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5 Ways to Use Belo Baby Hand Sanitizer Spray

Do you always carry with you a small hand sanitizer? Congratulations if you do because clear, beautiful, and healthy skin starts with clean hands!

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Belo Baby Hand Sanitizer, P49.75 each

Germs and Bacteria Cause Skin Infection

Nowadays, I try to always have a sanitizing spray with me. I also use handy antibacterial gels that come in small bottles. They fit well in mommy’s handbag and the kid’s school bags. If you ask why, I’ve always been susceptible to cystic acne. One time, I had it on the bridge of my nose and the doctor said it was bordering on becoming a serious infection. On a separate occasion, that same month – my grade schooler suffered from a skin boil at the back of his thigh.

WATCH: Unboxing and Using Belo Baby for the first time

All of these could have been prevented if we tried harder to keep our hands clean every time. It’s not that we do not practice proper hygiene, it’s just that we did not realize yet the importance of having access to and using hand sanitizers at all times.

Currently, I am using the Belo Baby Hand Sanitizer Spray. It is a new product of Belo Baby and like the rest of their lines – this hand sanitizing spray is free from harmful chemicals and is made of natural ingredients. It also means it won’t dry up your skin especially when you use it every now then. In fact, it has glycerin that keeps your hands moisturized.

5 Tips on Using Belo Baby Hand Sanitizers

1. Place Belo Baby Sanitizers on regularly used bags – sanitizers are pretty affordable but sometimes they are easy to forget. I’ve learned to keep hand sanitizers in our hand bags, school bags, lunch box and travel bags. One for each so that we never forget to bring them. Plus, getting them in & out of different bags can make you lose and misplace the sanitizing sprays.

2. Have a hand sanitizer ready in your living room – if your child likes to thumb suck, put things in his mouth, etc., do have a hand sanitizing spray ready for icky situations. We like eating in the living room too so now we use hand sanitizers before eating, after, and to wipe clean any surfaces quickly.

3. Make Belo Baby Hand Sanitizers available in the office – whether you work from home or in the office, have a hand sanitizer available close to you. I recently used Belo Baby to clean my laptop, mouse, and my son’s iPad too and I like how it left a sweet smelling (and calming scent).

Remember that gadgets, like your mobile phone is home to plenty of germs and bacteria too.

4. Use Belo Baby in and when using the toilet – We keep our toilets clean but living with boys mean sprinkles here and there. I just use the hand sanitizer to spray then wipe spots. You can also do this when you or your child really have to go and need to use public toilet.

5. Keep a bottle of Belo Baby Sanitizer in the car – Aside from sanitizing hands when eating inside the car, it’s also best to use/spray on your hands and your child’s hands before going out of the car. This ensures any germs or bacteria you contacted in the car have been removed and you can start your adventure with clean, sweet smelling hands.

It’s also handy to have for spills and cleaning spots inside your vehicle.

These tips may sound going overboard but believe me, we will only benefit from the germ-killing effects of hand sanitizers if and when we use them. Most of the time, I can’t locate my sanitizer especially in times of emergency like spills, using a public toilet, etc. Having hand sanitizers available for use significantly reduce risk of contamination, skin problems, and different types of infections.

Have a beautiful, germ-free day Mommy & Baby!

Mommy Lace is a blogger from the Philippines. She started this blog to share information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, childcare, family, and health.

Using Nasal Spray for Kids & Baby

When your child has flu or coughs and colds, hearing them sniff and suffer from clogged, runny nose can make us moms feel helpless. Especially at night when we fear they are having difficulty in breathing or when our babies cannot sleep because of these symptoms.

You are not alone because I also experienced this with my son, Ashton. It was only when his pediatrician introduced using a nasal spray that solved this problem. Though I wish we were educated about nasal sprays earlier, nasal sprays that are also known as saline solutions help flush out mucus (sipon) to clear the nasal passages. The pediatrician prescribed using nasal sprays up to 4 times daily.

Nasal sprays are usually only made with sea water. My son always has colds so I have tried different brands like Sterimar and Salinase recently and because of the changing weather both my son and I suffered from flu. Both of us had clogged nose, running nose one day then dry nose on the next. We got one of the newest nasal sprays in the Philippines, it is called Humer.

Humer comes in different types and sizes – for adults & big kids, and for babies. This nasal spray helps to ease cold symptoms including allergic rhinitis and also recommended for daily nasal hygiene. I appreciate the unique and ergonomic style of the nozzle which makes it easier to spray the insides of the nose especially when administering the nasal spray on children.

