Protect Your Hair While You Sleep

Basic Regimen

Deciding on a healthy hair regimen for you child in the beginning can be down right scary! Healthy hair doesn’t just happen, it’s the result of proper care and maintenance. But what if you don’t know where to begin when it comes to a routine for your child’s tresses? Don’t worry; a hair regimen doesn’t need to be complex or super expensive, but you should set aside some time to really develop a proper routine to keep your child’s hair as healthy as possible.

Your little one’s basic hair care regimen should incorporate the following:


Shampooing your child’s hair and scalp is a must. Washing their hair once a week or once every two weeks is sufficient if their hair isn’t excessively dirty. Whether you use shampoo or prefer to do a co-wash, shampooing is just what your child’s hair needs to maintain ultimate hair health.

Some great natural hair shampoos for kids are:


Detangling is the most difficult step in the regimen because it can cause a little bit of discomfort for your child. Gently removing tangles from your child’s hair helps you retain length and helps you dodge those nasty single-strand knots. Here’s how you should tackle those stubborn tangles:

After rinsing out the shampoo, apply a very generous amount of a cheap drug store conditioner on soaking wet hair. You can use your fingers or a tool such as a wide tooth comb or Tangle Teaser, to make certain their hair is tangle-free. Detangle the hair and rinse out the conditioner completely.

Some great conditioners to use for detangling your child’s hair are:

Deep conditioning

Deep Conditioning can be used interchangeably with a regular conditioner. Some people choose to deep condition a few times a week, however, deep conditioning once or twice per month is acceptable as well. Try warming up the conditioner (not too hot though, you don’t want to burn their scalp) and applying it to the hair after it has been washed and conditioned. Let it sit for about 30 mins – 1 hour and rinse. You can also apply the conditioner to their hair and have them sit under a hooded dryer on medium heat for about 10 minutes.

Some great deep conditioners to use in your child’s hair regimen are:

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If you are starting to see a lot of damaged split ends, notice hair balls at the ends of the hair, or hear a lot of snapping or popping of hair strands during detangling, then it is time for a trim. Please do not confuse a trim with a hair cut. Trimming only removes about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch of hair. Only trim the minimum amount needed to get rid of these damaged ends using shearing scissors or have a professional do it. Check out this hair trimming tutorial from Discovering Natural

Lock in moisture with The LOC Method


Oil helps seal in moisture. Apply a thin layer of oil to your hair to help lock in the moisture. Common oils are coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil and Jamaican black castor oil.Some great oils to use in your child’s hair regimen are:

You may find that adding products in the order of Liquid, Oil, Cream does not work. Try other variations of this method and you may be surprised at just how your child’s hair responds to this small change.

Protective Style

Any hairstyle that protects the ends of your hair from breaking and over exposure to harsh elements is considered a protective style. Cornrows, braids, twists and the like are invaluable at growing out your child’s hair.

If you are styling hair into a high puff or ponytail, then be mindful of the tension and pulling that these styles put on their edges. Try to switch up the styles to give the edges of the hair a break.

These hairstyles are perfect for protecting hair and promoting growth:


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Daily Moisture

Adding moisture to your child’s hair in between washing is important. Depending on how dry their hair is, moisturizing it only once per day or even 3-4 times a week is perfectly fine. Moisturizing can be as simple as spritzing their hair with some water and applying oil afterwards or using a store-bought moisturizer. Some parents have had a lot of success with putting 2 tbsps of a leave-in conditioner and 1 tablespoon of oil (coconut or black castor oil) in a spray bottle with 1 cup of filtered water and spraying that on the hair when needed.

Some great daily hair moisturizers to use in your child’s daily regimen are:

A Sample Regimen:

Sunday: Shampoo, condition, deep condition, LOC method, protective style

Monday: Moisturizer

Tuesday: Moisturizer

Wednesday: Moisturizer

Thursday: Co-wash, moisturize

Friday: Moisturize

Saturday: Moisturize

Struggling with moisture? Check out these resources that will help you keep your child’s hair moisturized! 

Nightly Routine

No regimen is complete without nightly protection! Make sure your little one either wears a satin bonnet to bed or sleeps on a satin pillowcase. This will keep their hair moisturized and also prevent breakage. You can find satin bonnets and pillowcases at The Natural Hair Shop(

Now, all of this knowledge does you no good if you aren’t consistent. With most parents, finding the time to do all of these steps is the main reason why hair doesn’t get the proper TLC that it needs. But, if you want your child’s hair to grow and be healthy, then you will have to MAKE time! Try setting up alerts on your phone to remind you that you need to deep condition their hair, or write them down in a day planner or online time management program. Most parents spend the weekend deep conditioning and protective styling so that there is enough time. Whatever you do, don’t give up! Your child, and their hair, will thank you for it.

