How to Care for an African American Baby’s Hair

You don’t see many articles on how to care for children’s hair when they are infants. This one has excellent tips on how to care for your newborns – toddlers natural hair. Leave a comment and let me know what you think. Peace 🙂

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Nyesha Samuel, Publisher/Master Loctician for

How to Care for an African American Baby’s Hair


Caring for an African-American baby’s hair is fairly straightforward. According to the book “Beautiful Black Hair” by hair specialist Shamboosie, black babies’ hair is in pristine condition from the time they’re born until they turn two. When they are young, your main focus should be keeping their soft, silky locks clean and orderly. Babies do not require any of the harsh conditioning agents or styling products that older children and adults may use in their hair to keep it manageable. In fact, these products can be dangerous for very small children because they have sensitive skin and scalps.

Step 1

Comb through the baby’s hair lightly with your fingertips each morning to remove lint and other debris.

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