9 of the Best Skincare Products for Babies, Kids, Teens and Mums 2024

Who doesn’t love walking the aisles of Mecca and Sephora, searching for the right lush skincare to create dewy, youthful skin? Well, search no more – we’ve collated the best skincare products and skincare brands of 2024 into one fab list!

Covering everything from revitalising pregnancy skincare to calming teen skin and caring for your baby’s delicate skin, our roundup includes must-have items for every type of skin, whether it’s sensitive, prone to eczema, or dry as the desert. Dive in and enjoy!

Here are our top 9 picks for the best skincare products for 2024:

Best Skincare for Baby

Dermal Therapy Little Bodies Nappy Balm

PRICE:  $9.99
WHERE TO BUY:  Dermal Therapy

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It’s tough to find just the right nappy rash cream for bub that won’t irritate or upset baby’s delicate skin. Well, search no longer, mama, we’ve found it! Dermal Therapy Little Bodies Nappy Balm is a 2-in-1 formula that soothes, protects and repairs a baby’s skin between nappy changes.

Free from irritants such as alcohol, nut oils, artificial colours and fragrances, SLS, and parabens, this lush, innovative nappy balm provides a soothing barrier to protect a baby’s delicate areas. The Little Bodies Nappy Balm contains 15.4% zinc oxide, which acts as a barrier, 5% panthenol, which soothes and repairs, and 6 emollients that will deliver intensive moisturising power.

This non-greasy formula is sting-free and gently spreadable, sealing out wetness and healing bub’s skin. No wonder it is a multi-award-winning nappy rash cream! Not only has it won Best Baby Product of the Year 2023, but it has also won Beauty Heaven Best in Beauty Awards 2022, Beauty Heaven Glosscar Awards 2023, and Beauty Heaven Best in Beauty Awards 2023, and it is rated 4.5 stars on Bounty Parents! Wow!

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Best Skincare for Pregnancy


PRICE:  $69.00

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Looking for a luxurious, natural way to care for your skin during pregnancy? PURE MAMA has you covered (literally!). Praised as liquid gold, the PURE MAMA Belly Oil is a gorgeous body oil that harnesses powerful botanicals to create supple, silky, and beautiful skin.

Trusted by over 40,000 Australian women, this 100% natural body oil contains rosehip, avocado, almond, and pomegranate seed oils. Not only will it boost skin elasticity, improve cellular hydration and help prevent the appearance of stretch marks, it will also ease skin tightness and itching, and even reduce the appearance of existing scars!

Its creamy scent of coconut and caramel will make you feel like you’re taking a well-earned trip to the Bahamas, floating on a luxurious yacht in the summer sun. Made in New Zealand, PURE MAMA Belly Oil has no synthetic fragrances, parabens, or sulphates. It is vegan, cruelty-free, and gentle on all types of skin.

mum central*The PURE MAMA range excludes any ingredients known to be unsafe for use during pregnancy, adhering to the ingredient guidelines outlined by the Women’s Care Obstetrics, Gynaecology, and Midwifery Center in America and Healthline.

Best Skincare for Teens

Sam & Jo Skincare

PRICE: $90.00
WHERE TO BUY: Sam & Jo Skincare

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Teen skin can be a nightmare. Raging hormones can show up on their skin as blemishes, dry patches, congestion, and more. Sam & Jo Skincare are here to help with their all-natural Australian ingredients containing no SLS, SLES, or parabens. Their three-step process will fight bacteria, too, while it gently exfoliates to keep skin clean and clear.

By removing excess oil and dead skin cells, angry hormonal teen skin, normally ravaged with pimples, blackheads, and acne, will become clean, clear and happy! The best part? Teens will learn how to create their own skincare routine, including daily cleansing and moisturising – the most critical steps in looking after your skin.

With this easy-to-follow, gentle and all-natural skincare range, your teen boy or girl will have control of their skin – which will make a happier, healthier teen and an even happier MUM!

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Best Skincare for Eczema-Prone Skin

Allay Organics Calm Cream for Psoriasis, Eczema & Dermatitis

PRICE:  $33.95
WHERE TO BUY: Allay Organics

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If you have eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, or generally itchy skin, read on because this gorgeous, soothing cream is for you. Formulated by a mum who has experienced these skin conditions for over 10 years, Allay Organics Calm Cream is a botanical-based skin cream that is fast-acting and sting-free.

Suitable for dry, sensitive and irritated skin, this calming cream features seven botanical extracts plus vitamin D3. It is steroid, paraben, alcohol and perfume-free, so there’s nothing to irritate or aggravate dry and cranky skin. Made in Australia, Calm Cream can be used as both a face and body cream and is suitable for all sensitive skin types.


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Best Skincare for Sensitive Skin

Bio-First UltraSensitive Skin Rescue Lotion

PRICE:  $49.95
WHERE TO BUY:  Bio-First

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This deeply moisturising, nourishing, and protective lotion is powered by natural oils, which is perfect for calming and soothing eczema-prone, rosacea-prone, itchy, and ultra-sensitive skin. Bio-First UltraSensitive Skin Rescue Lotion is a world-first combination of these natural ingredients to support itchy skin. It features argan oil, jojoba, and sea buckthorn, which are non-comedogenic, so there are no greasiness or clogging effects.

