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Do You Really Love Your Hair?

By Curly Nikki 38 Comments

by Evelyn of Salon Naturelles Many of us profess to love our hair. We talk about it, blog about it, make videos about, and even buy the t-shirts. But do we really love our hair? How many of us are content in the day-to-day trials and tribulations that come with natural black hair? How many of us long for longer,…

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Defining Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 22 Comments

Maybe I’m a Dreamer, But I’m Not the Only Oneby G G of Peace, Love, and Pretty Things Lately, there’s a lot of discussion among black women about what is considered to be truly natural. There’s umpteen ways to flex one’s “naturalness” from how you wear your hair to what you eat to what kinds of products you use. While…

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Achieving Big Hair with Braid-Outs

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

Anaise! DimpledCurlyGirl writes; Hey guys! What is a good way to do braid-outs to create big hair? When I was transitioning it was easy for me to achieve this but now when I do it it doesn’t come out nice. Any suggestions? CN Says; To make my fine, shrinky hair *appear* HUGE, I style on damp or dry hair to…

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The Multi-Pineapple for Short Hair

By Curly Nikki 47 Comments

*Re-post* by EllePixie of Quest for the Perfect Curl Think your hair is too short to pineapple? You thought wrong! So yesterday, I was having hair talk with one of my girls on the hair board, and she was telling me how much she looooooves pineappling. Her hair is much longer than mine, and she’s my hair nemesis (jokingly, of…

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What Did Momma Say?- Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 91 Comments

Reposting for Leslie ;)  Chime in ladies! Tonya writes; My mom is my best friend, confidant, and number one supporter. Needless to say I was dismayed when she was totally against my decision to transition. I expected it from others, but not from her. I could tell, however, that her advice to opt for straight styles wasn’t coming from a…

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Question of the Day- Pet Peeves

By Curly Nikki 34 Comments

Photo By Xelaphotography   by Bonnie of The Culture Pine    Pet peeve:  (or pet hate) is a minor annoyance that an individual identifies as particularly annoying to them, to a greater degree than others may find it. Dating back to my childhood, I always remember being nurtured to be both polite and good mannered when it came to meeting…

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