If you've been using a baby hair brush on their thick, luscious locks from birth, your baby could be ready for a haircut as early as eight months old! But for little ones with baldy-baby hair, the first haircut may not be needed until they are two years old.
When should a little girl get her hair cut?
It depends on how quickly their hair grows and of course, your personal preference. Babies born with a lot of hair that grows quickly and starts getting in their eyes may need their first cut in their first year. Others who don't have hair so quickly may not need their first cut until the age of about 2 years.
Does cutting toddler's hair make it grow faster?
Some parents hesitate to give their baby a haircut. But if your baby has hair loss or bald spots, a haircut can get rid of patchiness and allow their hair to grow in evenly. One belief is that a haircut can jump-start hair growth. However, this idea isn't backed by science.
Why shouldn't you cut a baby's hair before 1?
It all depends on how much hair your baby has but, generally speaking, do not cut your baby's hair before its first birthday. Up until the age of six months, the “first hairs” grow and then fall out, following a drop in hormones that's completely normal after birth.
Will my toddler lose her curls if I cut her hair?
A hair trim doesn't affect the way your child's hair will grow in. Losing curls isn't a product of a cut, but it's common advice found on the internet. You can talk to a hairstylist about ways to keep your kid's hair healthy and if there are any products, like a shampoo or hair conditioner that can preserve the curls.
When should you cut a little girls hair?
Unless there's a pressing reason to cut your baby's hair, you don't have to worry about doing so until they're around 1 year old. You have options for your baby's first haircut: doing it yourself with scissors or clippers or going to a salon that specializes in children's haircuts.