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Black Hair Care Resources

Black Hair Care Resources

It can be daunting when a black child comes into a white family in the area of hair care. If you say yes to a black child you must be 100% committed to ensuring that their hair and skin are given utmost care and attention.

Learn More About Black Hair Care

We highly recommend you connect with a black barber or hair stylist to get you started.

It’s important to remember not to over wash. The tighter the curl, the more it will dry out with over washing. For the tightest curls, washing is recommended once a week. For looser curls, 2-3 times a week.

  • Shea Moisture kids extra moisturizer detangler
  • Shea Moisture hold & shine moisture mist
  • Cantu Care for Kids conditioning detangler

Use the L.O.C method. Every day, the hair should be treated with L(iquid), O(il) & a (C)ream.

(Be aware that coconut oil can be drying for many hair types)

  • Cantu daily oil moisturizer
  •  Renewing Argan Oil of Morocco
  •  Jojoba oil

  • Cantu Care for Kids curling cream
  • Shea Moisture curl & shine smoothie
  • As I Am doublebutter cream

Keeping hair in protected styles (braids, beads & twists) helps hair stay moisturized and healthy.

Check out these tutorial channels on You Tube

  • Schedule a consult or hair appointment with Tamiah Bridgett here. Tamiah has hosted black hair classes for Foster Love Project and does a great job in helping parents who are new to this type of hair care.
  • We recommend Lashay Manus at The Natural Choice Barber Shop & Salon who has also worked with us at FLP.
  • Be sure to check out Sweet T’s Beauty for some amazing products made right here in Pittsburgh.

Learn More About FLP

Learn More About FLP & its Community Impact

Check out our selection of videos to learn more about the impact of the Foster Love Project and how you can get involved in our mission to empower kids and families who are experiencing foster care!