Wavy, Curly, Kinky: The African American Child's Hair Care Guide

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Wavy, Curly, Kinky: The African American Child's Hair Care Guide

Format:  Paperback,

168 pages

Publisher: Ingram Pub Services

Publish Date: Oct 2005

ISBN-13: 9780471695349

ISBN-10: 0471695343

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Your hands-on guide to the best care for your child's hair

Now taking care of your child's hair can be fun, easy, and trouble-free In "Wavy, Curly, Kinky," renowned stylist Deborah Lilly shows parents the best ways to style and maintain African American boys' and girls' hair from infancy to the preteen years. She presents clear, easy-to-follow hair care guidelines for the three different types of African American hair and gives you expert recommendations for the best products and techniques for each hair type.

Featuring step-by-step instructions, photographs, illustrations, and a helpful question-and-answer section, this comprehensive, user-friendly guide shows you how to: Determine your child's hair textureGet up to speed on hair care basics from washing to combing to braidingPress, relax, or texturize hairWeigh the pros and cons of cutting your child's hairTrain, nurture, and manage problem hair

Keep your child's hair healthy and looking great with "Wavy, Curly, Kinky"--and transform hair care time from a chore to a fun, bonding experience for both you and your child


Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Publish Date: Oct 2005
ISBN-13: 9780471695349
ISBN-10: 0471695343
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 168
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.66
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.5 x 0.37 x 9.18

Chapter outline

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: It's More Than Hairp. 1
What Is Your Child's Hair Texture?p. 5
Gentle Touches-Infants to Children Two Years Oldp. 13
Training Your Little Girl's Hair-Girls Two to Four Years Oldp. 21
Time for Changes-Girls Four to Eight Years Oldp. 29
Growing Up-Girls Eight to Twelve Years Oldp. 35
Braiding Your Daughter's Hairp. 43
Pressing Your Daughter's Hairp. 51
Preparing Your Chemical Straightener or Relaxerp. 59
Relaxing Kinky Hairp. 65
Texturizing Curly Hairp. 79
Curls: Tools and Tips for Your Daughter's Hairp. 85
Hair Care for Beautiful Little Boysp. 93
The Pros and Cons of Cutting Your Child's Hairp. 99
Let's Cut Some Hair!p. 107
Feed the Body, Nourish the Hairp. 119
Understanding Your Child's Hair Lossp. 125
Conclusionp. 131
What If?p. 133
Some Products to Tryp. 141
Recommended Toolsp. 145
Recommended Readingp. 149
Indexp. 151

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