Wavy, Curly, Kinky: The African American Child's Hair Care Guide

Wavy, Curly, Kinky: The African American Child's Hair Care Guide
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by Deborah R. Lilly


Your hands-on guide to the best care for your child's hair

Now 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 texture Get up to speed on hair care basics from washing to combing to braiding Press, relax, or texturize hair Weigh the pros and cons of cutting your child's hair Train, nurture, and manage problem hair Keep 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!


DEBORAH R. LILLY has been a professional hairstylist for fifteen years. She has been both an instructor and a hairstylist for theater, film, and advertising. Her work has appeared in Ebony, Essence, Hype Hair, Black Elegance, and Sophisticate's Black Hair.

Paperback: 159 pages