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To wonder what the point of embossed baby wipes are?

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TAFKAtheUrbanDryad Sun 30-Aug-09 16:22:56

I mean, seriously, what's the point of embossing something whose main function is going to be wiping up poo?

Really?

FabBakerGirlIsBack Sun 30-Aug-09 16:26:11

I agree. Is mad.

Maybe the embossing gives more friction for very dirty bottoms?

kidcreoleandthecoconuts Sun 30-Aug-09 16:27:00

God know! Maybe it traps the poo? I know something though the Huggies Shea Butter ones are lovely. I could sit sniffing them all day....DP thinks I'm a bit strange <<<mmmmmm...sniff...mmm>>> grin

Personally, I wonder what the point of baby wipes arehmm, but that's just megrin.

mosschops30 Sun 30-Aug-09 16:28:22

I prefer them, they seem to 'greb' more IYKWIM hmm

<waves at FBG - are you having a better day today?>

mosschops30 Sun 30-Aug-09 16:28:42

'grab'

kidcreoleandthecoconuts Sun 30-Aug-09 16:32:24

WTWTW - I couldn't live without wipes! What do you use ? A flannel? I use them for cleaning around the house too blush

FabBakerGirlIsBack Sun 30-Aug-09 16:34:53

<waves back to mosschops and is touched she thought of me>

Have 2 sad threads at the moment.

trefusis Sun 30-Aug-09 16:36:04

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I have a big box of flannels, cut up towels and washable wipes, which just get ran under the tap and used for bums, hands, faces and spills blushgrin.

<disclaimer> Not grown up bumsgrin, just dd, thought that could be mis-read......

grin@ fishy shaped cat food.

TAFKAtheUrbanDryad Sun 30-Aug-09 16:43:12

WTWTA - if I was more organised I'd do that. I feel ecological guilt every time I use a disposable wipe/nappy. I think I may have killed approximately 4.7 polar bears. sad

hocuspontas Sun 30-Aug-09 16:44:25

<boak> used on bum, washed under the tap, used on face shock. You don't mean that, do you? grin

MrsBadger Sun 30-Aug-09 16:53:26

it is to enhance friction to try and emulate an old flannel, which make the world's best babywipes

I have sepearte ones for bums and faces

Feck noshock, hot machine wash in between.

I know lots do have seperate ones for bums and faces but I just can't see the point when they go through a hot wash.

Still, not looking for a repeat of the the whole arse/face flannel thinggrin.

trefusis Sun 30-Aug-09 17:08:51

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makedoandmend Sun 30-Aug-09 17:13:19

I thank God for the little embossed designs.

It's the only way I can double-check that my dh hasn't cleaned dd's hands with Dettol wipes again hmm

Merryandbright Sun 30-Aug-09 19:11:23

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LittleMissBliss Sun 30-Aug-09 19:15:34

Makedoandmend I once caught dp wiping ds's bum with atibac kitchen wipeshmm! I kid you not!

I never got the embosing thing....

FabBakerGirlIsBack Sun 30-Aug-09 19:17:04

Merryandbright - not feeling your name atm?

TAFKAtheUrbanDryad Sun 30-Aug-09 19:19:32

Welcome to MN Merryandbright. hmm

i have a feeling I know who you are, in which case stop stalking me and get a grip.

(have reported btw)

LovelyTinOfSpam Sun 30-Aug-09 19:34:19

shock cripes.

milknosugarplease Sun 30-Aug-09 19:51:13

merryandbright- what a ray of sunshine you are....

milknosugarplease Sun 30-Aug-09 19:53:07

btw TAFKA...something i have always wondered myself! that and loo paper!

reckon it so they can charge us more as we have luxury EMBOSSED wipes! wink

milk
x

pinkthechaffinch Sun 30-Aug-09 20:00:51

well, after reading this read, I am now going to get a load of old flannels and use them on dd's bum.

Can't think why I didn't think of this before, after all I stick on a load of washing every day.

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