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Hair Tip of The Day

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

I continue to receive many emails about how I fluff my hair. In general, the question goes something like this, “Nik, how do you get your hair so full? When I do a Twist-out or Twist-n-Curl, I end up with flat hair with scalp showing. “ Like many of you with fine hair, I start off with a flat, super…

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Hair Tip of The Day

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Hola Chicas! About a year ago, I noticed a ton of short hairs along the crown and sides of my head. My wash-n-gos became very frizzy and unruly looking, and I was generally not happy with my hair. Immediately, I jumped to the conclusion that I was experiencing breakage…potentially severe breakage. So of course, I jumped online and found some…

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Hair Tip of The Day

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

Anonymous: Nikki, does rinsing with cold water really help? CN: Girl, yes! It’s painful, but beneficial. After detangling and conditioning your hair under warm (not hot water), turn the dial to cold and complete your final rinse before gently wringing the hair and styling. Cold water seals the cuticle to keep the moisture in, and makes your hair easier to…

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Hair Tip of The Day

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Awesome Blog Alert…. Jillipoo.blogspot.com: Also known as Boticelli babe, it’s all about curls on this fun blog by Sage. “After discovering the book “Curly Girl,” I began my odyssey into the world of cultivating fabulous curls. I don’t use anything with sulfates or silicones, and like my hair at last! This blog is one way I am indulging my obsession.”…

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Another Way to Salvage an Old Twist-n-Curl

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

Hola Chicas! About a week ago, I was watching an old episode of Girlfriends (when Joan’s hair was still super curly, and super flyyy). I was in the midst of admiring her gorgeous low ponytail, when I caught a glimpse of the mechanism holding back that thick mane- a mini claw clip! All this time, I thought she was using…

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Hair Tip of the Day…Actually Skin tip :D

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

Happy Wednesday! I’d love to share one of my favorite sites with you… many of you’ve probably heard of it, but those of you that haven’t, are in for a treat! CosmeticDatabase – Skin Deep(click, ‘no thanks’ take me to site) Skin Deep is a safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products brought to you by researchers at the…

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Hair Tip of The Day

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

When you get a chance, check out this site: http://healthycurls.awardspace.com/cone-free.html It is chock full of WONDERFUL information, delivered in a very matter-of-fact style. I especially found these articles to be helpful- revisiting them several times over the past couple of years: Cheat Sheet- Silicones (gives you a quick look at which cones are water soluble [can be removed using water…

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Hair Tip of The Day

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

Happy Monday Ladies! If you’re like me, and do your hair in the evening before turning in, you may sometimes wake up with a wet head. Obviously, wet hair hasn’t had a chance to properly set, and it can lead to a frizzy, un-defined mess for the rest of the day. To prevent this, I sleep under a ceiling fan….

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Hair Tip of the Day

By Curly Nikki One Comment

Whenever I feel a fit of PJism coming on, I check out the products of interest on NaturallyCurly.com’s Curlproducts Page. This mecca of reviews have kept me from wasting time and money on less than stellar products! I’ve never contributed to the reviews, but I definitely enjoy reading them! You can also find the ingredients and product details there!I always…

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Hair Tip of the Day

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Toning Down the Orange I recently received an email inquiry from a gorgeous curly trying desperately to cover her resistant gray hairs with Henna. She had already completed three applications, but was still unsuccessful at toning down the orange. I have a few grays myself, but they’re now auburn due to a year’s worth of henna applications. I never payed…

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