Where are all the curly, coily and wavy mamas at? If you are blessed with textured hair, then you might have a mini who got your tresses too. Getting a kiddo or a few out the door on a regular day has its challenges. So … bonus points if you make time in the hustle and bustle to ensure that your littles’ hair looks good. Now when seemingly simple phrases like “school picture day” or “family photo shoot” come into the mix. Don’t panic! We repeat, don’t panic. We’ve rounded up some simple tips to help your crew look pulled together. And you’ll have beautiful photos that you can cherish for years to come. After all, they’re only little once! #timeslowdown
Set Your Daughter Up for Success!
You can’t accomplish a beautiful style if you have the nemesis of every mama in the way — tangles! They are a pain for everyone and can even bring on the tears for little girls. We have two incredible options to work through tangles on all hair types. Our Untie the Knot Nourishing Leave-In Conditioner and our Aloe Vera Curl Primer.
Our Untie the Knot Nourishing Leave-In Conditioner lives up to its name and then some as it provides so much slip and moisture that messy tangle nests don’t stand a chance. Plus, the scent will leave your little one smelling like a cinnamon cookie, so save a few minutes to snuggle in. This product is so versatile and can be washed out as to not weigh down waves or left in to nourish coils in need of more moisture. You and your daughter will be so happy when poof! those nasty tangles seem to vanish into thin air!
Last but definitely not least is our Aloe Vera Curl Primer. Mamas who know what’s up are using this as a refresher, because it can detangle, so fast you can barely call it detangling. We have seen proven results that it cuts down on detangling time by 70 percent! It can save busy moms so much time that we dedicated a whole post to this topic, be sure to check it out for all of the deets! After banishing those evil tangle villains, it’s time to choose a memorable style!
Keep the Cute in View
After watching a few too many YouTube tutorials and a few flops along the way, you did it! You mastered a gorgeous French braid, now don’t waste all of that hard work in the back of your daughter’s head where no one will see it on school picture day. Opt for styles with a focus on the sides or up front. There are limited years that your daughter will be into the whole pigtail idea and they are oh-so-adorbs with plenty of variations such as choosing braids, French braids or buns on each side. A single side braid with ribbon weaved in could be pretty too, if your daughter’s hair is long enough to make that work.
Do you ever feel like whatever style you choose falls into a face covering mess in no time flat? Working our Hi! Definition Curl Enhancer Styling Gel into wet hair can provide long lasting hold, so that you can trust that the style will still be intact when the camera starts clicking. Our gel would be great for waves while curly and coily littles could use the extra moisture from our Curl Supreme 4-in-1 Hydrating Crème. Next up, we’ve got another styler to add that final polished look, no Photoshop required 😉.
Reach for our ReFlex
Our ReFlex Curl Styling Serum would be a perfect second styler choice for a photo-friendly look. Botanical extracts help provide shine and smooth texture to showcase waves and curls. This is a great option to reign in those pesky flyaway strands. It smells amazing too, like a bunch of freshly picked grapes, so your littles should love it! But you never know with kiddos right?!? If they are not a scent fan, we’ve got you covered with our ReFlex Curl Styling Serum Fragrance Free.
Accessories for the Win!
Little girls with all hair types can often benefit from an accessory or two. I mean how cute is this lil’ girl with the headband? Now as the mama, if you are helping let’s say a sassy kindergartener get ready for picture day, be sure to set some limits around the accessories. If you think one accessory would look great, choose three that you know will work and let your daughter make the final choice. Don’t let your daughter totally run the show unless you are okay with like 45 different accessories that really have nothing to do with each other or her outfit. And if you are looking for a really cute bow with an elevated look, check out our genuine leather bows in nude and pink!
Many of us on #TeamTréLuxe are mamas ourselves, so we get it, this whole caring for tiny humans thing can be hard and hectic. But in the midst of the challenges and the busyness, we hope you’ll find plenty of time to enjoy with your kiddos and that these tips will lead to some wonderful photos to look back on when those little girls have moved on into new chapters of their lives. Do you have a photo-friendly textured hair tip to share? Drop it in the comments, we'd love to hear from you!