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Self Concept Thursday!

By Curly Nikki 18 Comments

So What? written by GG of Peace, Love and Pretty Things “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” – Author Unknown So what if your manager didn’t praise you for how well you did…

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Creating a Hair Regimen

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

Evelyn of NaturallyCurly.com writes: For those new to the natural scene as well as old time curlies who just haven’t gotten the hang of it, there’s nothing more overwhelming (and time consuming) than figuring out a hair regimen! Returning to your natural texture is usually a time of education and experimentation, but to avoid wasting products, money and energy, here…

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ID Hair- Drivers Licence Picture

By Curly Nikki 29 Comments

MelMelBee writes: Melanie writes: Ok, so I just got the papers in the mail to renew my driver’s license which expires in October. I’ll also need to take a new picture. As soon as I put down the papers, I immedietely began to think about what hair style I should have for the license picture. This will be my first…

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A Natural Hair Style for a Flower Girl

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

I have had several requests for natural flower girl hair styles. Because I don’t think I’m very good with fancier/special occasion hair styles I decided to Google for inspiration. I didn’t find one natural flower girl hair style so I will be having a series of Natural Flower Girl Hair Styles for our little girls. I hope you all enjoy!…

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Keshsa- Tales of a Current Transitioner

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

Meet Kesha… a long term transitioner who for a while, didn’t even know she was transitioning! CN: Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? I am definitely a long transitioner! This month ‘officially’ makes 1-year. But as I write, I realize that it has been more like 14-months! I had braids for most of the summer…

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Naturals in College

By Curly Nikki 71 Comments

Are you a Curly on Campus? It seems that many CN community members are! Share with us the good, bad and the ugly as it relates to your experiences with natural hair during these very important social and formative years (i.e. self-esteem issues, styling options, access to resources and products, etc.)

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On the Couch With Catherine

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

Meet Catherine… loving her natural hair and the accompanying boost in self-esteem! I’m a 21 year old college student majoring in journalism in the beautiful southern state of North Carolina. So far I have been natural for about 7 months. I decided to go back to my natural roots due to my crazy and uncontrollable hair breakage. I remember I…

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Taniesha- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Meet Taniesha… gorgeous natural who has NO plans of returning to a relaxer. CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was definitely a long term transitioner. I was skeptical about having very short hair (it would be the very first time in my life), so I figured a long transition was a way for me…

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Natural Hair Advice- Quick Hits

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

Notthecoolmom writes: Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from transitioning ladies asking about how long I have been natural, what products I use and how I style my hair. This is great, but what “quick hits” would you give someone if you are pressed for time. I try to include products that are easy to find and not…

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I’m a Mommy!- Even More Pics…

By Curly Nikki 500 Comments

But you won’t find any mom jeans here… Hola Chicas, Lawd… there aren’t even words! I’m physically and emotionally drained, but have fallen head over heels in love with someone I just met yesterday! To make a very long story short, my birthing experience was not at all what I wanted or expected, but such is life. I went into…

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