Put an End to the Red with Balmex Diaper Rash Cream #EndTheRed

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Balmex. All opinions are 100% mine.

Every baby cries at some point. Crying is how they let us know what they need during those early months. Some babies cry more often than others. My son had colic for about 5 weeks, so he definitely had his fair share of red-faced cries! I try not to remember that time too much.

As a mom, I’ve done everything to End the Red from singing and dancing to outright bribery. When Jacob was really little, though, I found a trick that almost always worked! Every Halloween since he was 4-months old, I’ve taken him Trick or Treating in my friend’s neighborhood.


On Jacob’s second Halloween, he was just over a year old. For some reason, he was really upset with me. I don’t know if something scared him or if he was getting hot in his monkey costume while we were prepping to go out, but he just burst into the saddest little face.


Literally a minute later, he was all smiles! Why? He loved getting his picture taken! He was a little ham from day one. As long as the camera was on him, he was smiles. I think he just wanted to rob me of photographic evidence proving that he wasn’t an angel 24/7.

End the Red with Balmex Diaper Rash Cream


Jake had a lot of red-faced moments during his babyhood, but one thing he didn’t have is a red hiney! I’ve always used Balmex to fight diaper rash  at the first sight of redness on his little behind. Balmex Diaper Rash Cream is actually proven to reduce the redness in just ONE diaper change, which is pretty spectacular in my opinion. It helps treat and prevent diaper rash irritation with ActivGuard, a Balmex-exclusive formula that helps neutralize the harmful irritants found in dirty diapers.


Balmex Diaper Rash Cream is also made with doctor-recommended zinc oxide, plus soothing natural ingredients like botanicals and vitamins B5 and E. It goes on smoothly and wipes of easily, which means no gunky, goopy mess for you! Don’t let a red bottom become the source of a red face! Fight irritation. End the red. Use Balmex instead!

Ready to give it a try? Learn more about Balmex with ActivGuard and then head to your favorite major retailer to pick it up! Before you go, don’t miss out on this Balmex Diaper Rash Cream Special Offer for $2 off! Balmex Diaper Rash Cream is available at major retailers like Wal-Mart, Walgreens,Babies-R-Us, CVS and Kmart.

How do you End the Red when your baby is upset? Tell us in the comments!

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30 thoughts on “Put an End to the Red with Balmex Diaper Rash Cream #EndTheRed”

  1. Balmex sounds like a great diaper rash cream for sure. I will have to share this with my nieces and my sister who have little ones. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Kids are all so different-I never needed it with my daughter but my son seems to always be a little red. I think they just like to keep us on our toes!

  2. Awww he must have been over heated but glad at the end you fixed the problem. This reminds me of my son’s first couple of years halloween, he never wanted to get in any costume.

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen

    Diaper rashes are horrible. Poor babies. When my first was about 3 mths old he had a bad one and had to be left without any diaper for a fortnight – talk about washing! It did help though :-)

  4. Sweet baby, poor little fella. Diaper rashes are the worst, I have found this and boudrouxs butt pasts to work wonders! Keeping them dry is key!

  5. This diaper cream sounds great! Thankfully my daughter very rarely had rashes… But when she did ughh…. Poor thing :-/

  6. Diaper rash is no fun! I like that this one works in as little as 1 diaper change :) I’m going to a baby shower soon and this would be a great addition to my gift bag!

  7. This is an amazing diaper cream! My boys are out of diapers but my littlest still gets an irritated behind once in a while and I reach for Balmex immediately!

    1. This is true! It is not just for the babies, I have a 6 year old who sometimes has a need for diaper rash cream. It is a good thing to keep around :)

  8. I haven’t heard of this before, but it sounds like it works well. It would be a great addition to a gift basket for a baby shower.

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