10 best tips to help in the growth of baby hair. Does your baby has less hair growth? Then switch to these natural remedies for Baby's hair growth
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10 best ways to grow baby hair faster

10 best tips to help in the growth of baby hair. Does your baby has less hair growth? Then switch to these natural remedies for Baby's hair growth

Whether your baby was born with thick hair or not much at all, you are bound to notice some hair loss in the first few months of life. Postpartum Hair loss is a concern for many mama’s also. While it can cause a sense of panic for any parent, rest assured that it’s completely normal! If you’re worried about baby’s lack of hair, below are 10 ways to help grow luscious locks faster with natural remedies.

1. Aloe vera

Aloe vera is exceptionally beneficial for both your hair and skin, so it’s little wonder that it can be used to promote hair growth. Simply scoop the insides out of the aloe vera plant and mash it with distilled water to make a hair growth product. The result is a thick paste that can be used to wash your baby’s hair with, with miraculous hair growth results.

2. Gelatin

Gelatin is a good form of essential amino acids for both children and adults. The problem is, for infants who solely consume milk, these amino acids that promote hair growth are difficult to include in a diet. Before baby has his bath, mix a teaspoon of gelatin powder with a teaspoon of cold water, hot water, honey, and apple cider vinegar. Massage it into your baby’s scalp, allow it to rest, then continue with your shampooing treatment.

3. Eating healthy

Once baby starts eating solid or semi-solid food, it’s important to include as many nutritious foods as possible into their diet. Vitamin D encourages hair growth; therefore, you can introduce vegetables such as pumpkin and sweet potato to kickstart growth.

4. Eliminate dry scalp

Natural oils can help you get to the root of your baby’s hair loss problem. Because babies often suffer from cradle cap, they are prone to experiencing hair loss as a result. If your infant has a dry scalp, use natural oils as a solution. You can buy specially formulated baby oil with all-natural ingredients, and you can even add castor oil to promote hair growth.

5. Coconut oil

Coconut oil has long been used to treat a range of conditions in both infants and adults. Not only does it smell delicious, but it works wonders on your hair and skin. If irritation, dryness or cradle cap is a problem, gently massage coconut oil into the affected areas. You will notice the difference to the health of the skin within days!

6. Argan oil

Argan oil has been increasing in popularity for a number of years. It’s so beneficial for your hair that some hair salons feature a line of products with argan oil as the star. In fact, it’s just as beneficial for your baby as it is for you. Argon oil works by moisturizing the scalp to promote the growth of strong, thick and silky hair. 

10 best tips to help in the growth of baby hair. Does your baby has less hair growth? Then switch to these natural remedies for Baby's hair growth

7. Use quality baby shampoo

There are so many baby shampoo products on the market that it’s easy to become overwhelmed. How do you know what is going to suit your baby the best, or is going to be better for healthy skin and hair? Where possible, opt for a shampoo that features reduced detergent levels, or is 100 percent natural. The fewer chemicals your shampoo has, the better it is for the health of baby’s skin and hair.

8. Don’t ignore those curls

Your baby will spend a lot of time sleeping in those early years, and the majority of that time will be spent lying on his or her back. As a result, it’s common to see small knots forming on the back of baby’s head. Eventually, those small knots can break off, leaving bald patches. Get on top of the problem immediately. Detangle the curls using a fine brush as and when they occur. This can help encourage hair to grow thicker and faster where it’s needed the most.

9. Haircuts

The first haircut is always a memorable moment for parents. Normally, the first lock will be snipped off and put in a special box for safekeeping, before the hairdresser transforms your baby before your very eyes. However, if your infant is having problems with hair growth or hair loss, a haircut before it’s due could be on the cards. A small trim can sometimes be enough to kickstart hair growth in all the right places.

10. Dairy products

Whether your baby is breastfed or is now on solid food, dairy products can help with hair growth. You can either consume plenty of them yourself for his share through your breast milk or if he’s on solids, you can add yogurt and cheese into his diet.

