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A ‘Relaxer + Conditioner’ Cocktail- Beware!

By Curly Nikki 88 Comments

Gabby of Strawberricurls writes: I am a member of LHCF (longhaircareforum.com), and recently a stylist and fellow LHCFer posted some very disturbing news: Hello all! Here’s the deal. I’m a junior stylist in a natural salon that doesn’t straighten hair. So a few of our clients just opt to go elsewhere to get their hair straightened. Recently a few of…

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What Are Your Weekend Hair Plans?

By Curly Nikki 35 Comments

Hola Chicas, I just returned from my daily walk… I had to focus less on my pace and timing, and more on trying not to catch fire. Note to self: if it’s after 10am… hit the treadmill. I did a twist-out two days ago: Day 1 Today (after releasing it from my workout pony)–Day 2: That’s after two days of…

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What Have you Learned?

By Curly Nikki 45 Comments

Tanya asks: What 3 things have you learned about your natural or transitioning hair lately? CN’s Response:1. My hair told me that she loves Yes to Cucumbers for detangling. Although Herbal Essence’s Totally Twisted gets the job done quick and effectively, YTC doesn’t leave behind a slippery film upon rinsing. Its all natural ingredient line up leaves my detangled hair…

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That’s How I Roll- Best Rollers for Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

Deirdre asks: Which roller systems work best (least painful to sleep in, best air-drying time, best well-formed curls, least need for products for decent results) on natural hair? CN’s Response: I’ve got everything from old school foam rollers, to flexis, perm rods, magnetics, and even Curlformers. I rocked perm rods and magnetic rollers for a year– they provide very firm…

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