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  1. Cayla

    July 26, 2014 at 6:12 am

    What are the best products to use for a wash and go ?

    • Natural Hair Kids

      November 6, 2014 at 4:48 pm

      It depends on your child’s hair type. How old is your child? Email us at and we can provide more info.

      • Charlene Tarver

        March 28, 2015 at 11:41 am

        I have 2 year old daughter, her hair is kinky/curly. It dries out pretty fast and it has a lot of breakage, i keep it braided but it doesnt seem to grow her hair actually when i take the braids out i notice chunks of her hair comes out with it, what will be the best products for my daughter hair?

        • pro_hair

          May 4, 2015 at 8:27 am

          id use Aussie miracle hair insurance leave in conditioner….it detangles and helps to protect your hair from everyday wear and tear

        • Bianca

          May 27, 2018 at 8:04 pm

          She’s 2. Her hair haven’t grown at all

          • Konikia

            July 17, 2019 at 10:20 pm

            Hello iam in desperate need of ways to help my baby’s hair grow back she suffers from telogen effluvium where her hair has fallen out an is extremely thin, i am at my wits end trying to find something or ways to help restore her hair grow. I need tips or advice as what to use

      • Stephanie Jackson

        November 3, 2019 at 5:30 am

        Same question about the co wash and moisturizer you put in the regimen towarDs the end. Can you break that down more step by step of what that looks like? After co washing do you use the loc method again? Thanks so much!!

    • pro_hair

      May 4, 2015 at 8:32 am

      my daughter is 13 and damaged her hair as she got it stuck in a hairbrush!when the hair brush was removed she had split ends…..what do i do!!!!

    • Neil Adams

      May 23, 2020 at 6:28 am

      Can i use a store bought oil moisturizing lotion with water and oil too moisturize my daughter hair

  2. Jessanelle

    August 9, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    The conditioners u listed under the regimen, do you also recommend those conditioners for the age of 9 months which is the age that was stated on this website that a conditioner can be used ?

  3. Jessanelle

    August 9, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    The conditioners that are listed above, are they also good for 9 month old babies which is the age your website states is ok to start using a conditioner for a baby ?

    • Natural Hair Kids

      August 11, 2014 at 11:06 am

      I would wait until the baby is a bit older before using conditioner. A mild shampoo and a little oil is really all that is needed at that age.

      • Ruth

        October 17, 2014 at 5:18 am

        What is a little older?

        • Natural Hair Kids

          October 21, 2014 at 10:33 am

          Around two or three

          • Joy

            June 3, 2015 at 1:18 pm

            What type of oil would you recommend for a 10 month old boy, I still us the Johnsons & Johnsons shampoo and I’m noticing his hair is drying out at the back of the head.

  4. Suga

    August 30, 2014 at 10:38 am

    My baby is a month old I wash her hair every couple days with Shea moisture baby shampoo but her hair doesn’t stay moist any suggestions on a type of oil I can put on her hair being as though she is so young

    • Natural Hair Kids

      September 3, 2014 at 11:24 am

      Hi! Try adding a little bit of coconut or jojoba oil to her hair after you wash it. Also, make sure that you lay her down on a satin-backed baby blanket so the hair doesn’t rub and dry out.

  5. Kierra

    September 4, 2014 at 9:08 pm

    My daughter will be 1years old in a couple weeks. Her hair is coming out in some places and in even but growing in others. Her hair is also very dry so I use aveeno to help with moisture and can’t seem to find good shampoos and conditioners that don’t dry her hair out do you have any recommendations and hair oils and moisturizers that’s ok?

    • Natural Hair Kids

      September 5, 2014 at 12:03 pm

      SheaMoisture has a great line of shampoos and conditioners for kids. You should also use the loc method in her hair to help it retain moisture. Protecting her hair at night is equally important and she should either be laying on a satin pillowcase or satin backed baby blanket to keep her hair from rubbing on abrasive cotton. Try those tips out and see if they help. Keep us posted!

    • Brittni

      November 22, 2014 at 7:51 am

      Hi, did you try the products that were recommended? My dauther just turned 1 and we are dealing with the same thing that you described. Please let me know…thank you!!

