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Protective Styles for Your Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

The Best Protective Styles for Your Natural HairaJwitaFrO Protective styling is a cornerstone in most natural hair care routines, especially if overall health and length retention are goals. In this post, I share with you some of the best types of styles to use when protecting the hair, and criteria that you should consider when you are determining which ones…

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What Does it Mean to Be Natural?

By Curly Nikki 78 Comments

Obsessed with hair manipulation…am I truly a natural?Doc I’ve been pondering this for a while now. What does it mean to be natural? If I dye my hair and constantly manipulate my hair texture, can I still claim to be a natural gal? I started thinking about ‘going natural’ in late 2004 during my last year of college. I think…

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Hillerie’s Gorgeous Bantu Knot-Out

By Curly Nikki 25 Comments

Hillerie writes: Hi CurlyNikki Community! I’m finally learning how to work this natural hair thing. Lately, I’ve been rocking a Bantu Twist- Out. This is done by twisting the hair (big chunks) and then wrapping each twist around itself into a knot. They end up looking like little meatballs, but the result is a gorgeous twisty roller set! What do…

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When Are You Going to Relax Your Hair?

By Curly Nikki 75 Comments

Didi of AdventuresofaKinkyCurly writes: Reflections of a Natural Head… When are you going to relax your hair? This is a question I have heard frequently in the last month. I have been interning at a prominent law firm in Nigeria this summer and when people find out where I’m working, they are shocked that they allow me to rock my…

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