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Donita- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 34 Comments

CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? D: I transitioned for 10 months and I would definitely consider that long term. It got to the point that my new growth was actually eating away at the super stringy permed ends. By 10 months, I had no choice but to chop it off!CN: When did you…

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Shaka- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 27 Comments

CurlyNikki readers, meet Shaka…the big haired DIVA! CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? S: I was both. I began transitioning in 2005 & ’06 but kept texturizing and my hair was breaking really badly. So in August of 2007, I was sitting at work one day & I was like “eff this” I’m going…

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BonitaBrittany- A Journey to Natural

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

Ms. BonitaBrittany is sharing her long-term transition story in hopes that it will inspire folks that are on the fence about going natural, as well as ladies who are currently transitioning. CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?BB: I am a long term transitioner. My last relaxer was for thanksgiving of 2008, so I’ve gone…

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On the Couch with Gina– Part Dos

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

Gina has written a part II to My Love Affair and wanted to share. Check her out! The Transition Never Ends “How I wish I could pigeon-hole myself and neatly fix a label on! But self-knowledge comes too late! By the time I’ve known myself I am no longer what I was.” I had a revelation this weekend that had…

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Nicole D.- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 18 Comments

CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? Nicole: I was a long-term transitioner. I transitioned for 9 months. Actually, I intended to transition for a full year (it seemed like the right thing to do), but the two different textures could not co-exist. CN: When did you BC? What was your initial reaction to your…

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On the Couch with Amanda Diva!

By Curly Nikki 21 Comments

Actress. Poet. Artist. Radio Personality. Writer. MTV VJ. Recording Artist. CURLY! The beautiful and talented Amanda Diva wears many hats…all of them well! I saw her on VH1’s 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s, and fell in love with her style, and curly locks. Not too long after that, I caught up with her and asked if she’d…

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On the Couch with Lenora

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

Lenora, a gorgeous CN.com reader and subscriber, submitted her story to share with, and inspire long-term transitioners. Check her out! Hello everyone! I am beginning a journey that I never imagined I would embark on. I received my first relaxer at the age of 9 years. My mother felt my hair was too “nappy” and she could not handle it…

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A. Carr- A Story of Transition

By Curly Nikki 24 Comments

Ladies, meet A. Carr! A natural beauty that has so graciously shared her long-term transition story with the CurlyNikki.com community. CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?A. Carr: I transitioned for 9 months, so I guess I was a long term transitioner. Cutting all of my hair off scared the heebeegeebe’s out of me, so…

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