If you’re a parent who’s traveling or staying in Japan temporarily or for good, it is essential to know what to buy and where to buy it for your baby’s needs. Problems can arise when you don’t know how to read Japanese, though some stores offer English information on some items. The easiest place to shop for your baby’s needs in Japan is the drugstore, which offers several baby products that are very handy. Here are 3 of the baby items you can find in Japanese drugstores.
Netsusama Sheet, better known as “Cooling Gel” in English, is widely popular in Japan. It is an adhesive gel sheet which is used whenever a baby has a fever. It is fragrance-free and great for babies’ sensitive skin. It stays in place pretty well even when the baby keeps moving. Each sheet lasts for 4 hours, and should surely keep the baby cool while the fever lasts. This item should be kept in dark and cool places. This is not medicine, so if your baby’s fever persists, call the doctor immediately.
If your baby loves taking a bath but hates getting water on their face, then this item will definitely make them happy. Pip Baby Shampoo Hat is an adorable way of avoiding shampoo ingredients from getting on your baby’s face. It is made of a soft and flexible material which makes bathing easier. It usually comes in blue and pink colors. It is not only handy but will also look cute on your baby.
This product is great for baby skin which usually prevents skin troubles. It ensures optimal skin health by giving it the right moisture it needs. It is enriched with amino acids which are helpful in eliminating impurities. It also has lavender oil which gives it a subtle smell. Your baby will surely feel more relaxed after every bath time!
These three handy baby items are a must-have if you happen to run out of your baby essentials. These are all available in most Japanese drugstores which can be found everywhere in the country. It can help you save a lot of time and effort.