Sebamed baby wash extra soft has ph of 5. 5 And has sugar based mild cleanser. Other cleansers for baby have ph greater 7 which leads to barrier damage. When baby is born, skin ph is 7. The acid mantle which protects the baby's delicate skin takes a few weeks to 3 months to develop, the ph of skin then becomes 5. 5. At ph 5. 5 Alone the skin's protective barrier remains intact. It has been clinically proven that only at ph 5. 5, The lipid and moisture loss is minimum and the growth of pathogenic bacteria is restricted.