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When picking your baby’s shampoo, you may wonder if you’re making the right choice. This baby shampoo guide will make your life easier when it comes to choosing a baby-safe shampoo. You will learn about what labels you should look for and most importantly why those shampoos are the safest.
There are many baby skin care products that contain claims to help them appear safer. There may be certain labels that might say:
However, these terms don’t mean much. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for regulating skin care products, however, it doesn’t hold the power to approve products before they make it onto shelves.
Here are some certifications or labels that need products to meet certain standards for health, safety, and toxicity. Look out for these when you’re looking to buy your baby’s shampoo.
This is one of the most important designations on the market. Made Safe screens the baby’s products for flame retardants, heavy metals, high-risk pesticides, carcinogens, endocrine disruptors and many other toxins. Made Safehasa comprehensive Baby & Child product database.
An FDA-approved formula follows very strict guidelines for ingredients when it comes to baby products. They also check how they are stored to support a child’s healthy growth and development.
If your baby’s shampoo indicates that it is “made with organic ingredients,” it indicates that it contains at least 70% organically produced ingredients.
This is a label that is given by the EPA to those products whose ingredients have been assessed by EPA scientists and have been deemed the safest for use.
Vanilla Oil – It helps calm your baby who might get cranky while bathing
Organic Coconut Oil – It’s a great moisturiser for hair and skin
Chamomile Extract – This ingredient has extraordinary skin conditioning properties
Aloe Vera Extract – It is a powerful and soothing ingredient with anti-inflammatory properties
Cocoa Oil – It helps to nourish and gently moisturise the baby’s skin
Sandalwood Oil – It helps to nourish your baby’s skin and evens out skin tone
Calendula Extract – It has anti-inflammatory properties and helps in soothing eczema
Citric Acid – It is naturally derived from fruits to balance the scalp’s pH
Aqua, Betaine- It helps in skin and hair moisturisation
This shampoo is FDA approved and built with osmoprotectant which means it helps to hydrate and moisturise your baby’s delicate skin. It has bio lipids that are similar to the ones produced by our own skin. This Made Safe certified formulation is enriched with organic ingredients. Organic vanilla helps to calm down your baby while taking a bath, aloe vera in the shampoo soothes and has anti-inflammatory properties while organic coconut oil is an excellent moisturiser for your baby’s hair and skin.
So when it comes to picking your baby’s shampoo, look for these labels and ingredients. The certifications ensure that the product is safe for your baby’s use. However, if you notice that your baby has any allergic reaction to the shampoo you pick, consult with your doctor.
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