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On the Couch With Rebecca R.

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

Meet Rebecca… a gorgeous curly that has thrown out the hair dyes and retired her flat iron! CN: Have you always embraced your natural curls? If not, who or what inspired you?Absolutely not. For the majority of my life I hated my curls. I would stand in front of the mirror, shut my eyes as tightly as I could, and…

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A Challenge for All Natural Hair Divas!

By Curly Nikki 6 Comments

Remember the lovely Lori?! Well she’s back with a few words of encouragement: Kink-Couragement by Lori A little kinky curly natural girlie encouragement… I like to call myself a kinky curly natural girlie. It describes me to a tee. I love my curly hair. I embrace a more natural living; I am a holistic health practitioner by trade. And as…

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Walking Down Memory Lane with Antre

By Curly Nikki 15 Comments

Hey Curly Nikki and soon to be cute baby girl! Time sure does fly doesn’t it?! It seems like just yesterday that you announced you were prego! Anywho, in regards to my lovely mane, time really does fly! My one year anniversary (since I BC’d) was May 17, 2010 and I wanted to share some pics with you and the…

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What Does it Mean to Be Natural?

By Curly Nikki 78 Comments

Obsessed with hair manipulation…am I truly a natural?Doc I’ve been pondering this for a while now. What does it mean to be natural? If I dye my hair and constantly manipulate my hair texture, can I still claim to be a natural gal? I started thinking about ‘going natural’ in late 2004 during my last year of college. I think…

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On the Couch With DivaAngelic2

By Curly Nikki 3 Comments

Meet Divaangelic2… a gorgeous natural who declares, ‘I’ve been ignoring the curls for all this time so it is their time to shine!’ My curls and I have had a love hate relationship since I was very young – still do sometimes although it’s getting better. Growing up my mother did not allow perms. AT ALL! But that didn’t mean…

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On the Couch With Bianca

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

Meet Bianca… loving her natural hair and converting everyone around her! Hi Nikki! My name is Bianca and I’ve finally decided to get on the couch! I love your site and I think it’s awesome to have such a wonderful community! I’ve never known my natural hair, or at least I can’t remember. I know that I had a relaxer…

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A Diva’s Reaction to National Afro Day

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

NubieNatty writes: I wanted to briefly share my story on a milestone I’ve crossed thanks to National Afro Day! Ive been natural for 9 months now and although I love my hair, I didn’t fully LOVE it or I guess appreciate it as much, until today. It’s actually funny because I started with an ‘Amber Rose’ to experience all of…

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When Are You Going to Relax Your Hair?

By Curly Nikki 75 Comments

Didi of AdventuresofaKinkyCurly writes: Reflections of a Natural Head… When are you going to relax your hair? This is a question I have heard frequently in the last month. I have been interning at a prominent law firm in Nigeria this summer and when people find out where I’m working, they are shocked that they allow me to rock my…

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On the Couch with D. Luciani

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Meet D. Luciani …. a wavy that looks to a few silicones (namely Amodimethicone, just like me!) to combat the summer frizzies. CN: Have you always embraced your natural curls? If not, who or what inspired you?I have really thick and coarse-ish hair that was a struggle all my life. The worst part for me was it wasn’t curly or…

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On the Couch with Brandy C.

By Curly Nikki 14 Comments

Meet Brandy… a cosmetologist that has developed a new self-concept and is in love with the person staring back at her in the mirror! Hi Nikki, In the midst of my ups and downs with deciding whether or not I should go natural, your site stood out in ways you cannot imagine. I’d been toying with the idea of going…

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