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Dr. Perry on Ethnic Skin and Acne

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

Our Resident MD is back and she’s talking ACNE. War and Peace When you’re ticked off, the last thing you need is to be picked on, pushed around, and squeezed until you burst, right? Same thing for a zit! Picking fights with your breakouts puts you at war with your skin. Your skin will respond by becoming discolored, scarred and…

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Oil Cleansing for Oily Skin?

By Curly Nikki 57 Comments

Ask and receive! You divas demanded FrizzCurls427’s skin reggie, and she happens to be an Oil Cleansing expert. Never heard of Oil Cleansing? You’re not alone! Check it out: The oil cleansing method is really simple and easy. The method is based on the notion that “oil dissolves oil” because a pimple is an area of the skin that has…

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Dr. Perry Talks Healthy Skin

By Curly Nikki 19 Comments

Our Resident MD is kicking off this fabulous series with tips on how to achieve glowing, healthy skin. SKINTASTIC! How to make your face shine by Patricia Perry, M.D. Your chocolate sweetness . . . Dipped in the sugar of innocence Sprinkled with kindness and respect Seasoned with the tincture of time and evident in your cordial restraint Salt and…

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Preserving Your Sexy…Some More….

By Curly Nikki 25 Comments

Hola Chicas! Of all the threads on NaturallyCurly, this is among my fav 5: What Beauty Tip Would You Give Yourself at 25? One of the most frequent tips offered up was to utilize sunscreen…and all year round! I’ve definitely stepped up my sun protection game since reading this thread, but finding one that is ‘effective’, ‘non-hazardous’, non-whitening (I hate…

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Glowing Skin At Any Age!

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

Suburbanbushbabe’s Skincare Routine for Mature Beauties and Wannabees With the resources and advances women have today, 50 is truly the new 40, 40 is the new 30, and if you’re 20, you are a baby. At 55, I look so much younger and more vital than my mother did at the same age. Having Caribbean and African genes doesn’t hurt…

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It’s in the Water…

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JC, our resident chemist’s special report on water: Shower filters are mainly used to remove chlorine from water but can also be used to remove heavy metals and the salts that cause hard water. So why remove chlorine? It has been linked to changing protein structures (such as hair) and stripping oil (from skin and hair). Chlorine is the gold…

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What the Curls Frame…

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

I’ve received many requests to post my skin care routine. This isn’t about naturally curly hair…but it’s just as important! If you’ve taken the time to ensure that your hair is naturally fly, it’s only right that it’s framing a clear and glowing face 😀 Like my hair regimen, my skin care routine is pretty simple. I don’t wear foundation,…

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