A gently cleansing treatment for cradle cap
Massage a little of our shampoo into your baby’s hair to help bring their scalp back to normal.
Cradle cap is very common in babies and isn’t serious. But if you want to clear up unsightly patches, you can use our shampoo from birth.
How to use
Three simple steps
Wet your baby’s head with warm water.
Gently massage ½ teaspoon of shampoo over the whole scalp.
Rinse and repeat every bath time until the scalp clears.
What's in our Cradle Cap Shampoo?
Dentinox Cradle Cap Treatment Shampoo contains sodium lauryl ether sulpho-succinate and sodium lauryl ether sulphate.
Sodium lauryl ether sulpho-succinate and sodium lauryl ether sulphate are cleansing surfactants, proven to be effective in the treatment of cradle cap.
Always read the label.
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Frequently asked questions
What would you like to know?
- Does the shampoo contain coconut oil?
Not in the ingredients, but the raw materials may contain traces.
- Can it be used on open wounds?
No, it will sting. If wounds are weeping your baby should be seen by your doctor.
- Can it be used if the child has a nut allergy?
This isn’t recommended. Nuts are not included in the ingredients, but the raw materials may contain traces.
- Is the shampoo oil or water-based?
- How many times can it be used in one day?
Once a day is standard number for shampooing a baby’s head, so we wouldn’t recommend that it be used any more frequently than that. It is not recommended for the use with other shampoos at the same time as this can make the skin very dry.
- Does it contain any ingredients derived from animals?
No, this product does not contain any ingredients derived from animals.
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