Dentinox eye wipes review

Sticky eyes are something pretty much every parent will be dealing with at some point. It is so common in the early days when the tear ducts are so small that they become blocked in the blink of an eye. So to speak. Even Gemma and Jacob still suffer occasionally. At the moment, we tend to deal with it using cotton wool and some cooled boiled water. Easy – but a bit fiddly if I am honest. Not only do you have to wait for the water to cool down, but I find cotton wool breaks apart, even when it is wet. Plus it just feels….horrible!

We were sent some Dentinox eye wipes recently, and have been giving them a good try out on all 3 children. These wipes are saline wipes, made to cleanse eyelids and lashes, as well as clean out any gunk, and they are safe to use from birth.

Now, Max is not a fan of any type of wiping in the face area. Messy weaning chops and the general grubbiness of an almost crawling baby means a lot of wipib, but when he sees you coming near him with a wipe, he flaps and shouts. It was no different with these, but he did stop in surprise when I wiped his eye rather than his mouth or cheeks! He has had a slightly sticky eye for a couple of days – partly due to the fact that he likes to rub dinner into it. The Dentinox eye wipes made light work of the little bit of gooey-ness in the corner of his eye, and left him looking bright eyed again.

It is so much less hassle to use one of these wipes instead of messing about with cotton wool and water. It’s quicker, easier and much less time consuming. It takes seconds. I also think it is much more hygienic – each wipe is individually wrapped and sterile, so you know you are not introducing any nastiness into the eyes, and also makes them perfect for popping in the changing bag when you are out and about. 
* I was sent some Dentinox eye wipes free of charge for the purpose of this review. I have also been compensated for my time as part of this Britmums project – however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. *



  1. January 11, 2014 / 4:32 pm

    A really lovely review and sounds like they have solved a problem you were having too. Commenting for myself and on behalf of BritMums

  2. January 14, 2014 / 9:44 am

    I so wish these had been available when our almost 3yr old was a baby. He had terrible sticky eyes for the 1st 6 months!

  3. January 14, 2014 / 10:18 am

    They sound fab!!
    What a gorgeous photo x

  4. January 14, 2014 / 10:19 am

    These are great. My son has a blocked tear duct and we’re forever wiping his eyes with cotton wool. Wish I knew these existed.

  5. January 14, 2014 / 11:33 am

    These would have been great when my son was little

  6. January 14, 2014 / 3:01 pm

    We got these two review as well and LOVED them. So handy to have on hand. Great review hun x

  7. January 14, 2014 / 4:42 pm

    I didn’t know these existed! Thanks so much for sharing – great product! x

  8. January 14, 2014 / 7:16 pm

    caleb had sticky eyes really badly when he was a newborn. i never knew these existed! totally agree with you about the cotton wool breaking apart. i hate that!

  9. January 14, 2014 / 10:57 pm

    These are great. It’s awful when babies have sticky eyes and i hate wiping them, but I’d be confident doing it with these. Thanks for this review #TriedTested 🙂

  10. January 15, 2014 / 2:28 am

    oh those wipes look fab and great that you can buy them from supermarkets will keep my eye out to get some next time i am doing my shopping

  11. January 15, 2014 / 12:45 pm

    I haven’t used these but i would recommend their cradle cap shampoo

  12. January 31, 2014 / 2:08 am

    These are fab aren’t they? Perfect for wiping delicate eyes and no need for nasty cotton wool! Lovely photo x

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