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On the Couch with Shawn

By Curly Nikki 14 Comments

Shawn shows us that grass is always greener… Hi Nikki- Just wanted to drop a note to say what a lovely and helpful website you have. I found it quite by accident- researching something else- and after much reading was shocked to find how complicated beautiful hair can be!! The women featured on your website, including yourself, have some of…

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On the Couch with Gina– Part Dos

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

Gina has written a part II to My Love Affair and wanted to share. Check her out! The Transition Never Ends “How I wish I could pigeon-hole myself and neatly fix a label on! But self-knowledge comes too late! By the time I’ve known myself I am no longer what I was.” I had a revelation this weekend that had…

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On the Couch with Amanda Diva!

By Curly Nikki 21 Comments

Actress. Poet. Artist. Radio Personality. Writer. MTV VJ. Recording Artist. CURLY! The beautiful and talented Amanda Diva wears many hats…all of them well! I saw her on VH1’s 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s, and fell in love with her style, and curly locks. Not too long after that, I caught up with her and asked if she’d…

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On the Couch with Lenora

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

Lenora, a gorgeous reader and subscriber, submitted her story to share with, and inspire long-term transitioners. Check her out! Hello everyone! I am beginning a journey that I never imagined I would embark on. I received my first relaxer at the age of 9 years. My mother felt my hair was too “nappy” and she could not handle it…

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On the Couch with Nickye

By Curly Nikki 31 Comments

Nickye shares her natural journey with the community:_______________________________________________________ My natural journey started against my will, but I thank God that it did!! Three years ago, you couldn’t tell me nothin’ about my hair. I was constantly complimented on my hair. It was truly “fried, dyed, and laid to the side”. My hair grew like a weed so I would…

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On the Couch with Gina

By Curly Nikki 16 Comments

Gina dishes about her love affair…with her hair! Check it out: I must confess. I have taken a lover. We are still in the honeymoon phase of our affair, so forgive me if I gush about my lover shamelessly. Just indulge me for a moment. I have fallen head over heels for my hair. Yes, I’m talking about my hair,…

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On the Couch with Stacey!

By Curly Nikki 33 Comments

Hello, First off I want to thank you for taking the time to make such a great site. I love it! I’ve learned so much about my own hair I just can’t get over it. I don’t have a transition story because I’ve never permed my hair. We were always taught as girls in my family that your hair was…

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On the Couch with Georgia

By Curly Nikki 26 Comments

Hi CurlyNikki, I just came across your post requesting women with 4a/4b hair to enter your CurlyNikki Spotlight, and I got super excited. Although we do not share the same texture, we share the love of hair, health and life. Here is a little piece of my story. Shoulder length was the longest my hair has ever been, instead of…

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On the Couch with Juliet Fisher, Pro Hair Stylist

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

Pro Hairstylist Juliet Fisher currently lives and works in the center of the beauty and style universe – New York City. Since relocating from Miami to the Big Apple in 1993 to pursue her passion in hairstyling, Fisher (a theater arts major), works daily with her diverse client list, infusing her knowledge of performance and creative arts with her years…

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