The spray bottle is also hygienic in that it does not allow any of its contents to re-enter the canister. The actual spray button is also steady and easy to press & release. I first tried Humer Nasal Spray for myself. I suffered from dry nose – the feeling of having a dry patch inside the nose due to flu which contributes to having a lack of appetite. As soon as I used Humer, I felt my nose clear up and I was also surprised how it assisted in thinning & flushing out mucus. After using Humer, I immediately felt the need to sneeze and it was an instant relief.

WATCH: Humer teach moms & kids about Nasal Hygiene

Because of its hygienic design, I did not hesitate to let my son share the same product – of course, after cleaning the nozzle. It had the same result on my 6 year old, it cleared out his nose fast which made it easier for him to breathe and reduce sniffing. This also meant less irritability and tantrums because of not feeling well, hooray!

Now both me and my son, we always keep Humer close whenever we feel nasal discomfort or feel like we inhaled pollution, dust, etc. I recommend fellow moms to do the same and benefit from the advantages of nasal hygiene. For me, I am really wowed by how it helped me in our flu & cold symptoms. Using nasal spray is very easy but will make a significant improvement on you and your family’s well-being.

Humer is available in all Mercury Drug stores, for more information I go to their Facebook page

Stay healthy Mommy & Baby!

If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
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Mommy Lace is a blogger from the Philippines. She started this blog to share information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, childcare, family, and health.

Baby Company opens new store in SM Megamall

My family and I recently spent a weekend at SM Megamall. As you know, it’s one of the biggest malls in the country with Mega A, B, C, and D. When I was in high school there were only two buildings in this SM supermall. Now that I am a mom, I like bringing my son here from time to time and share throwback stories.

At the 2nd level of SM Megamall (building A), we found the newest Baby Company store. Unlike most of its stores, this Baby Company is a stand alone shop that is away from the Department Store. Baby Company was also celebrating their 25th year anniversary and had promos in store.

High-tech sterilizer, now moms don’t need to boil baby bottles with EcoMom Sterilizer. Available at Baby Company.

Moms will enjoy shopping and exploring isles of endless choices for their soon to be born, newborn, and toddlers. I thought wow, it’s so exciting to be pregnant these days with all the new brands and technologies for moms and their babies. Just look at this app-based automatic rocker:

One of the most enjoyable thing to shop for is baby clothes, when my son was still a baby – I wished for more affordable, quality, and imported-looking onesies. Why imported-looking? Because they last longer, the fabric is cotton, comfortable yet durable, and the designs are really baby appropriate. Now you can find such onesies here at Baby Company.

Breastfeeding pumps, accessories at Baby Company in SM Megamall

Breastmilk storage bags

Everything that mothers need are here, especially breastfeeding accessories. Perhaps these are the most important of all, nourishing our babies with our own breastmilk to keep them healthy and strong against sickness. Baby Company was also my go-to place for things like breastmilk bags, breast pump accessories, breast pads, etc.

If you are coming with a toddler, they can enjoy trying different educational toys.

Mommy Lace tip: Get the most of your Baby Company shopping experience by getting a Mom Card. This will get you exclusive discounts from partner brands. All you need is one valid ID, and P100 proof of payment to any Baby Company stores. List of exclusive Mom Card offers can be found at

Kids plates and utensils for toddlers

Being a new mom is exciting but is not easy. Shopping for one, can get stressful especially with lining up etc. but at this particular Baby Company store, mothers can shop peacefully and in comfort. Everything you will need and think of (including preferred brands) are already here to save you time, money, and energy.

Ashton and I enjoyed shopping for his own supplies like baby bath, baby lotions, and he even found a stylish bag he likes to use for school.

If you’re in SM Megamall area, check out Baby Company at Building A. Happy shopping mommy and baby!

Mommy Lace is a blogger from the Philippines. She started this blog to share information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, childcare, family, and health.

Contest: Belo Baby Giveaway

It has been a month since I started using Belo Baby for my son Ashton, that time he was suffering from skin asthma and prickly heat rash. These skin conditions make summer less fun and my son, less cooperative when it comes to games or sports.

Not scared of “bungang araw” or prickly heat with Belo Baby

Belo Baby’s all-natural 2-in-1 hair & body wash helped relieve and resolve these skin conditions. I no longer worry of giving multiple baths per day (twice for my son) because the product is very safe and gentle on my 5 year old’s sensitive skin.

