Cuts and Scrapes and MRSA, Oh, My – SAFESKIN Kids for peace of mind

I am not a germophobe. I am cautious, however. And I do have a fear (possibly irrationally) of MRSA. Seriously. My niece contracted MRSA after she had her son (during the C-Section), and it was some scary stuff.

Scary. Stuff.

It’s not something I want to ever deal with… and my son is too important to me. So I love that SafeSkin has an antibacterial gel that is a long lasting protective barrier for applying to minor cuts, scrapes, burns, and creates a barrier for MRSA — up to 48 hours! The key phrase here is “creates a barrier for MRSA — up to 48 hours!”

I like the sound of that. Now, I apply SafeSkin Kids to Cody’s cuts and scrapes as soon as I know he has them. Better “safe” than sorry, I always say. I love that there is a long-lasting protection. It really does give me some peace of mind.

You bet I’ll stay stocked up on SafeSkin Kids Antibacterial Gel. You can find it at Walmart.  Oh, and here’s a coupon for $1 off:

That’s not all! Thanks to SafeSkin Kids, I have a tube of antibacterial gel for YOU! Must be 18 years old to enter. Open to U.S. residents ONLY. Ends November 23, at 11:59 pm EST.

Enter on the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure: I was provided a product to facilitate my review and a gift card for my time. As always my opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours.



  1. Walmart would be my first preference.

  2. I think cash please and thanks for the giveaway

  3. Author

    @Heidi and Rhonda – the giveaway is for a tube of SafeSkin Kids… I forgot to update the 1st entry in the Rafflecopter. 🙂

  4. I don’t worry about MRSA, about 70% of the population carries it.

  5. I worry every day, especially at hospitals

  6. I have enough to worry about but I do try to keep my kids clean and take care of boo boos right as quickly as possible.

    1. Author

      I hear ya. I think it’s because I have a close family member, who was only 21 at the time almost die from it, makes me more leery/aware. But you are so right… we have enough to worry about. 🙂

  7. I wouldn’t say that I really worry about MRSA, but I do try to take precaution and properly clean and cover every cut as soon as possible.

  8. getting some today. Thanks for the tip

  9. I have found its difficult to keep a band aid on my son, so anything that helps it heal faster is great.

  10. wow i didnt even know this stuff exsisted thank you so much for bringing this product to my attention as it is a concern where i live a couple of my friends have contracted it and ur right it is a really scary thing

  11. Thanks so much for sharing your review on safeskin for kids. I will definitely be using this product in the future. Thank again

  12. I do not worry about MRSA. Last time I checked over 90% of us carry some form of MRSA. I have a special needs son who is a carrier. He has had issues because of it only 1 time when it got inside his skin. Yes it was gross but treatable. Normal soaps & waters do not kill MRSA. There are special body washes you can get though. Most of us will never have a problem though because of it. I am not afraid of MRSA.

  13. Hmm my IPad showed this closed @ 11:52. I will have to remember rafelcopters clock is off from mine:(

  14. Haha wrong day. I am Definitely headed for bed!

  15. sounds like something i need in the house for grand babies

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