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Three week baby dry skin

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Vics100pink Thu 18-May-17 12:16:00

Anything I can use to help with her dry skin xx

user1482079332 Thu 25-May-17 18:03:50

I used Coconut oil with mine

beccii161016 Fri 09-Jun-17 15:47:46

You could get a lotion to massage her with nightly! We just use Asda Little Angels; it's fab and one bottle lasted us 6 months! Child's Farm do one as well that's fab. Also, don't used Johnson's bath products smile

Grumpus21 Mon 10-Jul-17 11:56:50

Oilatum for babies - can be used from birth (check you get the right one) and cleared up
My DS's dry forehead at around five weeks old very quickly without irritating him further.

bluehairdryer Mon 10-Jul-17 12:03:50

I used good old johnsons newborn baby lotion.

Midwives and health visitors seem to recoil in horror at anything like that, mine tried to get me to slather the baby in olive oil for the first month.

I gave it 2 days and the skin didn't show any signs of improvement and she smelled like she was going to be bunged in the oven.

The johnsons cream cleared the dry skin up straight away.

user1493413286 Mon 10-Jul-17 12:06:19

I was told to use E45 on my newborn as it's the only one that completely unscented without added stuff in it.

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