How to take care of your baby's hair
Children's hair needs special care, because unlike adult hair, follicles are still sensitive to all external stimuli, so taking care of children's hair is very important. Maybe your baby was born with a head full of hair, or maybe with very thin hair! Either way, you don't have to worry because hair eventually grows back and continues to grow for life. However, proper hair care is a must for hair to remain healthy and strong.In this blog, we explain what you need to do to protect your child’s hair.
- To take care of your little one's hair, you may only need to wash it with shampoo as needed, as hair washing is very useful.
- Use a baby shampoo, that usually says "No tears" on the package.
- Brush your child's hair before bathing so that it is easier to brush afterwards and so that the hair does not fall out and cut while brushing.
- Use a brush with wide teeth, and it is preferable not to brush the hair while it is wet, because it is heavier.
- Brush your child’s hair from the ends, then upwards until you reach the scalp.
- If you use a hair dryer it must be on a low temperature.
- Hair cutting is helpful since it gets rid of dead hair and brittle hair and makes the hair look healthier. Thus, trim the extra hair to the desired length.
- Massage your baby’s hair with oil as it helps moisturizing the scalp and prevent dandruff for example with (coconut oil, almond oil, olive oil, jojoba oil, argan oil, and essential oils like lavender, chamomile, and rosemary).
- Use only products intended for babies because those for adults may irritate baby’s skin.
- Be sure to provide a varied diet for your baby and include important nutrients such as calcium and iron in the daily diet to ensure the health of your baby’s hair, skin and nails.
- Hair hygiene is an important aspect that affects the health and shine of children's hair.
- It is not recommended to brush your child's hair more than twice a day.
- Avoid long-lasting hairstyles that pull on the hair because they could result in hair loss or hair fall in areas where there is too much tension.
- Avoid covering, that blocks the air from your baby’s hair It doesn’t let it breathe and thus slows down hair growth. Avoid covers that keep air out of your baby's hair. They do not let it breathe and thus slow down hair growth.
- Baby's hair should be dried thoroughly but carefully with a soft towel so that the strands do not break.
- To keep your baby’s hair soft and shiny, you should choose the best hair products for your kids.