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Whitney-A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

-Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I transitioned for about 5 months. I could have gone longer, but I hated dealing with the two textures at once.I just really wanted to get rid of my relaxed ends. I was also asked to be in my best friends wedding in early August and I wanted enough hair…

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Lingo, Shmingo :)

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

I’m sure that to some, the abbreviations and jargon I (and hair idols) use may be a bit perplexing. Here’s a list of commonly mentioned ingredients/techniques/abbreviations, that you will run across on CurlyNikki.com and other hair sites: 2nd day hair– Hair that looks good (at least decent) when you wake up the next morning…you don’t have to do much before…

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Ariel- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki No Comments

Today Today Braid-out during transition Perm rods during transition Flexi rods during transition -Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? I was a long term transitioner. I grew my hair out for 16 months before doing the BC. My relaxed hair was a few inches past my shoulders, so going from that to short kinky hair…

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Journey to Natural

By Curly Nikki 20 Comments

Many of my faithful readers have requested information on transitioning from relaxed to natural hair. I have no direct experience in this process (although I’m well versed in literature out there), and so I’m reaching out to you guys! If you have recently BC’ed (Big Chopped), are currently transitioning or natural (and documented your transition well), please answer the following…

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It’s ISAKE!!!

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

-How long have you been natural? 10 years. -What is your regimen? Honestly, I am lazy or was lazy about taking care of my hair. I don’t have the patience and just wasn’t feeling the whole beauty shop thing so I don’t go. I was my hair, once a week or two sometimes. I wrap it in a towel for…

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!!!

By Curly Nikki No Comments

Thank you ladies for your wonderfully detailed responses 😀 I’ll be sure to incorporate your suggestions into my future articles. The winner is……..NIKKIDANNIELL!!!! Nikki, shoot me an email and I’ll drop your TJ Nourish in the mail ASAP! If possible, I’d like for you to post your results on curlynikki.com, so that other ladies will have another review to base…

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It’s SEMO!!!

By Curly Nikki One Comment

-How long have you been natural?I stopped getting relaxers in February 2005, but didn’t cut the last of the relaxed ends off until August 2006. So how long I’ve been natural depends on your definition. I’ve been growing natural hair since 2/2005 but have dealt with fully natural hair since 8/2006. -What is your regimen?What I do to my hair…

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Heathernicole on Straightening

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

Hola Chicas 😀 Many of you have asked me about thermal straightening techniques. Well, since I haven’t touched a flat iron in a year and a half, I thought I’d leave it up to the experts 😀 Ms. HeatherNicole of naturallycurly.com has amazingly awesome curly hair and equally amazing straight hair! I’ll be spotlighting her luscious curls at some point…

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Giovanni Direct Leave-In

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

Across the hair boards, this product is very well liked. However, my short stint with it was anything but positive. As I’ve stated before, my fine strands are very sensitive to protein- my hair gets hard, brittle and generally horrible to deal with. Giovanni Direct contains Soybean Protein, and my curls protested something fierce. The light consistency left my curls…

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