I also no longer worry of prickly heat or rashes even when he has started soccer training. My regimen is still the same, applying Belo Baby’s body lotion right after each bath. It locks moisture very well and has reduced scratching and random red patches or bumps on my son’s skin.

My only wish is for Belo Baby to also come up with an all-natural sunblock for kids too!

Belo Baby Giveaway

If you are a mom like me and your kid is prone to dry, irritated skin or have skin conditions that you think will benefit from an all-natural, gentle, and safe baby product like Belo Baby – this is your chance to try Belo Baby products for FREE!

Mommy Lace is giving away three (3) sets of Belo Baby’s products, just answer this question via comments (contest ends June 3, 2016): What is your concern about your baby’s skin and how do you think Belo Baby can help?

Where to buy Belo Baby

To everyone who emailed asking where you can buy this product, check the following online stores:

Belo Baby on Social Media

Belo Baby is also running an Instagram contest until June 3, just post your most creative and memorable shots of your babies on Instagram, use the hashtag #belobaby and tag @belobabylove. 3 winners will also be chosen to win Belo Baby products plus a special photo session with their kid.

Mommy Lace tip: Join this blog’s giveaway and on Belo Baby’s Instagram for more chances of winning Belo Baby products J

Mommy Lace is a blogger from the Philippines. She started this blog to share information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, childcare, family, and health.

Skin Asthma, Atopic Dermatitis Regimen of Kids

Does your child suffer from skin conditions like skin asthma, atopic dermatitis, etc.? My 5 year old first suffered from skin asthma since he was a baby, now he is a growing up kid – skin asthma still manifests from time to time. After all and from what I know, skin asthma is a condition which cannot be treated but can be managed.

The hot & sweaty summer weather can leave our kids with rashes (bungang araw) and worsen existing skin conditions. Here, my son was complaining of sweaty and itchy back we had to remove his shirt

Just this month, my son’s entire back was covered with rough, itchy, and goose bump like rash. The hot sweaty weather combined with outdoor activities made him flare up. My son’s skin asthma is not as extreme but still, it is uncomfortable and can be really itchy. I know because I think my son got it from me. We both had itchy backs, buttocks, arms, etc. after a day in the sun flying kites.

Consciously moisturizing and using gentle products help relieve kids skin condition. Successfully cleared my son’s back of rough itchy patches and skin asthma flare ups with diligent application of moisturizing products that also relieve itchiness.

Based on my experience, here are following remedies for skin asthma. You might want to try and discover what’s best for you and your baby:

1. Hydrocortisone lotion (LactiCare-HC) – this was the first topical solution provided by Ashton’s pediatrician since he was a baby. It is a little pricey for such a small bottle and based on our personal experience, it was good in the first few usage but I feel it did not work as well for the next flare ups.


2. Physiogel – recommended by fellow moms, also a little pricey but lasts a long time. It improves the moisture level and appearance of skin asthma. When bumps appear, we just spot treat with physiogel lotion to avoid the greasy feel (especially with Philippine weather).

3. Lucas Papaw ointment – famous in Australia as an overall ointment from lip balm to moisturizer, Lucas Papaw helps resolve the itchiness of skin asthma, dry skin, and some mothers use it too for eczema.

4. Use of natural products – Over time I’ve learned that prevention is really better (and cheaper) than cure. Commercial products do cause dryness in both baby and adult skin. My son and I switched to natural products and continue to try natural brands. It keeps our flare ups at bay, our skin moisturized, and preserve our health (have you heard about the baby bath issue lately?).

My son’s current regimen to prevent and manage skin asthma:

1. Belo Baby Hair & Body Wash – this is the most recent natural brand we are trying, also based on mommy recommendations. The 2-in-1 baby bath is made of natural ingredients like shea, cocoa butter – free from harmful chemicals.

Even though it is all natural and does not contain chemicals including cheap ingredients -it still creates enough bubbles to make bath time fun, Belo Baby’s Hair & Body Wash is not as bubbly but will give you the same level of clean feeling. My son’s skin is still soft and not dry after using this, I am tempted to skip using the lotion on step 2 but I dare not to keep his skin condition manageable.

2. Belo Baby Lotion – right after taking a bath to retain even more moisture and to help heal rash, bumps, and itchy patches. This lotion is very light which is a common characteristic of natural and even organic products.

It is light enough that I don’t hesitate to use it on my son’s back, buttocks, and other “sweaty” areas. With other products, I just use them on legs and arms but for Belo Baby lotion – I am comfortable using it everywhere – it really is grease free. I wrote about the complete Belo Baby Product List & Prices here.

