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I'm getting all geared up to give my hedgie her first bath and I'm wondering the best way to go about it. We use a wood burning stove in the house and I have to run a humidifier 24/7 to keep it humid enough for my birds but I don't want Mallow to have skin problems. Is baby oil the best thing to use in bath water for them or can I put Aloe in the water if there are no other ingredients?
 

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Don't use baby oil. Baby oil is very drying and irritating and dermatologists recommend against using it for humans even.

Vitamin E oil, or flax seed oil or jojoba oil is good. Don't use too much or you will have a slippery hedgehog.
 

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Some parts of the Aloe plant are poisonous, so I would err on the side of caution and use something you know for sure is safe. :)
 
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