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parent factsheet - click on image to openIs it safe to use toiletries on babies and young children?

As all parents know, children need special care. The younger they are, the more they need looking after - and the same goes for their skin, which can be more sensitive in its early years.

It’s safe to use those products which are intended to be used on babies and infants. Such products are specially formulated. For example, they use milder cleansers, low levels of fragrance and carefully control the pH to ensure compatibility with baby skin.

All cosmetic products must pass a legally-required safety assessment. In addition, a more detailed assessment is required for any cosmetic product which is intended to be used on children under three years old. Parents can feel reassured that the products they use on their baby's skin and hair are safe.

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