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Cloth Diaper Advice – Mailbox Monday 1/27/14 – Cloth Wipes Solutions

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Jennifer says:

Cloth wipes. can you just use water? do you need a cleanser? soap? antibacterial product? is water efficient and how do you use yours?

Many families do just fine with water only on their cloth wipes (keep in mind that they will get a bit musty if you pre-moisten them and don’t use them up fairly quickly.) However, I prefer a little something extra to help with sticky messes.

I really like wipes solutions like Thirsties Booty Luster, but it can get expensive. Instead, I use an empty bottle once I’ve used up the Booty Luster (I tried the “cheap” travel bottles from the drugstore, but they kept breaking!) and use dissolvable wipes bits. Most of these solutions have natural additives (such as tea tree oil) to keep your solution from getting stale & musty. I also make my solution with distilled water (a gallon is around a buck & lasts a long time!) and it makes a big difference for us.

P.S. Did you know you can fold your wipes to pop up?

How do you moisten your cloth wipes?

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1 Comment
  • Katrina Steiner
    January 27, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    I just use water change him in the bathroom and moisten from the tap when I change him. If its a real mess I just drop him in the bath tub and clean him up.

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