Helpful, trusted answers from doctors: Dr. Weinberg on red blotchy face after shower: that is perfectly normal after having a hot bath and the capillaries in your face dilate and the redness appears My dd always gets red patchy skin during and after a bath on her tummy and back, looks like dry red skin. I put oilatum junior in the water but that doesn't help. Any suggestions? It doesnt seem to irritate her Sent from my iPhone using Netmums mobile app We are using special bath products just for babies. They're supposed to be gentle on skin, so then why is she red and splotchy after we take her out of the bath? Do all newborns experience this? Hi I'm a bit worried about Oscar's skin every now and again i notice his arms/legs go purple/blue when i rub them they go back to normal again and if you press on it it stays white for a long time. I though he could be cold but he always feels warm and this morning when it happened his arms were covered in a babygro. Could he have bad circulation. Going to ask HV (Health Visitor) tomorrow but ... Jan 24, 2019 · People tend to think of young children’s skin as smooth, soft and blemish-free. But the truth is, a toddler’s skin is not immune to blotches, splotches and other icky, itchy ailments.