Trying products has become a past-time of ours lately, especially since starting our blog Mixed Family Life. We’ve been lucky enough to try out different brands / product lines over the last few months but at the end of the day there are a few items that are our 10 MUST HAVE Products for Multiracial Hair Care.
10 MUST HAVE Products for Multiracial Hair Care
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Do you have some products that you always have in stock at home? These are ours:
- Satin Sleep Cap : My daughter sleeps in one every night. We have about 3 floating around our house. They are a must to help protect her curls and/or hairstyle at night.
- No Damage Hair Ties : We use these darn near everyday in her hairstyles. They hold strong and come in all different colors. So we can add a pop of color if we want, or just use the black/brown ones to blend into her style and match anything she wears.
- Spray Bottle : Filled with water this is used multiple times during the week to help refresh their hair/curls. I spray water into my kids hair to moisturize the curls and then add a leave-in conditioner in.
- Leave-In Conditioner : Leave-In is our next step in our refresh process that helps add moisture to their hair and define their curls.
- Hair OIl : Oil is the last step in the hair refresh process we do. This seals in all the moisture we added with the water and leave-in.
- Boar bristle smoothing brush : I use this multiple times during the week to help smooth out my daughters hair styles and keep her looking put together. It helps smooth the hairs down so well!
- Edge Control : We use this to help tame the baby hairs and make the protective styles really neat and look put together.
- Wide Tooth Comb : This is the only thing we use to detangle our curls. A brush (other than the smoothing brush) never touches their curls (unless they steal mine!).
- Conditioner : A big bottle of conditioner is always in stock in our house. We use it to co-wash and detangle and moisturize. My daughter has an full head of thick hair so we use A LOT of it so I have back-ups in our bathroom closet at all times.
- Small black rubber bands : These are perfect for ending braids and holding beads in protective styles.
Those are our households MUST HAVE Products for maintaining Multiracial / Biracial / Mixed Race kids curly hair. What are yours? Like I said at the beginning. I am always on the look out for new products to try out. Let me know below?
Disclaimer- I am not a professional… this is just what I’ve learned through research and trial & error. We are always learning and I am not afraid to admit if I am wrong and made a mistake. It’s ok if you do too. We, as parents, aren’t perfect. That’s ok. As long as we try as hard as we can for our children.
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