Are Baby Hairs Making A Comeback?

FKA TwigsThe small and sometimes not so small wispy hairs on the perimeter of the hairline that are often very fine and typically found on a small toddler, thus the name “Baby Hair”, have made a comeback.

They can be natural or manufactured but however they come about, the result isn’t accomplished without tedious and masterful skill.  It’s all in the “flicka da wrist”,  as Chedda Da would say. Although I’m sure mastering the fine art of baby hair wasn’t the inspiration for his 2015 chart-topping hit.

While some hair trends should forever remain in the cloak of childhood like Ducktails or any hairstyle that involved the use of Pink Lotion or Black Pro Style Gel, the fanciful creation of baby hairs seem to have made a resurgence. As we know, most trends are cyclical and now is the time for the latest generation to give their take on it.

TLC’s Chilli, the posterchild for baby hair envy, spearheaded the movement back in the 90’s, with her iconic edges gloriously laid to the heavens! Honestly, I can’t think of anyone who predates Chilli’s look.

Whoever inspired her has inspired the masses, including one FKA Twig, a millennial who’s version of the slickity-slick swirls have produced a wave of widespread baby-hair love.

Even Kim Kardashian has confessed her regret of having her baby hair laser removed. ‘My forehead had all these little baby hairs, and I would always break out because of them,’ the 35-year-old wrote.

‘Every photographer would Photoshop them out anyway, and I thought I looked better without the baby hairs, but now I miss them [sic].’ Perhaps her nostalgia has resurfaced since seeing how lovely they are on her daughter, North.


So while we’re in the midst of this inspirational ocean of waviness, I say, let’s continue this baby-hair world domination, one glob at a time. How focused are you on baby hair revival? Comment below!

About Marchaan


Marchaan has been a creative writer for over seventeen years and writing professionally for thirteen. Her body of work focuses primarily on the topics of entertainment, love, relationships, self-exploration and coming of age while her passion and interests lie in natural hair, beauty, current events and pop culture. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from California State University Northridge where she minored in Spanish and held concentrations in language and writing. Today, Marchaan resides in Los Angeles where she continues to work on her novel and write short stories and children’s books in her free time.

About Marchaan


Marchaan has been a creative writer for over seventeen years and writing professionally for thirteen. Her body of work focuses primarily on the topics of entertainment, love, relationships, self-exploration and coming of age while her passion and interests lie in natural hair, beauty, current events and pop culture. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from California State University Northridge where she minored in Spanish and held concentrations in language and writing. Today, Marchaan resides in Los Angeles where she continues to work on her novel and write short stories and children’s books in her free time.

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Sunji Smith

“Baby hair”never went out of style #20somethingsomethingsarestupid

Jennifer Barlow-Boatner

Noooo……

LaTosha Johnson

Hope not

Karen Michele Handy

Not done like that I hope

Chandra Batson

Some women take it to the extreme there is nothing good about them edges just saying

Tisha Whoo

Being this pic is not of real baby hair, not making a comeback

Melendez Chiquita

Only if ppl realize what baby hair really is..cuz whatever this is in this picture definitely isn’t it????

Tammy Blanco

right it’s the nature perimeter of the hairline these ppl forcing babyhair

Rhonda Nibbs

Thank you. I was thinking the same thing

Elaine Perkins

Right! We as a culture does a little too much at times. Ijs

Dena Carter

Thank you

Gail Oneta Huggins

Baby hair shouldn’t make a comeback..especially for [email protected]$$ women ???????????? don’tkillmeit’sjustajokeok????

Shireen Balcombe-Nelson

Eh… came back and left again lol

Annick Morris

People are making up baby hairs. That is all.

Feliz Harris-Wynn

Those are small bangs

Estella Tunstall

I hope not, don’t like looking at it paste to ur face ????????????

Betsy Fernandez

Not unless your a baby

Zineki StayinIndependent Hawkins

Them grown up hairs

Shytalece Robinson

I was thinking the same thing like those adult hairs lol

Michelle Sarver

No!!!!

Michel Barnes

That’s NOT baby hair…. THOSE are BIG finger wave edges

Nita Beckles

Wish it wouldn’t

Stewart R Lynnette

Never left

Mia Mia Queen

I wish it would go away

Natasha Smith

When did they leave?

Rashanda Mays

Nobody want them damn finger waves on our heads hell

Tiearra BerrySaunders

If your hair still naturally grow that way it’s ok but to make ocean waves all across your forehead.????

Emmanuella Osei

They never LEFT

Crystal Reeves

Not those

Kelly Nechelle Mcgruder

I Kno mine are coming back ????????

Akua Daps

If you have baby hairs… Just make it look neat, stop trying to overdue it… It looks weird… NOW, if you have ADOLESCENT or ADULT hairs you better stop trying to baby hair them! I’m sick of long and full pieces of hair being made to look like some overgrown baby hairs ????

Dawn Warren

Edges going to have to make a comeback first ????????‍♀️

Albertine Williams

and the award for best comment goes to…

Monique Goldsby

ok??!????????????????

Carla Alicia Bell-Holt

right lol

Lena Lorraine

????????????

Amber Sandifer

I laughed way too hard at this! ????????????????

Fitzpatrick Parise

right ????

SaVannah Lily

Right!

Tammy Tam

This made me laugh too hard

Kasey Payne

????????

Trena Reese

Not like that

Taneesha Thomas

When did they leave?

Kim Johnson

Right ????

Charlene Beasley

They never left if you got edges.

Alexsandrah Ge

Come back? Did it go?

Donna Howard

Baby hair on a grown woman is not baby hair. That’s brushed edges designed with a comb.
Definitely not baby hair.

Atoysha Toy Wells-Bassene

baby hairs are not your edges! They don’t even have the same texture as the rest of your hair. There are adults with “baby hair”, but most of us don’t have them.

Natalia Brennan

Only if white people say its so????

Ernestine Arms

If they have any ????????????????

MissFancy Styles

Only babies have bAby hair ????????‍♀️

Nicole Beaver

They are annoying and most are going over board with the baby hairs the only use for them is to covering the line of demarcation from the lace..

Taryn Williams-Cobb

It’s cute on babies and little girls, not adult women

Sharon Hamilton

They never left.

Roberts Angie

I hate it

Christa Moon Kendrick

I hope not

Alecia Walker

Hell no

Lyya Nip Haslam

Not a Fan The young Folk Can Have it

Zulma Brooks

If you are over 21 they are “Edge curls”, dassit! LOL SMH

Phyllis Leaks

Folks are trying to make 100 yr old hair into baby hair using motor oil, crisco and super glue…Let it go so that you will have a few strands as edges…

Christina Miller

Phyllis Leaks OMG, I was dead at motor oil lmaooooo….

Neisha Simpson

her baby hairs files head of household on they taxes …they grown asf!! they need to stop it

Toni Tigrr

????????????????????????

Candice Ross

The elder of the hair family!????

Shanice Lanae' Logan

Omg I’m dead!! Best comment for sure

Bernadette Davis

That not baby hair edges. Those are finger waves.

Jillian Thomas

Yeah, mainly on those fake ass hair weaves & lace fronts

Stef Dot

They never left

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