Mothers often have to decide if their child requires a daily beauty routine. If yes, how do you go about it? What products should you use? Baby’s skin can be very sensitive. Their needs are also very different. It is not permissible to use adult cosmetics on the skin of a baby. Young children also need to be aware of this. These tiny babies have their own needs. They may experience skin flaking, dandruff and hair fall. Rashes can also be common. We will show you how to care for your child’s beauty needs.
The importance of massage
Young children and babies have sensitive skin. It should be treated gently with mild soaps and shampoos. A good way to keep your skin soft and clean is to massage it with oil before you bathe. Baby Massage is the most important aspect of baby care. Massage is important for emotional development and benefits beyond the physical. Massage is a form therapy in Ayurveda and a way to maintain good health for both the body and the mind. Modern research has shown that massage can strengthen emotional bonds, give babies a sense of security, and improve their mental well-being. Our need for touch is immense. It is a powerful nurturing power. It is believed that touch can promote emotional well-being. Massage can also have many physical benefits. The baby may not be able to move much during the first months. Massage improves blood circulation, muscle tone, and growth.
Select the right oil to massage
According to Ayurveda, oil should be chosen according to the season. For summer, olive, sunflower, and coconut oils are best, while almond oil, mustard oil, and peanut oil are better for winter. Ayurvedic massages with sesame seed oil (til), are very popular at any time of the year. It can be used for all “doshas”. These oils can be used in any order, but you must ensure that the oil is pure. Children should not use oils with strong perfumes.
Shampoos should be used regularly
Hair hygiene and cleanliness are important. Regular shampooing is a must. A scaly scalp condition is common in babies. You should not pull out the scales. Apply baby oil and cotton wool to soften them. Let it sit for at least one day, then use a baby shampoo to wash your hair. Wash the baby’s hair with water from the front and back. This will ensure that it does not get all over the head.
Don’t neglect dandruff
Dandruff can become a problem in children who are close to their teenage years. Neglecting to remove dandruff can cause skin rashes or spots. Consult a dermatologist if the itching is severe. Keep your scalp clean and healthy. Dandruff should be treated with mild herbal shampoos three times per week. Mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with a cup of water. Use it as a final rinse after shampoo.
Get rid of head lice
Head lice is a common problem among children. Vinegar can be used to treat head lice. Use vinegar to treat your scalp and hair. After about half an hour, use a fine lice brush to comb the hair. The nits (eggs), can be removed by hand. Vinegar is a good way to get rid of lice and nits. Next, wash your hair with very light shampoo. Add two tablespoons of vinegar to a cup of water, and rinse your hair. Use the fine licecomb to comb again. This should be done every day for a week. A home remedy for lice can be found in heating water and adding neem leaves. Let the water simmer on a low heat for a few minutes, but not boil. Let the neem leaves sit in the water for at least one night. The next day strain the water. By then, the water should have cooled. You can use this water as a final rinse. Use a fine lice brush to remove the nits. Beauty is not something you can achieve in one day. You need to take care of yourself and live a healthy lifestyle. It is important to maintain good health. This is the foundation of beauty.