For girls, there is nothing worse than detangling their hair. Fortunately, somebody invented the Wet Brush. While it looks like an ordinary brush, it combs through knots and tangles like butter. The secret is its bendable bristles. It comes in several cute designs like this Emoji-inspired design.
You may remember this wacky beauty gadget for the 90s. With Topsy Tail, she never has to feel bored with her hair. This little gadget can transform a simple ponytail into a fancy twisted pony tail. Once they get the basics down, girls can easily create new styles without having to worry about coordination. It works like magic.
With its little pink cat ears peaking out of the headband, this has to be the most adorable headband. It’s perfect for keeping her hair back while she is doing her beauty routine. Who doesn’t want to look super cute while cleansing their face?
The easiest way to accessorize her hair is with a stylish hair band. No matter what style she is sporting, these fashionable hair bands from Hipsy are the perfect gift. The coolest part? Not only do they not slip, but also they are adjustable so she can get the perfect fit.
Who doesn’t love trying new things with their hair? From Fabulous fishtails to beautiful Buns, this book from Abby Smith teaches your little girl how to create 60 different braids for just about every occasion. The beautiful pictures inside help your future hair stylist follow along.
Ribbon hair ties are a great alternative to conventional elastic hair ties. These stretchy elastics are tied in a knot around your pony tail, giving it great life. They come in so many fun colors and patterns that make them easy to coordinate with your outfits. The best part? They are much gentler on your hair, leaving no creases.
If she’s dying for unicorn or mermaid colored hair, she can pull off this adorable look without the use of dye. These colored hair clip extensions simply clip into your hair, adding different colors on the rainbow. Finally she can live out her rainbow colored hair dreams.
Is your 8 year old girl begging to color her hair? Instead of hair dye, hair chalk is a great alternative for those with lighter hair. With 12 different hair chalk colors, Alex Toys has put together a fun hair chalk kit. It’s perfect for keeping her and her friends occupied during sleepovers or parties. The best part? It washes out with shampoo.
Go from ordinary to Bling-tastic with Blinger. Simply load, click, and BLING! Kids can easily add sparkle and gems to their hair, clothing, accessories, stationery, and more. Blinger kits and refill packs feature long-lasting rhinestones in a variety of fashionable colors. Peel them off or comb them out easily after a day of fun. Girls will love exploring their own unique style while unleashing their inner starlet. Are you ready to get Bling-Bling with Blinger?!
Most little girls dream of using makeup on special occasions. For this age, face painting is just as fun as makeup especially for birthday parties. Unlike makeup, Snazaroo face paints are all water based which makes them easy to put on and remove. Both perfume free and meeting the strictest cosmetic regulations, it’s one of the most popular face paints for kids.
Lipstick is cool but there are so many harmful ingredients in them especially if she’s going to ingest it. She might be not ready to use lipstick, but Lip Smackers are just as fun to apply over your lips. Not only do they come in a variety of tasty flavors like Wild Raspberry, they leave your lips feeling moisturized.
Most 8 year old girls are at the age when they start to get interested in makeup. As parents, we don’t want our daughters to grow up too fast. Thankfully, Fashion Angels makes a kit for girls that allows them to experiment with makeup without actually putting it on their face. This kit comes with a child makeup palette that girls can use to put makeup on the models in the included book or even on their face if they are allowed to.
Nobody wants to be plain and boring. Body art for kids is a lot of fun, especially when it is temporary. This kit comes with everything girls need to paint their own temporary glittery tattoos including stencils, glitter, and glue. It’s the perfect birthday activity.
Does she really love unicorns? Then she probably wouldn’t mind rubbing unicorn snot all over her body and face. This non toxic body gel simply rubs on the skin. The best part? When it dries, it leaves a glittery sparkle on the skin. She will feel just like a unicorn.
If she loves getting crafty and makeup, she will love this kit from Alex toys that lets her make her own lip gloss. It’s not really hard to make. It comes with the base and kids just add colors, sparkles, and scented oils to it. After you are done, you transfer it to the cute Popsicle containers.
Who wouldn’t love face painting on their birthday? Designed for beginners, this kit from Klutz is one of our favorite face painting kits. Not only does it come with a book that walks you through all different ideas, it comes with a palette of Wolfe face paint. While it is not as rigorously tested as Snazaroo, Wolfe is one of the leaders in professional face paint. This water based paint is not only highly pigmented, it is easy to layer.
Let your inner beauty shine through with this wellness and beauty kit. It includes a mood journal, face mask, and beauty essentials like a color-revealing lip and cheek oil and rose-scented body/hair oil to make you feel your best and boost your mood.
Bath & Body
If she’s the crafty type, she will love this beauty kit from Klutz. This fun kit lets her make all different fun-shaped soaps. She simply melts the soap base in the microwave, adds pigment, and adds her own ingredients to make her own scented soaps. There’s a recipe book to help her get started. The best part? She can give them as gifts.
While they are everywhere you go, germs are so nasty. You can’t go wrong with hand sanitizer. With a fun and cute form factor, these ones from Purell come in different scents and are perfect for traveling with.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money on a beauty kit. Burt’s Bees makes several cute one like this Everyday Essentials gift set that comes with lotions and creams that she can use on her whole body. We love the way it is packaged, which makes it excellent for gift giving.
Who doesn’t like smelling nice? Packed with 6 different bath balms, this gift set allows her to turn an ordinary bath into a spa like experience. With all natural fragrances and skin softening ingredients, it’s the perfect way to pamper her on her special occasion. The only problem? She might never want to get out of the bath.
For young girls who are still growing, we recommend a natural non-toxic perfume that is also fun to wear. Both Pacifica and LaVanilla make non-toxic perfumes that are suitable for young girls. Made of essential oils, this one from Pacifica is free of all the artificial nasties in commercial perfumes. With a tropical smell, it’s a light smelling fruity fragrance.
Pamper her with a luxurious bubble bath. This Bubble Bomb features a fruity grape scent with surprise unicorn jewelry hidden inside. The best part? It’ll leave her skin soft and it’s kid-safe and won’t stain your bathtub.
Face masks are great because they go much further than the surface of your skin to give you a deeper clean than normal cleansing. This collection of 10 face masks is a lot of fun to experiment with. They are sheet masks that are dosed in all different fun ingredients from Lemon to Tea Tree and more. You simply apply the sheet mask on your face for 20 to 30 minutes before removing it.
Birthdays are the best days! Treat your 8 year old girl on her birthday with this cute spa kit from Philosophy. She will love lathering her body up with the birthday scented shower and bubble bath gel. Of course, it wouldn’t be complete without birthday cake body lotion. She might even be able to skip the Birthday cake. Make it a birthday to remember.
Has she reached that stage when all she can think about is doing her nails? This fun kit from Alex Toys allows her and her friends to paint their nails. In addition to nail pens, it comes with additional accessories for girls to decorate their nails including gems and stickers. It’s the perfect gift for girls who want to get into nail art.
What 8 year old girl wouldn’t love taking a trip to the spa to get a manicure or pedicure? Now she doesn’t have to leave her house with this kit from Creativity for kids. It comes with everything you need for a relaxing day at the spa from a satin eye mask to a nail dryer. While regular nail polishes contain toxic ingredients, this kit contains water based nail polish and press on nails. It’s the perfect birthday or Christmas activity for kids.