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Clean Makeup Brushes=Clear Skin!

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

Joyce Clements via NaturallyCurly.com; General rule: keep your beauty items clean Let’s start with how to wash your makeup brushes. And I know that a lot of you don’t, which is one reason you may have breakouts and probably the reason why your makeup is not blending smoothly. Keep it simple Yes, there are makeup brush cleaners on the market,…

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How to Diffuse Your Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

Susonnah of NaturallyCurly writes; If you have curly hair, you have probably come into contact with a diffuser. Curly girls are familiar with it: it’s that funky, funnel-shaped device that looks like it should be in your mechanic’s garage rather than with your beauty appliances. But for as long as diffusers have been around, so have questions surrounding them. If…

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3 Ways to Glam Up Your Curls

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

Liah of NaturallyCurly writes; Prom, weddings, banquets or even a special date—just because you have curly hair doesn’t mean you can’t add a glamorous flare to your look. Keep your curls looking cool and funky with a few easy touches. Your curls don’t have to look the same every time you go out; you’re outstanding and your hair can be…

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Hair Products That Cause Acne

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

Joyce Clements of Naturallycurly writes: Want beautiful hair and blemish-free skin? Then you need to become a detective—actually a cosmetic ingredient detective. The truth is that some ingredients may cause problems for you and not for other people. At the end of this article, we’ve included a list of ingredients that have been shown to cause acne. Or you can…

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The Pros and Cons of Oiling Your Scalp

By Curly Nikki 14 Comments

Timi Komonibo of Naturallycurly writes: When was the last time you oiled your scalp? We habitually engage in dangerous hair practices that strip our hair of its essential oils and nutrients. Applying excessive shampoos, excessive hair washing and not applying enough conditioner are unhealthy practices for your scalp. Hair oils can moisturize the scalp and stimulate its pores to produce…

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Healthy Hair Tips

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

Naturallycurly writes: Is this chilly winter weather drying you out?! No time to run to the salon? Well, guess what…you have a secret weapon to heal dry hair in your kitchen cupboard! Olive oil and mayonnaise aren’t just good for cooking, they’re an excellent moisturizing treatment for your hair and scalp. Here are fabulous tricks from stylists Josh Rosebrook and…

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Top 10 Foods for Shiny Hair

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

Naturallycurly writes: Add these foods to your diet for shiny curls, coils, or kinks! Ground flax seed or oil Flax seed is the best plant source of omega 3 fatty acids. It has bacterial and anti-fungal properties, so use it to keep the scalp clean. Omega 3 fatty acids in flax seed oil can contribute to healthy hair growth and…

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The Secret to Troy Polamalus’ Touchable Curls

By Curly Nikki 34 Comments

NaturallyCurly.com writes: Asked by an Internet video reporter how he keeps his hair so touchable, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu says, “Well, I condition it every day. I also shampoo quite a bit.” “It’s important for me to have strong hair in case somebody pulls it,” the famously maned player adds. In other Polamalu hair news, Head & Shoulders recently…

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Is Cosmetics Chemistry ‘Real Science’?

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

NaturallyCurly.com’s Curl Chemist writes: I share the frustrations of many of you when it comes to understanding hair products and how hair responds to them. Entirely too often it seems to me that luck or fate have more to do with the mythical condition known as “a good hair day” than anything else. Of course, as a scientist, I know…

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Grape Seed Extract: Conditioner Extraordinaire

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

Stephanie of NaturallyCurly.com writes: Have you seen grape seed extract mentioned in ingredient lists and wondered why? Turns out this ingredient is great for skin and hair! Grape seed extract is derived from vitis vinifera, and as it sounds, it is extracted from the seed and sometimes the skin of grapes. Grapes are native to Asia near the Caspian Sea….

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