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Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

By January 27th, 202135 Comments

Hola chicas!

It’s that time again! The images below are of CN readers at their flyyest…at work, on the town, and with the fam. Showing us all that natural hair is not a fad, it’s a way of life…an extension of our beauty! Click on the images to enlarge them:

G Baby @ 10 weeks!
Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!


Adrien
I had just taken down some twists I had in for a month and was happy to have my fro back. This was after a deep condition with Giovanni Deep Conditioner, honey, and olive oil. I moisturized with Dessert Essentials Coconut Conditioner and styled with aloe vera gel and castor oil. OMGsh it’s SOOOOO soft, I can’t keep my hands out! As I type this, I’m fluffing and petting it like it’s a house pet, lol.Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

ShamiGreen
I wet set my hair on ¾ inch rollers (using B&B moist foam wrap & Tresemmé Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray) and sat under a hooded dryer. Once dry, I pulled each curl apart using Oyin’s Burnt Sugar Pomade. SIMPLE & CHIC!Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

Jennifer
I’m done transitioning and just LOVE IT! Right now I’m doing twist-outs with Olive Oil Hair Lotion…also doing the no-shampoo thing. It is really strengthening my hair. For my conditioner I use Pantene Relaxed and Natural but I also love to use the Olive Oil conditioner…the two BEST for me.Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

Brittney
I was about to go to the bar with my friends & decided to just wear my hair “out”. I created my own ‘stretching technique for the lazy, where I just brushed my hair into a high bun after co-washing & taking the bun down after a few hours. Then I sprayed it with my trusty S-curl spray (it’s amazing). I slid on a skinny headband, fluffed, and headed out the door. Many men were touching my hair last night. I call it the man catcher 😉Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

Deidra
On my way to work. Two weeks post BC.Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!
Swoodward
I am on my way to work and feeling pretty hot. This is a coil-out post morning shower. It’s dry in this picture. I really love the shape and the way my hair is catching the light. My lipstick is a mix of lip pencil and a clear red gloss. Fun.Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

Toney (CN’s Aunty!)
I know you can relate, the humidity was driving me nuts and my hair was fuzz city. Wanting my hair up and off my neck…I did a semi-French braid (because I can really cornrow) pinned the braid under, smoothed with shea butter and rosemary oil, slept overnight be-scrafed, added combs in the morning, and then heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it’s off to work I go!
Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!
Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

Lauren
Webcam photo before a dinner night. Styled my hair with Olive oil & Eco styler gel.Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!


Rhonda
Out on the town with a wash & go and an ouchless headband. I used Mixed Chicks, sat under the dryer for 8 to 10 minutes and diffused the rest to create the volume that I sooo love.
Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!
Jennae
My daughter Ja’Naya was diagnosed with leukemia in January, and by June, she had lost all her hair due to chemo. I submitted a photo for Show & Tell last year when she still had a HUGE head of hair ( http://www.curlynikki.com/2009/10/show-and-tell-friday.html ). Her hair is growing back now and her curl pattern in starting to show again, and she’s so excited about it!

The photo of me is from a photo shoot I did last month. I won the shoot in a blogging contest, and it was my first time wearing makeup in easily 10 years. I’m rocking my go-to style: the twist out. I was really happy with how it turned out that day!
Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!
Show and Tell- Fierce Friday!

**If you don’t see yourself today, rest assured that you’ll be up in the coming weeks! I post in the order I receive them!**

**To submit**:

Send in your favorite picture with a caption detailing where you were (or where you were headed to), along with a brief description of your hairstyle, to nikki@curlynikki.com. I’ll post several each Friday. Be sure to use ‘Fierce Friday’ as the subject line!
We need more for next week!

35 Comments

  • shamigreen says:

    I HEART GIA & JA'NAYA! I can't wait to have a curly girl of my own…. SOMEDAY in the distant future. LOL

    Thanks for the complements, I perfected my rollersets back when I was relaxed. I'm not a fan of the black hair salon experience, and prefer to DIY. IF ONLY I could get a braid out or twist out together 🙁 EVERY TIME i try, it looks a mess & I end up doing a wash n go instead. I have watched the tutorials, trying to duplicate the looks, to no avail. Either my hair or my hands (or BOTH) are retarded. SIGH

    @ Adrien: GORGEOUS twist out

    @ Bitty Boss: It usually takes an hour or two… I alternate between low & high heat to speed up the process.

    @ SaBrina: of course you can! BTW, I LOVE a good ole fashioned scalp scratching!!!

  • Jennae says:

    Oh, and Nikki, I meant to say that Gia looks SO much like my daughter did at that age…it's crazy! I have pictures of her with — I swear — the same look on her face in her bouncy chair…lol.

  • Jennae says:

    Thank you ladies for all the wonderful comments about my daughter and I. She is really doing well, and she's still a little diva with her short do 🙂

    Someone asked what products I use for my twistout. I generally use Oyin Honey Hemp Condish as a leave-in and twist with Bee Mine Bee Hold Curly Butter. And I've been fully natural for a little more than a year.

  • kimmie0810 says:

    Adrien is simultaneously killin me slow & givin me LIFE!! Loves it!!

    J'Naya & Gia are too adorable for words. My biological clock has gone from ticking to coughing. I'm gonna keep ignoring it though lol

  • Anonymous says:

    What a special weekly treat! I am really touched by Jennae and Ja'Naya. Much prayers to you both and thank God for healing and restoration! And Gia is a doll baby. Milk really does the body good. LOL!

  • Anonymous says:

    miss gia is definitely your child! she looks a whole lot like you. too cute!

    Lovin the fly hair on all the ladies!!

