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Holly-A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki One Comment

I was a short term transitioner 2 1/2mos.My plan was to go from March 2008 through January 2009 however, I got to May 11th 2008 and couldn’t take the two textures so I did the Big Chop. I was inspired during the time I was doing a 10 day master cleanse. I believe part of it was spiritual. I was…

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Kat- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki No Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner?? why??I actually didn’t really transition at all. Dec. 2007 I had my last relaxer after 2-3 months of no relaxer.My hair was in limbo and I grew tired of the ponytail I found myself wearing everyday. I had a beautiful shoulder length (but slightly damaged) bob when I took the scissors…

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Raychelle- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki One Comment

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?Short term for 3 months. My plan was to transition until all the relaxer grew out or until I was happy with the new growth length.(1-2 yrs) I was too scared to BC, mostly scared of the reaction of my famliy. My permed hair was always so thick and looked…

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Qhwaheed-A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I was a short term transitioner. -When did you BC? What was your initial reaction to your natural hair?I transitioned from March 2008 to August 2008. I couldn’t stand the look of the relaxed ends, so I said chop chop! I truly felt free after cutting my hair. I could…

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CurlLee!!!!

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

-How long have you been growing your hair out?Well, the last time I got a haircut was in late July / early August of 2007, so it’s been a little over a year now. Pulled straight its about collar bone length in the back and chin length in the front and sides. -What is your regimen?Well I still consider myself…

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Beautifully Human!!!!

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

-How long have you been natural?I did the BC in April 2005. So I’m heading into my fourth year of being natural now. My last relaxer was in July 2004 and I transitioned for about 8-9 months. -What is your regimen?I wash my hair once a week using Elucence MB Shampoo. After shampooing I detangle my hair using Elucence MBC….

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Journey to Natural- Keep ’em Coming!

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

Hola Chicas! I hope you’re enjoying the “Journey to Natural” interviews by your fellow CurlyNikki readers. I know I am! So far, each story has been unique (and each author GLAM!), but the underlying message is the same- self-love and acceptance, unconditionally…and it doesn’t happen over night. The beautiful and very sweet CurlyChronicles (aka Autumn) made a video about the…

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Nicelys217- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?When I decided to go natural, it just so happened that I hadn’t permed my hair in almost 3 months. I had about an an inch and a half of new growth, and I felt totally ready to chop all the relaxed hair off. My boyfriend was NOT feeling that…

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Tigerlily1974-A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?Short term, my last relaxer was 2/07, I transitioned three months. I was tired of the two textures. So I BCed on May 29, 2007. -When did you BC? What was your initial reaction to your natural hair?May 29, 2007. I did it after work on a Tuesday. When I…

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Rax- A Story of Transition

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-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? My transition was a little different. I was already natural (i.e. no chemicals) but had severe heat damage from over pressing. I tried to grow it out and trim little by little, but soon grew tired of waiting, and simply cut off the damaged ends to get a fresh…

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