The use of almond oil in skin care products for newborns


In this article we discusse the principles of assessing the condition of the skin of a newborn, describe the features of the skin of newborns, points out the factors influencing the occurrence of diseases and skin lesions, as well as the possibilities of their prevention. The composition and beneficial effect of sweet almond oil when used in infant skin care, relevant for neonatological and pediatric practice, are described in detail. The article presents recommendations aimed at further optimization of newborn skin care, especially in premature newborns and seriously ill children.

Keywords:skin; newborns; care; sweet almond oil; dryness; softening; cleansing; skin protection

Funding. The study had no sponsor support.

Conflict of interest. The author declares no conflict of interest.

For citation: Ryumina I.I. The use of almond oil in skin care products for newborns. Neonatologiya: novosti, mneniya, obuchenie [Neonatology: News, Opinions, Training]. 2022; 10 (2): 38–42. DOI: (in Russian)


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Degtyarev Dmitriy Nikolaevich
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director for Scientific Research of the V.I. Kulakov Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology National Medical Research Center of Ministry of Healthсаre of the Russian Federation, Head of the Chair of Neonatology at the Clinical Institute of Children's Health named after N.F. Filatov, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Russian Society of Neonatologists, Moscow, Russian Federation

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