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

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 4, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 168 pages
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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!

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About the author (2005)

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.

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