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Even More Henna Results…

By Curly Nikki 19 Comments

Today, we witnessed the wondrous specimen that is FrizzCurls’ hair…an excellent example of the benefits of regular henna treatments. Serita, a long time CN.com reader and curly friend submitted her most recent hair pics as well. She also hennas regularly: Hey Nik,I was on your website today and saw the “Henna” postings so I decided to submit some of my…

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MochaTai’s Hendigo Recipe and Results

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

Hello Nikki! Here are the pics you requested along with the Henna/Indigo mix I used and step by step instructions. I used: 50 grams of Jamilla 2008 Crop 50 grams of Amla powder (to prevent my curl pattern from loosening) mixed with a tea made from Distilled Water infused with Chamomile Leaf, Nettles, Horsetail, and Marshmallow. I let the Henna…

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Henna and Allergies

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

I’m sure by now, you all know that pure, Body Art Quality Henna is the only way to go. But, just in case you need more proof, check out this article- http://abcnews.go.com/Health/AllergiesNews/Story?id=7401149&page=6. It was submitted by Marie, a CN.com reader.

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Henna F.A.Q.

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

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 there something in green tea…

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More Henna Education…

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

Do you remember that nuclear green henna I referred to last week? I asked Catherine, the henna guru about it, and she shed some light on a few things: Here’s links to relevant info on henna: http://www.mehandi.com/closeup/60xintro.html . The more chunky and full of junk the henna …….. the harder it will be to get out of kinky/curly hair. and…

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Hair Tip of the Day- The Henna Edition

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

When you do your henna treatment, do you clarify your hair first? I co-wash twice a week, and I believe the ones (condish) have some cones in them. Is it necessary to clarify or poo first before you do a henna treatment? Many women on the hennaforhair.com forum poo before henna’ing, especially if they’re trying to cover grays (less gunk…

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Hair Tip of the Day- The Henna Edition

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

Some important henna links to check out: My Henna Tutorial My Henna Gloss Tutorial Henna Hair How to BookWhat to Think About Before You Henna Henna for Hair Frequently Asked Questions The Encyclopedia of Henna NaturallyCurly’s Henna Sticky If you know of an informative article or thread, please post the link below! Later Gators,Nik

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Hair Tip of the Day- The Henna Edition

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

Hey Nikki, How long did it take for your hair to notice the conditioning results of henna? I believe I noticed the ‘baby doll hair’ effect after about 3 treatments. Prior to that, I could only see a color difference (on the previously highlighted strands), and a bit of the strengthening. When I say ‘baby doll hair’, I mean, strong,…

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F.A.Q.- The Henna Edition

By Curly Nikki 23 Comments

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, including cassia, indigo, and amla….

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A Walk Down Memory Lane…

By Curly Nikki 26 Comments

Every few months, I look back over my pictures to assess progress and to foster happy feelings!! I recommend that each and every one of you incorporate this simple act into your own healthy hair routine! As a curly girl, progress can be hard to measure- pictures truly help you see just how far you’ve come. Unlike many, my goals…

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