Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to wash off or wipe off the Nursing Balm before breastfeeding?

Aleva Naturals Nursing balm is specially formulated with Plant based Edible Oils to be safe for Mom and Baby. The balm absorbs within a few minutes after application, and is recommended to apply after breastfeeding. There is usually an interval of couple hours between feeds there shouldn’t be anything left over to be wiped off. It is not necessary to wipe off if you notice trace amounts of the balm as they are edible oils, however if you notice visible amount of the balm, we recommend to wipe it off of before breast feeding.

Aleva Naturals Soothing Comfort Chest Rub: how often should I apply the product and do I apply it on the chest only or under the nose as well?

It’s safe to apply 2-3 times a day and you should apply on the chest area without rubbing in and leave the cloth loose for easy inhalation of the vapours, it’s not recommended to apply directly on a broken skin or under the nose.

Aleva Naturals Bamboo Baby Wipes: are the wipes flushable or biodegradable?

Aleva Naturals® Bamboo Baby Wipes are biodegradable in 21-28 days, they are not flushable wipes.

Eczema: My baby has eczema can any of Aleva Naturals products help?

Yes – Aleva Naturals can help with eczema prone skin conditions, we recommend to use Aleva Naturals 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash , followed by applying the Daily Soothing Moisturizer (face & body); however we recommend applying Aleva Naturals Calendula Multipurpose Skin Remedy Cream on the severely affected areas 2-3 times a day.

2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash: on the product label it says the product is good for cradle cap so is it only used to help wash away cradle cap or can it be used as a daily hair & body wash?

The 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash is formulated to be used on daily bases. The Tea Tree Oil in the formulation has an added benefit to help wash away the flakes associated with cradle cap.

Aleva Naturals Daily Soothing Moisturizer: I’ve been using the product on my Baby’s face & body sensitive skin and I’m very happy with the results, my question is can I use it on my face since I have a sensitive skin as well?

Yes – you can use it on your face, the product is actually formulated to be used on the face and body and if it’s good for your baby’s sensitive skin it’s good for your skin as well.

Which is better to use -The Stretch Mark Cream or Alevoil?

In order to get the best results, it is most beneficial to use both together. Apply Alevoil, massage thoroughly, and then apply Stretch Mark Cream

What is the difference between 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash and Sleep Easy Hair & Body Wash?

The 2 in 1 Daily Wash is for sensitive and eczema prone skin, while the Sleep Easy Wash is a mild, gentle wash, enriched with Lavender to soothe & calm the baby to a restful sleep.