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Kelly- Tales of a Current Transitioner

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

CN:Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I am a long term transitioner, I am currently 9 months into my transition. I have always worn the latest short styles (Halle Berry cut, bobs, etc… ). Now I want to enjoy having some length. CN:When are you going to BC?On April 6th 2010, a stylist cut off 3…

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Holding On When All Goes Wrong

By Curly Nikki 27 Comments

Holding On When All Goes Wrong by Rosalyn of Beautifully Young’s Posterous I used to bask in the thick silkiness of my hair after a relaxer. I absolutely loved it, and was totally addicted to the crack. I would walk out of the beauty shop feeling like one of those girls on the hair commercials. Switching my head from side…

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On the Couch With a Transitioner- Charnika

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

Charnika writes: Hi CurlyNikki Community! I’m currently a long-term transitioner and devoted reader of your site. Since starting this journey in August of 2009, your site has gave me the knowledge and encouragement I needed along the way, so thanks so much! Coming this August, I will be doing the Big Chop and also ending my challenge of losing weight….

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Dominique- Tales of a Current Transitioner

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

Meet Dominique… currently transitioning and loving her styling options! CN: Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?I am actually a short term transitioner. Instead of the BC, I gradually cut my relaxed ends off 1-2 cuts per month. My relaxed ends are almost completely gone… yay!!! CN: How did family and friends react to your decision…

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Mikel Claire- Tales of a Current Transitioner

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

Meet Mikel Claire… currently transitioning and loving her new growth. CN: Will you be a long term or short term transitioner?I have been transitioning for about ten months now. I attempted to transition before about a year and a half ago and made it about three months before perming again due to frustration over the two textures. I have had…

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‘Nappier Than Expected’ Syndrome

By Curly Nikki 65 Comments

Nappier Than Expected by LV Burns of Natural-Ness Okay…it’s confession time. Here goes… When I first BCed, my hair was nappier than I expected. Go ahead – get your grunts, moans, head shaking out of the way, but please keep reading. Yes, it was nappier than I expected. You see, before I BCed, I visited a lot of hair albums….

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Mary- Tales of a Current Transitioner

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

Meet Mary… a beautiful long term transitioner looking to make it another year before mini chopping. Hello! My name is Mary. I just hit my one year transitioning mark on June 21, and wanted to celebrate by sharing my story on my favorite hair blog! CN: Are you a long term or short term transitioner, and why?Long! I have the…

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Current Transitioner- Kenya

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

Meet Kenya… a current transitioner that plans to go all the way this time around! Hi Nikki, This is my second time transitioning and I’m really excited about it. I was excited the first time about two years ago, however, I was clueless about what to do with my hair after 8 months of transitioning. I ended up relaxing my…

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Transitioning Hair Style- Twists

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

NaturallyU writes: I have been transitioning to natural for well over a year now. I had considered chopping just to wear two strand twists when an idea hit me. Why can’t I two strand now and just use perm rods on the relaxed portion of my hair?? It would save me from having to do a huge chop and I…

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Transitioning With Braids- Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 19 Comments

Komirra writes: Dear Curl Community, I have been transitioning for 8 months, and let me tell you, it hasn’t been easy! Dealing with two fighting textures is no joke. Since I’m on summer break, I’ve decided that my hair could use a little break too- – I’m thinking about getting braids or twists. I’ve never had them before so I’m…

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