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How to Create a Healthy Hair Regimen

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

Hola Chicas, It’s Thursday which means we’ve officially taken over Essence for the day! ¡Viva la Revolución! Check out my latest installment, where I give advice on creating your very own healthy hair regimen! Go over there, check it out, ‘like it’, share it and comment! Also, leave questions of your own for the next article! Thanks divas! Later Gators,Nik

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New Naturals: Creating a Regimen

By Curly Nikki 16 Comments

by Alex of The Good Hair Blog I have been asked many times, “what makes the perfect regimen?” In my opinion is all depends on your hair type and needs. Many people say knowing your hair type is irrelevant, I disagree. If I didn’t find out what my hair type was I would have been lost when it came to…

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Essential Hair Tips- Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

by Lisa Michelle via Your natural hair is beautiful, versatile and stylish, but it can take a bit of effort and lots of love to achieve your best curls. If I had to pick some of the most important tips for type 4 hair to help retain length, maintain styles beyond the first day and foster all-around healthy curls,…

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The Tightly Curly Method

By Curly Nikki 54 Comments

Kim L. Kirsch via Been looking for a hairstyle routine that has the potential to keep your curls tight and bouncy up to four to five days? Look no further! Curlies everywhere have been utilizing what is called the tightly curly method, invented by Teri LaFlesh, author of “Curly Like Me,” in order to achieve just that. The method…

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How to Wash and Condition Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 28 Comments

by Nicole Hollis of Hair Liberty African American hair can be dry and fragile. A difficult combination, especially if you’re a busy woman. Treat your wash day like a pampering spa appointment for your hair. Follow these steps and you’ll get soft, moisturized hair that’s ready for a variety of styles. Key Tips Start by rinsing your hair with lukewarm…

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The Curl Whisperer on Product Routines

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Raena asked Tiffany: What is the best product routine for fine 3c/4a curls? Tiffany’s response: Great question, Raena! First thing I want to make clear, though: there is no ONE best way to put product into your curls. That’s like saying there is only one best way to get to New York from Philadelphia or only one best way to…

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Creating Your Regimen for the GOC

By Curly Nikki 24 Comments

Luka! Hola Chicas! I’ve initiated and participated in many a natural hair challenge over the years. I’ve bunned, baggied, deep treated 2x a week, hell, I even did nightly scalp massages. I learned that no two heads are the same, and identical regimens may not produce similar results for everybody. There is one thing, however, that yields stellar results much…

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Keeping Natural Hair Moisturized

By Curly Nikki 31 Comments

Jamila of College Curlies writes: Hey y’all! I just wanted to share a routine that I do to keep my hair happy between wash and/or style sessions. Throughout the week, I do the following three steps: 1. Saturate my hair with water or a moisturizing spritz (a la naturallycurly)2. Add a water-based moisturizer (my favorites lately are Yes to Cucumbers…

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