  6. shayla

    September 5, 2014 at 11:38 pm

    My daughter is seven n she gets perms on monthly bases and her edges are breaking what do you recommend

    • Natural Hair Kids

      September 22, 2014 at 2:44 pm

      You might want to space out the time in between perms. If she gets a perm monthly then that can definitely wreck havoc on her edges. Also, minimized pulling the hair back into tight ponytails. Instead, let her rock a fro or loose twists.

      Her hair should also be protected at night with a satin bonnet or pillowcase.

      We offer a large selection of satin bonnets and pillowcases here:

    • Natural Hair Kids

      November 6, 2014 at 4:52 pm

      You might want to cut back on the frequency of her perms. Maybe have her get perms every 2-3 months. Processing her hair every month more than likely has a lot to do with her edges breaking. You also want to cut back on pulling the hair back into any hairstyle (i.e. ponytail) that will pull tightly on her hair and edges.

  7. Nabs

    September 6, 2014 at 4:24 am

    Hi my daughter is 5 years old and she has natural 4c hair. She has really dry hair. I’m trying to find a regimen that works for her hair. What moisturiser would you recommend i use on her hair?

  8. Sherril

    September 21, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    Hello, my daughter is 13 years old and I take her every month to our local Dominican hair salon to get her hair texturized, trimmed(if needed), washed, and set. Her hair is up to her shoulders but it doesn’t seem to be growing any longer and is breaking. I’d like to start washing her hair at home now and only let the salon do her textures and trims. What are all the products u recommend for me to start doing this? Also, what do u think I should do? Thank you

    • Natural Hair Kids

      September 22, 2014 at 2:56 pm

      You might want to cut back on the texturizers. Monthly texturizers can definitely be the reason behind the hair breaking and falling out due to overprocessing. Try to extend the time in between texturizers to once ever couple of months instead of every month.

      The type of styles that your daughter is wearing can also play a part her hair breaking. She should not be wearing her hair pulled back into tight ponytails all of the time. She should consider wearing her hair in loose twists, or a protective style.

      She should also be protecting her hair at night by sleeping on a satin pillowcase or with a satin bonnet on her head. We offer quite a few options in our store:

  9. KiKi

    October 1, 2014 at 9:12 pm

    My daughter is 14 months old I been using shea moisture baby shampoo and mixed chick’s leave in conditioner, is she old enough to switch to shea moisture kids and the raw shea moisture products in your regimen. What is good to use on her edges that will help them grow back, she is starting to go bald n spots on the side and front I believe from hairstyles I’ve done.

  10. Jessanelle

    October 3, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    I have a 9 month old and we live in NYwere the weather is on and off but heading for the cold season since it’s officially fall. His hair is dry on the back and a little of the sides. As of right now I wash his hair every two weeks with shea moisture then apply the l.o.c method . Daily I just apply water and an oil .What can I do or add to my regimen for the weather change that’s approaching? I guess what I’m asking I would a conditioner or deep conditioner twice a month help ? And if so can any of the ones u state for the kids above work for conditioners and or deep conditioners be used ? Also he has little lint balls on the back of his head that snap or crackle sometimes , does that mean he needs a trim?

  11. Megan steel

    October 5, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    I’m an adoptive mother of a 21/2 year who I have had since birth. I have tried many products,spoken to many people and don’t think I am doing exactly the correct regimen – I have closet full of product – her hair is soft but not what I think it should be -now that I have come across your site I believe I can do the right regimen but I have some questions -I am not sure what you mean by moisturizer under your sample regimen -is it just the daily moisturizer or is it oil, cream,and daily moisturizer? I would appreciate any adivice you have. I do use silk sheets.

  12. Megan steel

    October 6, 2014 at 7:29 pm


    Love your website- I am an adoptive mother who has had my daughter since birth – her hair has been a challenge I have a closet of product – so glad I found your site – I looked at your regimen and have a few questions:

    What do you mean by moisturizer on days Monday – Thursday? Is it cream, oil, daily moisturizer??? Not sure what you mean?

    Look forward to,hearing from you.

    • Shameka

      June 10, 2015 at 9:49 pm

      I currently use the LOC method for my soon to be two year old daughter. I wash, condition and loc weekly but during the week I will apply coconut oil to her hair. I believe it’s your choice. Either oil or cream product should be okay to use during the week.

