Wavy, curly, kinky The African American child's hair care guide

Deborah R. Lilly, 1967-

Book - 2006

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Published
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons c2006.
Language
English
Item Description
"An Amber book."
Physical Description
viii, 159 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]) and index.
ISBN
0471695343
9780471695349
Main Author
Deborah R. Lilly, 1967- (-)
  • Introduction: it's more than hair
  • What is your child's hair texture?
  • Gentle touches
  • infants to children two years old
  • Training your little girl's hair
  • girls two to four years old
  • Time for changes
  • girls four to eight years old
  • Growing up
  • girls eight to twelve years old
  • Braiding your daughter's hair
  • Pressing your daughter's hair
  • Preparing your chemical straightener or relaxer
  • Relaxing kinky hair
  • Texturizing curly hair
  • Curls: tools and tips for your daughter's hair
  • Hair care for beautiful little boys
  • The pros and cons of cutting your child's hair
  • Let's cut some hair!
  • Feed the body, nourish the hair
  • Understanding your child's hair loss.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Your hands-on guide to the best care for your child's hairNow 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 hairKeep 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!

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Your hands-on guide to the best care for your child's hairNow 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 hairKeep 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!