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Curly Nikki

Are You a Sandy Brown Natural?

Erika writes: A few years ago, my hair dresser shared that people with my color hair (a dark but very sandy and shine free brown, that’s very blond in the sun), have a very “unique” natural hair texture. I’ve observed a few other SB’s like myself (sandy browns) and I see the following commonalities: Read …

Curly Nikki

When is a TWA No Longer a TWA?

Hola Chicas! Many naturals, at some point in time, have rocked a TWA, which is short for “teeny weeny afro.” For most, the image of someone following the Big Chop is what comes to mind when they think about a TWA. But when is a TWA no longer a TWA? Read More!>>> Simply put, a …

Curly Nikki

7 Mistakes Many Naturals Make

source by Tammy of CurlyChics 1. Not detangling Never, not once did I properly detangle my hair, if at all. I would simply shampoo and condition my hair, throw some Motions foam wrap lotion and Paul Mitchell foaming pomade and keep it moving. I barely used a comb! Now, it was cute but that’s it. …

Curly Nikki

New to Natural Hair?- What to Expect

by GG of Peace, Love, and Pretty Things When I decided to stop relaxing my hair, I had many ideas about what it would be like to be natural. Now that I’m about five years into my natural hair journey (that includes transitioning), many of these ideas have been proven quite wrong. I absolutely love …

Curly Nikki

How to Make Fine Natural Hair Appear Thick

CN says: re-posting since we’re talking about fine hurr!  Hola Chicas! Last night’s post got me thinking… Many of us (not erry’body, tho) want thicker looking hair. I’m talking BIG, voluminous, heavy, block-people’s-line-of-vision tresses. I too fancy big hair, and even go so far as to henna regularly to achieve it. Score! It totally works, …