While there are many natural oils and remedies to promote hair growth in babies, remember that a positive growth and a love filled environment is very important for a baby. So promote your love with these remedies to see the lovely hair!

Did any of you tried these methods or have some new opinion to share? Mention it in the comment section!

This guest post is by Huy Nguyen, an editor at homeremediesforlife with deep love and passion for all things health, wellness, fitness and fashion.”

Happy Parenting!

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Quest to live the life surrounded with the charming little bundle's of joy. When they speak, I sing, When they smile, I rejoice , When they hug, I hold them never to lose, Such is my passion for these Gifts of God.

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  1. Generally you guys have hair to die for! So thick and pitch black so these are the secrets to beautiful hair!🙏 I guess you need to start as baby! My daughter is two and so far I have only cut bang on her. Unfortunally she has fuzzy thin hair.

  2. It’s a beautiful article. I didn’t know we could use aloevera. Will try it soon

  3. Wow gelatin is like an eye opener for me. Had absolutely no clue

  4. This is awesome. Now, where was this when mysids were weeeee little? I’m keeping this for my grand babies, and anyone who might ask… Thank you for posting this!

  5. What a great list! As I recall, my kids always had a fair amount of hair so I didn’t have to worry much.

  6. Well this reminds of my little daughter’s earlier days.. for almost first year of her life she had very less hair. I was stressed and so was few family members. But slowly with regular hair/head messages and healthy intake she got good growth. But honestly that time was troubled. very informative read.

  7. Really comprehensive list of ideas and tips to try, adn sounds very well researched. I’ve used coconut oil on my own hair and seen some great results! Thank you for sharing.

  8. These are wonderful tips. When my son was a baby I really struggled with his hair growing.

  9. Great tips! My eldest was bald until he was 18 months where as my other four were born with a full head of hair! My youngest two had really long black hair at birth which then went white blonde!

  10. I had no idea that postpartum hair loss existed, thanks for the info! I’ve used coconut oil and argan oil before to help my own hair and I’ve found both work well.

  11. This is shocking to me! I never thought to make their hair grow faster… I guess it wasn’t a priority for me. I was too preoccupied with MY hair loss! THE WORST

  12. What a fab post and extremely informative too. Great that you are raising awareness because I have never heard of this I find that Aloe vera tends to be good for a lot of things x

  13. Hmm, I’ve never even considered the idea of growing baby’s hair faster. I love the different stages that my daughter’s hair had, though.

  14. LOL! If I had done these, my kiddos would have more hair than I do!!! I love the tips though… they’re good ideas.

    -Mama from Mama Writes Reviews

  15. These are some really very helpful tips for me. My son is now 21 months old , is it the right time to use any of your tips?

  16. I didn’t know there were ways to do this! I just kinda accepted my baby’s thin hair and the fact that he looks a little like an old man. 😂

  17. That’s a helpful and informative post for the parents for thier little one

  18. Coconut oil is great! I used it on my babies (and myself) for years!

  19. It seems that lately I’ve been finding out like every other week that another friend of mine is pregnant. This is definitely all so good, and I will definitely share these tips with those of my friends who are new parents or parents to be.

  20. Vasundhra says:

    I use coconut oil for my baby but did not know about the other remedies. The best part is that all of these are easy available!

  21. nadaliebardo says:

    This was quite interesting! I did not know that you experience hair loss after carrying a baby.

  22. Quite an interesting article. Expecting parents must read it.

  23. Although my daughter still doesn’t have lots of hair I am stressed over it. They will grow naturally on their own.

    1. Why not try out any of the ideas mentioned in my post!!

  24. What a lovely list here to help parents who are worried about scanty baby hair..

  25. Great post.Will help all new moms .Hair can be a worry but luckily my little one was born with a head full of hair.

  26. Coconut oil and a good shampoo works best for hair growth in babies. All tips are great.

  27. My son used to be bald in his first year but now he has nice hair density. Those are great tips for baby hair care. Thanks.

