Hair Gel… for babies!

Posted by Lipglossiping On March - 14 - 2010

Leila has my mother’s hair.  It’s blonde, fine and very very floaty.  It kinda skims the top of her head, resting about an inch above the scalp in thick swathes of unstylable defiance.  If I brush it around the shape of her crown, it springs back…. floating, floating… always floating.

Of course, it’s beautiful… and I love it.  It’s getting long now and I lie with her twirling it gently around my fingers whilst she simultaneously grabs handfuls of mine, a look of frantic curiosity on her face.

I could deploy the old tried and tested method of spitting on my hands before swiping my palms over her barnet… but really… that’s just disgusting isn’t it?  She may be small and kinda stupid but that’s no justification for styling her with gob.

Enter Original Sprout, who make an entire line of Children’s styling saviours from Curl Calmer to Styling Balm.  I’ve got my eye on the Children’s Hair Gel.

They say:

Loved by Babies & Up, our Ultra Clean & Light Baby Hair Gel is made of nourishing emollients & gentle botanicals, smoothing frizzies, taming flyaways & supporting curls softly. Thermal Protectants keeps hair safe from styling & enviromental aggressors.

There’ll be no “styling aggressors” in this nursery *puts the straighteners down* but this has gotta be better than spit right?

And just ’cause this is about the only day in the year I can like TOTALLY get away with it:

24 Responses to “Hair Gel… for babies!”

  1. awwwww that is precious!

  2. Justine says:

    You are both SO LOVELY. She is so pretty!

  3. Lady Gray says:

    Cazy curly Mullet Girl thanks you for this post.
    Seriously – this looks ace!
    Super cute vid too. x

  4. Duvessa says:

    Awww she’s so cute! And I know what you mean with the baby hair you described, sounds a lot like my daughters hair when she was smaller.

  5. Sian says:

    Oh my! She’s grown so much since I saw her. Her hair is gorgeous. I feel another make up and baby day coming on x

  6. Jo says:

    OMG… just the post I need!! Harveys hair is just like Leilas haha, its sticking out over his lil’ ears now too. I keep saying to Gareth… I need some gel for his hair lol. Im soooo gunna get hm some!


  7. Tali says:

    Awwwww sooo cute!!!!!!!

  8. Humaira says:

    First of all, your baby is kinda awesome as are you. First she is so gorgeous and so cute and smiley!

    Second, you had me at small and kinda stupid. I think I might just want to procreate this very second to have my own small and kinda stupid person to style with this hairgel.

  9. Jayme says:

    That was the cutest video ever! she kept wanting to give you kisses!

    i would make sure that none of the ingredients are harmful before using it on your daughter, i can just imagine a child putting there hands in there hair while the gel is still wet and than eating the gel

  10. Louise says:

    How cute is she :) Gorgeous hope she’s feeling better soon xx

  11. Tamara says:

    she is so pretty …this video is brilliant. LOVE IT TO BITS!!! you must be so so proud xx

  12. Tanya says:

    That video is just too precious, she is super adorable!
    The products sound cool too.
    I hope Leila feels better soon :) xx


    “She may be small and kinda stupid” this made me LOL so hard in the university computer lab

  14. rijaH says:

    Ohh shes so cute 😀 Almost made me cry happy tears 😛

  15. liloo says:

    I’ll confess. I have not even read the post and went straight for the video. How cute is she!!! Woah, you do speak fast. Your foreign audience is going to need subtitles :) xxx

  16. Aw, I think you can get away with that any day of the year! Products look interesting, will check them out. Any toddler hair products anyone can recommend out there?

  17. One world … A D O R A B L E! :)

  18. Laura says:

    Such a cute video, she’s adorable!

  19. Jennifer says:

    Ooh this looks interesting! Alice’s hair is mental! She goes to bed and her hair is perfect, she wakes up and looks like Russel Brand

  20. Olaola says:

    Russel Bran,d, Jennifer? You’ve got some stylish baby there 😉

    The video is so cute, Charlotte. And I, too, loved the “small and kinda stupid” remark. Love it when parents aren’t so bloody precious about their children. Top marks 😉

  21. Anitacska says:

    Aaaw, she’s gorgeous! :) Her hair is just fine, I love baby hair, it’s so cute. Mine are now 3, 5 and 8 and don’t have baby hair anymore, so I’d just enjoy it while it lasts. 😉

  22. Jessica says:

    OMG that video is so adorable! I’m going to watch it again 😉

  23. Daisy says:

    Oh she’s so SO cute! Such a gorge video! Post more, post more! x

  24. Nic nic says:

    Happy belated Mother’s day!!

    Also your lil girl is SUPER CUTE!! awwww

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