June 30, 2015

OWN Your TWA This Summer- Short Natural Hair Styles



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When I first went natural, I thought my TWA was the worst thing in the world. I only rocked protective hairstyles in hopes of growing out my hair. Instead, using protective hair styles turned out to be the easiest way to neglect my hair. After realizing the damage, I finally gained some courage to rock my TWA.

Own your teenie weenie afro (TWA) this summer. The summer is the perfect time to stray away from the protective hairstyles and give your hair a break. If some of you are still afraid of flaunting your TWA and continue using protective hairstyles to hide it, I urge you to be brave this summer! After all, your TWA is beautiful no matter how short it is. In time, the length will come. I also urge you to strive for healthy hair more than you do for lengthy hair. Instead of finding styles that will stretch your hair, focus more on length retention by deep conditioning and moisturizing.
We can already tell this summer is going to be a hot one, so give your TWA some fresh air and sun this summer!

Check out some naturalistas rocking their fabulous TWA’s in a few YouTube tutorials below:

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June 30, 2015

My Big Curly Hair Routine- Wash and Go Greatness!


Eleanor is a "Cape Townian living in Tokyo" and wants to share her natural hair wash and go routine with the CurlyNikki community. 

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June 30, 2015

Diana Is Naturally Glam!


How long have you been natural?
I have been natural all my life.

Had you always embraced your texture?
Growing up I didn't like my hair because people would make fun of it saying it was nappy. I eventually came to love my hair when I turned 18.

How did family and friends react to your decision to go natural? What was your response to them? 
My mom and dad both supported me to keep with my natural hair because it identifies who I truly am.

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June 29, 2015

Tips for Keeping Natural Hair Moisturized in the Summer Heat


Summer is one of the best times of the year.

A time to explore, travel, and soak up the sun. All of that sounds nice, but the same can't be said for your hair. Harsh sun rays damage hair, dry it out and can even fade your color. That’s why when summer comes around, it’s time to revisit (and revamp) your hair routine. Higher humidity levels and temperatures suck the moisture out of the hair. Because summer conditions differ so much from winter conditions for example, the products used should be modified in order to support healthy moisture levels during that time.

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June 29, 2015

5 Habits to Break for Growing Long Natural Hair


 by Roniece Wright @NaturalfromtheRoots by GlobalCouture

We all want to care for our hair as best as possible. We buy all the right products, stick to a healthy regimen, and pay attention to our hair’s needs. But sometimes, we get accustomed to practices that harm our hair instead of nurturing it. If we do these things consistently, they turn into  habits which can lead to major damage to our curls in the long run. Here are five bad hair habits to break!

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