There are few things in life that smell as sweet and comforting as a freshly washed baby. With their soft skin and warm smile, you will want to snuggle and cuddle your baby as much as possible. Of course you have to be careful about the soaps you apply to that tender skin; you don’t want to cause a rash or irritation that will hurt your sweet bundle of joy. This list of the top ten baby shampoos will help you decide which of the many, many products is best for your baby.
10. Bella B Bee Gone Cradle Cap Shampoo
Cradle cap is a very common issue many new parents have to deal with. While it is harmless, it looks gross and flaky. This shampoo is specially designed to moisturize your baby’s scalp, which will help alleviate the cradle cap. Made with organic ingredients, this shampoo will also help with oily skin, keeping baby blemishes away.
9. California Baby Shampoo and Bodywash
This organic product can be used to cleanse your baby’s hair, face and body. With a special no tears formula, you won’t have to worry about your little one’s skin getting irritated. While it won’t irritate any cases of cradle cap, it has been found to help relieve some of the symptoms, with eczema as well.
8. Fresh Monster Kids Shampoo and Body Wash, Ocean Splash
The fragrances from this product come from all natural extracts, not from a chemical mixture. Because it is plant based, there are no sulfates or parabens. You will also be able to use this shampoo as a body wash, eliminating the need to multiple products for bath time.
7. L’Oreal Kids Strawberry Smoothie 2-in-1 Shampoo
L’Oreal has had their shampoo tested by qualified eye doctors, guaranteeing this to be completely tear free. With a sweet strawberry scent, this combination shampoo and condition will help cleanse your hair as well as keeping it soft and shiny.
6. Baja Baby Shampoo and Body Wash, Light Citrus
Baja Baby offers this completely organic baby shampoo, making it effective and gentle enough for sensitive skin, eczema and cradle cap. This vitamin enriched formula contains nettle leaf, burdock root, and hemp seed oil. Because it is a natural cleanser, you can use this to wash all of your baby, not just his hair.
5. Aquaphor Gentle Wash and Tear Free Shampoo
Like many others on this list, Aquaphor offers a tear free formula, that is gentle enough to use as a body wash as well. Aquaphor is fragrance free. Their formula is also enriched with vitamin B5 and chamomile, which will soften and soothe their skin.
4. California Baby Super Sensitive Shampoo and Body Wash
This shampoo is excellent for those with allergies and those who have a fragrance intolerance. Along with being tear free, you won’t have to worry about fragrance or a fragrance cover up. The organic ingredients are safe and naturally sustainable.
3. Natural Baby Shampoo
This baby shampoo is concentrated with vitamins, making it very effective at relieving scalp conditions, such as cradle cap. It doesn’t contain mineral oil, giving you the benefits of vitamins without the smell. This shampoo is actually completely fragrance free, pH balanced, and uses all quality ingredients.
2. Little Twig Shampoo, Lavender
This lavender shampoo is pH balanced, so it won’t irritate your baby’s skin or eyes. It will gently clean their hair, using lemon to add a touch of shine. This product is also nut, soy and wheat free, helping you avoid allergens. The lavender will also help promote a calm environment, which can help your little one settle down for bedtime.
1. Puracy 100% Natural Baby Shampoo
This combination of coconut, vegetable moisturizers, and the scent of citrus was developed by doctors and pediatricians. The gentle formula, which is also pH balanced, is hypoallergenic and toxin free. Because it was designed by doctors for babies, it is a very highly rated shampoo for your baby.
When it comes time for bath, it should be a calm and relaxing time for you as well as your baby. Knowing that you have a shampoo that is gentle for their skin and won’t irritate their scalp can help you enjoy bath time while baby is enjoying splashing. Once you know what you need to clean and protect your baby, you will love smelling their clean hair and soft body.