Baby skin and hair care (1751)

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African American or Black

African American babies need special care for their hair and skin. Over-washing can strip away the natural oils and leave their hair dry, brittle and frizzy. Sensitive skin can get dry very quickly.

Skin Care

How often should I bathe my baby?

What works best on my baby’s skin?African American or Black

These products can be found at most drug and retail stores. Many families use Johnson’s® baby products. Ask your provider if you have any questions about specific brands.

Hair Care

How do I care for my baby’s hair?

What products work best on my baby’s hair?