3. Organic healing balms (i.e. peppermint, eucalyptus balms) – sometimes, the itchiness of skin asthma strikes so I always use balms and even Lucas Papaw to spot treat itchy areas. Instantly, it soothes and relieves itchiness which saves my son’s skin from scratches leading to mini wounds and dark, ugly, scars (from kutkot and kamot).

These scars and dark spots were caused by previous dryness of skin and scratching. Now we diligently check & apply lotion to prevent dryness, hopefully the natural products we are using will also heal these spots to match my kid’s normal skin.

4. Drinking lots of water
– it really shows in my son’s skin when he is too focused on playing and are not getting enough fluids. He scratches a lot, even if it’s not skin asthma but more of having dry skin from dehydration! Note we have to moisturize in and out so make sure our kids are getting the right amount of water into their diets.

We are lucky that we are only managing moderate skin asthma and I know other mommies have it worse. Still, we understand each other’s quest for the best regimen for kids skin conditions and I hope this list helps.

Do you have any more tips about this topic? Please do share them via comments below so we can help each other, Mommy!

Mommy Lace is a blogger from the Philippines. She started this blog to share information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, childcare, family, and health.

Belo Baby Products and Prices

The timeliness of Belo’s Belo Baby product launch could not be more perfect after the recent “baby wash scare” that hit the news. I am one of the many moms who immediately stopped using the alleged brand of leading baby wash especially after learning of its ill and even cancerous effects on our kids.

WATCH: Belo Baby Launch and Review by Celebrity Moms

I switched to organic baby products immediately. So far, I have only tried one organic brand but are open to new products that are also all-natural, gentle, and safe for my 5 year old son like Belo Baby.

Belo Baby Product & Price List:

1. Belo Baby Hair and Body Wash P219.75 – a 2-in-1 hair & body wash that will save time and your baby’s skin. It is made with natural shea butter and sweet almond oil. Shea butter is known for being the skin’s superfood (and for the hair too!). It can naturally heal common baby skin conditions like eczema and diaper rash.

2. Belo Baby Bar Soap P79.75 – this baby soap is made with certified natural cocoa butter, shea butter, and sweet almond oil. Sweet almond oil has the ability to lock moisture into your baby’s skin. It even acts as a gentle yet good exfoliator to help remove dead skin cells and stimulate healthy skin development. Belo Baby’s bar soap is free from harmful SLS, sulfates, parabens, and many other dangerous ingredients and common allergens.

3. Belo Baby Face and Body Lotion P224.75 – Belo’s baby lotion is also made from their 3 key natural ingredients (cocoa butter, shea butter, and sweet almond oil) but without being greasy especially for the Philippine climate. It is most recommended to use after bath time and during your baby massage sessions.

Where to buy Belo Baby Products

Belo Baby products are in the process of being rolled out to leading supermarkets like SM, Robinson’s, Rustans, as well as drugstores like Watsons, and online shops Lazada, Zalora. The products will be available nationwide and for provinces, will be available in their local groceries, even sari-sari stores.

Belo Baby Reviews from First-Time Users

Belo Baby first gave their products to select mothers in their R&D team as well as celebrity and influential mothers namely Patty Laurel – Filart, Kelly Misa – Fernandez and Nicole Hernandez – delos Angeles.  All of them shared what they liked about Belo Baby products and I agree they are very convincing that I have also started using the Belo Baby Wash and Lotion for my son. Here are their top reviews:

1. Belo Baby Bar Soap is gentle on baby’s skin even when taking multiple baths per day. The product does not dry baby’s skin and nourishes it even more.

2. Belo Baby is convenient to use especially the hair & body wash that saves time especially for working mothers.

3. Belo Baby Lotion has a super gentle scent that is perfect for babies, toddlers, and small kids.

I will reserve my own review and share it after a few more weeks. I just started using the Belo Baby Body Wash and the Belo Baby Lotion for my son Ashton. Ashton is 5 years old and has very dry skin particularly his legs. Dry skin causes him to itch and scratch the area, already his legs have dark spotty marks – these are formed when he scratches too much and cause small wounds.

These have improved after using products that are free from harsh (and even carcinogenic) chemicals. Right now, I am excited to see the effects of Belo Baby (100% certified natural) and if can improve and moisturize his skin better.

Stay gentle, safe, and natural Mommy!

Mommy Lace is a blogger from the Philippines. She started this blog to share information on pregnancy, breastfeeding, childcare, family, and health.