5 of my Favourite Kids Products for Afro Hair

Sunday, March 02, 2014


Hi All

As you know my kids have two different hair textures. One a bit more coily than the other. I probably am quite good at really looking after my little girl's hair but not paying too much attention to my son's hair. I was however able to find product I could use on both childrens hair.

1) Curly Q's Milshake

Curly Q's Milshake

This product is perfect for my daughters hair and I have used it in mine too. Great texture and not too runny. What I love most about it is the smell, just gorgeous, like caramel. Its not greasy at all and my for my daugters fine hair this is perfect. If you wanted to know more about how to style and take care of kids afro hair Click Here.

I first mist her hair with Root2Tip ColliKinki Honey Rain Juice which is another favourite and then apply this leave in. Perfect Curls Every time.

Ingredients: Water, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Certified Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Certified Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Certified Organic Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Lecithin, Milk Amino Acids, Methylheptyl Isostearate, Certified Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Certified Organic Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Certified Organic Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Certified Organic Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Certified Organic Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Certified Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Juice, Soytrimonium Chloride, Allantoin, Cetrimonium Chloride, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance, Caramel.

2) Root2Tip ColliKinki Honey Rain Juice


Another of my favourites, this is a great mist for hair when it needs refreshing and is a bit dry. I start all my daughters hair styles with this product. 

Ingredients:  Water, Aloe Leaf Juice, Vegetable Glycerine, Shea Butter, Cetrimonium Chloride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Methosulfate, Panthenol, Caprylyl Glycol & Chlorpeneisin, Parfum, Guar Hydroxyprpyltrimonium Chloride, Hydrolyzed Silk Protein, Honey


3) Sisay Flax Moisturiser

Sisay Flax Moisturiser

Another favorite of mine. Works for me and both children. Gives perfect curl defination on both of them and even for me too. My sis has started using it on her hair too and loves it. 

Ingredients: Behentrimoinum Menosulphate, Cetyryl Alcohol, Lunum Usitatissimum, Butrospernum Parkii(Shea)Simmondsa Xhinesis(jojoba)oil, Prunus amygdalus Dulcis Oil, Guar Hydroxypropyl Trimonium chloride, Hydrolised silk protein, panthenol, soy lechtin, capryl glycol, phenoxyethanol, fragrance oil.


4) Mixed Chicks Shampoo for Kids (and conditioner)



I bought quite a lot of this last year when the kids were swimming so haven't experimented much with any other shampoo and conditioner, but so far I can't fault them. The ingredient in the shampoo that keeps me with this set is the citric acid which is perfect for washing chlorine out of the childrens hair. I put shea butter on their hair usually Vintage from Hug My Hair before they go in the water to keep as much chlorine out of their strands as possible then I wash with the Mixed Chicks Shampoo and conditioner for kids. I look forward to trying California Baby kids swim shampoo too!

Ingredients: Water, Lauryl Glucoside, Disodium Cocoamphoacetate, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate, Sodium PCA, Glycerin, Caprylyl Glyco, Caprylo Hydroxamic Acid, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil 

5) Hug My Hair Vintage



An natural moisturiser that I use before the kids go swimming. It is also packed with ingredients that promote growth, nourish the scalp and moisturise the hair. 

Ingredients: unrefined butyrosermum parkii (Shea Butter), cocos nucifera (Coconut) oil, prunus dulcis (Almond) oil, olea europaea (Olive) oil, persea gratissima (Avocado) oil, castor (Ricinus Communis) seed oil, vitis vinifera (Grape) seed oil, lavandula officinalis (Lavender) oil, rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) oil, salvia sclarea (Clary Sage) oil, mentha piperita (Peppermint) oil extract, vegetable glycerin and Love! 

Also check out this article on dealing with lice in afro kids hair, how to rid their scalp of this pesky guest with natural oils and butters.

I am always on the look out for other gentle products to use on my kids hair, so comment and let me know what you use. Hope this is helpful 

Embrace Your Inner AfroDeity
Leilu



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