Chocolate Hair Vanilla Care: A Parent's Guide to Beginning Natural Hair Styling

Chocolate Hair Vanilla Care: A Parent's Guide to Beginning Natural Hair Styling

  • ISBN-13: 9781500666040
  • $30.62

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Chocolate Hair Vanilla Care: A Parent's Guide to Beginning Natural Hair Styling covers basic hairstyles and techniques, from learning to part naturally curly hair to styling cornrows and twists. If you are a transracial adoptive parent, a parent of a biracial child, or a caregiver to a young one with kinky-curly hair, this book is everything you need to start a hairstyling routine with your child. This comprehensive guide is organized so that you can read sections on an as-needed basis, addressing techniques and maintenance that are specific to your family's needs at any point along your child's haircare journey. Chocolate Hair Vanilla Care: A Parent's Guide to Beginning Natural Hair Styling PART I: An Overview of Hairstyling Why Style Natural Hair?, Defining Protective Styling, Preparing for Styling, Tips for Practicing PART II: Hair Parting Techniques Preparation for Parting, Tools & Tips for Parting, Basic Part Lines, Creating Box Patterns PART III: Buns, Coils, Twists, & Braids Puffs & Buns, Two-Strand Twists, Three-Strand Braids or "Singles" PART IV: Flat Braids & Flat Twists Overview of Flat Braids & Flat Twists, Flat Twists, Cornrows PART V: Hairstyling Outlining Styling Needs, Getting Your Child Involved, Setting Realistic Expectations, Sitting for Styling PART VI: Hairstyle Maintenance How to Protect Hairstyles, Playtime, Swimming, Maintaining Styles PART VII: Removing Hairstyles Deciding When to Restyle, Removing Elastics, Removing Tiny Braids, Locking & Matting PART VIII: Troubleshooting Issues with Boxed Styles, Rolled Cornrows, Tight Rows, Loose Rows APPENDICES Appendix A: Sample Styling Routines, Appendix B: Hair Products

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