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Curly Haired Baby Obama Doll?

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

by Tracey Wallace via Barack Obama is many things to many people, but one thing he definitely is not is a baby. Despite what you think of Obama as a president, the man is anything but childish. To be able to draw upon something both sides of the political spectrum can agree on, Obama is well-spoken, well-dressed and well-educated,…

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Why I’m Grateful for Isaiah Mustafa

By Curly Nikki 42 Comments

by Jor-el of I’m grateful for Isaiah Mustafa. During a recent interview with E! entertainment reporter Giuliana Rancic, Isaiah Mustafa caused a bit of controversy when he stated that his ideal woman must have “good hair”. Whoops! According to the Huffington Post article, Rancic went on to ask Mustafa if the hair had to be real to which his…

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Curly Hair is SO… Distracting?

By Curly Nikki 29 Comments

source Kamille writes; Hi Nikki and fam! I found this article a while back and finally decided to send it in. Wondering if anyone agrees with what the author is saying. Is she right? I think that sometimes our natural waves, kinks, coils, and curls can be distracting for people who just can’t seem to be able to focus on…

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Andre Walker Talks Down Kinky Hair- A Response

By Curly Nikki 75 Comments

by Tracey Wallace for In an interview with Elle magazine, Andre Walker, stylist to Ms. Oprah Winfrey herself for more than two decades, dropped this bomb: “I always recommend embracing your natural texture. Kinky hair can have limited styling options; that’s the only hair type I suggest altering with professional relaxing.” And with that, Mr. Walker just proved that…

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Black Hair TV Ads From the Past

By Curly Nikki 25 Comments

by Alona of Hair Politik What better way to start the New Year than to look back at all of the funny, wacky and memorable black hair commercials from the past. Some we love and cherish. Others we’d rather forget! 1988 Soul Glo (Coming to America)For the record, I know this is from a movie. But it’s hilariously funny. So,…

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Tears of Joy When the Perm Was Gone

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

by Richard Prince of The Root and the Maynard Institute Television’s René Syler Says “I Hope Times Are Changing” The last time many viewers saw René Syler, she was a co-anchor of CBS News’ “The Early Show,” with her hair chemically straightened and then hot curled. After four years, that job ended in 2006. She dealt with breast cancer surgery…

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Curly H&M Model

By Curly Nikki 26 Comments

Kechi writes: Hello, I live in London and I follow your fabulous website. I am totally addicted and check it every day! I was out shopping yesterday, walked into H&M, and came upon a lovely poster of these gorgeous models. Look at her locks! I tried to take a few photos with my phone without looking too creepy :0) It…

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Willow Smith: ‘Whip My Hair’ Video

By Curly Nikki 56 Comments

Alona of Hair Politik writes: Nik, I just came across this AMAZING “Whip My Hair” video by Will and Jada’s very own Willow Smith! I had to share it with you and the CN community. I am definitely loving everything about this video: the different hairstyles she’s rocking, the positive message relayed about hair by her music and of course…

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