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Toddler pulling hair out!

2curlykids2curlykids Posts: 1Registered Users
My daughter is 18 mths old, and pulling her hair out. I don't know why this is happening, but just last nite she pulled a tuft of hair out of her head while in her car seat. The top of her hair is very thin and wispy as a result, compared to her head of curly 3a/b type hair.

I comb her hair just b4 we leave the house because she will pull it all out. Once we were driving somewhere and i turned to get her out of her carseat and her hair was a mess all over her head and she had a big proud grin on her face.

What kind of styles would you recommend? So far I've either put it in a curly ponytail on top of her head, or one curly puff of each side of head. sometimes i twist the hair and put barrettes on ends. I secure her hair with baby scrunchies or ballies. Anything I can do QUICKLY as she will NOT sit still! The hair around face is always fuzzy.

Right now the product line I'm using is CurlyQ - shampoo (sometimes), coconut conditioner and Moist Curls w Styling Lotion. I've ordered the Curly Girl book and i'm waiting for it to arrive. I also have the books It's All Good Hair, Kinki Kreations, and Kids Talk Hair....lots of good information.

Thanks for any advice anyone can give me!

Comments

  • JuicyTubeJuicyTube Posts: 2,369Registered Users
    if she doesn't want hair, shave it off :lol:
    3b-3c CG
  • curlyjenncurlyjenn Posts: 585Registered Users
    She probably loves the way her hair feels! I wouldn't worry, though. I'm sure she will grow out of it. I had a horrible jerking tic when I was younger that my mom obsessed about, but I grew out of it.

    I think you're doing a great job trying to keep her hands out of it! Maybe someone will have some more practical advice that I don't have, but I just wanted to give you some encouragement. She's so young and she will go through so many different phases.
    I'm a 3b, with 3c underneath.

    Used to be CG, now I'm not. Using Suave Aloe & Waterlily shampoo & condish, JoiWhip, BRHG, Suave Aloe gel, Aussie Tizz No Frizz, and anything else that looks good!
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