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which shampoo for toddler with delicate skin?

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salinger Sat 05-Mar-05 19:03:52

Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks.

shrub Sat 05-Mar-05 19:14:30

have you tried green people?- i think their website is, they have a childrens and baby range (baby range are the mildest. i think they were developed by a pharamsist after her children developed eczema. i use it myself. the bottle has lasted over a year as you only need tiny amount or sometimes i don't wash my ds's hair for 2-3 weeks only using water. the other thing i would say is try and steer clear of sulphate and parabens in the list of ingredients.

HappyMumof2 Sat 05-Mar-05 19:48:49

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biglips Sat 05-Mar-05 20:17:16

you can "Simple Moisturising shampoo" for £3 as its non-perfumed

highlander Sat 05-Mar-05 21:29:47

agree with shrub; steer clear of any shampoos, washes etc that contain sodium laureth sulphate (SLS).

shrub Sat 05-Mar-05 21:35:31

also green people ingredients all organic i believe

melon1 Sat 05-Mar-05 21:37:15

Just wanted to second 'Simple' range - it's the onlt thing that's worked for dd's eczem aon scalp - if you've got a Savers store near you it's only £1.25

salinger Mon 07-Mar-05 21:33:21

thanks to all you mumsnetters.

Meggymoo Tue 08-Mar-05 14:04:25

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nailpolish Tue 08-Mar-05 14:12:51

george at asda have a really really nice shampoo, just the basic one, and its not specified as for sensitive babies but it worked for mine

PrettyCandles Tue 08-Mar-05 14:33:53

Have you tried not shampooing at all? Just rinse with fresh water (ie not the bathwater). When we do that, accompanied by plenty of brushing when the hair is dry, our 4yo barely ever needs to have his hair shampooed. It doesn't work so well with the 2yo because a lot of her food ends up in her hair, but even so we rarely shampoo her hair more than once or twice a month.

logic Tue 08-Mar-05 14:35:05

Simple bath wash is really good and has helped ds' excema. I use it to wash his hair too. I use Asda George brand baby moisturiser after his bath too which is gorgeous and makes his skin lovely and soft.

lyndap Tue 08-Mar-05 15:02:07

Infaderm from Boots is also good and doesn't have any nasties in it!

donnie Tue 08-Mar-05 15:06:25

another vote for Infaderm.

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