This dermatologist-certified lotion is steroid-free and supports the skin’s microflora and PH balance. It is designed to reduce allergenic potential and support dermal vitality. Users have seen  an incredibly rapid reduction in skin dryness, redness, and itchiness, all of which are annoying and challenging issues associated with eczema prone skin.

Formulated by a PhD in Natural Medicine, this deeply nourishing, non-toxic lotion is Australian-made and suitable for newborns onwards. It has no petrochemicals, parabens, PEGs, phthalates, synthetics or chemical solvents that may irritate sensitive skin.


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Best Skincare for Kids

B Clean Face Wash

PRICE: $20.00
WHERE TO BUY: In B Tween Skincare

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We all know about the craziness of teen skin, but have you ever thought about introducing your tween to a good skincare routine before hormones hit? Introducing B Clean Face Wash. This gentle skincare solution cleanses away the day’s dirt and bacteria while protecting their delicate, delicious skin!

This simple yet effective face wash contains nourishing natural ingredients such as wheatgerm oil, camellia seed oil, and green tea extract to cleanse, nurture, and hydrate kids’ skin without stripping out its natural oils and moisture. In fact, the added green tea extract even provides antioxidant protection!

Suitable for daily use, this refreshing foam cleanser is easy for children to use and helps them develop good skincare habits for the future. Promote a healthy complexion with the gentle B Clean Face Wash for older kids.


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Best Vitamin-Infused Skincare

JSHealth Vitamins 4-Step Skincare System

PRICE: $199.00
WHERE TO BUY: JSHealth Vitamins

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You may know of JSHealth Vitamins for their carefully formulated supplements, but did you know they also have a transformational skincare range? Their simple and effective 4-step routine contains 100% clean and pure ingredients. Enriched with vitamins to bring out your skin’s brightest potential, it features an array of science-backed nutrients and botanicals to purify and support your skin, reducing ageing and giving your skin an energy boost!

Its high-performing JSH-V7™ COMPLEX contains seven key science-backed vitamins, nutrients and botanicals for healthy, radiant skin. Their bespoke blend harnesses the synergistic powers of nature with Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Marine Polyphenols (Seaweed Extract), Calendula, Vitamin E, Grape Seed Oil and Frankincense.  It is vegan-friendly and contains Bakuchiol, a natural retinol alternative.

Easy to follow, this four step routine includes Clear + Calm Balancing Cleanser; to gently purify your skin, Brighten + Hydrate Pro-Collagen Serum including anti-ageing ingredients,  Firm + Renew Luminous Oil; formulated with that all-important Bakuchiol, and Nourish + Repair Probiotic Moisturiser supporting your skin’s microbiome and barrier. The 4-Step Vitamin Skincare System is created for all skin types.


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Best Deodorant and Spray for Boys

Neon Goat Shvitz Stick & Neon Goat Shvitz Spritz

PRICE:  $24.95 EACH

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Teen boys don’t always have a range of choice regarding deodorants or body sprays. They usually consist of either smelling like Lynx Africa or an old accountant. Well, it’s time to toss away the cheap body spray pack from last Christmas, because Neon Goat is here to save you!

Packed with botanicals (but not smelling like flowers), Neon Goat Shvitz Stick and Shvitz Spritz are dermatologically tested, natural, vegan and cruelty-free.  The Australian-made range features vitamin C, super antioxidants, and anti-odour natural salts to look after those young pits while fighting BO!

The Shvitz Stick is a handy glide-on deodorant that smells of warm summer citrus. It contains no aluminium and is never sticky. It’s 60 mL size is great to throw in your school bag or gym bag and the Shvitz Spritz is a sweat spray like no other. Its aloe vera and Kakadu plum infusion can be sprayed on your clothes, body, and even sports kit—no more stinky socks! It also has a juicy citrus scent with powerful odour protection. Goodbye, BO, for good!

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Best New Skincare Beauty

Bheue Beauty

PRICE: From $24.95
WHERE TO BUY: Bheue Beauty

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One of the newest skincare brands to land on Aussie shores is the incredible Bheue Beauty (pronounced Be-You). Treat yourself to glowing skin from pregnancy and beyond with products designed to treat the pesky problems that come with motherhood. We’re talking dark circles under our eyes from the lack of sleep, itchy, tight skin from our stretching bodies and uneven complexion from the added baby-making hormones in our bodies.

The range was founded by mothers who have been there and will support you are every stage and includes four key products – Rebalance YOU. Soothing Cleansing Milk; Radiant YOU. Revitalising 2-in-1 Face Serum; Brighten YOU. Revitalising Eye Serum; and Nourish YOU. Stretch Mark Oil. 

Inspired by nature and supported by science, Bheue is gentle, natural and safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mums. Expect your skin to LOVE Bheue as it soothes, nourishes and heals.

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So there you have it! Here are 9 of Mum Central’s best skincare products and skincare brands for 2024. We hope our top picks help you give your skin a radiant and soothing boost, along with taking care of your kids’ skincare needs!

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As a busy writer and mama of two little wildlings, Kylie knows what it's like to juggle All The Things. When she's not politely ushering out small children from her Zoom calls, her favourite place is snuggled on the couch with her family and a (probably lukewarm!) cuppa.

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