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Sparkling Brush Cleaner- A Recipe

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

by KurlyBella of K is for Kinky Blame it on my tendencies to want to bleach everything, but I don’t like it when my brushes (and sometimes combs) have any kind of sticky residue on them. If I’m not careful and fall off of my normal cleaning schedule, my conditioner will leave a buildup on the little dips on the…

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Sweet Vanilla Shea Custard

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

by Kurlybella of K is for Kinky Shea butter is all the rage amongst a lot of naturals because of its diversity and effectiveness on natural hair. Whether your hair is fine, coarse, kinky or curly, you may find that shea butter is a staple that you need in your hair routine. I, personally, do not like to use shea…

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Rosewater and Glycerin Hair Spritz

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

via; Fragrant and moisturizing, a sweetly old-fashioned spritz for your parched hair and skin: 1 cup distilled or filtered water 2 tablespoons vegetable glycerin 5-10 drop rose hip seed essential oil 1/4 cup fresh rose petals or 1 tablespoon dried rose petals Boil the cup of water and add the rose petals. Let this steep overnight, then strain out…

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Quick Deep Conditioning Masque- Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

by Kurlybella of K is for Kinky This moisturizing treatment revitalizes hair, leaving it soft and full, strengthening strands and reducing split ends. In a bowl combine: -1 small jar of full-fat mayonnaise-1/2 of a ripe or over-ripe avocado Mash avocado with the back of a wooden spoon until soft and creamy. Mix mayonnaise into avocado until well-blended, and one…

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Papaya for Healthy Hair

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

via Naturallycurly; Papaya is rich in vitamins, minerals and enzymes that help nourish hair, remove unwanted residues, and add shine and softness. Here’s how to get healthy hair with a raw papaya hair treatment. Puree half a papaya with some olive oil (amount of oil depends on how dry your hair is) and a teaspoon of honey. Apply to damp…

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Lemongrass Dandruff Treatment Rinse

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

by Kurlybella of K is for Kinky Okay, can we keep it real? Dandruff is NOT THE BIZNESS. In high school I had dandruff – which now that I look back, think it was a side effect of relaxing. Anyway, I digress. If you struggle with a snowflake scalp but don’t want to use a “regular” store brand dandruff shampoo,…

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