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How to Get Sleek Edges…No Gel…No Brush

By Curly Nikki 47 Comments

Hola Chicas! I’m re-posting the article below. After the Super Cute Headband blog, I received an influx of emails asking how I achieved my smooth edges, and this routine, unlike most, is one that has not changed (can you believe it?!). After you’re done reading, leave a comment detailing how you get your edges smooth! So yesterday evening, I was…

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How CurlyNikki Gets the Perfect Twist Out Every Time

By Curly Nikki 36 Comments

Exhale1913 writes: In my natural hair journey, I’ve learned that TECHNIQUE can be just as important as products, so therefore I pose a question regarding styling techniques (including products used) that gives the best results for the most defined Twist-Out or Twist-n-Curl. CN Responds: I’ve been playing around with this a lot lately… especially considering that Twist-Outs and Twist-n-Curls are…

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Ways to Achieve the Bossiest Afro

By Curly Nikki 16 Comments

re-post from July 2010 for your viewing pleasure… With National Afro Day quickly approaching, I thought it’d be fun to share how you achieve your fiercest, bossiest, baddest, movie screen blocking, unapologetically HUGE ‘fros! Some people braid-out, others blow-out… what do you do? Dish on: -Products-Tools-Shaping techniques-Maintenance Include Fotki and Youtube links if you have them! Check out how my…

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Techniques to Achieve the Pefect Bun

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

Continuing Exhale1913’s question from last week: What technique and products do you use to achieve the perfect bun? -Wet or dry hair-Tools used-Accessories to secure (if any)-Products-Finished Result (low, high, side, centered, etc.)-Secrets for ‘slick’ edges (if that’s what you like) CN’s Response: It’s been a while since I last wet bunned, but I loved the routine- – low maintenance,…

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