Lanolin, chemical ingredients, parabens and perfumes in Zwitsal zinc balm
Aside from lanolin (wool grease) or Vaseline, there are plenty of other products available, such as Mustela, Kamillosan, Zwitsal zinc balm and Bepanthen, but they all contain chemicals, parabens, animal products, perfumes, zinc balm and other ingredients. Don't use them, go for Mamilla instead.
What do products such as Mustela nursing balm, Kamillosan, Zwitsal zinc balm and Bepanthen contain?
Mustela Nursing Comfort Balm
Mustela nursing balm is free of perfume and colourants, but it does contain chemicals - parabens.
Harmful additives: isodecyl neopentanoate, pentylene glycol, ceresin, panthenol, peg-45/dodecyl glycol copolymer, stearalkonium hectorite, sorbic acid, propylene carbonate, butylene glycol, sodium hydroxide, tocopherol.
Kamillosan looks natural and contains attractive and natural ingredients, but it also contains lanolin, petroleum jelly and perfume.
Harmful additives: Petroleum jelly, lanolin, sodium hydroxide, perfume.
Zwitsal zinc balm
Zwitsal zinc balm is sometimes recommended, but it contains chemical and animal products as well as paraffin and petroleum jelly
Harmful additives: paraffinum liquidum, petroleum jelly, methoxy peg-22/dodecyl glycol copolymer, hydroxyoctacosanyl hydroxystearate, lanolin, allantoin, tocopheryl acetate, zinc sulfate, phenoxyethanol.
Bepanthen crème Bepanthen crème is also frequently recommended for treating nipple fissures but it likewise contains wool grease and the insert even contains a warning. Bepanthen crème has animal and chemical ingredients that create a film on your skin, stopping it from breathing.
Harmful additives: lanolin, paraffinum liquidum, petroleum jelly, panthenol.
Mamilla nipple fissure balm and nipple fissure oil contain only 100% natural and organic ingredients
Mamilla is 100% pure and natural and contains no animal or chemical ingredients that could harm you or your child or do any damage to your body in a general sense. Mamilla contains 100% active ingredients that can be drawn deep into your skin to do their job without creating a film on your skin. Mamilla not only nurtures, repairs and heals, it also tackles the cause of any issues thanks to its well-considered composition of ingredients. Mamilla also provides perfect protection when used preventively on your skin, nipples and areolas.
- Breastfeed with love
- Safe for mother and child
- For painful nipples
- Prevent and treat nipple fissures
- Prevent and treat thrush
- Comes in a glass jar, UV-protected
- For breast infections
- Active ingredients
- 100% natural, vegetal and 100% organic – no poisonous substances
- Created with expertise and love