Monsoon Hair And Skin Care Tips For Toddlers

Monsoon Hair And Skin Care Tips For Toddlers

17 Aug 2022 | 4 min Read

Sayani Basu

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The moisture-laden atmosphere of the monsoon along with the fluctuating temperatures, germs and bacteria demand extra care for toddlers. Hair fall, dandruff and skin rashes like heat rash, diaper rash and pus boil in toddlers are also common during this time.

Scroll down to know some useful monsoon hair and skin care tips for toddlers and some must-have essentials this monsoon.

Haircare For Your Toddler

  1. A baby shampoo to cleanse your little one’s scalp and fight dandruff: Choosing the right baby shampoo that’s organic, clinically proven and formulated with 100 per cent natural ingredients is important to cleanse the scalp and combat dandruff.

You can also try a baby shampoo for your toddler that has a gentle cleansing formula that gently loosens and removes the scales and strengthens your toddler’s scalp barrier. Such a baby shampoo also balances the pH of the scalp and keeps it nourished, healthy, and moisturised and helps with the symptoms of cradle cap, a layer of a crusty, scaly patch that can form on a baby’s scalp, particularly during the monsoon season.

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A baby hair oil nourishes your baby’s scalp and keeps away the flaky dryness. | Image Source: pexels
  1. A baby hair oil to nourish your baby’s scalp and keep away the flaky dryness: It is important to massage your toddler’s scalp with a baby hair oil to increase the effect of oiling as the scalp retains moisture for a long time.

It’s advisable to choose the ones for your child that are made with natural ingredients and are free from paraben, BHT, mineral oil, synthetic colour and synthetic fragrances. You can opt for a hair oil that has the goodness of baobab oil and organic coconut oil and promote hair growth and keeps your little one’s tough tangles away.

Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, the baobab oil helps moisturise and strengthens the hair strands. The organic coconut oil also helps with the symptoms of cradle cap that are more common during the monsoon season.

Skincare for Your Toddler

  1. A talc-free powder for your baby’s heat rashes: You can include a talc-free powder in your baby’s daily skincare regime, especially during the monsoon season, as it absorbs moisture and reduces skin-on-skin friction and heals monsoon rashes in the little ones.

Besides, it absorbs sweat and bad odour and keeps your baby fresh throughout the day. It is also advisable to choose the one formulated with certified organic ingredients.

  1. A baby wash to gently wash your toddler’s face: It is advisable to stay away from picking and rubbing the toddler’s skin, especially during the monsoon season.

You can use a baby wash that has the goodness of aloe vera, rose oil and other natural ingredients that has soothing and moisturising properties and provide relief from your baby’s irritated skin.

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Your toddler’s skin requires extra care as it is super sensitive and is still developing. | Image Source: pexels
  1. An after-bite roll-on to relieve discomfort from insect bites: The prolonged months of monsoon also act as a boon for mosquitoes and other insects as it becomes easy for them to breed in stagnant water.

Therefore, you can keep an after-bite-roll-on handy to relieve the discomfort of redness, itching, and inflammation from insect bites. An after-bite roll-on with the goodness of lavender oil, calendula oil, and chamomile oil soothe and calm your toddler’s irritated skin. These essential oils have anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties that pacify soreness in your little one’s sensitive skin.

No matter how enticing the monsoon season is, it will affect your child’s skin and hair health. But, the good news is that you no longer have to feel guilty about asking your toddler to enjoy the rain with these hair and skin care solutions.



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