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Curly Nikki


By January 27th, 20215 Comments

-How long have you been natural?
I have been completely natural since 2000.

-What is your regimen?
I shampoo and deep condition weekly.I straighten my hair every two weeks with my hot comb and oven. On the weeks that I don’t press my hair, I will blow dry and wear it kinky straight. And sometimes I will wear it in its natural state, especially when the weather is humid.I apply Extra Virgin Coconut Oil to my hair ends, hairline once a week.I do a deep, deep condition every 8-12 weeks with Aphogee.

-What is the one thing you’d tell a newbie to help her on her journey?
Do not jump on bandwagons; educate yourself about your hair type; and keep your hair regimen as simple as possible.

-How do you maintain length?
I maintain length by taking care of my hair from the inside out: by drinking lots of water and eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. A healthy diet produces strong, sturdy hair strands. And I’m very gentle with my hair ends. I keep them moisturized; which keeps them brittle-free. And brittle-free ends don’t break and split off.

-What’s the best thing about being naturally glamorous?!
The best part for me are the options that my natural hair provides:I like being able to wear my hair silky, smooth straight for a few days, and then the next few days wear a big, kinky-straight afro, or be bold and step out wearing my hair in a tight shrunken, natural twist-out.I feel healthy, free and sexy and I feel like I have nothing to hide when I let people see all the ways I can style my natural hair.

PinkSkates!!!! PinkSkates!!!!

Ladies feel free to visit me at my webzine I will have lots of hair and health/fitness tips and updates weekly. And links to my online fitness challenges that are geared toward black women.


  • Anonymous says:

    she's so beautiful from head to toe 🙂

    she has a website called which has loads of information, but you must subscribe to get the insider tips! She's been a blessings to my hair and so has CurlyNikki for sure 🙂

  • Janet in Atlanta says:

    Yes I would like to see a video of the tension method because I tried it last night and I don’t think I got it quite right. 🙂

  • Maria says:

    Pinkskates is so helpful on LHCF. She’s one of my hair idols! I would love for her to explain to tension method next time.

  • Anonymous says:

    Such beautiful hair. I’m definitely going to check out her site.

  • Anonymous says:

    Thanks for featuring her Curly Nikki! I was just on her fotki yesterday. I didn’t know she had a website, but it’s very informative!

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