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Mel-Naturally Glam Hair Idol

By Curly Nikki 23 Comments

Meet Mel…a natural vet who shows that Fros are appropriate for every occasion. So chic! CN: How long have you been natural?M: I had my last relaxer in late 2005 and cut off the last of my straight ends Spring of 2007. CN: What is your current regimen?M: Once a week (usually Sunday evening) I wash with DevaCare No-Poo and…

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RoyalEmpress-Naturally Glam Hair Idol

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

CN: How long have you been natural? M: I got my last relaxer in May 2004 and transitioned for 2 years. CN: What is your current regimen? M: I deep condition usually overnight with whatever DC or Cholesterol I have on hand before I shampoo with Suave Clarifying shampoo once a week. I condition with either VO5 Nourishing Tea Therapy…

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Valerie- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

Meet Valerie…newly natural, and her only regret is that she ‘didn’t do it sooner’! CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? V: I was a long-term transitioner. I transitioned from August ’08 to August ’09.  I had gone relaxer-free for up to a year at a time several times before, but I never had the nerve to just…

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Natural Hair and Halloween!

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Hola Chicas! How was your Halloween?  I stayed in last night and passed out candy to the kiddies…making the costume-less ones tell me jokes!  I stocked my fav candy, so I probably ate more of it than I handed out…which is why I now have a stomachache on top of the head cold I already had.  Good times. Anyway, I asked…

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Show and Tell- Fierce Fridays!

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

Today is the third of many ‘Show & Tell’ Fierce Fridays! The images below are of CN readers at their flyyest…at work, on the town, and with the fam. Showing us all that natural hair is not a fad, it’s a way of life…an extension of our beauty! Click on the images to enlarge them. Clara: Hi Nikki, Thank you…

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A Big Chop to Remember

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

Meet Nat…newly natural and sporting her TWA oh so chicly! She writes: “It’s been a little over one month since I did my big chop and I’m loving it! I have fun experimenting with my “twa” and am so glad that I crossed over to the natural side and officially stepped away from “creamy crack” aka perms.” This diva BC’ed…

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Zibby-A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

Meet Zibby…the blushing bride that decided ‘enough is enough’! CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? Z: I was a short term transitioner. After my wedding in 2007, I was stir crazy to have a change with my hair. I had long hair my entire life that I tried to work with but all the…

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On the Couch with Shawn

By Curly Nikki 14 Comments

Shawn shows us that grass is always greener… Hi Nikki- Just wanted to drop a note to say what a lovely and helpful website you have. I found it quite by accident- researching something else- and after much reading was shocked to find how complicated beautiful hair can be!! The women featured on your website, including yourself, have some of…

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Chime- Naturally Glam Hair Idol

By Curly Nikki 77 Comments

Meet Chime…I’m literally rendered speechless! This girl’s got it: CN: How long have you been natural? C: I have been completely natural for 8 months (since February 2009). I began transitioning 2 years and 3 1/2 months prior to that. CN: What is your current regimen?C:~I wash my hair once a week.~I co-wash with Aubrey’s Honey Suckle Rose conditioner. I…

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