Whether it’s bed head or just crazy curly hair, it can be a challenge to level those locks before your kids head out the door every morning. So we here at Metro Parent combed the web for hair care solutions to tame even the toughest tresses – think moisturizers and gels, a nifty five-in-one styling tool and old-fashioned headbands and hats – leaving more time for the daily “you’re not wearing that to school!” battle.
Old Hollywood Feather Headband
These fashionable Old Hollywood feather headbands by Charming Necessities do double duty, manage fly-aways and make baby even more beautiful. Najorie feathers are attached to a stretchy headband or alligator clip and decorated with rhinestones. Available in newborn girls sizes. Find them at Charming Necessities for about $16.50.
Curly Q’s Moist Curls Moisturizer
Curls got you crying? Curly Q’s Moist Curls Moisturizer detangles, moisturizes and conditions even the toughest tresses – and protects hair from the environment. The sprayer spritzes in a stream, not a mist, to ensure fast saturation and trouble-free untangling. Find it at Curls.biz for around $14.
Johnny B Mode Hair Styling Gel
Teen guys, rejoice! Create a different style every day with Johnny B Fat Boy Hair Styling Gel. Designed for the utmost control without flaking, it allows for maximum manipulation of any mane – yet rinses out easily without any build-up. Get it on Amazon for about $33.
Silk Elements Styling Comb Kit
Arm yourself against any sassy snarls with Silk Elements Styling Comb Kit. This collection contains assorted rake, tail and fork combs, as well as picks and lifts – a total of 10 pieces in all, handcrafted from specially formulated organic resins. Bed head, begone! Get it from Sally Beauty for around $4.99.
Detroit Tigers MLB New Era Grey Neo Stretch Fit Hat
We’ve all had that last minute dash out the door, leaving us with no time for tangles. Make sure your little champ grabs this Detroit Tigers MLB neo-stretch fit hat by New Era. It boasts embroidered graphics and a structured fit design. Find it at FansEdge for about $19.99.
GAP Peony Headband
Make that mane the center of attraction with this gorgeous coral-colored peony headband by GAP. The layered chiffon and tulle flower sits atop a satin-covered plastic headband, making it a comfortable and secure fit for flowing locks. Get it at GAP for about $11.99.
Conair All in One Styling
Get creative with those curls! Conair’s All in One Styling five-piece kit lets you fashion hair into six different styles. Easy to use and for all hair types, the kit includes one Topsy Tail, one Topsy Tail Jr. and Scunci elastics. Find it at Amazon for around $5.85.