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How to Protect Your Hair While Swimming

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

by Nicole Hollis of Hair Liberty Swimming is fun and relaxing whether you’re doing it for exercise or just to cool off. You don’t have to limit your pool time for your hair, but you do have to take some extra precautions. Chlorinated water and constant friction from swimming will take a toll on African American hair. Spend a few…

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Creating Kinky Twists for Protective Styling

By Curly Nikki 29 Comments

by Lisa Michelle via NaturallyCurly I always hear about people opting to wear protective styles during the harsh winter. But what about protecting your hair during the hot summer months? With summer just around the corner, it’s time to think about protective styles during the hot months ahead. I’ve worn micro braids and Senegalese twists, but never tried my hand…

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Natural Hair Styles- The Graduation Edition

By Curly Nikki 27 Comments

Re-Post 5/2/2012 by Jamila of For The Fabulous and Frugal   It’s that time again! Graduation is right around the corner, so I wanted to do a special post for you fabulous college curlies preparing to move on to the next phase of your life! My first tip is that you can wear your curly/kinky/coily underneath your cap. I thought it wasn’t…

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Little Boys and Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 108 Comments

by Monica Lake There are a ton of blogs and Youtube channels devoted to girls and their curls- -how to style them, dress them up, keep them healthy etc. There is almost no information online devoted to young boys with highly textured hair. What about those of us with little princes who don’t want to chuck up the deuces to…

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Transitioning Hairstyles For Black Women

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

originally posted on Treasured Locks Transitioning from permed or relaxed hair to natural hair should be an exciting time for you. It should not be a time of intimidation or of a feeling of loss. Many women face objections from boyfriends, husbands, family and even in the workplace. While we can’t help you with those social and political pressures, we…

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How to Rope Twist: Natural Hair Basics

By Curly Nikki 26 Comments

by NaturallyChelsea via NaturallyCurly I bet you didn’t know that, besides the regular method of twisting, there is another way to twist your hair called rope twisting. It’s really simple and easy, yet so much better than simply regularly twisting your coils. If you haven’t already been clued in on this method, here’s a simple how-to that will have you…

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