Nurture Foaming Body Cleanser is a mild head-to-toe cleansing foam that removes soils, perspiration, and dead skin. The nourishing formula moisturizes, repairs, and protects skin with aloe vera leaf extract, vitamin E, and other natural ingredients. This cleanser’s mild citrusy scent helps reduce odor and to leave you smelling fresh. For a lasting soft and clean feeling, dispense foam from the pump, apply where necessary, then gently wipe clean with a damp cloth. It also works as a no-rinse shampoo. The hospital grade formula is tear-free, non-allergenic, and non-sensitizing. Plus, it comes with a money-back guarantee!
This micellar water cleanser is composed of 98% plant-based ingredients. Patented avocado perseose protects and hydrates delicate skin, while aloe vera leaf extract helps soften, smooth, and soothe. Plus, its biodegradable, so it won’t harm the environment. Mustela No-Rinse Cleansing Water cleans, washes, and softens normal skin gently, safely, and effectively without stripping your skin of its natural oils. Mustela has been a go-to for mothers for 60 years, so if it’s safe enough for newborns, its gentle enough for senior’s skin. To dissolve dirt and impurities, pump the product onto a soft cloth and apply. No rubbing or rinsing required. Pat dry if necessary. The “delicately scented” hypoallergenic formula is dermatologist and pediatrician tested.
Baby Magic’s No-Rinse Wash promises to leave you “clean, fresh, and smelling great”. It is specially formulated for an infant’s sensitive skin, but effective on all ages. Plus, its easy to use. Dispense the foam into your hand, wipe on, and wipe off for a fresh, residue-free feel. Baby Magic No-Rinse Wash smells like a freshly bathed babe and is tear-free, dye-free, alcohol-free, and hypoallergenic.
This shampoo and body wash combo is gentle enough to use on your whole body and is safe for all hair and skin types. The pH-balanced formula has a mild-fresh scent, with a built-in odor eliminator. Not only is it alcohol-free, but it’s also enriched with aloe vera to soothe your skin as it cleanses. To shampoo, simply pump the desired amount of foaming wash into your hand and massage onto the scalp until hair is completely and evenly wet. Fluff dry using an absorbent towel for tangle-free, easy to manage hair. To bathe, apply to skin and towel dry.
CleanLife’s body wash promises to leave your skin clean, moisturized, and smelling fresh. This cleanser’s formula does not contain alcohol, so its gentle on sensitive skin. The mild bathing solution is ready to use straight from the bottle. For a convenient alternative to bathing, apply the thin liquid product directly to skin or washcloth. Massage to lather and towel dry while still wet. This cleanser is safe, non-irritating, and leaves virtually no residue. It’s “soft fragrance” smells like baby powder or baby oil. CleanLife has been used in convalescent care, military field operations, and at NASA since 1948 and offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee, so you know you it’s a brand you can trust.
Aloe Vesta’s no-rinse body wash and shampoo is a bluish-green tinted foam with a clean, fresh scent. The mild solution is specially formulated so it won’t irritate or dry out your skin. Humectants attract and retain moisture while aloe extract soothes fragile, dry, and irritated skin.
While it might seem a bit straightforward, all no-rinse body washes aren’t the same. There are various things to consider while you hunt for the perfect product for caring for your loved one or client. We break out a few things to consider:
Both spray and foam are easy to dispense, so this is more of a personal preference. If you like lathering up, consider purchasing a foamy formula as the foam will suds up more than spray. However, the foamy “suds” may leave more of a residue than a spray.
Concentrated formulas require dilution with water prior to use. Concentrated formula will most likely cost more, but last longer. If no-rinse is your main way of bathing, buying a gallon of concentrate will be more economical than smaller bottles of pre-mixed. While concentrated formulas require a source of water, pre-mixed versions are convenient and ready to use, no water-source necessary.
Is it just a body wash, or does it double as a rinse-free shampoo, too? Some soaps are specifically formulated for the body, while others can be used all over. This information is readily available on the label. Be sure to follow instructions to avoid potential irritation. While all-in-one formulas are convenient, they may not work great on all hair types. Specialized shampoo works better on hair than an all-purpose body wash, but its really comes down to a question of convenience.
If you are sensitive to scents, look for an unscented option. If you are allergy-prone, look for a hypoallergenic option and always test on a small area.
It’s not just about the product. It’s also about the process. Bathing the elderly is a delicate, emotional task that requires sensitivity. To give a bed bath, start with the cleanest parts of the body before moving on to less clean areas. Towel dry after cleansing each area to avoid filmy residue. For older adults, you can give a bed bath 2 or 3 times each week. Bathing more often may put the person at risk for skin problems, such as sores.