My daughter was born with a head full of hair and then cradle cap took it all out. After some good nurturing her hair has grown and now our challenges are much different. Natural hair care shouldn’t be hard or painful.
At age 2.5 LittleCuteLips has grown all of her hair back and more but now has a few different textures going on. The top is very thick, soft and curly, the back is kinkier and less soft and the sides are very fine. She can thank her Dad for the top texture and Mi for the back. Teamwork right. lol
I’ve been mostly natural for 10+ years and I know what works for me. My hair is thick and kinky, very 4b/c type of hair so our hair needs are different.
I’m not the product junky type and I’m not reading book after book after book only to feel as overwhelmed and confused as I was when I started my journey in 2005.
LittleCuteLips has eczema so I know that is a factor I must consider. She’s had it ever since she was little and to treat baby dry skin and eczema you need special cream for their face so I don’t want to get a product that will flair the eczema up. Here is what I’ve settled out on.
I use Shea Moisture products on my hair so I decided to give them a try on her hair. My formula thus far is Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine Shampoo and ORS Olive Oil Replenishing Conditioner.
Navigating our natural hair takes trial, error and time. I