Seven ways to use Johnson’s Baby Oil this winter (and any time)

June 23, 2014

From when I was a child, I always used to get a few drops of Johnson’s Baby Oil in my bath, and it’s something I still do as an adult, especially in winter. And while I often try bath oils and massage salts etc, I always come back to this staple as it’s gentle, affordable and has loads of uses. It also has a mild, non-irritating formula and effectively seals in moisture when it’s applied to damp skin.



For starters, it smells great and absorbs well, but more than just a bath oil to soften skin, here are some other uses for Johnson’s Baby Oil:

1. It’s a great skin moisturiser

After your bath or shower, apply to your skin for smoothness (and no “oil slick” feeling). It’s especially good for elbows, knees and heels.

2. It’s a hair defrizzer

I only tried this when I read about it on a beauty blog – the thought of putting oil in my hair was not an appealing one. But if you use a tiny amount, it won’t drag your hair down and is pretty good for a shine too.

3. It’s good for massage

Smoothing and safe for baby, and great for you too.

4. It softens cuticles

If I have to get another lecture from a beautician about my dry cuticles, I might weep. Someone recently recommended baby oil, which seems to be preventing me from further lecturing.

5. It removes makeup

Quick. Easy. Effective.

6. Soothes legs, arms, bikini area and underarms after waxing, shaving or laser treatments

7. It soothes babies’ cradle cap

Johnson’s Baby Oil is available in 50ml, 125ml, 200ml, 300ml and 500ml bottles, and in aloe vera and bedtime variants.

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  • Heather

    Here’s another use – make a toy – baby oil and coloured water:

    June 23, 2014 at 4:53 pm Reply
  • Tidi

    I love to put it on my little Phoebe ‘s hair. I cant put it on her skin though as she reacts 🙁

    June 26, 2014 at 9:24 am Reply
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