      • Shameka

        June 10, 2015 at 9:51 pm

        I copied and pasted a list of recommended moisturizers

        •Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
        •Jane Carter Nourish and Shine
        •CURLS Whipped Cream
        •Miss Jessies Baby Buttercreme
        •Africa’s Best Kid’s Organics Hair Nutrition

  13. Deonna

    October 10, 2014 at 4:27 pm


    I have 17 month old twins girls who have tightly coiled hair but it stays dry. I only wash their hair once a week and I spray palmers olive oil and water into their hair everyday. I am using shea moisture kids line Butter cream shampoo and conditioner. However I just recently moved to Kuwait and these products are not found here. I have look up some fit products for hair but haven’t tried yet. My questions are how do I keep their hair from being so dry? What alternative products I can use on their hair? One of twins with less hair lets me come thru her hair but the one with the m poo st hair dislikes me to t poo such her hair at all she fights to get away. Need help if possible?

  14. ronnie

    October 11, 2014 at 11:54 am

    how do i take good care of my 5 months old baby hair…its dry and thick

  15. Kathy

    November 3, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    Help help my grand baby born with head full of hair. She’s now 8 month and and now pretty much bald now. Need to with oil will help regrowth her hair back. Please help

  16. Christiana sly

    November 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm

    My daughters hair loves cantu leave in and extra light EVOO mixed with water and we have started cleansing about once a week or once every two weeks with baking soda dissolved in warm water and letting that soak on her head with the For about 30 minutes and rinsing well followed by using seven minute miracle as a deep conditioner what do you think of the product seven minute miracle deep conditioner. PS my daughter is very allergic to coconut oil and anything with coconut oil in it.

  17. Susie

    November 9, 2014 at 7:39 am

    On your sample hair regimen is has LOC once a week. I’ve been doing LOC almost daily. Should I only be doing it once a week after shampooing and just freshen up during the week with a cream or moisturizer? TIA

  18. Concerned Mom

    November 24, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    I just had my second child. And a week after bringing her home my oldest child’s hair fell completely out. .. she isn’t bald…but thinning to where I can see her scalp. So I changed from using sulfur 8 for kids to shea moisture products. I also made my own creme using natural shea butter virgin olive oil and coconut oil and vitamin e oil. I was wondering how long before I see results and anything else I could do to promote growth. I do already use a satin pillow and bonnet.

  19. Kenya Carter

    December 14, 2014 at 3:42 am

    My daughter is two and I have choose not to use chemicals. I have used several products but nothing natural, her hair has breakage bad Iam now using pink oil moisture shampoo, condition and the lotion but iI don’t think its good what should I do help and ole I also use blue magic grease

  20. akilah

    December 15, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    i usually braid my 3 year-olds hair into cornrows.. how do i moisturize french braids? and what should i use? thanks!!

  21. shaqkena thompson

    December 20, 2014 at 7:21 am

    is 2 years old too young to get ger ends clipped if she is experiencing the hair balls and breakage on her ends

  22. guyanesebeauty

    December 28, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    My daughter is 1month old which line of product do u suggest the baby line or the kids line i would like to start her on a regimen

  23. Mary

    January 5, 2015 at 5:09 am

    Interesting and helpful article. Thanks for posting this. Have a great day!

  24. chrid

    January 6, 2015 at 7:21 am

    How do i start. My 6. Year old natural her hair is very damaged

  25. marquesha

    January 7, 2015 at 12:24 am

    Hi. My daughter is 10 years old and she has never had any chemical treatments done to her hair. Her hair is super super thick but it seems her length never changes. She does have a lot of shrinkage but how do I tell whether she is gaining length.

  26. victoria

    January 21, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    Hi im mixed and my daughters dad is black. she is 2 years old she dont have over thick hair but she dont have curly hair its very soft it seams to always be dry and its starting to thin at the front and back, but think in the middle iv been useing blue magic hair and scalp conditioner grese in her hair but not everyday because it becomes to greasy then i have the proble of it being to dry it seams to just not be growing iv been told to use extra dark castor oil in her hair then have been told not to it thins out her hair then been told to use shea butter but the told not to her hair is not growing and i dont know what to do please help

  27. Lakaiah

    January 23, 2015 at 3:34 am

    Hello My Daughters Are 4 & 7 and their hair havent grown in 2yrs due to me flat iron it all the time. It had fallin out now ive been trying to get it back growing i have written dwn some steps you gave above but was wondering is there anything extra i should do to there hair ??? Also very dry…

  28. Christen

    January 27, 2015 at 10:57 pm

    Hi! My son two yrs old he have huge full curl natural hair. I don’t know what to do he hate it wen I do his hair. I don’t know what would I buy product for my son.

