Here in the Northeast we have reached that point when Winter has settled in and seems like it will never leave! We are cold and dreaming of summer. With the cold weather comes new hair care challenges. We have pulled together some tips and tricks that will being your little ones, dull lifeless hair back to life!
Moisturize the air and your hair
Dry air can be damaging to kids natural hair. Try running a humidifier at night in your child's room. Another option is to use a moisturizing spray and a conditioner that contains all natural ingredients like coconut and jojoba oils to naturally moisturize hair.
Avoid these commonly used chemicals
One thing that can damage your little ones hair is harsh ingredients and chemicals. Not only are chemicals bad for skin, but they can be bad for hair too! Our top list of chemicals that can really dry out hair causing damage:
- Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate
- Diethanolamine & Triethanolamine
- Polyethelyne Glycol
- SLES (Sodium Laurel Sulfate)
Wear a protective Hair Style
Protective hairstyles aim to limit the stress of environmental factors on hair by keeping the ends of hair tucked away.
Braids twists and buns are a great way to keep your hair healthy in the dry winter months. These styles help lock in moisture and protect little strands from the elements. After bath with your little one, try putting it into a style to wear overnight to lock in the moisture.
Keep hair in the style all day or let it out and redo after the next bath. Either way, the more time in the style, the more protected that hair will be.
Use moisturizing leave in products:
The key to keeping hair healthy, especially in the winter, is to keep it moisturized. T is for Tame Taming Mist is a great go to for your little ones hair care. It helps detangle as well as moisturizes hair with natural ingredients like coconut oil! Reach for this spray before and after styling your little ones hair!
Winter can be harsh and drying on your little ones hair. Following these tips and tricks will help keep your hair healthy and looking good. Keep your hair moisturized and healthy warmer days are around the corner!