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How to Moisturize Dry Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 42 Comments

 Bennii Blast of the Culture Pine The thought of having to deal with dry, frizzy hair doesn’t get any of us transitioners and naturals smiling from ear to ear. It can de-motivate you in trying out new hairstyles, and result in you throwing an insult or two at your crowning glory. Before you get stuck in a rut, here are…

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3 Ways to Start Treating Your Natural Hair Better

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 Glam idol, Treasure! by Sherrell Dorsey of OrganicBeautyVixen My hair has definitely seen brighter days. Those days I’ve gently massaged my scalp, covered it in olive oil and sat under the dryer. It’s even remembered the days I would religiously wear my satin scarf and take my Vivscal hair vitamins for extra nutrients. Now, each day is a fight. At…

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7 Mistakes Many Naturals Make

By Curly Nikki 28 Comments

source by Tammy of CurlyChics 1. Not detangling Never, not once did I properly detangle my hair, if at all. I would simply shampoo and condition my hair, throw some Motions foam wrap lotion and Paul Mitchell foaming pomade and keep it moving. I barely used a comb! Now, it was cute but that’s it. It was not healthy in…

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Got Dry, Greasy Natural Curls? Skip the Hair Butter.

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CurlyNikki Says:  SheaMoisture products are an ‘oh-hell-naw’ for my fine, natural curls.  I’ve revisited the Smoothie many times with absurd results (DRY, heavy, frizzy, piece-y hair).  I opt for lightweight, water based products for fluffy, soft, voluminous results.  My current fave is Giovanni’s Direct Leave-in (followed up with a light layer of oil applied to my ends), but I’m still…

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Natural Hair and Shedding- What is Normal?

By Curly Nikki 33 Comments

by Shelli of HairScapades If you are one of those lucky souls who barely seems to shed a hair during the week or on wash day, this post is not for you. *lol* Seriously!! I’m sooooo jealous when I read statements like, “My shedding is almost non-existent.” Or when I see a YouTuber doing her hair and don’t see even…

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The Right and Wrong Way to Use Glycerin for Hair

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by Tonya McKay It seems that naturally curly folks have a love/hate relationship with glycerin. There is a lot of information, and misinformation, about this seemingly simple substance. I thought I’d shed some light on the chemical makeup of glycerin and how it affects curly hair specifically. Read On!>>> Benefits of Glycerin: Glycerin is an alcohol, known also by the…

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