Honestly, we usually just use water. But if we do use a solution, there is one that I
-- even more than the Kissaluvs lotion potion stuff -- ... I LOVE my Baby Bumz from Natural Simplicity (http://www.naturalsimplicity.net). It's a blend of fabulous oils and it has the most amazing scent to it. I like it much better than the Kissaluvs stuff -- I found the diaper lotion potion to have just a bit too strong of an odor for my liking (that said, every once in a while I crave that smell, if you can believe it! partly for the nostalgia because it was my first 'real' wipe solution purchase!).
I use 3-4 drops of lavender, 1-2 tea tree & sometimes another essential oil, with 1/2 TBS of olive oil or apricot oil & fill a recycled Huggies wipe container with boiled & filtered water almost full. Then I fold my wipes in half and put them in. This works really well for us!
I do 2c.water, 2T mild soap (I was using LOC from Amway, because I had it sitting around :LOL), and 10 drops of lavender oil, poured over a wipes-box full of flannel wipes. The lavender oil keeps them from mildewing, and is soothing to the skin.
I'm really happy with plain tap water. I use a wipes warmer and fill it with fresh wipes once a day or so. I briefly tried a recipe I found online that used a few drops of organic baby shampoo and essential lavender oil--but my son's bottom turned red, and the oil on the wipes transferred to the microfleece on my dipes in the laundry and caused the world's worst repelling until I did some mighty stripping. What a gigantic PITA. I stick to plain water now, there really isn't any need for oil/soap/lotion/whatever.
I have no set measurements, I eyeball it. I put tap water into the container and then a drop of Aveeno Stress Relief Body Wash w/lavendar. It smells sooo good. No redness, not sudsy. I alos use tap water with lavendar baby bath (too sudsy though). My baby can't take TTO-makes her turn red. Since I'm using tap water I have to make sure it's just enough for that day's use. I guess I could prolong it with distilled water, but it wouldn't be "fresh" to me.
I've also been using my peri bottle. Fill with water and have been adding a about a capful of Burts Bees Apricot Oil. However, I'm finding that my dd bottom is getting very dry so I think I need to add more oil. I think I may try lavendar also...as I seem some mamas use that also.
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