  29. Hannah

    February 11, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    My daughter is 6yrs old and her hair is fairly long – I would say type 4c. I am struggling to decide on what products to use. I have used the mixed chicks range previously but it is expensive, can you recommend anything cheaper (if not I will stick to mixed chicks!) and advise me on what I should use and when? lastly she loves to wear it “Macy Gray” style, natural and wild!! but it knots instantly and clumps….any advice??? sorry I’m a curly red head and my husband has the afro so i’m still learning. I know you have listed products it’s just too much choice for me I need to be told what, when, why, how, etc….. Thanks x

  30. sabina

    February 27, 2015 at 6:32 am

    Hi i would like to now what i could use in my daughter hair because her hair is verry dry and doesn’t grow wel she is almost 2. What are your recommendations ?

  31. cher

    April 17, 2015 at 1:55 am

    Hi, my daughter hair is two years old. i
    braid her hair into cornrows every week. but now her hair is gettin thinner.what van i do

  32. cindy

    April 21, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    Hello, we have had 3 girls placed in our care the are bi-racial with their hair is extremely dry damaged from neglect, perms, lice treatments. Is there any deep conditioning methods you would suggest? We use leave in conditioner and have tried coconut oil to moisturize. Their hair is long and cutting is not an option.

  33. Shauntelle

    May 11, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    My daughter is 18 months, and she has the single strand balls and the popping sound when combing. Her hair is only about 3 inches on the top and just about an inch on the back and sides. Should I trim her ends on the top? The back and sides are still baby hair soft but the top seems to be damaged…

  34. Shay

    May 17, 2015 at 4:28 pm

    Hello, I have a two year old daughter and she has kinky curly/wavy hair. What are the best products?

  35. Marayzia

    June 1, 2015 at 10:15 am

    My daughter is a year and a half, and she has kinky curls and does get a little dry in one spot in the back of her head. I wash her hair once a week and afterwards use coconut oil. But I need something for like a daily moisturizer. Preferably something more natural, nothing to harsh.

  36. Jennice

    June 3, 2015 at 10:36 am

    I wash and condition my daughter’s hair every other week. She’s been wearing mini twists for a month now and she has a lot of new growth. The shampoo and conditioner I usually use is Alberto VO5 Moisture Milks in Strawberry because its her favorite. However, I’m switching to Suave Naturals just to change things up a bit. After washing with shampoo, I clarify with ACV because I use a lot of hair gel in her styles. I’ve also switched her leave in to Cantu Shea Butter leave in repair cream. In the winter I use Tropic Isle Living Jamaican Black castor oil and in the summer, I use EVOO. i don’t usually deep condition her hair because she doesn’t have the patience for it but I found a deep conditioner by Africa’s Best that can be left in for only three minutes. I’ve spent a lot of time and energy growing out my daughter’s hair and its doing really well and she’s proud of her curls and so am I!!!

  37. Tauwanna

    June 10, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    Hello, I have a 6 year old daughter, she is natural, with pretty thick curly hair. It tangles, doesn’t hold oils. What would you reccomed?

  38. Brittni

    June 14, 2015 at 9:05 am

    My daughter is 19 months old. Her hair broke off significantly in the back because she lays on it all the time (not so much now but when she was younger). In addition to the above regimen, what products do you recommend for hair growth?? Styling is very difficult because the back is very very short. Please help!!

  39. Av

    June 15, 2015 at 11:52 am

    I recently did a ‘dusting’ to my 10.5 month old daughter. She had a full head of afro hair. The issue is that you could see through the top part of the afro. Her ends were thin and likely still baby hair because she was born with 3c hair and now it is looking more like a 4b. Anyway, I clipped of the thin area thinking that, as with adult hair, you clip the thin areas and it will grow healthier and stronger. Needlesstosay her hair is much thicker than it was when it was longer. Her father had a fit but he just wants her to have long hair. He has no idea if it is healthy or not. I just wanted to inquire if clipping her ends was the right thing to do. I’m a first time Mommy and have no idea on this. I just went natural myself so we are learning together.

  40. Tiffany

    June 16, 2015 at 1:10 am

    Thanks for this helpful info and thanks for trying to answer everyone’s questions, appreciate ya!

  41. Cathyann

    June 17, 2015 at 1:46 pm

    Hey my daughter is 1year 8 months old an her hair is constantly dry, any suggestions on moisturizer, also I don’t know what kind of shampoo and conditioner to use, looking forward for a reply from you

  42. Sandley louis

    July 4, 2015 at 11:52 am

    Hello my daughter is nine months, I have been using coconut and grapeseed oil in her hair from birth and now started to use shea butter with the Coconut oil and sometimes the grapeseed.. My question is, is she too young to use a leave in conditioner I noticed in one of your post you said conditioner is no good for that age, I also was using its a curl conditioner from CURLs in her hair, should I stop the conditioner or is it better to use a leave in

  43. Sandy

    July 18, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    On a one year old toddler , What kind of shampoo I can use for the hair to be really clean ?

