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Natural Hair and Mental Health: Boosting Your Child’s Confidence

Natural Hair and Mental Health: Boosting Your Child’s Confidence

Madison Manning
4 minute read

Confidence is Key!


Did you know that haircare is a great way to boost your child’s self-esteem and protect their overall Mental Health? When your child has some kind of physical injury or pain, as parents, it's easy to recognize what you need to do or who you need to see in order to make sure your child is healed. But recognizing your child’s mental struggles can be pretty difficult. According to Mental Health America, when children are in a good emotional and mental state, they are able to think more clearly, develop socially, and learn new skills. But low self-esteem can hinder your child’s mental health and have a negative effect on their overall perspective on life. One of the best things parents can do for their child’s mental health is “nurturing children’s confidence and self-esteem”.

Protecting Your Child’s Mental Health

Physical and emotional health are very closely related. The American Psychological Association says that “both physical and mental health affect how we think, feel and act on the inside and outside” and the foundations of your mental health developed during early childhood have an impact on your mental state throughout adulthood. This is why it is extremely important for parents to contribute to their child’s mental and physical development.

Healthy Hair Builds Confidence

Textured hair is oftentimes stigmatized for being unprofessional or hard to control. Skylar J’s LushUs Kids is helping parents encourage their kids to value and appreciate their curls and coils! Healthy hair is not only a sign of good health, but it can also help build your child’s confidence and self-esteem. Psychologist Dr. Vivian Diller explains that many people “associate confidence with feeling in control, and hair is one way most of us can be in charge”. Having your hair done gives one a sense of control that reinforces the positive thoughts they have about themselves. In this way, parents can instill positive values about their child’s hair, appearance, and self-esteem by making sure their kids’ hair feels healthy!

Boost Your Child’s Confidence with LushUs Kids

Skylar J’s LushUs Kids is perfect for parents looking to build up their child’s confidence by helping their child feel good about their hair. Scalp psoriasis, eczema, and other hair conditions that occur in children can be frustrating for parents and their children. LushUs Kids uses ingredients that treat these conditions, hydrate, and strengthen your child’s hair so that they look and feel their best! Try out our Aloe and White Tea Follicle Boosting Scalp Mist to help sooth and stimulate your child’s scalp while encouraging growth at the follicle level. For healthier, stronger, and longer hair, we also encourage you to buy our Ring Around the Rosemary Oil Hair Elixir! This handmade product consists of over 15 organic herbs and is infused with three vitamin-rich oils which improve blood circulation to the scalp, nourishes the roots of your child’s hair, and stimulates hair growth. 


Every moment we share with our children is special and important! Using the time you spend treating your child’s hair to also speak words of encouragement can be a great way to contribute to your child’s mental health. Follow LushUs Kids for more natural hair products and resources!

Aloe & White Tea Follicle Boosting Scalp Mist

Aloe & White Tea Follicle Boosting Scalp Mist

$23.99

  4oz With Red Clover Extract for Hair Growth Helps calm and refresh the scalp  Stimulates the scalp for a healthy environment Encourages hair growth at the follicle level This Follicle Boosting Scalp Mist contains conditioning agents and a hair… read more

Ring Around the Rosemary Oil Hair Elixir

Ring Around the Rosemary Oil Hair Elixir

$12.99

2oz. This LushUs Kids Hair Elixer is a handmade product. Over 15 organic herbs are infused in three Vitamin-rich oils (Castor Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Safflower Oil) for at least 4 weeks. Afterwichm the herbs are strained, and the remaining… read more

Sources:

https://www.mhanational.org/what-every-child-needs-good-mental-health

 

https://www.apa.org/topics/child-development/mental-health

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/good-hair-day_b_1191203

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