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5 Natural Hair Products for Mini Naturals

5 Natural Hair Products for Mini Naturals

It is already back to school time and we hope you and your mini natural enjoyed the best of summer with friends and family. When it comes to the first day of school hairstyle, you should be using natural hair products formulated with your mini in mind. If you’re looking to create a new regimen for the school year, here are five natural hair products for mini naturals.


eden kids
With a strawberry and coconut scent, the EDEN Kids Collection is designed to hydrate, soften and detangle your child’s hair. The line includes a shampoo, conditioner, curly creme, moisture milk and smoothing gel. Similarly to the EDEN Bodyworks line for adults, the EDEN Kids Collection is affordable with prices starting at $7.99.

Mielle Organics Tiny Tots

Mielle organics tiny tots

Mielle Organics Tiny Tots line’s key ingredient is Sacha Inchi Oil, a South American superfood containing omega-3 fatty acids, proteins, vitamins, and antioxidants. The collection contains a shampoo, detangling conditioner, curl enhancing Creme and Health & Hair Vitamins. The price ranges from $9.99-11.99 and is available at CVS, Sally’s, Target and the Mielle Organics official site.

The Mane Choice

The Mane Choice has two lines for children with natural hair: the 1,2,3,4 Fruit Medley Kids Collection and the White Willow Bark & Cucumber collection for babies. The kid’s line includes a shampoo, conditioner, leave-in conditioner and moisturizer while the baby collection has a hair/body wash and lotion. Learn more about the ingredients and how to use on The Mane Choice official site.

As I Am® Born Curly

As I am Born Curly is the first and only NSF Certified Organic beauty product for natural kids. It works for all hair types and specifically formulated for dry hair. Ingredients in their products include Aloe, Shea butter, avocado, argan oil, and cocoa butter. If you’re familiar with these ingredients, you know they’re great for moisture and shine for natural hair. You can purchase these products at Target, Walgreens or their official website.

Natural Bunch Kids

Natural Bunch Kids promotes healthy hair growth while educating their customers about caring for their child’s natural hair. The collection includes a shampoo, conditioner, curl cream, protein treatment, oils, hair sheen, and vitamins. You can find the Natural Bunch Kids collection at local trade shows and their online store.

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Natural Hair Products for Mini Naturals

What products do you use for your mini natural?

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How to Achieve the Best Wash and Go on Kinky Hair

Wash and Go on Kinky hair

This post is a sponsored post in partnership with Jane Carter Solution. All opinions are my own.

As a lazy natural, I love styles that can be done in 45 minutes or less. It’s summertime in NYC and with a combination of the warm weather and longer days, it’s the perfect time to wear a wash and go. Naturals with Type 4 hair think wash and go styles are for looser textures, but that’s not true. The technique is everything when you practice enough. If you’re in need of some tips for achieving a bomb wash and go on your kinky hair, read on.

wash and go on kinky hair

Make Sure Your Hair is WET

After washing or co-washing, make sure your hair stays WET. Throw the “style on damp hair” theory out the window. If your hair gets dry easily, keep a spray bottle handy to re-wet each hair section as you go along.


Besides keeping it moisturized, detangling is important when styling natural hair. Detangling ensures your hair is free of shed hair that causes knots, tangles, and matting. Use a Denman brush or your fingers to distribute the product through your hair and clump your curls.

Layer it Up

As you start the process to add products to your hair, use the L.O.C. or L.C.O. method to layer them on. With this wash and go, I used Jane Carter Solution’s Curls to Go Untangle Me Weightless Leave-In and layered the Coiling All Curls Elongating Gel. The combination of these products added both moisture and definition to my hair. If you’re unsure of the ratio of leave-in to gel to use, test a small amount in a bowl to see what won’t cause a white gel cast. You can also use the Curl Cocktail Conditioning Styling Cream for added moisture before applying the gel.

