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Is there something gentle I could use for my 1 year old's dry scalp?

I too suffer from dry scalp and I use a special shampoo. The shampoo that works for me is very harsh and I know it would burn his eyes. He does not do well when it is time to wash his hair. His hair is cut low but when I brush it the flakes sit right on top of his head. I wonder what will help us manage this.


Asked by Anonymous at 10:50 PM on Jun. 29, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I used this on my daughters dry scalp, my dad and sister (adults) also use it on theirs. Just spray it on the affected areas. It's Bumble and Bumble Hair Tonic and it comes in a little pump bottle.|-|100000000000000126698

    Answer by emilex at 10:58 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Have you tried baby oil and a fine tooth comb to get the flakes off? Then shampoo with a gentle baby cleanser?

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 10:52 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • when my boys were little they both had very dry scalps and I always used just a little aloe gel on there scalp right after bth time.

    Answer by MBax at 10:53 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Just rub a little olive oil on at night.

    Answer by dayle7 at 10:55 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • you can use coconut oil. you can find it at walmart in the hair products. it is safe to use and helps with dry scalp.try it!

    Answer by 920sunshine at 10:55 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Baby oil!!

    Answer by Judmr at 7:59 AM on Jun. 30, 2010

  • Olive oil works well, better than baby oil IMO. You can rub a little in at night with a cotton ball to let it seep in, loosen the flakes, and moisturize the skin and then wash or towel it off in the morning.

    Answer by ktok2009 at 9:55 AM on Jun. 30, 2010