What's the best way to get rid of cradle cap?
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Jeanne - posted on 05/28/2009
For my daughter I would put olive oil on her head about a half hour before her bath and then wash her hair with lots of lather and make sure that all the soap is rinsed out thoroughly. Then I would use my daughter's baby combe and go against the direction the hair grew in and it would lift the cradle cap gently. It took me about a week to get it out (it was especially tough as she had tons of hair!) but with a little persistece it all came out. Never scrub to hard as you can irritate your little ones scalp. Good luck.
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Chelsy - posted on 05/28/2009
when my daughter had cradle cap i tried the oil and baby brush but it still wouldn't go away. I finally waited tell she had just gotten out of the bath and sat her in my lap and just started pickin at it. I know it sounds bad but it actually worked. Don't pick hard just really soft it also helps if you have a damp rag to rewet their head so it stays soft...
normal Olive oil from the supermarket cover the area of cradle cap with circular motions and a fine tooth comb backwards through the hair works a treat my girl had it so bad and within a week it was away and keep washing their hair with dentinox cradle cap shampoo my boy is 3 and i still use it on hm.
Maeve Lara - posted on 05/27/2009
When my daughter had it i asked my nan and she said "Bicarb soda and olive oil" so reluctantly i mixed the 2 and rubbed it on her head........surprisingly it loosened the cradle cap and then with a fine toothed comb i combed her head and without a fuss it all came off.
Amanda - posted on 05/27/2009
hiya my baby had cradle cap quite bad..
i would put olive oil from the chemist on him moning midday n eveningg n
brush his hair in little circular movements with a soft brush gently
then bath him at night and wash his head with johnsons shampoo (although
you can get a medicated cradle cap shampoo from chemist)
my baby now has a very tiny bit left n i only done this for about 3 days
hope it helps x
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