Monday, 11 May 2015

Baby Bumkins Baby Wipes Review


*This Product Talk post is brought to you in collaboration with Nuffnang and Baby Bumkins.

This motherhood gig is a frightfully mucky business isn't it?

Amid those adorable, unequalled highs of the squishy, loving kind you experience as you raise your kiddos, there are many equally disgusting times at the other end of it all - in particular the lower end... and you know I mean like, literally.

And so, a baby wipes review - just how should I approach this?

While I pondered the various angles I could take and set about photographing my Baby Bumkins wipes I was sent for review, other things were a-stir behind my back...


Think babies and toddlers themselves are the only messy part of parenthood?

Nahhhh!

Baby wipes are something you will be using for many years and in so many ways because kids are grubs all over and at all ages aren't they.

Take this scene for instance: My eight year old Son decided he'd make an unauthorised hot chocolate for the toddler while I was busy with my camera. (Bless 'is 'eart!) She even scored a side of chocolate snowballs and muesli bars the lucky kiddo!

Now I'm all for the cuteness of his thoughtful actions but...

GEEZ!...

"Spwash! Spwash! Spwash!"
Thank god he remembered to pop on a bib! (As pointless as it were.)

I can tell you now, discovering this scene when I returned to my kitchen was, right there, a perfect example of the touching sweetness and energy-obliterating mess, Motherhood entails.

There was no need to think on my angle for this post any further. Click away with that camera Mumma - you've got it nailed!


As I watched the pools of chocolate milk swell on the bench and bleed nicely into her pants, and the measured drip, drip of her obviously yummy milkies, splash from the teaspoon she was slurping the contraband beverage from, it occurred to me that I should get to action right then and there and clean things up pronto before worse things were laid before me.

And so I plonked the pack of Baby Bumkins on the bench, (conveniently located beneath my arm it was), flipped its easy-open lid and began pulling a few wipes for the emergency situation I was facing.

Quickly, the toddler, (ever keen to assist) was on the ball too. Between my own actions, the determination of the toddler at the centre of the scenario to 'help' with the clean-up and the actions of the Baby Bumkins wipes, we had the job mopped up and almost forgotten in no time.

Baby wipes do an excellent job at cleaning the kitchen bench and floor, and stool and so on...


No sooner than that disaster was contained, I caught myself a whiff of something more sinister... My wipes were immediately called to action on their namesake - wiping the little 'bumkin' of my munchkin. Handled it with true class, expertise and convenience they did. They're strong, easy to whip from the packet and pleasantly scented (or unscented if you prefer).

 
As far as baby wipes go, I'm liking these. You can try them out on your own unique little disasters too. Baby Bumkins Baby Wipes are free of soap, alcohol and MIT. They are dermatologically tested, PH balanced and moisturised with aloe vera and vitamin E to protect young skins. Find Baby Bumkins at your local IGA supermarket.
 
Baby Bumkins are available in lightly fragranced and fragrance-free options and come in packs of 80 wipes, RRP $3.99. Also available in packs of three for RRP $9.99.
 
What's the oddest thing you've ever mopped up with a pack of baby wipes?
 
*Disclosure: Six Little Hearts received the products featured in this review in exchange for their promotion here.
All opinions expressed are those of this blog's Author.
 
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24 comments:

  1. you have Great Blog :D, Blogwalking here..

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    1. Naw, thank you - means muchly! You have a great flashing gif!

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  2. yes, as soon as you stop taking them everywhere there's some spill where you wish you had them with you again!

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    1. I haven't got to that stage yet but I imagine it's around 20 years from now?

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  3. I road tested these too and they are lovely. Good for any disaster indeed - and this happens a lot in our house!

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    1. They are great aren't they - possibly a little larger than normal too - oops - forgot to mention that in my review!

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  4. They come in so handy, don't they? They seem to get sticky stuff of just about everything!

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  5. Oh I remember how many wipes we would go through when my little nephews would come over! I'll remember this brand for when I have my own little ones someday!

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    1. Start stocking up now - I wonder how many packs I have consumed in my Mummy times? LOTS!

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  6. What did Mums do before baby wipes? I still have them strategically placed around the house and mine are nearly 4 and 5 now! #MummyMondays Over from www.cookwithtoddlers.com/community

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    1. Yes, I've a few packs about the place too.

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  7. Two words. Crayon. Walls. Thankfully not recently, as my kids are in primary school now. But baby wipes were great for those kind of marks.

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    1. Must try these on crayons! My Daughter likes to scribble on everything at present. The TV screen is her latest target. :D

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  8. Besides the obvious poonami, wipes have come in handy from messy craft to removing make up from my own face. So handy to have in any situation. My toddler nappy changes are over, but I still find myself buying a pack when I go shopping. I'm not ready to let them go.

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    1. I have never tried wipes on my makeup before so I am going to - thanks for the advice!

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  9. I love wipes!!! They have saved us from all sorts especially when toilet training!

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  10. Wipes are the most useful things. My sister still carries them and her eldest is 19

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  11. I love baby wipes - I use them for everything #familytested

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  12. Baby wipes rock!

    And visiting for the first time, I love the look and feel of your blog! So colourful and inviting :)

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