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Which shampoo do you use on your baby?

(26 Posts)
ThinkPinkStink Sun 15-Jan-17 11:54:08

DD is three months old. Until now I've just rinsed her hair with warm water, but I've noticed it's getting a bit greasy (from our faces when we hold/snuggle her) and sometimes when she's sick it gets in her hair behind her ears.

She has VERY mild cradle cap, hardly noticeable unless you actively look, and a fair bit of hair.

What do you use on your little beasts?


Beansprout30 Sun 15-Jan-17 12:20:29

I use johnsons it's yellow and smells lush, only use a tiny dot twice a week

MoreBushThanMoss Sun 15-Jan-17 12:23:41

Weldeda calendula body wash and shampoo. We held out until 3 months too, when my friend said his hair smelt a bit "old mannish" shock and I decided the "no chemicals" rule was over

Johnsons can trigger sensitive skin, and DP and I both had childhood eczema, hence using weleda

DoWop2 Sun 15-Jan-17 12:24:29

Child's Farm is amazing for sensitive skin and you can get it in most big shops.

kel12345 Sun 15-Jan-17 12:26:11

We use johnsons first touch, even now though he's 16 months.
He had cradle cap badly. We used baby oil, rubbed it in, washed it off, and then used his baby brush to gently brush back to lift away the flakes

Heirhelp Sun 15-Jan-17 12:28:28

Weldada stuff mentioned above. It worked well in DD cradle cap.

At 8 months we only wash every other night depending on how much food is in it. She is very bald still so I think I might get to her second birthday on the same bottle.

ShutTheFridgeUp Sun 15-Jan-17 12:31:28

We use Tesco own baby shampoo.

Losgunna Sun 15-Jan-17 12:36:56

We used aveeno baby shampoo on ds (I use it too as we both have eczema). It's good stuff, doesn't aggravate the skin, nice and gentle etc

ItchyFoot Sun 15-Jan-17 12:38:58

We use Simple baby stuff. It's all over body wash I think. We used Johnsons with dd1 but then she got bad cradle cap

pickledparsnip Sun 15-Jan-17 13:30:35

Johnsons is full of shit. I never really bothered reading labels until I had my boy, then I read everything, and was shocked at the crap they put in things.

I used Weleda or Child's Farm or whatever else I could get in my local health food shop.

Is still use Child's Farm on my son and on me. It's the only shampoo that doesn't irritate my sensitive scalp or leave a build up.

ODog Sun 15-Jan-17 13:54:18

We use the Johnsons one and using it daily and then brushing with a soft brush got rid of DDs mild cradle cap in a few weeks.

queenc81 Sun 15-Jan-17 13:57:58

I use Burt bees baby products on all my kids, don't like anything with chemicals in. Johnsons is terrible for the crap they put in their products.

EstelleRoberts Sun 15-Jan-17 14:00:59

Mustela 2 in 1 cleansing gel. My DD has very dry skin and eczema, so we use Oilatum in the bath, but have used this as a shampoo since birth with no irritation or dry skin problems. My DD has cradle cap for the first few months too. It is paraben, SLS free and smells divine!

ThinkPinkStink Sun 15-Jan-17 21:29:15

Thanks all!

Haha MoreBush on the 'old mannish' smelling baby. DD smells lovely to me, but is suspect I'm biased!

DD's skin is pretty dry (and I get eczema) so I think the Aveeno product or the Waleda could be a good first stop. I wish the J&J products were a bit 'friendlier' as the smell of the yellow shampoo takes me right back to being a kid myself (I was a hairwashing denier, I used that stuff until I was about ten).

We only Bath her every other day (top and tail between) so I think I'll use shampoo only once or twice a week.

Thanks again!

switswoo81 Sun 15-Jan-17 22:18:46

Elave it has no fragrance , have been using it on my two year old since birth

Needfinsnow Sun 15-Jan-17 22:27:24

Another vote for child's farm here. My dd had terribly dry skin and these products cleared it right up. The shampoo smells amazing and is so gentle. It's usually an add on item on amazon for much less than you buy in store (I paid £1.75 for bottle of shampoo last time). X

Daffodil1210 Sun 15-Jan-17 22:29:04

Child's Farm. They're the only products not to have dried out my DS's skin & scalp. They also do a newborn range if you're after a less fruity smell!

annlee3817 Mon 16-Jan-17 08:40:48

I use Burt Bees, my DD gets Eczema and that has been the best so far. I'ts expensive but the bottle lasts for ages!

annlee3817 Mon 16-Jan-17 08:40:50

I use Burt Bees, my DD gets Eczema and that has been the best so far. I'ts expensive but the bottle lasts for ages!

Swearwolf Mon 16-Jan-17 09:17:23

We use Dentinox, originally bought it for my oldest when he had cradle cap but it's lovely. Smells nice, makes their hair all fluffy, and lasts forever.

WellErrr Mon 16-Jan-17 09:20:53

Whatever's on offer.

Scotinoz Mon 16-Jan-17 20:01:43

Childs Farm here too (although my children are now toddlers). I use it too actually. It smells very yummy!

girlelephant Thu 19-Jan-17 13:39:47

Another one for Child's Farm smilebiscuit

girlelephant Thu 19-Jan-17 13:40:39

Sorry posted too soon and managed to add a biscuit by accident!

My DS has very sensitive skin and cradle cap and I found Child's Farm is great.

Timetogrowup2016 Thu 19-Jan-17 13:50:14

Asda little angels

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