You’ve got kids, and they’ve got hair. This can be problematic, I know. Kids and babies tend to have fine hair, and fine hair tangles really easily. Add curls to the mix, and you may have even more of a problem. Detangling kid’s hair after a shower or brushing through the bedhead in the morning can be a real battle complete with crying, screaming, and fighting. Fortunately there are products that can help. I prefer lines specifically designed for children because they are formulated to be gentle, and many contain natural ingredients. Be sure to cleanse with a moisturizing shampoo and click through the slideshow for 25 great sprays, conditioners, and tools that make detangling a whole lot easier.
25 Awesome Products for Detangling Kid’s Hair 1 of 26
The Original Little Sprout Children’s Miracle Detangler $22.49 2 of 26
This detangling spray from D'Organiques works like a dream with natural and organic ingredients. As a sweet bonus, it contains rosemary, which repels lice.
Found on Sleek Hair.
Mixed Chicks Kids Leave-in Conditioner $12.99 3 of 26
This awesome conditioner is perfect for little ones with curls, but it can be used on any hair type.
Pick it up at Target.
So Cozy Protective Conditioning Mist with Sunscreen $13.95 4 of 26
One area that people often forget to apply sun protection is the scalp. I love that this spray-on conditioner contains sunscreen and has a summery coconut scent.
Available at Cozy's Cuts for Kids.
Paul Mitchell Kids Taming Spray $9 5 of 26
Paul Mitchell's mild formula for kids detangles and eliminates static.
Find an authorized retailer at Paul Mitchell.
Tru Kid All Natural Dancing Hair Detangler $8.99 6 of 26
This all-natural formula detangles beautifully and will define curls without feeling sticky.
Found on Amazon.
Fairy Tales Static Free Leave-In Detangling Spray $9.95 7 of 26
Use this handy organic spray on wet hair to comb through tangles and on dry hair to tame static.
Available at Ulta.
Avon Natural Kids Detangling Comb $5 8 of 26
When hair is wet, I usually recommend detangling with a wide tooth comb. Here's a fun one made for kids with a handy hook to hang it.
Found on Avon.
Johnson’s No More Tangles Detangling Spray $3.99 9 of 26
This great-smelling detangler works beautifully and is a great value.
Get it at Walgreens.
Jason Natural Products Kids Only Detangling Conditioner $6.39 10 of 26
You will love that this conditioner is all natural with sunflower extracts, jojoba, and aloe to nourish and hydrate. Your kids will love the berry scent and tear-free formula.
Available on Vitacost.
L’Oreal Kids Tangle Tamer $3.19 11 of 26
This fruity spray-on detangler is great for kids who need light detangling and frizz control.
Found on Drugstore.
The Knot Genie $11.22 12 of 26
Ouidad Krly Kids No More Knots 2-in-1 Conditioner $15.00 13 of 26
This kids product does double duty as a detangling rinse or leave-in. It leaves curly hair manageable and frizz-free.
Check it out at Sephora.
Glop & Glam Creamsicle Mist Leave-in Conditioner and Detangler $14 14 of 26
I love this super-fun, dessert-inspired, all-natural line for kids. The conditioner and detangler fights bedhead and prevents lice.
Get it at Ulta.
Wen Kids Cleansing Conditioner $32 15 of 26
The Wet Brush $9 16 of 26
California Baby Calming Hair Detangler $11.49 17 of 26
California Baby makes wonderful, all-natural products that smell amazing. This light spray-in contains calming lavender and natural sunscreens.
Learn more at Drugstore.
L’Oreal Professionnel Tendresse Kids Leave-in Detangling Conditioner $19.99 18 of 26
I love a leave-in for kids to avoid the dreaded second rinse. This delicious-smelling, creamy conditioner contains peach milk to gently soften and detangle.
Found on Sleek Hair.
Petit Phyto Detangling Spray for Children $26 19 of 26
This detangling spray contains blueberry extracts, wood cellulose, and black currant for natural shine and protection.
Available at DermStore.
Kiss My Face Orange U Smart Detangler $8.95 20 of 26
This detangling spray smells like a dream and is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and artificial fragrances.
Found on Kiss My Face.
Denman Bumblebee Tangle Tamer $17.80 21 of 26
Rainbow Research Detangling Conditioner for Kids $4.96 22 of 26
This organic, herbal conditioner is available unscented for kids (or adults) who are sensitive to smells.
Get it at Lucky Vitamin.
Le Baby Detangler $7.95 23 of 26
This hypoallergenic conditioning spray was made for the delicate hair of babies and children or anyone with sensitive skin.
Found on DermStore.
Nature’s Baby Organics Conditioner and Detangler $7.39 24 of 26
This luscious conditioner contains shea butter, safflower oil, and olive oil to leave your child's hair soft and manageable naturally.
Available at Vitacost.
Johnson’s No More Tangles Leave-in Conditioner $4.89 25 of 26Some hair types, especially thick or curly hair, require more conditioning than a spray can offer. This leave-in is formulated to get rid of tangles and leave hair soft and shiny without weighing it down. Pick it up at Walgreens.
Bonehead Dinosaur Folding Brush and Comb $5.99 26 of 26
So many little boys I know are rocking the long-haired surfer boy look these days, and yet it is so hard to find grooming tools that appeal to them. I was thrilled to find this fun dinosaur brush and comb duo.
Available at Perpetual Kid.