How do you all manage your kids hair?
I've tried several different things in the past but was unhappy with the outcomes. What I do, after washing and rinsing is add a lot of conditioner, let it sit for 5-10 minutes then brush or use a wide tooth comb. After all the tangles are out gently rise. After the bath I mix a little water and conditioner in my hands, beginning with the ends smooth it all over their hair, comb one more time while it's very wet still then let dry naturally. No rubbing and no brushing after that. The next morning I dampen the same way with conditioner and water throughout hair and gently smooth with the side of a brush. This is second day look once dry.
Sorry I don't know how to turn the pic from mobile. Her hairdresser said coconut oil. It works great here in Colorado. In Georgia I was using mixed chicks hair line and it worked great there. Here is didn't work the same. Different environments can change how products work is what I have found.
We used Mixed Chicks Tangle Tamer.
my daughter has very curly hair. it actually falls in ringlets. I was her hair and then dump conditioner in it and let it sit for a few minutes before rinsing. I towel dry it and spray it with condtitioner and water mixture and then comb it with a wide tooth comb. I then let it air dry. I was told by the hairdresser to not wash it daily and to not cut it short or it would go frizzy.
This is my daughter, who is half Haitian and Half Filipino. She has very nice hair. She used to fry it every day, straightening it, but now is back to being real nice again. Washing it a couple times a week is good, although I know she does it more. The way she did it in the picture was just to wash and condition it, pick it out, and then let it air dry.
I think anyone who lives in an area where the AA population is small and there are quite a few adopted kids (like where I live) could make some good money, and be of great service, by learning the different techniques for doing AA hair. If not for the fact that I am pretty much hopeless when it comes to doing hair, I would look for some kind of course to take!
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