Homemade Baby Wipes

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 36 wipes
Author: Katie Berry
Get baby clean with this gentle, homemade alternative to diaper wipes.
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  • Container to hold wipes
  • 36 individual paper towels or squares of cloth


  • 1 roll paper towels See Note below
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1/4 cups aloe vera gel optional skin protectant
  • 2 tsp. baby shampoo
  • 1 tsp. distilled white vinegar prevents mold and diaper rash
  • 3-4 drops lavender and/or tea tree essential oils discourages yeast, covers the vinegar scent


  • Place cloth squares or individual paper towels in a container.
  • Combine ingredients and pour over the towels. Shake gently to saturate. Store in a cool place.


For a no-waste alternative to paper towels, cut old t-shirts or sheets into squares. Launder after use.