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5 of the Most Annoying Natural Hair Questions #Staaahp

 Photo Courtesy of Getty Images by Amanda Starting your hair care journey on the right foot is essential. The worst way to go about this is asking questions the wrong questions and undermining the mental and emotional transition of potentially accepting your self. Misplaced expectations and poor hair care practices can be detrimental to your …

Cassia and Natural Hair

The winner is… Anon July 27 1:34pm Email me with your name and address so I can get your goodies in the mail! Below is a re-post from early 2009. Lately, I’ve been receiving tons of inquires about Cassia… as well as questions about using henna without a change in color. Hopefully this will clear …

F.A.Q.–Henna and Dark Natural Hair

A curlynikki.com reader writes:“…your hair looks like it is jet black, is that all from henna? I’d love to get that dark shiny look.” I know it sounds weird, but the color changes depending on the setting. It’s sort of like a rinse…a transparent copper-y rinse. Imagine drawing with an orange crayon on black construction …

Hair Tip of the Day- The Styling Edition

1. Hey Nik- Ummm Yeah, how do you sleep with all those curlers in your hair??!!! I did a Twist N Curl once, and while I favored the results, the curlers gave me a headache in the morning!! Please dish how you keep your head from hurting but your curls ever-so-tight! LOL! It can definitely …

F.A.Q.- Split End Help….

Hey Nikki, The author of the following email requested that I pose this question to all of you. Help her out! _____________________________________________________ Wondering if you can pose a question to your readers for me. I’m terribly confused at how to identify split ends on my head. When I was relaxed it was easy. The ends …

Henna F.A.Q.

Nik, So I finally got my hands on some real henna from mehandi.com, and I was looking around online to see how/what you were supposed to mix your henna with. I noticed that on most sites, it says to mix with lemon or lime juice and honey, but you only mix with green tea. Is …

F.A.Q.- The Henna Edition

It’s Monday already. Sad. I seriously live for the weekend. I really enjoyed focusing on one topic for the’ Hair Tip of the Day’ last week (thanks Libra08!). So let’s keep it going…this time, with HENNA. Submit your questions below, and I’ll do my best to answer them. Henna week will include all things mud, …

F.A.Q.- Twist-n-Curl Edition

Hi Nik, Did you video tutorial have the end paper part in it? My hairdresser girlfriend always tells me to use end papers but I hate working with them and it takes THAT MUCH LONGER. You just wrap them around the ends and roll? Oh one more thing to buy. I have to find the …

F.A.Q.- Twist-n-Curl and Frizz Fighting

Hey Nikki! Just had a quick question about your twist-n-curl. When you take apart your twists how are you combating the frizz? Between fluffing and pulling apart the twists I just can get around the frizz! Also, are you twisting all the way down to the ends, or are you leaving the ends untwisted? I …