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Make wash day wonderful with these family-friendly styling products. All contain gentle ingredients that won’t dry out delicate hair, and will still get the job done. They’re so good that you’ll want to use them, too!

1. Camille Rose Naturals Kids Brown Butter Melt Mandarin Oil Hair Balm

For those trending back-to-school styles, this balm is just what you need. It adds sheen to the hair, while preventing frizz and flyaways. It contains butters and a bit of wax to help with braids and twists. It’s also great for smoothing edges.

2. SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Kids Curling Butter Cream

Wind up those curls, and scrunch up the waves with every kid’s favorite curling butter cream. It moisturizes hair and protects it from frizz, too.

3. EDEN BodyWorks Kids Coco Shea Berry Natural Curly Creme

If you are looking for a hydrating cream that stands up to summer humidity, look no further. This berry-delicious styler is perfect for creating spiral curls, beautiful braids, and smoothed ponies.

4. Curly Q's Curly Q Gel-les'c

Pronounced Curly Q “Jealousy”, this gel/serum hybrid is easily distributed throughout the hair. Every strand is saturated with great ingredients like aloe and flaxseed, enabling curls to spring up with minimal scrunching.

5. Fairy Tales Curly-Q Styling Spray Gel

This protein-rich spray gel creates rockin’ ringlets and cute coils that last all day long. It’s lightweight, so it won’t weigh hair down, yet it provides excellent hold.

6. Cantu Care for Kids Curling Cream

With moisturizing shea butter, and strengthening coconut oil, this curling cream will help you keep your child’s hair healthy and shiny. It creates great curl definition, and helps stretch and elongate hair.

7. Aunt Jackie's Curls & Coils Girls Baby Girl Curls Curling & Twisting Custard

This custard can be used to create twists that stay put, and glorious curls. It defines, elongates, and provides sheen to the hair without making it crunchy.

8. Honey Baby Naturals Honey Shea Butter Hair Smoothie

For sweetly-scented baby hair that curls like a dream, stock up on this smoothie. It enhances curls without promoting tangles. And you can even use it to refresh second-day hair alongside a gentle misting of water.

9. Ouidad KRLY Kids Pump & Go Spray Gel

This spray gel provides a light hold that isn’t sticky or heavy to pump up those curls and coils. It has dimethicone and hydrolyzed wheat protein to smooth flyaways.

10. SoCozy Behave Styling Mousse Medium Hold Peachy-Keen

If your little one’s hair needs volume and frizz-free definition, this is the mousse to use. Its non-sticky formula leaves hair soft, but it provides enough hold to keep your kid’s style intact. She’ll love the peachy-nectarine scent.

11. Curly Kids Curly Gel Moisturizer

For curlies who need both hydration and hold, this gel moisturizer is the perfect one-product solution. It contains both aloe and hydrolyzed wheat protein for stronger, smoother hair.

Which one of these products is your child’s favorite? Let us know in the comments. For more on kids’ hair, see Curly Kids: Curly Hair Care for Easy Mornings.