  • SaBrina says:

    Wow everyone has done a terrific job of sending in some great pics this week. I had to give some love on to:

    Adrien> So full and thick, love the brown color added.
    Shamigreen> Wow, gorgeous you did an amazing job, can I play in your hair lol..
    Deidra>love the TWA on you, and gorgeous skin and smile.
    Rhona> Love the WNG it's so thick, if only I could do an WNG and get the same results.
    Jennae> Both you and your daughter are gorgeous.Continued good blessings are sent your way on your daughters beating cancer.
    baby Gia> What a little cutie pie, she has such pretty eyes.

  • CURLY NIKKI says:

    blondebydesire… don't go there! I'm so poppin' my BC pills. Not having it… at least for 2 years 😉

    Thanks ladies for the G Baby compliments. I can't wait till she's old enough to read them.

  • BlondeByDesire says:

    Baby G is looking older than 10 weeks – she is beautiful … moving on out the way

    Adrien – your hair is gorgoeus

  • JazBNatural says:

    I really enjoyed this week's Fierce Friday. amazing pics-All of them. And Jennae I wish you and your daughter the best. You girls are both beautiful!

    Rhonda your wash & go looks amazing!

    And Gia is starting to look a lot like you Nikki! She is growing so fast, next thing you know she will be 6 months already.

  • apaine (adrien) says:

    awww… the babies! makes me want another one (i think…?) lol.

    thanks for the compliments ladies. that was the best twist out EVER!

    jannae and ja'naya – you are both beautiful!continued health and wellness baby girl. love the cute lil curlies growing in your twa, but it's the eyes! your eyes are GORGEOUS!

  • Anonymous says:

    ShamiGreen – your roller set turned out AWESOME! I wish I had the skill and patience to roller set my hair to achieve such gorgeous results. Very pretty.

    Dana

  • Mrs. Dee says:

    Your baby girl Gia is growing up quickly and beautifully. Take it from a mommy of three, enjoy the baby stage while you can because they change soooo fast!

    All of the ladies shown look Fab. Special prayers go out to Jennae's beautiful daughter for continued strength & recovery.

  • Anonymous says:

    Jennae,
    Your hair is gorgoeous!! What products did you use for your twistout? How long have you been natural? Your daughter is beautiful. Glad her hair is growing back!!

  • Bitty Boss says:

    Go Gennay! Your hair is gorgoeous and reminds me of mine. Kudos to you and your daughter for maintaining such pretty strands (and skin too).

    Shamigreen, how do you sit under the dryer and at what temp (hot, warm, cool- low, high)?

    http://adventuresinbayarealand.blogspot.com/

  • Anonymous says:

    G Baby! Looking gorgeous and plump!

  • Anonymous says:

    Jennae,
    you look beautiful in your photo shoot picture, but Miss Ja'Naya is the star!!! All the best to you and your beautiful daughter!

  • Naptural_ray1 says:

    Awww baby G is gettin so big and prettier each day…and i am drooling over Adrien twist out!! its so big!!! and at jennae im glad she is excited about her hair growth and doing better..her smile is soo adorable

  • Doc says:

    look at Gia looking like a big girl!

  • Anonymous says:

    Looking fabulous as always. Gia is so adorable! I love how her head is turned to the side…looking just like her Mom. 🙂 ~KF519

  • kea::curls says:

    Lil G is sooooo cute 🙂 she looks more like you every day, Nikki!!

  • jonesable says:

    Lovely Ladies, Baby G is so cute.

  • Tiffany says:

    Always great, inspiring pictures.

    Peace, Love and Chocolate
    Tiffany

  • CURLYNIKKI says:

    thanks ladies! KCAS, Adrien is a Glam Idol… I put her link in the article just now…. click on her name to read about her routine.

  • KCAS says:

    Baby G is so huge!! She's lovely! I can see why you want to eat her 🙂

    Adrien, love your hair!! Really beautiful!

  • KeetaRay says:

    Everyone's hair is gorgeous! Baby G is just too cute. And I really loved Adrien's hair – new "hair idol"? Lol

  • BB says:

    @Jennae it sounds like your daughter is getting better you all will be in my prayers. You rocked the makeup and the hair was way cool.

    Baby G is getting bigger and cuter…lol

    http://kinkycurlyebonybelle.blogspot.com

  • socialitedreams says:

    WOW!!! what great ladies this week, I'm loving everyone's hair so much! and miss g baby is way too cute for words!

    Adrien, that is the PRETTIEST twist out i've ever seen in my entire life

    Vonnie
    http://www.socialitedreams.com/

  • DMB says:

    OMG where do I start…Nikki, Gia gets more beautiful with every pic posted of her! Adrien your hair is fab fab fab. I love Toney's hair and she had me cracking up wit her "heigh-ho", Jennae both you and your daughter look beautiful, stay blessed. Kudos to all ladies for keeping their hair fab!

  • Kweenie says:

    Wishing Jennae a full and healthy recovery! One of my closest friends had leukemia when we were 12 years old. Now she's a healthy 32 year old and mom of one! 🙂

  • Anonymous says:

    Aunty is funny! Love her hair and 'heigh-ho, heigh-ho', it's off to work I go too!

  • Kez says:

    Baby G really is gorgeous!
    Lovely hair ladies, all look fab!
    @Jennae – I wish your beautiful daughter and yourelf and family, all the love health and happieness moving forward xx

  • Erica says:

    Aww! G baby is ADORABLE!! I want to hold her!! lol

  • Tia says:

    I can't believe Gia is just 10 weeks! She looks so mature!
    You have such a beautiful daughter!
    All the ladies look fab rocking their natural hair!

  • Valencia says:

    Gia is beautiful!!

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