Kid hairstyles should be simple, cool and easy for the child to manage. It should not interfere with the child's active and playful life style. The motto in kid hair styling is to let 'kids be kids'. Take a look at some popular kid hairstyles that have never gone out of style.
Kid hair style
A baby's hair is usually very fine. If the kid's hair tends to be thicker and coarse, it will show even as a toddler. Fine hair can only be trimmed around the edges away from the baby's eyes and face. So that whichever way it blows during playtime or nap time, it will flat neatly and not disturb. A soft baby comb or fingers can do this job. Sometimes kids experience fears when taken to a salon for having haircuts and trims. It is essential to make the small child comfortable when getting a hair cut done.
When it comes to older kids, there are some considerations when selecting hairstyles. These days' children start taking an interest in their hairstyles from an early age. It is not uncommon for the kids to have a say in their own haircut. Many schools have specific guidelines as to how should be worn. Having kids attend school with hairstyles that elicit attention and attraction can be disrupting to the classroom environment.
When deciding on the hairstyle, one has to first determine the hair type and texture. Hairstyle and hair texture often work together. It would be best to experiment with kid hairstyles during weekends, summer vacations and such times when they are out of school. It is interesting to note that kid hair styles keep changing according to the seasons. Traditional children's hairstyles such as pigtails and crew cuts are making a fresh comeback now.
Kid hair care
Kid hairstyle guide
Braided or plaited hairstyle: This hairstyle is especially suited for summer. Hair is plaited and kept off the face and neck so that the child need not fight with loose locks and strands. Not only does this make for a simple and neat kid hairstyle for school but for an evening too. The child's hair stays a lot cleaner with this style. This style suits medium and long length wavy hair. The French braid, which works the plaits following behind the ears, can be fixed for special occasions. This style makes the hair look more thick and voluminous. Certain hairpins with pearls and decorative stones can be placed between the plaits to make it appear more decorative and attractive.
Bob cut: The one style that is really never 'out' is the bob. Hair that is of uniform length is cut straight around with lengths varying from the chin to the shoulders. The bob is popular during all seasons. A popular cut for little and not so little girls, the bob allows easy styling and wear. Little girls can have bangs in the bob cut which helps to keep the hair out of the face. A bob cut is highly practical and perfect for little girls. It is a no-maintenance style and only needs to be shampooed, dried and brushed out. But regular haircuts are essential to keep the bob in shape. Hair is effortlessly kept out of the eyes and neck in this style. This style is especially cool when battling high temperatures during summer, or while playing sports, or enjoying a day out in the beach, park or playground.
A modern boy gets his hair cut at about the age of two. The trip to the salon or the hairdresser becomes a monthly ritual for little boys. First his mom or dad accompanies him and later he begins to develop his own ideas about how his hair should be styled.
Quick Snip: Snips are the best bet for little boys. Comb hair down evenly and trim off with clippers or scissors. As the little boys' hair gets longer, quick trims become necessary. Even when he is an infant, it would be better to turn on the electric clippers every couple of weeks over his head. This way, he will not get alarmed of clippers, trimmers and scissors during his haircut as he grows up.
Crew cut: One of the most popular hairstyles for boys that have been in vogue since the 1950s is the crew cut. A no-nonsense crew cut is the best bet. Even today, short hair like the crew cut without the front fringe remains the favorite of young boys.