Wire Brush

It's best to use a wire brush when brushing your doll's hair. Do not use a plastic brush as it may damage the hair.

Always start from the bottom and work you way up towards the top of the head and remember to be gentle!

Be sure to check out the My Life As video on Hair Care Tips for more tips!

Spray Bottle for Tangle

To get rid of tangles in your doll's hair, use a spray bottle and lightly mist your doll's hair until it's fairly damp. Don't let the hair get too soaked.

Brush carefully and always start from the bottom and work you way up towards the top of the head. 

Be sure to check out the My Life As video on Hair Care Tips for more tips!

Curl Hair by Twisting

Stuff you'll need: A wire brush, hair clips plastic hair bands or scrunchies and a spray bottle.

  1. Use your spray bottle and lightly mist your doll's hair until it's fairly damp. Brush through the hair to get the hair evenly damp and to get rid of any tangles. 
  2. Take the hair in 1 inch sections and twist the hair in the direction of the doll's natural curl.
  3. When you get to the bottom, brush or comb it out downwards.

SPECIAL TIP! The smaller the sections of hair you twist, the tighter the curls.

Be sure to check out the My Life As video on How to Curl by Twisting for more tips!

How To Fishtail Braid

Stuff you’ll need: A wire brush, hair clips, plastic hair bands or scrunchies and a spray bottle.

  1. Use your spray bottle and lightly mist your doll’s hair until it’s fairly damp. Brush through the hair to get the hair evenly damp and to get rid of any tangles.
  2. Divide the hair into two equal sections. 
  3. Take a small piece of hair from the left section, nearest the dolls face and cross it over to the middle adding it to the right section. Use your thumb to hold it down.
  4. Do the same with the first small piece of hair from the right section, nearest the dolls face. Cross it over to the middle and add it to the left section of hair.
  5. Continue crossing over small amounts of hair from each side. Keep the hair as tight as possible as you cross the sections.
  6. Secure the braid with a hair band.

Be sure to check out the My Life As video on How to Fishtail Braid for more tips!

How to Curl Hair by Braiding

Stuff you’ll need: A wire brush, hair clips, plastic hair bands or scrunchies and a spray bottle.

  1. Place doll between your knees.
  2. Use your spray bottle and lightly mist your doll’s hair until it’s fairly damp. Brush through the hair to get the hair evenly damp and to get rid of any tangles.
  3. Separate the dolls hair into four equal sections.
  4. Secure all of the sections, except the first one with a plastic hair band or clip.
  5. Take the first section, divide it into three sections and braid it as tightly as you can. Braid by alternately crossing the left then right section over the middle section.
  6. Secure the braid with a plastic hair band.
  7. Tightly braid the other three sections of hair and secure each with a hair band.
  8. Allow to dry overnight. Do not use a hair dryer, as the heat may damage the doll’s hair. In the morning gently undo the braids and your doll will have bouncy curly hair.

Be sure to check out the My Life As video on How to Curl by Braiding for more tips!