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10 Ways to Get Your Afro Baby Used to Getting Their Hair Done

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7. Get out of the practice of pulling and handling the hair roughly…

how-to-get-child-to-sit-still-while-doing-their-hair Many parents subscribe to this concept: the more coarse the hair, the rougher it needs to be handled. “Man-handling” textured hair is never a good idea and could be one of the reasons why your little one may be experiencing excessive breakage – not to mention the fact, that it makes the hair process stressful for both you and your little one. If you feel like a heavy hand is the only way to tame your little one’s tresses, then a deep conditioning may be in order. A good deep conditioning will make the hair softer and more pliable and will ultimately make both you and your little one’s lives a little easier.
Keep lovin' that Afro Baby!
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6 Comments
  • latasha thomas
    March 19, 2018

    great tips! My 2 year old is an absolute TERROR when it comes to getting her hair done. I mean, I could literally not have done anything but rub product in my palm then on her hair and she’s level 10 upset. Since she does like having her own things I think I’ll purchase her a special chair and throw a tablet in her face. I’ll usually have a her favorite movie on but it doesn’t work. She hates hair day but these tips will likely help and I will come back to let you know. Thanks.

    • Shabretha Jennings
      December 4, 2020

      For right now curly fro with headbands only lol. I’ve tried all of this and my 16 month old is not having it, unless it’s something really special happening, I don’t bother trying. I keep it washed and moisturize, but that’s about it. Just not too concerned with having it laid and slayed all the time, she still a baby not that serious at least for me.

  • Nicole J
    July 23, 2018

    My 14 month old screams uncontrollably. Just going near her hair causes issues. I’ve tried special toys. The chair hasn’t worked for me yet. I just want to get her used to it now, or I know it will be much worse for her (and me) later.

  • Promise
    June 7, 2020

    Miraculous tips ive never thought about before,thank you very much…now i can do my lil one’s hair without having to stress about it.

  • Elisamarie
    August 27, 2020

    I really love the way you write, really interesting article. Keep sharing it’s helping the community. I would like to share your Words with peoples.

  • DommiesBlessed
    November 24, 2020

    Thank you for this post Kesha! Our one year old prefers I leave her head alone. So I let her rock her fro as is and it’s super healthy. I’ve learned that styling is not necessary for a baby with short hair.

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