  44. Sandy

    July 18, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    On a one year old toddler hair . What kind of shampoo I can use , so it can really come clean ? My toddler is a boy, hair that is thick and curly and dry .

  45. Wynikie

    August 22, 2015 at 10:26 pm

    Hello natural hair kids,
    I have 4 months old daughter so I wonder if she can use black castor oil coconut with jojoba oil and water mix with all of them, it is safe or no ,? Please help me..

  46. Kemi

    December 31, 2015 at 3:59 am

    Do u think putting braids with extensions is bad for a almost 3yr old hair

    • Natural Hair Kids

      January 19, 2016 at 3:16 pm

      That may be a little too early for extensions. Maybe try when she is around 5 or 6 years old. The pulling and tightness of extensions can really damage the hair. Especially at that age.

      • jess

        May 28, 2016 at 5:39 am

        This is so true. My 2year old daughter’s hair fell off after braiding with extensions, and now her hairline is bare.

      • jess

        May 28, 2016 at 5:40 am

        This is so true. My 2year old daughter’s hair fell off after braiding with extensions.

      • Felisha

        February 4, 2017 at 3:24 pm

        Has anyone tried the inspire by made beautiful product line for kids? Just a little curious, want to try on my four year old daughters hair.

  47. Nakeshia

    February 7, 2016 at 1:41 am

    Can you use Africa’s best super group…I bought it but I haven’t used it on her hair

  48. Tamara

    February 9, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    Hello, my daughter is 3 years old, her hair is very dry and seems to be on the coarse side. When I wash it it’s soft and all and afterwards it’s shrinks up and just doesn’t have any sheen. The ends of her hair are really bad. She has some straight strands of hair that are visible and I feel that is from blow drying her hair 2 or 3 times when she was 2. I blow dried it because her braids would come out better looking than if braided when damp. I don’t use the blow dryer on her hair anymore. I also can’t braid her hair as often as I would like because she gets hair bumps around the edges of her hair nor leaving it out in an afro is acceptable neither because her hair becomes very tangled or matted and fuzzy when she sleeps. I don’t put a satin bonnet on her head at night because she’ll take it off right away. I still can’t find the right hair products to use on her hair that will keep it moisturized. I tried the Shea moisture kids shampoo and conditioner and I’m not a fan on it. After reading this article I now have to implement a certain hair care regimen for her hair to become healthy. Any suggestions on hair products that don’t irritate their eyes? I’m not a product junkie so I don’t like to buy up a whole bunch of products to see what works, comes as a waste of money if it’s ineffective.

  49. First time mom

    February 22, 2016 at 5:43 am

    I have a 11 month old daughter and her hair dries out so quickly I’m looking for a good products for the loc method because she lost some edges. I have recently stopped braiding her hair due to her pulling it out. Any suggestions on products I currently use carols daughters shampoo and conditioner which I love help please!

  50. paris davis

    February 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    my son is 16 and he has really long hair and im here to say this is the best hair product every he has had his hair for 16 years and i’ve been using it every since<3

  51. Lady D

    March 20, 2016 at 11:33 am

    My daughtter is 5 months old and has two textured hair. The back is very curly, soft and easy to mousterize while the top is course Dry afro like and never seem to be mouturized no matter how much oili put in it. Please help me resture my baby girls hair and make it 1 texture. 🙁

  52. Lady D

    March 20, 2016 at 11:41 am

    My daughtter is 5 months old and has two textured hair. The back is very curly, soft and easy to mousterize while the top is course, thick, Dry afro like and never seem to be mouturized no matter how much oil I put in it. Please help me grow and resture my baby girls hair and make it 1 texture. :-(.
    I live in Jamaica and not all the products u mentioned are availabe here.

    • Ilicia

      April 3, 2017 at 2:17 pm

      Hello ,first oil does not moisturize you need water as the very first ingredient,then a moisturizer then an oil or butter or an oil and butter blend to seal it all in…

  53. Kavita Senthilkumar

    April 9, 2016 at 1:09 am

    my baby is five years old i want to grow her hairs but at same timeit sd look healthy also but when they grows they start looking brital after trimming they look good so pls give some tricks to make hair grow beautifully.

