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Moisturizers for Babies and Children - Big River Silk Skincare

by George Woodbury Jr. M.D. (01/16/2023)

Winter is an especially challenging season for many people’s skin. Fortunately, Big River Silk Skincare™ offers three helpful moisturizers for babies, children, and young adutlts: HypoShea™ Moisturizer Cream, Robathol® Bath and Shower Oil, and Vanicream® Moisturizing Lotion. Having worked myself as a Memphis Dermatologist with thousands of families with dry skin issues, over the last 31 years, let’s take a look at what’s novel about these three products:

HypoShea is a blend or emulsion of Refined Shea Butter with some of the purest natural water in the United States, from the Memphis Sands, with no added fragrances nor perfumes, nor dyes. HypoShea is both natural and organic, derived from the nuts of an African tree. It’s more of a cream than a lotion, meaning that you only have to apply it one or several times a day, making it both economical and easy to use. It makes a great facial moisturizer and lip moisturizer, but can also be used on the body.

HypoShea Moisturizer Cream: 1 oz ($12.95), 2 oz ($18.95), and 8 oz ($39.95).

Robathol is another botanical moisturizer, derived from refined cottonseed oil. It’s easy to use as a lubricant for babies and children, because it’s free of sulfates, parabens, formaldehyde, and gentle enough to be used on the face. I’ve been recommending it to my Dermatology patients for over 30 years, particularly to people with eczema, atopic dermatitis, and psoriasis, because moisturizers tend to alleviate skin breakouts.

Robathol: 16 oz: $29.95.

Vanicream® Moisturizing Lotion is an appealing moisturizer for older children and teens – who sometimes deal with both eczema and acne. It’s fragrance-free, absorbing well into the skin, almost odorless in nature.

Big River Silk Skincare also manufactures AmberSoy™ Soap Gel, a special cleanser for people with complexion issues and acne, particularly helpful for oily skin or combination skin:. Available in Lemon, Mint, and No Fragrance Added, AmberSoy can be used as both a soap and as a face mask. 1 oz($12.95), 2 oz($18.95), and 8 oz ($59.95).

If you or a family member has an actual skin condition – like acne, eczema (atopic dermatitis), or psoriasis – consider getting evaluated by a Board-certified Dermatologist. My own Dermatology practice these past 30 years has been with Rheumatology and Dermatology, 8143 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova TN 38018 (1-901-753-0168; Or you can find a Dermatologist closer to you by going to the American Academy of Dermatology web site – Simply plug your zip code into the “Find a Dermatologist” tab.

Big River Silk Skincare’s products are available for purchase on-site at Big River Silk Skincare’s International Headquarters, at 8143 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova, TN 38018, Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (1-901-753-0168). Products can also be purchased at our web site: (free USPS shipping for orders over $40.00; Canadian over $75.00).

George Woodbury Jr. M.D.

President of Big River Silk Skincare Inc.

Board-certified Dermatologist at Rheumatology and Dermatology Associates PC

8143 Walnut Grove Road

Cordova TN 38018

1-901-753-0168 (01/16/2023)


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