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Excuse Me, Are Your Boobs Real?

By Curly Nikki 57 Comments

Phoenyx Austin, M.D. Ok ladies, the headline of my post was kinda meant to grab your attention. We’re not really talking about boobs today on CurlyNikki- at least not directly. LOL. So why did I mention boobs? Well let me give you the boob-backstory: This weekend, while taking time out to celebrating my birthday (yay!) and pondering life questions like…

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Social Networking, Scandal, and Stupidity

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By Dr. Phoenyx Austin Ok, so I decided to deviate a bit from the topic of hair today. Why so? Well I want to touch a bit on the topic of social networking, scandal, and stupidity. I’ve been known to drop my two-cents occasionally on relationships and sex- so infidelity and cheating are topics that are very familiar to me….

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5 Tips for Healthy and Lovely Curls

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By Dr. Phoenyx Austin Growing and maintaining healthy, gorgeous natural hair is not hard. It just requires making a commitment to certain basic health and lifestyle choices. When some women ask me about my hair and styling regimen, it’s kinda funny because it sometimes feels like they want me to reveal some super duper top secret tip about what I…

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Hair Vitamins 101- Natural Hair Info

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By Dr. Phoenyx Austin Most doctors know that a person’s hair, as well as their skin and nails, are a very good indicator of their nutritional state. Healthy hair is a direct reflection of proper nutrition- while deficiencies in certain vitamins and minerals will result in stunted hair growth or even hair loss. And the most common vitamin deficiencies that…

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Why Black Women Rock!

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Why Black Women Rock! My Thoughts That Crazy Psychology Today ArticleBy Dr. Phoenyx Austin In case you missed it, the now infamous article titled Why Are Black Women Rated Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women, published yesterday in Psychology Today, set twitter and blogs ablaze. Why? Well if you read what Satoshi Kanazawa (the evolutionary psychologist who wrote the article)…

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“Natural Hair’s Not Meant To Be Defined!”

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My Run In With A “Militant Naturalista”By Dr. Phoenyx Austin An interesting thing happened to me the other day. I was at a salon, asking a few naturalistas for their individual opinions on a couple hair products. More specifically I was asking them to compare and critique Taliah Waajid’s Protective Mist Bodifier vs. Kinky Curly’s Knot Today– two products that…

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Are You A Mixologist?- Natural Hair Product Recipes

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By Dr. Phoenyx Austin I love mixing stuff! Whether it’s experimenting with ingredients like coconut milk and avocados for delectable hair treatments, or mixing ingredients like essential oils and sugar to make yummy body scrubs- I love mixing things! And today I’d like to focus on hair. Below is one of my favorite homemade deep conditioning treatments. Here’s the recipe:…

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How to Transition to Natural Hair with a Weave

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By Dr. Phoenyx Austin When it comes to transitioning from relaxed to natural hair, hair pieces like weaves ,wigs, and hair extensions, can become a girl’s new best friend. I did the big chop, but not all ladies want to go that route and dramatically sacrifice length. They rather do things more gradual. And I can understand and respect that….

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Should Relaxers Be Used On Children?

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By Dr. Phoenyx Austin Just this past week I was featured in Essence Magazine’s Natural Hair Diary. I was interviewed by Patrice Grell Yursik, the natural-haired beauty known as Afrobella, who asked several questions about my natural hair journey- specifically when I got my first relaxer. I was actually in kindergarten when I got my first relaxer. And I must…

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Black People Who Don’t Like Natural Hair

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A Natural Hair Discussion by Dr. Phoenyx Austin I was part of a discussion this past weekend where the hot topic of choice was black people who don’t like natural hair. The discussion was actually initiated after I received a tweet from a beautiful natural haired girl who asked for my opinion on why black men don’t like natural hair….

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