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Perfume for Babies????

by Tiffany in Birth & Baby

child with perfume bottles

I was completely shocked to read yesterday that a company actually plans to make perfumes for babies. WTH??? Babies already have such a sweet and unique smell. Why on earth would you want to cover up that deliciousness with an artificial scent that comes from a bottle? Why would you want your child to smell like the noxious perfume isle of a department store?

Well, I guess this is a case of “to each their own right”? Well, no it shouldn’t be in this case because perfumes are notorious for their nasty chemical ingredients and a company has no business IMO marketing something like this to be used on babies and small children. Perfumes have toxic chemicals that mimic hormones and chemicals that can cause allergic reactions (asthma, wheezing, headaches, and dermatitis). They are not a good idea for adults let alone developing children.

This is why Dolce and Gabbana (who plans to sell baby perfume soon) needs to be told that US parents won’t allow this tomfoolery. Their idea stinks! Please sign this petition from The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and send them a message loud and clear. Our babies will be exposed to numerous toxins all around them, we don’t need to add to that chemical burden with silly perfumes.

Friday, February 8th, 2013

7 Comments on Perfume for Babies????

  • Gross! 

  • Brooke

    I love the smell of babies (most of the time…lol)!  Perfume would ruin that and probably intensify the already big asthma epidemic.  Petition signed!

  • Anna @GreenTalk

    Honestly, I don’t get it.  Babies smell amazing.  Next they will put perfume in diapers.  

  • Horrible! As if asthma rates aren’t high enough already.

  • Maggie

    Perfume has no place on a baby. 

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  • RubberChickenMa

    Ludicrous! Who would want to cover up the perfectly blissful smell of a baby?