  54. Tasha Harris

    April 23, 2016 at 6:43 am

    I recently purchased Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil for my 5yr old. I haven’t used it yet. Is this too strong for my child?

  55. Tiffany

    May 17, 2016 at 7:10 am

    Hello. My daughter is 14. Her her is very coarse and dry. It will grow a little then fall out again. I have taken her to a dermatologist for her scalp and there is no fungus. I can’t do anything to her hair because it is so coarse and I never experienced. What can I use for her dry scalp and promote hair growth? I want to relax it so it is easier to maintain but not sure. Please help! as I think I have tried everything and bought up the entire beauty supply.

  56. Sacole Glover

    August 19, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Heyyy…my 8 year old daughter has very dry and brittle hair. Its a nice length but I am worried about her scalp. It gets bery dry and flakey. It scares me because I think this is thinning out her hair. She loves to wear her hair loose but it gets dry too fast… Can you help me to sort out a solution to this problem before it’s too late…THANXXX?

  57. Kendra Sawyer

    August 27, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    OMG!! This just helped me out tremendously!! Thank you. ?

  58. Cyrillia Louis

    August 29, 2016 at 8:49 am

    My daughter is 5yrs old and i have tried so many products on her hair but to me none same to be growing her hair. some actually breaks her hair. i recently begun using the Jamican castor oil shampoo and conditioner with an olive oil grease and it seems to me that her hair is breaking so am wondering whether it is too strong for her. i also have a olive oil deep condtioning that can be used as a stream, or a daily moisterizer but am still wondering whether its to strong. oh her hair dries up quickly but when wet its curly and the back seems not be growing at all for its way shorter that the rest of her hair.
    I await a quick response.

    Thank you

  59. Adrianne Sain

    September 28, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    Hello! I was looking for a good product to use thats gentle enough for my one year old she has a head full of very curly hair. The front holds moisturizer pretty good, while the back tends to get very dry.

  60. Angel Williams

    October 19, 2016 at 11:55 am

    Hi I have a 4 year old daughter and over the past year I have used like 4 texturizers on her hair because it was difficult to deal with. I did not let it sit on her hair over 5 min and I do not reapply on hair that has already been processed. I have noticed that even though her hair is growing it is growing very slow and her edges will not catch up with the rest of her hair. I use cantu products or new beginnings, and Liv grease. I also have a 1 year old daughter she is natural not planning on using a texturizer on her hair but her edges are not catching up with the rest of her hair either. What can I do to help them both?

  61. Chante

    January 3, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    Hi. Is there a braid style that is a better protective style than others? I have an almost four year old who has 4B hair. We live in Las Vegas which is extremely dry. I keep her hair braided for 2 weeks then rest in puffs for a week. Is that okay to do? Also, what should my stylist put in her hair prior to braiding it?

    Thank you so much!

  62. Brittany

    January 21, 2017 at 5:57 pm

    I need help growing my six year old daughters edges she lost parts in patches and the rest are really weak and damaged she has a thick grade of hair in the crown and all over her entire head its just the sides that are damaged and weak or virtually gone I am not sure what to do to regrow her hair.

  63. Sephora

    April 8, 2017 at 6:55 am

    Hello Natural haur kids. My daughter is 10 months old and looking for products that can help grow healthy natural hair.
    Thank you

  64. Stephanie

    May 17, 2017 at 3:18 pm

    My daughters just turned 5 & I was planning on taking them on their first salon trip & get their ends trim. Is this about the right age?

  65. Lorm

    May 26, 2017 at 5:43 am

    My daughters hair doesn’t seem to be growing. She’s 3. It’s very light at the Base and thick at the ends with bad edges. I’ve decided to cut it so it all grows again at the same length. Will you advise that I go ahead?

  66. Dania Larose

    July 3, 2017 at 8:00 am

    My Daughter, hair very shedding specially when I comb it what should I do and also what shampoo and conditioner I should use thx

  67. Dania Larose

    July 3, 2017 at 8:03 am

    Hi Daughter hairget lot shading, what should I do to keep her hair healthy thx

  68. Jennifer

    August 5, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Hi,my daughter is 5 years old and I always straighten her hair and now her is slightly damaged. What do I need to restore and repair her natural hair

  69. Haydee

    August 29, 2017 at 11:29 pm

    Hi, what do you mean by co-wash? Thanks for your response!

    • Celeste

      October 23, 2017 at 7:29 pm

      Instead of shampoo use a conditioner to wash the hair

  70. Shanice Becton

    October 16, 2017 at 2:48 am

    With the daily moisturizer do you need to apply the thin layer of oil everyday as well?

