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Alergic to Coconut oil nit lotion

(5 Posts)
NinaPatel70 Mon 29-Apr-13 23:28:49

My son seems to come out in red blotches around his head where/when we use coconut based nit lotions.

Does anyone know why, or what is as good as coconut oil for smothering those little critters?


NinaPatel70 Wed 01-May-13 11:37:45


canyou Wed 01-May-13 11:44:34

My American friend uses olive oil or mayo on the DC head, she literally soaks their scalp and hair with oil and puts on a shower cap leaves it over night washes and combs in the morning and used tea tree
hth's I use industrial strength chemicals

SoupDragon Wed 01-May-13 11:51:13

I would say it's because he's allergic to coconut.

NinaPatel70 Wed 01-May-13 21:50:38

Thanks canyou, I'll try

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