I only used water. Regardless of curl, newborn hair is very fine and naturally moisturized. Same for the skin. They need very little interference, and too much will just disrupt the natural balance that keeps their skin so soft.

Even for cradle cap, I only used water. It caused no harm and it went away on it's own on time.

My daughter is 2 now and her hair is prone to tangles because she moves around alot at night and she gets food in her hair. I brush with a tangle teezer (very gentle brush that flies through tangles), wash with water, and seal with olive oil. That's it and she has gorgeous 2b/2c hair.

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2c/3a-M-ii porous, good elasticity, APL, dark brown with a silver lining. Biggest enemy: frizz!