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We are here to help navigate you through important elements to consider when caring for ethnic hair and to help you shop!


STEP 1: Determine hair type

While most curly cuties have a mixture of hair types (on average 2-3!), it is important to determine the dominant hair type you’re working with to know how to properly address care. Sometimes this can be challenging, so we’ve added some tips below to assist you.



You will quickly notice that picking the right products for your kiddo’s needs will be a trial and error process. You will also find that as the seasons and hair change over time, so will the needs of the hair. We’ve compiled some of our favorite products for you to check out!


Let’s get started! Pick your kiddo’s hair type





Affirmation: In moments of frustration, lean on our beloved Maya Angelou quote: “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”.

You taking this leap to get in the arena to better understand your child’s culturally specific hair and skin care will leave a lasting impact on your relationship with them while building an unbreakable bond of trust and love. You’re doing a great job!

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