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Top 10 Transitioning Tips!

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

Evelyn of NaturallyCurly writes: Want to go natural without doing the Big Chop? The alternative is called transitioning, where you grow out your natural texture for any period of time before cutting the processed or damaged ends off. Check out THESE TIPS to get started!

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Thoughts on Transitioning to Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

The Nappy Race- The Beginning by Tania of Your Natural Wonder A little bit of breakage here, a little bit of breakage there – And that’s how it starts. “Well maybe a treatment will help,” you think to yourself. After a few treatments, trims, a weave, some Dominican blow outs, a couple headaches, and a few pain relievers (need I…

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Blake- Tales of a Current Transitioner

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

Meet Blake… current transitioner seeking healthy hair! CN:Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?
I’m a long term transitioner! I have been transitioning for 1 year and two months so far. I’m a long timer because I feel like my head is too big to big chop (LOL). CN:When are you going to BC?
I plan to BC…

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Kez- Tales of a Current Transitioner

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Meet Kez… a gorgeous transitioner from Portsmouth, England, learning to love and work her curls. CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?Long term! I had perms (curly), a relaxer years ago and used Perm lotion to remove curls in the past (last time Feb. 2010). I have chopped my hair off to get it healthy…

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Fatima- Tales of a Current Transitioner

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Meet Fatima… currently transitioning to natural due to heat damage. CN: Were you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?Long term, I started my journey in Nov. of 2009 and I am still transitioning almost a year later. I’ve always loved the idea of having long hair, short hair isn’t for me. So instead of cutting off all…

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Tiffany- Tales of a Current Transitioner

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Meet Tiffany… re-excited about natural hair after finding the CN community! CN: Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I’m definitely a long term transitioner. I’m almost 7 months in, and I don’t plan to do the BC until I’ve hit at least a year, maybe more. The reason I chose to go long term is because…

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Keshsa- Tales of a Current Transitioner

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Meet Kesha… a long term transitioner who for a while, didn’t even know she was transitioning! CN: Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why? I am definitely a long transitioner! This month ‘officially’ makes 1-year. But as I write, I realize that it has been more like 14-months! I had braids for most of the summer…

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Laila- Tales of a Current Transitioner

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Meet Laila… a current long term transitioner who despite resistance from her mother, is pressing forward. CN: Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I’m a LONG term transitioner for two main reasons.. 1) I have a small egg shaped head and if I BC’ed I’m so positive I’d look ill… and I mean sick .. 2)…

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