Pretty Side Banded Ponytail: Curly Mixed Hairstyles

Pretty Side Banded Ponytail: Curly Mixed Hairstyles

Did you know summer months can wreak havoc on curly mixed hair? The kids are more active, sweating and playing in chlorinated water, causing you to shampoo it more. Excessive shampooing can make the hair dry and cause breakage. It's tough! Biracial hair (and curly hair, in general) requires lots of moisture. Summer months can make it difficult to maintain. I'm excited to partner with JOHNSON’S NO MORE TANGLES® to provide curly mixed hairstyles that will help protect biracial hair from drying out during the hot summer months. Nourishing products, like Johnson's No More Tangle's Detangling … [Read more...]

 

Curly Boy’s First Haircut!

Curly Boy’s First Haircut!

It was not long ago when I wondered when my little curly baby boy would get his first hair cut. Well, last weekend it happened. I planned to post some pictures of him sooner, but I needed some time to get used to his new look. Curly mixed hair care is a lot of work, I will never deny that, but I didn't want to cut Sebastian's hair prematurely. Ultimately, we decided to cut his hair because it is so hot out here in Vegas and because we knew that we'd eventually keep his hair in a cleaned cut look. For his first curly hair cut, we knew we'd be going to Kidville at Tivoli Village. The kids … [Read more...]

 

15 Most FAQ Answered: Curly Biracial Hair Care Tips

15 Most FAQ Answered: Curly Biracial Hair Care Tips

If I told you how many emails I get on a weekly basis about Alina's curly hair, you wouldn't believe me. From white moms, black moms, adoptive moms, grandmoms, and especially Latina moms, they all share in their pursuit for healthy biracial hair. The love for their kids always shines through, and it makes me proud to know these awesome moms are raising multiracial children who love their mixed curly hair. Raising Multiracial Children and Biracial Hair What I've learned from all these women is that biracial hair - which is not a technical term, because hair is hair... not a race - is more … [Read more...]

 

Mixed Hair Care Tips: Easy Side Braid Hairstyle for School

Mixed Hair Care Tips: Easy Side Braid Hairstyle for School

You would be amazed at how many emails I get on a weekly basis about Alina's hair. Her biracial hair and the mixed hair care posts get some of the most heartfelt comments on this blog, which is why I'm excited to start writing more on curly hair and how it influences my multiracial parenting and identity. Today, I'm partnering with an iconic brand as a  JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® Blogger Ambassador to test out the No More Tangles line. Biracial Hair Tips: Simple Curly Hairstyle for School We received the newest formulas of JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® products, including the … [Read more...]

 

First Biracial Haircuts for Baby Boy’s Curly Hair

First Biracial Haircuts for Baby Boy’s Curly Hair

When to First Cut Boy's Curly Hair? My neighbor is a photographer and quickly snapped these photos of my two year old Sebas while our kids played outside. As it happens so very often lately, the conversation turned to his hair and when/ if we would first cut his beautiful curly mixed hair. There aren't too many biracial haircuts for boys out there, but I guess trimming it up a bit wouldn't be such a bad idea. When did you first cut your baby boy's curly hair? For whatever reason, I'm not in a big rush to get his first haircut. The constant questioning makes me wonder if its time, … [Read more...]

 

Multiracial Children, Mixed Hair Care & Why It Matters

Multiracial Children, Mixed Hair Care & Why It Matters

Taking care of mixed hair is not easy. I won't pretend it is. But apart from the beauty of various curl patterns and textures that a mixed child is born with, curly mixed hair is also a product of interracial marriage and raising multiracial children in that you have parents with one type of texture taking care of children with another type of hair texture. Add the incredible differences of hair culture and I can see why so many questions arise. But does hair really matter? Mixed Hair Care: Raising Multiracial Children While D and I were away in New York, my mom stayed home with the kids. … [Read more...]

 

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