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Stretched Bantu Knot-Out on Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 29 Comments

ChrsLvsBks of the CN.com forum (aka Lawsmd) is graciously sharing her stretched bantu knot-out secrets with us! Get the look: I wore my hair in a bun for two days before executing the style: Apply less than a fingertip’s amount of Koils by Nature nourishing hair and body butter sweet almond joy to each section. Two strand twist hair at…

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Baby Girl’s Natural Hair and Flexi Rods

By Curly Nikki 23 Comments

NikG of BeadsBraidsBeyond dishes on ways to keep baby girl’s natural hair healthy and beautiful, without pulling yours out! Christmas is right around the corner and I know so many mamas are looking for a new style for their daughters. Instead of using heat, why not try out flexi-rods? Flexi-rods are inexpensive (mine are $2.50 per pack of 7) and…

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Rod Setting Natural Hair With Nmoultry

By Curly Nikki 30 Comments

**This can also be a great transitioning style!**Determine how you want your curls before rodding hair: I like a ton of curls, therefore I use aton of rollers. Tools Needed: Wide Tooth Comb Rat Tail Comb Perm Rods (I use the purple ones as well as the gray ones) Hair clips Leave-in conditioner Setting lotion, if desired (I dilute my…

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Flat Twist-Out for Transitioners and Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

Nmoultry of the CN.com forum and Autumn of CurlyChronicles are sharing their tips for achieving the baddest flat twist-out…whether you’re natural, or transtioning! Nmoultry’s Tips for Flat Twisting Transitioners: What You’ll Need: Wide tooth comb (for detangling) Rat tail comb Leave-in conditioner Gel or whatever type of product you use for hold Coconut oil or whatever you prefer to use…

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Rollersetting Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 4 Comments

Hola Chicas, MariaG, one of my online curly BFFs, and author of our Transitioning section, has resubmitted her roller setting tutorial! If you have the patience, this style is perfect for natural divas, or transitioners! You can wear it out and big, or pull it up into a chic bun. It’s also a great (and less damaging) alternative to the…

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Miss Fizzy–Naturally Glam Hair Idol

By Curly Nikki 9 Comments

Meet Miss Fizzy…a diva that shows us just how versatile natural hair can be! We’ve got styling options too…just gotta be creative! CN: How long have you been natural? M: I’ve been natural for about a year.CN: What is your current regimen? M: It’s pretty simple. I wash with Tiens Aloevera and herbal soap (got it from Nigeria) and condition…

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How to Get BIG Natural Hair ala Autumn

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means invitations to banquets, galas, and other formal gatherings…we must not only grace folks with our presence, we must come hard! The videos below will show you how to achieve Autumn’s ‘Extravagant Big Hair’…the perfect look for any occasion! Part 1 Part 2 For more of the gorgeous Autumn and her Curly Chronicles, click…

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Naturally Leslie’s Dry Twist-n-Curl

By Curly Nikki 11 Comments

NaturallyLeslie, a fellow blogger and curly friend recently tried a tricked out version of the Twist-n-Curl with fantabulous results! For those of you that have had less than stellar results with my version, this may be the remedy! Check her out (click on images to enlarge): Hello all! I love my two strand twists and twist outs but I wanted…

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Jess’ TWA…

By Curly Nikki 31 Comments

Remember Jess, aka MohaganyCurls? Well, she’s back with an update on her routine, experiences, and the blossoming of her TWA (teeny weeny Afro)! Hey Nikki, I just wanted to share my hair growth since the last time I shared my Natural Hair Journey story with you guys. I still have a TWA, but I wanted to inspire ladies that are…

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