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Deep Conditioners Good Enough to Eat!

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

Alyssa of NaturallyCurly writes: Who would have thought that items that taste so good in your mouth would work so well to deep condition those curls? The key to these great recipes is remembering that they are for your curls and not your stomach (at least until you have finished the recipe)! You’ll notice that these recipes have a lot…

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Ayurvedic Curls: Marshmallow Root

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

SuperCoils of It’s a Crazy Coily Life writes articles on Ayurvedic herbs. First one up, Marshmallow Root! It is extremely useful and beneficial to the overall health of one’s hair. Marshmallow root is a white herb that is often used to treat both skin and hair ailments, such as eczema, psoriasis, and dry scalp, in addition to treating sore muscles…

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Ayurvedic Natural Hair Care

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

by Laquita Thomas-Banks of Coco & Creme Ayurveda is a holistic approach to health that is designed to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The term Ayurveda is taken from the Sanskrit words ayus, meaning life or lifespan, and veda, meaning knowledge. It has been practiced in India for at least 5,000 years. The basic principle of Ayurveda…

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Top 5 Do-It-Yourself Hair Products

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

Evelyn of NaturallyCurly dishes on her favorite homemade, organic hair products: Curl Moisturizing Spray A perfect balance of distilled water and aloe vera gel or juice will keep your curls, coils, or kinks refreshed and ready to take on the day! Add a few drops of peppermint oil or tea tree oil for soothing scalp therapy. Shea Butter Styling CreamA…

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Are you a Mixtress?- Curl to Curl

By Curly Nikki 39 Comments

Kari writes: I’m sure a lot of you have noticed the recent trend of using ‘natural products’. It seems only fitting, right? Use natural products on your natural head of hair! Some of the most popular product lines on sale today have a few things in common: they use minimal ingredients, and those ingredients tend to be natural and/or easy…

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Honey- Based Deep Conditioning Treatment

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

NaturallyCurly writes: In honor of National Honey month this September, please enjoy this conditioner recipe! Honey Deep Conditioner Ingredients 1 tablespoon honey1 tablespoon olive oil Directions -Mix honey with olive oil.-Heat in microwave oven to melt and apply to hair, then cover head with a very warm towel for half an hour while taking a warm, soothing bath, then rinse…

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Moisturizing Hair Mist for Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

Sheenalashay writes: Moisturizing Hair Mist An organic, homemade, natural, DIY moisturizing hair mist for naturally curly hair I spray this on my hair lightly, as needed every other day or so. The best way to moisturize your hair is through water. I don’t believe the hype that you need tons of products to keep your hair healthy and moisturized. I…

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Shake’s Whipped Shea Recipe!

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

I thought I’d re-post this after the interest in the recent Hair Butter video. Shake has gorgeous hair and a delicious Shea Butter mix! From 12/2008 Many of you have requested Shake’s Whipped Shea recipe. She posted this a minute ago under the comments in her Interview, but I thought I’d post it here, so no one misses it! Shake…

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