Advice 1: How to shave child

Young children usually shave at the age of one year, when spring is already overgrown. It is believed that after shave "fluff" on the head, hair grow better. It's a pretty controversial statement, but if you do decide to shave, do it very carefully.
How to shave child
Trim child car. Try to seat the child so that the child did not. A sleeping baby, of course, to shave would be problematic due to the fact that the machine makes a lot of noise. You can enable him with quiet music or a story, to slightly move the vector of attention from the haircut. A machine to shave the child is unsafe, as it may damage the scalp, which the child is very thin, and the hair follicles too. After cutting, clean the baby's head colorless antiseptic or burdock.
Go to the hairdresser. Easier to trust to a professional shave. But since this is still a small child, it is desirable to give it in the hands of a friend of a hairdresser. Or at least experienced, because there are such "masters" who for one haircut can scratch several times in the head. It is unlikely that you want your baby did. So the pre-talk with the hairdresser. Ask whether he has the experience of the haircut and how he could do it.
Again think about how much you need to shave the baby? If you want to shave the baby because the weather is hot and the skin under the hair decomposes, then the haircut is worth considering. You can also shave, if this is dictated by cultural traditions where you live.However, if your only argument in favor shave – after haircut hair grow better", then this idea should be abandoned. Rather, scientists have found that the density and color of the hair depend on the genetic disposition of the child. Hair follicles are formed during pregnancy in the womb, so it would be naive to assume that you will help the child to acquire a luxurious thick hair, only popiv it. In addition, haircut bald at a young age can scare a kid, so when any cuts, he will be afraid and cry.

Advice 2: Whether to shave child per year

To today's young mom comes down this myth: you need to shave your head kid in the year below his hair grow better. Earlier it was practiced by almost all families. But actually, skin and hair in children is too delicate for such manipulations.
Hair in children


Why shaved before babies

A few years ago, almost all babies in the year were bald. Our grandparents are very active shaved their heads to our parents, to stimulate hair growth. It is now much less likely to be seen shaven baby. And it pleases, because of such treatment of delicate skin can get a lot of problems.

How to change hair in children

Hair of a newborn are very different from those of an adult. They are more like light fluff. Even if the hair of infants is very long, they are often thin and light. From any breeze they stand on end. Rarely babies are born with thick curls.

The fluff on the baby's head is very thin, it easily wiped off from the collar on the clothes (especially if not enough vitamin D). Gradually the hair of children will become longer and denser. About a year process starts when a full-fledged hair. At this age there is often a need to make the cut: tickles the ears, bangs gets in your eyes etc. But no need to shave the child.

Harmful than shaving the head

The number of hair follicles does not increase with time, as they are in the skin, so be it. The kid's body knows when and how they should work. Shaving will only harm the scalp. And this is fraught with the fact that some hair follicles will simply die. Razor will scrape of the skin with a protective layer, which may form a crust.

The hair after this procedure will indeed become tougher, but for the delicate skin of the little man's up to no good. Stiff bristles will scratch it from the inside and this leads to inflammation and abscesses. The density of hair in children does not depend on whether the shaved head in a year.

All these inconveniences – the scab on the baby's head, inflammation, ingrown hairs, stiff bristles is unlikely to contribute to the well-being of the child. A more appropriate course of action parents: just let the hair grow destrega them where they cause discomfort. Someone in a year already thick hair, and someone walks almost 2 years with the "two hairs". No reason to worry and to hurt my child, shaved his head. All in good time: lanugo is replaced by hair in children sooner or later.

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