  28. How interesting! I use coconut oil to just get that extra moisture into my hair – never even knew about Gelatin! I also put some coconut oil on my baby to help with dry skin!

  29. Oh my, some of these ideas I never thought to use! Could have used these majorly with my youngest!

  30. Jacqui Woods says:

    Both of my girls were born with almost no hair, I always found it cute and never thought about trying to make their hair grow.

  31. Awesome tips. It’s helps me alot

  32. Papri Ganguly says:

    I was trying hard to grow my baby’s hair naturally thick and healthy. this post is going to help me a lot.

  33. Great detailed post and would be really helpful for all mommies out there

  34. Thanks for sharing these useful tips..love the detailed description you’ve put in for each of the solutions!

  35. Very nice and helpful post. When my son was born, he has very few hair and I was very tensed… I was needed such post that time ..

  36. I wouldn’t have thought of using Aloe vera on my childs scalp. I know I had dry scalp issues but thankfully I didn’t have any baby hair issues.

  37. So funny that I found this – my niece has the HARDEST time growing hair. Sending this to my sister now!

  38. Must admit I didn’t even know this was a Thu, we were all born with full heads of hair haha!

  39. Didn’t even know this was a thing- I love a baldy baby!

  40. I didn’t realise parents were so conscerned about this. I think I’ll be using some of these tips on my own hair haha.

  41. Good write up. Aloe vera seems great tip for hair growth.

  42. Some babies are born with thin hair and eventually grows thicker as they grow up. But aloe vera and coconut oils are good. I am using them as well.

  43. These are such great tips my husband and I are starting a family soon so thank you for this

  44. Courtney says:

    Omg!!! My daughter was bald until she was like 3!!! Drove me insane because I wanted to put bows in her hair so bad!!! Lol

  45. That was very informative and very detailed one, hope all the new mommies find this helpful!

  46. diycraftz says:

    Great info. Will try the aloe vera and coconut oil to my daughter’s son as he is almost baldy. His hair has grown an centimeter since he was born 3 months ago. Thank you for these ideas.

    Lots of Love from DIY Craftz https://diycraftz.com

  47. great info here-we use a baby shampoo with conditioner, and he’s ever had a tangle. I wouldn’t want to try to detangle those curls!

  48. what an informative post. I have been using coconut oil for my kids and it works great! with good shampoo. Nice post. xox


  49. Shampooing hair is essential to remove all the dirt, grime, and excessive oil. But if you are using strong shampoos with high levels of chemicals and cleaning agents, then they wash away hair protective moisturizers along with them.

    A too strong shampoo can even affect the hair growth level as they damage the internal cortex. So, make sure you use a mild shampoo and don’t overdo it.

  50. Hi, great article when my daughter was 2 years old I worry about my baby hair because my daughter hairs was thick and not shiny hairs. Then I start my searching on internet and search some many articles but I like one article and I apply on my daughter which written on article like aloe vera, gelatin and also I use Johnson’s baby shampoo which specially made for children then I saw good changing in my daughter hair and after few weeks my daughter hair shiny and silky.

  51. Chinwendu Onyia says:

    When i had my son, he had so much hair. When he was 5months, his hair was the length of his face when stretched out and i dint use any products. However, now i have a daughter and its the complete opposite. she is almost 3months and her hair isnt even at the length of my son’s at the time he was born. So this is great advice and i will definately try them out. I pray i can give positive feedback next time. fingers crossed 🙂

  52. Chinwendu says:

    Nice article.
    When i had my son, he had so much hair. When he was 5months, his hair was the length of his face when stretched out and i dint use any products. However, now i have a daughter and its the complete opposite. she is almost 3months and her hair isnt even at the length of my son’s at the time he was born.
    So this is great advice and i will definately try them out. I pray i can give positive feedback next time. fingers crossed 🙂

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  54. What a great list! I have been using coconut oil for my kids

    1. That’s great

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