Some babies and toddlers are super bald (um, my son as a tot). Other babies and toddlers have lots o'...
Some babies and toddlers are super bald (um, my son as a tot). Other babies and toddlers have lots o' hair and knowing how to take care of it can be complicated because babies like to fuss and fight grooming.

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I had lots of curls as a baby and would fuss so much, my mom finally cut them off. If your little one has curls and you don't want to reach for the scissors, here are some tips that can help you take care of your baby's curls painlessly... Go for a wide-tooth comb, not a typical brush. You can also try a paddle brush. The main point is to avoid any brushes with vents because the little edges can snag curls. Brush hair when dry - water seems soothing, but really it can tangle curls more. Start combing at the ends, not the top of the head. You need to work out the bottom curls before you work on the top. While working on the bottom, the nape of the neck is a great place to start. These curls tend to be the most tangled. Have your little one sleep in braids which can help hair from tangling during sleep. Try a distraction while working on your baby's hair. A small toy or book meant only for hair care time is the perfect distraction. Try using a smooth hair conditioner / detangler made just for kids. You can also use a spray in conditioner or detangler. You can in fact, even take a small dab of your child's regular conditioner and work it through her hair after her bath (don't rinse) - this works great as a detangler and leaves curls extra shiny. curly-hair-product-patty-cake-conditioner.jpg Good curl kid hair products to try include:  Does your tot have curls? Does she fuss and fight when you try to manage them?

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