What is Buds Household Eco, and what are the products?

  • Baby Safe Bottle and Utensil Cleaner
  • Baby Safe Anti-bac Floor Cleaner
  • Baby Safe Laundry Detergent
  • Baby Safe Fabric Softener
  • Baby Safe Anti-bac Toy and Surface Cleaner
  • Hand Sanitiser

Does Buds Household Eco cause harm to the environment?

All Buds Organics ingredients are natural and highly biodegradable. They can easily break down into compounds and are non-harmful to the environment.

Is Laundry Detergent suitable for hand-washing?

Baby Safe Laundry Detergent is ideal for both hand-wash and machine-wash.

Is Laundry Detergent suitable for baby's clothes only?

Baby Safe Laundry Detergent is suitable not only for baby's clothes but also for the whole family's clothes.

Is liquid detergent better compared to powder detergent?

Liquid detergent is non-dusty, and it dissolves in water and leaves no residue.

What water temperature should I use when using Laundry Detergent?

Baby Safe Laundry Detergent can be used in 30 - 90 degC.

How much Laundry Detergent shall I use for my laundry?

It’s advisable to use 50ml (1 cap full) for a medium load of normal soiled laundry, based on washing machines with 4-5 kg capacity.

Does Fabric Softener use synthetic fragrances?

Baby Safe Fabric Softener is scented with combinations of organic essential oils, instead of synthetic fragrances.

Is Fabric Softener safe to use on baby's clothes?

Yes, Baby Safe Fabric Softener does not contain nasty chemicals. All ingredients are natural and plant-derived, and leaves no harmful chemicals on the cloth after washing.

Does Anti-bac Floor Cleaner eliminate germs and bacteria?

Baby Safe Anti-bac Floor Cleaner is enhanced with organic Tea Tree oil and fruit extract, characterized by natural anti-bacterial properties.

Does Anti-Bac Floor Cleaner contain artificial fragrance?

The refreshing citrus aroma comes with the combination of organic essential oils, instead of artificial fragrances.

How much Anti-Bac Floor Cleaner should I use for each wash?

It’s advisable to use 25ml (half a cap full) for 6 liters of water. It’ll require no rinsing, you can just leave it to dry naturally.

Is Anti-bac Floor Cleaner safe for my pet?

Yes, Baby Safe Anti-bac Floor Cleaner uses mild and safe ingredients, leaving no harmful residue behind.

Does Anti-Bac Toy & Surface Cleaner eliminate germs and bacteria?

Baby Safe Anti-bac Toy & Surface Cleaner is enhanced with organic Tea Tree oil and fruit extract, characterized by natural anti-bacterial properties.

How to clean toys with Anti-bac Toy & Surface Cleaner?

Baby Safe Anti-bac Toy & Surface Cleaner comes with a ready to use mist sprayer. It can be sprayed directly onto the toy surface, and then wiped with a clean cloth.

What happens if the baby digests the cleaner residue on the toy surface?

It is perfectly safe in case of ingestion. However, it’s strongly suggested to air dry the cleaned toy before handing it to the baby.

Can I spray baby strollers and baby carriers with Anti-Bac Toy Surface Cleaner?

Yes, you can use it to spray on the baby stroller and baby carrier.

Do I have to wipe after spraying the Anti-Bac Toy Surface Cleaner or leave it first for a few minutes?

You don’t have to wipe it, as it will naturally dry on its own. However, it’s strongly suggested to air dry the cleaned toy before handing it to the baby.

Is Bottle & Utensil Cleaner suitable to use for other utensils?

Yes, Baby Safe Bottle & Utensil Cleaner is as effective as dishwasher products in removing greases and dirt. It can be used as a dishwasher to clean your utensils and food ware.

Will Bottle & Utensil Cleaner dehydrate my skin during wash?

Baby Safe Bottle & Utensil Cleaner is enhanced with organic Aloe Vera juice, that will hydrate and soothe your hand while you work.

Can I use Bottle & Utensil Cleaner to wash vegetables and fruits?

Yes, Baby Safe Bottle & Utensil Cleaner contains mild and plant-derived cleaning agents that help remove dirt and dissolve agrochemicals residue. However, it does not remove waxes on fruits.