Bamboo Clothing for Eczema and Sensitive Skin – The Perfect Solution for Your Child?

mother applying face cream to a baby with a rash on their face


If your child suffers from eczema, you know how difficult it can be to find clothing that is comfortable and safe for them to wear. Atopic dermatitis, one of the most common types of eczema, affects 13% of all children under 18.

It can cause dry skin, often itchy and inflamed, made worse by certain fabrics. Traditional clothing made from wool or synthetic fibers can be too abrasive and irritating for the delicate skin of children with eczema.

Bamboo clothes are soft and gentle on eczema-prone skin as they are hypoallergenic and antibacterial, which helps protect your child's skin from further irritation. This makes the bamboo fabric a safe and healthy choice for your child!

What is bamboo clothing, and why is it perfect for sensitive skin?

Clothes made from natural bamboo fabric are soft, lightweight, and breathable. Bamboo is also naturally antimicrobial and hypoallergenic, making it ideal for those with eczema or other conditions that cause dry, irritated skin.

In addition, bamboo fabric is environmentally friendly and can be customized with bright and exciting patterns, making them a perfect choice for eco-conscious fashionistas. So if you're looking for gentle, comfortable clothing that won't irritate your toddler or baby's skin, bamboo is the way to go.


closeup of baby with eczema 

How does bamboo compare to other fabrics like wool and cotton regarding skin sensitivity?

When it comes to fabrics, there are a variety of materials that can be used. Cotton, wool, and bamboo are popular for children's and baby clothes. However, each material has its benefits and drawbacks.

Wool is a more durable fabric that is less likely to tear or fray, plus it is very accessible. However, it can be scratchy and irritate sensitive skin.

Cotton is a soft fabric that is incredibly breathable, gentle on the skin, and highly absorbent. This causes cotton clothing to retain moisture - including saliva and sweat - which can aggravate eczema.

While bamboo and cotton are both breathable fabrics, bamboo has a higher moisture-wicking ability. This helps to alleviate moisture buildup, reducing the risk of rashes or flare-ups.


Wendy Besio holding baby wearing yellow Sweet Bamboo romper 

Why choose bamboo clothing?

The secret behind our Sweet Bamboo fabric is a unique combination of bamboo viscose (95%) and spandex (5%), creating an unbeatable blend of comfort and durability.

Bamboo viscose is a semi-synthetic fabric derived from bamboo that is strong, absorbent, and breathable. This makes it an ideal fabric for clothing as it provides superior performance in both comfort and care. The added spandex gives the fabric extra stretch for a perfect fit every time.

At Sweet Bamboo, we take pride in offering our customers all-natural, chemical-free bamboo products. We don't use harmful chemicals, nor do we use fire retardants. We mechanically process the bamboo plant to ensure a gentle, effective product that is perfect for even the most sensitive skin. 

How much does bamboo clothing cost compared to other types of clothing?

Bamboo clothing is often more expensive than other types of clothing. However, it is essential to remember that bamboo is a natural product that is gentle on the skin and environmentally friendly.

When compared to other fabrics, bamboo is an outstanding value. Bamboo is the way to go if you are looking for quality, comfortable, and stylish clothing. The natural fibers of the product will feel gentle on your child's sensitive skin and help them stay cool during summer and warm during the holiday season.


mom and daughter wearing Sweet Bamboo hugging one another


Many parents of children with sensitive skin like eczema struggle to find clothing their child can wear without experiencing skin irritation. Bamboo clothing is an excellent solution for these families, as bamboo fabrics are soft and breathable, perfect for children with sensitive skin. Plus, this eco-friendly material results in sustainable, earth-friendly clothing that is of great value.

We invite you to browse our selection of bamboo baby clothing, including rompers and footies. We also have stylish and soft clothes for boys and girls.

With so many stylish options available, you're sure to find the perfect outfit for your little one with eczema.


three children wearing Sweet Bamboo pajamas holding hands

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