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Loc’d- Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

by Alex of TheGoodHairBlog Last week I was contacted to check out center fielder Andrew McCutchen’s Loc Maintenance video. After watching it I knew that this MLB player had to be featured on the blog as this weeks loc’d man! Andrew’s hair is gorgeous and it’s always nice to see how athletes and celebrities maintain their natural hair while on the road. In the…

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Loc’d Man: Tiba

By Curly Nikki 42 Comments

via TheGoodHairBlog Tell us a little about yourself?  My name is Atiba Benjamin aka Skinny Trini. I’m a 26 year old IT Specialist currently residing in NW Washington D.C. I’m originally from Trinidad & Tobago and I moved to the US in 1998, I’ve been in the Metropolitan area ever since. How long have you been growing your locs?  I’ve…

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It’s Their Hair, Not Yours…

By Curly Nikki 28 Comments

by Jor-El of ManeManBlog How can we create a sense of a natural hair community when we continue to “police” one another? By “police” I mean how we (try to) keep each other in line so we don’t break those so-called rules that “naturals” are supposed to live by. I bring this up because I recently had a conversation with…

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On the Couch with Hakim

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

By Jor-El of Mane Man Today, I’m excited to introduce to you our newest MANE MAN, Hakim! Check out his interview below. Tell us a little bit about yourself (your name, where you’re from, etc.) Wassup, y’all! Hakim here! Some call me Hak, Keem or Dream Team (don’t ask, lol)…whatever works for you is cool with me. I was born…

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White Boys and Black Girls’ Hair

By Curly Nikki 98 Comments

source by Taneica of ShatterProofGlassDolls White Dude Coworker: Like, I don’t get it. What’s the big deal about having natural hair? Me: It’s not really a big deal, it’s just a difference in the look, texture, and upkeep of the hair. White Dude Coworker: Well, what’s the difference? What does natural hair look like? Me: *pointing to my fresh twist-out*…

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A Man’s P.O.V: Nafis

By Curly Nikki 20 Comments

by Alex of The Good Hair Blog Name: Nafis Age: 26 Location: Philadelphia How important is a woman’s hair to you? Especially if you are dating her, does she have to wear her hair a certain way to keep grab your interest? (i.e. which styles down vs. ponytail vs. bun, hair length? To me, hair is just hair; however, I…

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Me, Him + Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

by Bennii Blast of The Culture Pine It is not everyday that I sit down and think about how my choice to go natural affects those around me. After all, I am doing this for myself right? My boyfriend however, recently announced that he plans to switch things up a little (maybe a lot) by deciding he wants to grow…

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Let’s Hear It For the Boys!

By Curly Nikki 78 Comments

By Andrea Dawn Recently there’s been some discussion in the natural hair community about husbands and boyfriends who don’t support their partner’s decision to go natural. Some of the stories are heartbreaking. It can be devastating for a woman to realize that the man she loves can’t or won’t accept something as basic and organic as the hair growing out…

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Ask A Brotha Series- Featuring Joseph Desmond

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

via A Curl’s Best Friend Age 24 Degree in English and Political Science from Temple University Currently Works for the P.A. Senate Also Builds Professional Resumes Contact: How important is the hair of the woman you have interest in?Hair is not important to me; (as long as it is clean, looks attractive and healthy I’m good.) Yeah, I…

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