Cradle cap is a common sight among the newborn babies. Cradle cap is characterized by dry and flaky skin that resembles dandruff and is sometimes accompanied with brown or yellowish scales or crusty patches that are oily in nature. Cradle cap is quite common among infants and vanishes on its own in between 6 to 12 months. Cradle cap may spread to eyebrows, eyelids and ears and sometimes armpits. Although the chief cause of cradle cap is still unknown, it is definitely caused by allergy or poor hygiene. Besides, it is not contagious. It is harmless but can cause itchiness in severity. Cradle cap can be cured with the help of home remedies. Here is a list of the best home remedies for cradle cap.