Children's Personal Care TipsTuesday, February 24. 2009
What are some of your favourite products for kids? It is so hard to choose a product because there are so many on the market! The only way to find the best product is real advice from a trust friend or family member because there are so many false, misleading claims on the bottles! There are a cople of tips to remember when choosing a product for a child; first one is to use fewer products as infrequently as possible, the second tip is to not trust the claims on the bottle, check the ingredients and listen to friends and family. If the product is for a child to use the rule of thumb is to buy a fragrance free product.
There are certain ingredients in products that you need to avoid speak to your local GP and they can help you create a list that contains ingredients to look out for in products.
It may be important for you to choose natural or organic products
In regards to hair care the important ingredients to look out for are:
Sodium lauryl sulfate which can cause allergies like eczema, dry skin and skin irritation. Sodiym oleth or Sodium coceth sulfate have the same affects.
Ethylapraben (Paraben) causes scalp allergies and irritation. Sodium hydroxide is also not suitable for kids.
What works best for you?
Has your child had a reaction to an ingredient?
What are your favourite products in the following categories: