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By Kristie Turck •  Published 07/10/22 •  2 min read

Last updated on August 19th, 2022 at 11:33 pm

WaterWipes ReviewI’ve gotten hundreds of emails asking me my opinion on WaterWipes! I have since added my two cents to the Baby Wipes Cheat Sheet but the kind folks at the copy sent me some to test out.  Granted, I do not have any babes around here anymore but I know a good baby wipe when I see one.  Meaning, that I know it will get the “job” done.

We’re all looking for the perfect baby wipes.  Ideally, we’d all make our own baby wipes and never lose a wink of sleep thinking about chemicals in disposable wipes.

What Are WaterWipes Made From?

The reality is that consumers want a disposable baby wipe for the added convenience without all the chemicals, parabens, and hormone-mimicking ingredients lurking on baby wipes. Mainstream wipes are a cocktail of unnatural chemicals.

WaterWipes are pretty simple.  99.9% water and 0.1% grapefruit seed extract.  That’s it.

When you then about how often we use wipes on our babies and for our hands and faces, it makes sense to be using a safer baby wipe.

Is The Grapefruit Seed Extract In WaterWipes Safe?

There are some concerns out there about grapefruit seed extract harboring hidden parabens or contaminants.

But WaterWipes seems to have eased our concern over the product they use:

“As a precaution we had our product tested for a number of contaminates such as benzalkonium chloride, triclosan and parabens, among others. The tests showed there is no need for concern as they were all clear as expected. We also tested for a large number of pesticides and multi residue components. However none were detected in our Grapefruit seed extract. We believe our supply of Grapefruit seed extract is a clean supply from a reputable supplier and there is no reason for concern.”

What I love about WaterWipes.

They have no smell, they’re soft, and are just damp enough for cleanups.  They also are 100% biodegradable and plastic-free!  Overall I think these are great for babies with sensitive skin or allergies.  A sound alternative to conventional baby wipes.


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