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On the Couch With Desirae

By Curly Nikki 27 Comments

Meet Desirae… finally accepting and loving her natural hair and sexy curves! My name is Desirae. I absolutely love your website. I check it EVERY day. I love what you do and the fact that you give all of us a place to connect and bond. In this crazy world, it’s nice to have a safe haven where it’s nothing…

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On the Couch with Anya– Hair Profiling

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

Hi Nikki, I have been wanting to write to you for the longest time about my knowledge and experience with my Natural Hair. But something took place recently that made me think, enough is enough I need to sit on the couch over at CurlyNikki’s place and vent about HAIR PROFILING. First I will share with you the recent incident…

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On the Couch with Jackie

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

Meet the lovely Jackie… loving her hair and herself. I begged my mom to let me get a relaxer when I was 10, but she refused. All the other black girls in my school had perms (there were only a handful of us), and their hair was silky and pretty while mine sat in “Pippy Longstocking-ish” ponytails jutting out from…

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On the Couch with Danielle

By Curly Nikki 18 Comments

Making the Cut: A Transition Story “Courage was having the audacity to look myself in the mirror and sayI LOVE YOUBe you a size 14 or a 4Light, brown, or darkLong hair or short…I AM BEAUTIFUL!” I decided to begin this with the first couple of lines from a poem that I wrote entitled “In Transition.” I think it is…

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On the Couch With Kea

By Curly Nikki 30 Comments

Meet Kea… on her journey, she’s learned that she doesn’t need to shorten or straighten her hair to make others happy. “I have always been embarrassed by my hair,” until now. My earliest hair memories begin at 5, my mother washing out the “Just For Me” relaxer in the sink. I hated everything to do with hair. Point blank: IT…

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On the Couch With Sh-nee

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

Meet Sh-nee… transitioning for the second time and feeling comfortable in her own skin! Hi Nikki!First I want to say I LOVE this site so much. It really inspires and encourages me to go forth with my hair journey : ) My name is Sh-nee and I am 20 years old. I went natural for a year ( 2006- 2007)….

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On the Couch With Ylonda

By Curly Nikki 16 Comments

The lovely Ylonda writes: Finally it’s time for me to sit on the therapists couch! It’s been a long time coming. My journey to becoming natural has really been amazing. In 2006 I witnessed very long hair growth after having my child. I never was the type to go to the beauty shop and get relaxers. I was in the…

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On the Couch With Divadr175

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

My decision to go natural was sparked by my amazing sister. Growing up I was the one with the “good” hair. Full of body and could hold a curl for days. Long, thick and seemingly indestructible despite quarterly relaxers from the time I was 6 or 7 and she was 4 or 5. I would be in the chair for…

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On the Couch with Afrobella!

By Curly Nikki 12 Comments

Blogging mogul, and naturalista Patrice of took some time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions for the community! CN: Why natural hair? How did the passion develop? Afrobella: I finally decided to go completely natural in 2002. It was right after my wedding – I got married with a haircut so low that the…

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