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A Natural Hair Style for a Flower Girl

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

I have had several requests for natural flower girl hair styles. Because I don’t think I’m very good with fancier/special occasion hair styles I decided to Google for inspiration. I didn’t find one natural flower girl hair style so I will be having a series of Natural Flower Girl Hair Styles for our little girls. I hope you all enjoy!…

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Braids and Beads Chicago Mission

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

submitted by Tasha: “BrAidS N BeAdS” is a Non-profit organization that promotes self esteem in low income housing communities. Girls ages 6-16 receive free hair braiding services and a new pair of earrings through our program. The Chicago Back To School mission will be held in Chicago, IL on the date of Saturday August 28, 2010 at Bridgeport Homes. The…

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Small & Large Alternating Cornrows

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

If you do not know how to cornrow, click here!Before placing in braided ponytail Instructions: A’s hair was banded (in 4 sections) over night so it was slightly stretched out. In the afternoon I added some Bee Mine Luscious Moisturizer to each section of her hair and detangled with my fingers. After finger detangling I used the Modified Denman Brush…

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The Importance of Protective Styling

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

NikG of BeadsBraidsBeyond dishes on ways to keep baby girl’s natural hair healthy and beautiful, without pulling yours out! I, like many other mothers, absolutely love hair accessories. Beads, barrettes, ballies, bows etc. Sometimes, all of those extra hair accessories are unnecessary and if not used properly can cause damage. I think a lot of mothers may feel pressured to…

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Side Cornrows into Sister Twists for Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

NikG of BeadsBraidsBeyond dishes on ways to keep baby girl’s natural hair healthy and beautiful, without pulling yours out! I recently did a sister twist/cornrow style using Bee Mine Products. The products I used for this style were: Luscious Balanced Cream Moisturizer, Bee Hold Curly Butter & Juicy Moisturizing Daily Spritz which worked amazing! You can view the full review…

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Updo for Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

NikG of BeadsBraidsBeyond dishes on ways to keep baby girl’s natural hair healthy and beautiful, without pulling yours out! I decided to do a test run style on A. I’m still not sure what I’m doing to her hair for Easter (April 4th) but I’ll figure something out. It might even be this style. This turned out to be a…

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Our Children and Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

The beautiful and insightful Leslie, of Naturally Leslie is back, and she’s got babies on the brain 🙂 Nooooooo…not like that. You see, after reviewing one of Tyra’s hair episodes, I got to thinking about our beautiful children. The saddest segment of the whole show was the part about the little girls expressing disgust for their own natural hair. I…

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Out With the Old…

By Curly Nikki 26 Comments

Shayla writes: My mom and mother-in-law do not understand co-washing or using natural oils instead of hair grease or any of the “new to me” methods of hair care. When I was little my mom washed my hair once a week, greased my scalp, kept my hair in braids or twists, didn’t use “natural” products, and my hair was thick…

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