Small children tend to have much more sensitive scalps and more tender hair than us adults, so it can be a good idea to purchase natural hair products for kids, specifically. When you’re looking to buy products for children, you’ll find shampoo, conditioner, leave-in conditioner, butters, lotions and styling aids. If your child has ever had any chemical treatments or applied heat, there is a good chance that her hair is damaged and needs some extra attention. The lines of hair care products that have been created for children are gentle and don’t have harsh ingredients.
If you really give care and attention to your daughter’s hair now, when she is young, it will be considerably easier to take care of her hair as she gets older. Also, while you’re out buying conditioner and different butters for her, don’t forget a bonnet or a satin pillow for night time. This will protect her hair from breakage that is so prone to natural hair. These are also good habits to get into while she is young.
You can always make your own products with ingredients such as shea butter, aloe vera, essential oils and carrier oils, but not everyone has the time or the patience to go this route. If you would like to buy products ready made, you can find them easily online, at your local beauty supply stores, pharmacies or supermarkets. Carol’s Daughter has a set called Kids With Naturally Curly Hair and another one called Kid’s Hair Styling Set. Blended Beauty has a whole line of children’s products. Other suitable lines that have natural hair products for kids include Dark and Lovely, Talia Waajid, ProLine, African Pride and Creme of Nature.