Check out my video sharing the process from beginning to end



Use Products designed for Kinky Hair

From reviews past, you know Type 4 Naturals keeps is real with what works on kinky textures. Jane Carter Curls to Go LineTo help relieve the “staple product” search, Jane Carter’s Curls to Go line is made for Coily and Kinky textures. The products contain ingredients like mango butter, jojoba oil, coconut oil, shea butter, and aloe vera which tames frizz and adds moisture and shine to natural hair.

Keep Your Curls in Place

After styling, use a satin scarf, bonnet or pillow case to keep your curls in place. The next day, use the Mist Me Over Curl Hydrator to refresh your curls and seal with the Shine On Curl Elixir.


Have you used the Curls to Go Line for a wash and go style?

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Mini & Me: Getting Ready with Jane Carter Curls to Go

Jane Carter Curls to Go

The summer days are passing by and the weekends fly by even quicker. Using Jane Carter Curls to Go has assisted mini and me to quickly get ready when we need to be somewhere at a certain time. We were provided the full line of the Jane Carter Curls to Go to review in exchange for our honest review.

Curls to Go

Curls to Go Curl Drench Cleansing Co Wash

If I must be honest, I wished this line, specifically for our type 4 hair, had a sulfate free shampoo. Washing mini me’s scalp is a necessity and co washing doesn’t quite get that task completed. However, after tending to her scalp with shampoo, I generously applied the co wash to her hair. Not only was the scent nice, I was able to easily move my fingers through her coily hair. I used it more as a conditioner than actually washing her hair. Curls to Go

For me, my short tapered hair doesn’t require much maintenance. I am able to co-wash my hair at least twice a week, something I wasn’t able to do in my morning routine with full textured hair.

Curls to Go Untangle Me Weightless Leave-In

With detangled hair, untangle me, works after co-washing to keep our conditioned hair ready and tangle free for our quick styles.

Curls to Go Curl Mist Me Over Curl Hydrator

Like sunflowers need water to grow, our hair needs moisture to stay healthy and grow too. The Jane Carter’s Curls to Go curl hydrator, spritz bottle gets moisture onto the hair in a matter of seconds. I’ve used this product almost daily on mini me’s hair and daily on mine. Hydration and shine is key to having and showing off healthy type 4 hair.

Curls to Go Shine On Curl Elixir

Using the curl elixir, it controls frizz, nourishes and smooths Curls. We use this product to seal in the leave in and curl hydrator to lock in the moisture.

Curls to Go Coiling All Curls Elongating Gel

In my natural journey, I have been adamant about not being a fan of gel. I’ve tried different types of gel and they have not made me change my opinion until I tried Curls to Go elongating gel. Of course, my hair is short so showing off elongated hair wasn’t going to happen. My hair was still soft and not hard or crunchy sounding like other gels would leave my kinky hair.

I encourage all to go out and try this household favorite product brand, specifically the Jane Carter Curl to Go line. Not only is it awesome for the type 4 natural to create that wash n go style, it also is perfect for the working mom that has to not only get themselves ready but their mini me too.

Curls to Go

Have you tried the Jane Carter Curls to Go, how did you like it?

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Jane Carter Curls to Go -A 4B Hair Review

Jane Carter Curls to Go had me excited ever since they announced the new product line on their Instagram. I was sent the products to try out and agreed to give an honest 4B hair review. Jane Carter’s Curls to Go line is specially made with kinky koily hair in mind, the products are enriched with ingredients like shea butter, aloe vera, argan and coconut oils to keep hair moisturized and frizz free. Over almost a month I tried out the full product line in various ways. The entire line consists of: Curl Drench Cleansing Co-Wash, Untangle Me Weightless Leave-in, Shine On Curl Elixir, Mist Me Over Curl Hydrator, Curl Cocktail Conditioning Styling Cream, and Coiling All Curls Elongating Gel.

First Impressions

The packaging is cute, labels are easy to read, the containers are easy to hold and store due to their standard product sizing. The smell is great!!! All products appear light yet creamy. No shampoo, conditioner or deep conditioner though. Hmm.


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