baby butt balm (cloth diaper safe)


One awesome thing about cloth diapers is your little one is far less likely to get diaper rash. On the flip side, though, when they do get diaper rash, regular diaper rash creams can’t be used. Not only do they stain the diapers, they can also mess with the absorbency! That’s no good. The other downfall to store-bought diaper rash creams is most of them are filled with all sorts of chemicals and artificial stuff that certainly doesn’t help the problem any.

If you’re looking for a cloth diaper-safe diaper rash cream, or you just want an all-natural option, this is the recipe for you!


Make It:

  1. In a medium glass bowl, melt together coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax (approx. two minutes in microwave).
  2. Allow melted liquid to cool to room temperature, approx. one hour.
  3. Using a food processor, coffee grinder, or similar appliance, grind oats into a fine powder.
  4. After the liquid has cooled for an hour, transfer it, essential oils, and oats into a blender and puree.
  5. Pour into a pint wide-mouth jar.
  6. Allow to cool before use at room temperature or in the refrigerator (will set as it cools).


A little goes a long way, so use this in small amounts. Store in a cool, dark area, out of direct sunlight.

Cost Comparison:

  • This recipe = 50 cents per ounce
  • Boudreaux’s at Walmart = $2.17 per ounce

Published by Jodi Hoyt

Jodi Hoyt is a content specialist and blogger working out of a home office in Sioux Falls, SD. Through Jot, she provides copywriting, proofreading, and editing services for any personal or business need. Specialties include digital content creation and copywriting for social media platforms, websites (with an emphasis in SEO tag words and key phrases), and print materials. Jodi has been a freelance consultant for nearly ten years, and she officially started Jot (previously Hoyt Consulting) in January 2011. She earned her Master of Business Administration in 2009 from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, and her Bachelor of Music in music theory and composition in 2004 from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Additionally, Jodi is an adjunct business instructor at Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls, and she is a creator and blogger with Simple Family Remedies. Jodi and her husband, Nathan, married in 2004 and have a two-year-old son, Lincoln. They are expecting their second son in May 2018. They also have two cats. In her spare time, Jodi loves to golf, run, ride bicycle, and play sand volleyball. She is also a big Marvel fan and a self-proclaimed tech geek.

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