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Curly Nikki

Protective Styling and Shrinkage

By January 27th, 20213 Comments

Hola Chicas,

It’s Thursday which means we’ve officially taken over Essence for the day!

¡Viva la Revolución!

Check out my latest installment,
where I give advice on protective styling when bunning is a headache!

Later Gators,


  • Anonymous says:

    I do braidouts or twistouts so I can moisturize and seal easier. I put my hair in a up-do tucking in my ends with a clip and I do buns on certain days but only for 2 days. Low manipulation styles do work I retained length on straight and curly hair by keeping my hair off my shoulders more.

    Megan Montgomery

  • Anonymous says:

    I have been wearing twist outs and for the first 2 days then putting my hair in a a bun for a day or two, then retwisting. Is this too much manipulation?

  • Anonymous says:

    I so agree with low manipulation styles cause its easier for me to moisturize during the week without having to take down some complicated protective style. I also love doing buns after taking my twist out just to continue to keep my hands out of my hair until wash day. Another great article thanks nikki.

    Brooke B.

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