Toddler’s Hair Care Essential tips for all moms.

Toddler’s hair needs TLC just as adult’s hair & on this post one of my favorite hair care coach and mom shares what all moms need to know about caring for a toddler’s hair.

Hello mane embracers, I hope your crowns are flourishing and your skin glowing. Thank you for stopping by and welcome to my natural hair blog.

Am super jazzed to introduce you to this amazing natural hair coach and mom who’ll be sharing tips on caring your toddler’s hair. Make an effort to check out her Instagram for some hair inspiration and coaching, it’ll be worth, I can promise you that.

Who’s Dorcas/Afrophbabe
My name is Dorcas, I am a married mom of 3, two boys and one girl
I currently live in London, UK but originally from Nigeria and I am a Natural Hair Enthusiast and Coach. I also work full time as an IT Business Analyst in the UK’s Health Sector

How do you making wash days, styling and plaiting easy and fun.

So my daughter and I use this as a bonding experience, I ask her how her day was? We talk about what I’m going to do to her hair. I give her an opportunity to choose her best style from options I provide.

Sometimes I need to take photos of her hair and she loves the photo shoot experience. We generally make it playful and relaxed. Some other times we need breaks and then get back to it. There is some YouTube and TV involved as well lol.

The struggle with caring for your hair and hers.

I don’t find it overwhelming at all. I tend not to wash our hair on the same day so I schedule mine and hers on two separate days to make it easier. I love braiding, plaiting, etc so it’s quite therapeutic for me

Lessons learnt from your girl’s hair journey

I’ve learnt that caring for your hair will allow it to thrive and flourish. She had a lot of balding as a baby but with care and nurture, they filled out and grew nicely and evenly

What you would have done different

There was a week I allowed someone else do her hair when I was really busy and they damaged her hair. I would never let that happen again.

Tips to share with other moms on how to grow their hair

Love and Care for your child’s hair like you would any other part of their body

Create a simple yet effective routine for their Hair Care

Be intentional and consistent

Do not do damaging things to their hair as you can damage their follicles forever

Dos and don’ts of caring for a toddler’s hair

Wash, condition and moisturize your toddler’s hair
Do a protective style
Keep hair moisturized
Protect hair for bed – Satin bonnet or pillow case
Massage their scalp


Don’t put extensions on toddler’s hair
Don’t leave hair to dry out
Don’t use chemicals on their tender scalp
Don’t do tight hair styles, keep them gentle

Well, I do hope this was helpful to you moms and moms to be. Sharing is caring💜💜💜

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Everything Tangles and how to properly detangle Type 4 Natural Hair.

Tangles! Tangles! Tangles! Let’s talk about causes of tangles and how to properly detangle even the worst tangles. Long time no post but here we are. Hello ManEmbracers, I hope your hair is growing and skin glowing. Welcome to my blog and be sure to keep it here for hair care tips. Let’s talk about tangles for a minute but first, is your hair always tangled? Here is why. Tangles and knots can be such a pain but can be minimized. How to minimize tangles. Keep your hair moisturized. Moisturize properly and regularly. Let go of damaged and split ends. Don’t keep your two strand twists for too long and re-twist when you notice your roots are getting fluffy after cleansing. Detangle properly  Consider low manipulation styles to wearing your hair out Wear low manipulation & protective styles on stretched hair. Pat your hair with an old t-shirt/ towel to absorb the water after cleansing or use a microfiber towel. Avoid vigorously rubbing your hair with a towel. Essential detangling tools. Spray bottle Hair clip or scrunchies Wide-tooth comb Micro-fiber towel Conditioner/ Detangler Detangling brush How to properly detangle/ ultimate detangling steps. Work with sections. First, section into smaller parts. Detangling smaller sections is easier and not as time consuming. Start with damp hair. Spray water on your hair until damp. Add a conditioner/ detangler with a good slip to smoothen the tangles. Start detangling from the ends to the roots with your fingers. Don’t snap off the tangles, slowly separate the strands from the tangle. Comb with a wide tooth comb from the ends to the roots of each section then run it through your entire length. You can also use a detangling brush to detangle. Twist / braid or clip the detangled section and repeat the same for all other sections. Detanglers & conditioners to check out / purchase. TGIN Quench 3-in-1 Co-Wash Conditioner and Detangler SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Extra-Moisture Detangler Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils Knot On My Watch Instant Hair Detangling Kinky-Curly, Knot Today, Natural Leave in / Detangler Oyin Handmade Oh My Glide! Prestyling Detangler Taliah Waajid Curls, Waves & Naturals The Great Detangle Marini Naturals 3 IN 1 Leave-In Conditioner  Saru Organics Tea Tree And Peppermint Detangler SHETH NATURALS Detangling Instant Conditioner Share with the tribe your detangling tips and detangling products and tools that have worked for you.

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Natural hair Styles; 5 Easy to achieve styles.

I did a thing guys. Your girl is on a mission to try new styles and up her styling game. Hello Mane Embracers, I hope your hair is growing and skin glowing. Welcome to my blog and be sure to keep it for healthy hair care tips and tricks. Flat twist-out Afro I did another thing, installed flat twists as my low manipulation style for a week or so and the flat twist-out turned to an Afro. I love wearing my Afro or may be I love it because my styling game is 👎👎👎. Either way we all agree that afros are cute. Bun & bangs. First, I uploaded a tutorial on Facebook and Instagram, be sure to check out. It’s an easy to achieve style. Got no time to figure out how style your hair? Well, this style is for you. Bun & flat twist Same bun but flat twisted the bangs & the look gave me some ‘ hey there, praise and worship & good gal vibe.’ It’s an official look, easy to achieve style & a less than 5 minutes style. Low puff & twists. I live for high puffs but side puffs are okay too. I loved the look & the twists were, “hide my forehead thing.” Hello fellow gals with a big forehead & heart. Twists & tucked twists. Turned the low puff to chunky twists and pinned them. For a moment I thought I had locs but they don’t look like locs though. The IT style. How gorgeous is this style? I would love to know which of the styles is your favorite.

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