Mother’s Day is the one official holiday that gives us a chance to show our love and appreciation for all that she does.

photo courtesy Lee Clower – Redbook Mag

24/7 and 365 days a year, our mothers work hard to raise us to be the best women that we can possibly be. Show love for Mom and her natural hair by giving her a gift she will love throughout her journey. Consider one of these 5 inexpensive gifts.

  1. Denman Brush, $9.99

Save mom the money and trouble of looking for the perfect detangling brush or comb. The Denman brush is the ultimate detangling brush for natural curlies and coilies. The Denman brush is composed of a soft rubber cushioned bottom that holds nylon bristles. This brush works through all those   tough knots and tangles, cutting down on mom’s time for detangling and gentle enough to work through thicker and longer hair. Available at Sally Beauty.

  1. Laila Ali Soft Bonnet Dryer, $38.24

The Laila Ali Soft Bonnet Dryer is great for moms that prefer to deep condition using heat. This bonnet dryer is pretty handy and doesn’t take up the space of a regular hooded dyer. It contains 4 settings and comes along with a flexible bonnet with a light grip that fits comfortably. Get great results for deep conditioning with this dryer. Available at Walmart.

  1. The Original Curly Tee Towel, $19.99

Okay.. so your mom isn’t the kind to sit underneath the hooded dryer for a while just to dry her hair. But what about giving your mom The Original Curly Tee Towel. This is not just another towel, this towel is made up for material specifically designed to dry hair in the shortest amount of time.  The Original Curly Tee Towel not only dries hair quickly but cuts down on the amount of frizz, keeping your hair soft, smooth, and of course frizz free. Available in CurlMart.

  1. Curlmart Kit ($14.20 – $63.85″>

If your mom is a new natural and unsure about what natural hair products to use, consider getting her a Curlmart Kit. Curlmart offers a range of items in a kit that is targeted towards a specific hair type. Whether your mom has type 2a waves or 4c coils, Curlmart kits have what your mom needs to jump start her natural hair regimen. Your mother will enjoy having a personalized kit designed for her unique hair type. Available in Curlmart.

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  1. Natural Hair Books and Guides

Does your mother love to read in her past time? What better gift to give her than a helpful guide on caring for natural hair. There are a range of natural hair books ready for purchase online to help encourage Mom on her journey. Available on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble.

Suggested books and guides

  • “If You Love It, It Will Grow: A Guide to Growing Long Afro-Textured Hair” by Phoenyx Austin

  • “The Science of Black Hair: A Comprehensive Guide to Textured Hair” by Audrey Davis-Sivasothy

  • “Thank God I’m Natural: The Ultimate Guide to Caring for and Maintaining Natural Hair Book” by Christia Donaldson


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