Yep, my baby has cradle cap. Little scaly flakes all over the top of her head. Gross, eh? She’s got thick hair, so I’m probably the only one who can see it, but still … ewww. Looking for a natural remedy, I tried olive oil, but there’s something wrong about a tiny little girl smelling like Mario Batali.
I found a far better solution in Erbaviva, a husband and wife owned company out of California. Their cradle cap oil, like all their products, carries the USDA certified organic seal, but besides that, it smells delicious. Now I do what I call "baby spa time" every evening. Just after dinner, I apply the treatment, which contains organic almond oil, organic safflower oil, organic rosemary extract and vitamin E, to her head. She looks like John Travolta a la Grease for 15 minutes, then we wash it out in the bath. In just a few days, I noticed a big improvement.
After toweling her off, I use another new favorite product: Erbaviva‘s luxurious baby cream, to give her a little massage before bed. Soft, clean, flake-free and smelling divine, she’s ready for bed. By the way, the company makes great bath and beauty products for moms, too. If only I had time for mommy spa time!
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