  71. Giselle Stewart

    November 26, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    Fantastic article. I liked your post. Thanks for explaining everything in so much of detail and providing the products that are meant for small children and the tips to maintain their hair.I was wondering how to take care of hairs of my daughter as she is small and as the skin of small children are also delicate.

  72. hope

    December 14, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    my daughter is 9 months old and the back is really dry. I have tried to use coconut oil, leave in conditoner, shea butter etc and it’s still super dry. Am i supposed to use products or just leave it? i am using the shea moisturizing baby line, and also shea moisture spray detangler and also Curls moisturing curling cream (it’s in a spray bottle). i have just for me leave in conditioner that i use after her hair wash – once a week. so maybe i’m using too many products? and just need to use coconut oil or a diff oil and call it a day. any help would be appreciated. we adopted her so this is all new to us 🙂

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  74. Abria

    January 13, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    Hello I am trying to start a kids salon here in Ga, and I need some help with figuring out the best hair products to use on the kids heads, is there any information u could possibly give me to get started there is also some other questions I may need to ask outside of the products that could be used…

  75. Nadia

    January 21, 2018 at 5:35 am

    Hi, my daughter is 2 years old with fine soft curly hair, I want to keep her hair hydrated smooth and soft . I do see her hair gets tangled very easily and looks pale and dry, let me also add that she has alooooot of hair long too. I bought argan oil shampoo and conditioner dont know if it works. Also today I bought HASK argan oil from morocco hot oil hair treatment and healing shine hair treatment which I’m about to try. I really dont want to use to many things for her hair amf end up messing up her beautiful curls . Please help!

  76. Breuana

    March 27, 2018 at 7:26 pm

    I need help with a good shampoo and conditioner for my 11 month old almost 1 yr old her hair really dry I use coconut oil but what others

  77. Amorae Moyler

    May 8, 2018 at 1:25 pm

    What is a good co-wash for my 12 year old because she has curly coil hair but it Gets dry very fast and I need a good moisturizer for her hair

  78. Marinda

    May 16, 2018 at 11:13 am

    Thank you very much for your article. I have a 9 yr old daughter and her hair is super dry. Regretfully I allowed some friends put a relaxer in her hair. My daughter really loved the results of the relaxer as it did really loosen the tight girls to point that she was able to freely put in a ponytail. Her hair is growing out now, and you can definitely feel the difference between the relaxed hair from the new growth. My question, I really don’t want to put another relaxer in her hair (I really regretted it the first time) What do you recommend I do to her at this point? I really don’t want to have to cut the relaxed portion of her hair. Her hair is so short already, and she would be really upset if we had to cut anything.

    Any advise would be greatly appreciated.

  79. Nesha

    June 19, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    Hi my daughter is 4 years old her hair was really curly I took her to a salon where the cut her hair well her ends a bit too much for my liking I used to keep her hair in braids that isnt helping it grow what kind of products should I use for her hair her hair gets really dry really fast

  80. Michelle

    May 7, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    Hi, I am learning how to care for my 9 year old stepdaughters hair. My children are grown, but they are mixed and their hair was thinner and a less dry than my stepdaughter. two issues I’m struggling with is that her hair is super dry and i think it’s because I wasn’t doing the LOC method or doing any daily moisturizing. I would like to know if the LOC method means I should put in all 3 each week – the leave in moisturizer (that’s what I have been doing) and also oil and cream? (i haven’t been doing that part). Also do I just spray the daily moisturizer on her braids or twists? I assume I don’t need to take the braids out and spray the daily moisturizer and then redo them each day? My second issue is that she has a layer of white scaly flaky stuff on her scalp. I don’t think it’s regular dandruff. When she was living with her mom, she only washed her hair like once a month and then put a lot of edge control and oil to deal with the dryness. i wash her hair each week, because I think (could be wrong though) that the scaly stuff is from not enough washing. It is getting better, but her dad always puts a lot of oil on the parts to cover up the white flaky stuff. I read recently that the oil on the scalp just clogs the hair follicles. any advice would be greatly appreciated and thanks so much for this info. the best information I’ve found on the internet so far!

  81. Miss MJ Vernon

    June 30, 2019 at 7:27 am

    What is the banding technique??
    Or the moisturiser recipe
    I received my regime but cant see these things when I checked through the email??

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  83. Daisy Akuchi

    February 12, 2020 at 12:03 am

    I was confused what type of
    Kids Hair care Products
    that i could use, but your article gave me a proper idea. thank you for sharing .

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