The best underwear for children

January 19, 2022 2 min read

When choosing underwear for children (or for yourself), look for natural materials, keeping away from chemicals and dyes. If this sounds familiar, it’s because nappies and underwear are in constant contact with our most sensitive areas.

Synthetic fabrics can trigger chafing and redness. Nylon, polyester and spandex can trap heat and moisture, increasing the risk of irritation and infection. Yeast thrives in heat and moisture environments, so its important to allow the area to breathe and absorb any moisture.  

What’s the best material for children’s underwear?  Soft, comfortable, moisture-absorbing Cotton is the best underwear fabric! This is because cotton is breathable and wicks away moisture, making it perfect for underwear, as well as nappies! If you can't find cotton underwear, look for underwear with a cotton lining or a cotton crotch. 

Cotton’s high tensile strength makes it durable and less likely to rip or tear. Cotton is also able to withstand the daily wash and wear cycles that kids clothing endures.

Avoid underwear that is too tight, as it can cause irritation as well as trap moisture and air between the skin and the fabric, putting your child at risk of an infection

As underwear sits against your most sensitive skin for such long periods of time, its recommended to use hypoallergenic washing powder or liquid is to avoid irritation, itching or allergic reactions!

Happy Little Camper Nappies

Happy Little Camper is super soft on your baby’s sensitive skin and to reduce the risk of nappy rash, there are no added fragrances, harmful dyes, and chlorine, latex, phthalates, parabens contained in our nappies. Our products are made of the purest, sustainably sourced pulp and natural cotton which are all approved by Mother Nature and FSC certified.

They are crafted from natural plant-based ingredients with an ultra-absorbent bio-core blend which is leak-proof, hypoallergenic and dermatologically tested. Completely free from polyethylene glycols (PEG), ethyl alcohol, parabens, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), silicone, dioxins, VOCs, lotion, latex, TBT, GMO with recyclable packaging.

Knowing the facts, consider making a better choice for your baby’s bottom by making Happy Little Camper your go-to natural baby care brand.



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