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Curly Nikki

5 Tips for Growing Long, Natural Hair

 Michelle Thames of HappilyEverNatural I started my natural hair journey in 2009 and the number one question I get from other naturalistas is what did I do to grow my hair so long.  My answer? I simply stopped getting relaxers… there’s some genetics going on too, though. It’s really about length retention and not growth. …

Curly Nikki

Seven Reasons Why Your Hair Isn’t Growing

IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM @CRAVINGYELLOW by Tabitha Tongoi When you’ve been stuck with the same hair length for a while, it’s easy to come to the conclusion that your hair has stopped growing, but unless you’re suffering from a medical condition, rest assured–your hair is still growing. The average hair growth rate is about half an …

Curly Nikki

6 Reasons Your Natural Hair is Not Longer

 kyanamarie is naturally glam! by Deidre Diving into the natural hair world can be overwhelming at first. There are various products and tips that everyone claims can grow your hair or defy shrinkage. With all the products and acronyms in the natural hair community, it is easy to become overwhelmed if you are not acclimated …

Curly Nikki

Restoring Natural Hair Elasticity

 by Janelle Sands Elasticity has been a way in which we gauge healthy hair and is most noted for attributing bounce and movement to the hair. Elasticity is determined by your hair’s ability to stretch and return to its natural state. Everyone’s hair stretches at different rates. Hair Finder says typically hair can stretch up …

Curly Nikki

How Fish Oil Promotes Hair Growth

by Sabrina Perkins First off, what is fish oil? This is not a silly question! Drugs.com says, “Fish oil capsules contain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are found in oils from certain types of fish, vegetables, and other plant sources. These fatty acids are not made by the body and must be …

Curly Nikki

4 Tips for Growing Long, Natural Hair

 My Trifecta for Hip Length Hair by Farida Sharma People that I come across these days assume that my hair has always been long and that my genetics are responsible. Rather annoyingly, some people have come straight out and said ‘being mixed race must have really helped you grow your hair to that length’. NO, …