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CurlyNikki Doing the ‘HeatherNicole’ Curly Fro

By Curly Nikki 33 Comments

Hola Chicas, While on my way back from an 8 hour road trip (I have something random to share about that too…remind me!), an old friend from NaturallyCurly.com emailed me. You probably know her as ItsMsHeatherNicole, the curly (and hilarious) youtube star, with a southern twang. We’ve been online bffs since ’05, and needless to say, I was delighted to…

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Twist-n-Curl — Show & Tell

By Curly Nikki 16 Comments

Hola Chicas, Check out how these CurlyNikki.com readers are rocking the Twist-n-Curl. If you’re moved, send in your Show & Tell by 5 pm! Fumi Fierce: I absolutely love your blog! I I wanted to send you some love on your 1 year bloggaversary and tell you congratulations on your license. I am transitioning (10 weeks to be exact) and…

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The TWA Stylings of Mallorie

By Curly Nikki 34 Comments

Mallorie is teaching us that protective styling isn’t just for curlies with long locks! Check out how she maneuvers her TWA (teeny weeny Afro) into a beautiful updo: Hi Nikki, Every now and then I notice that you offer tips for TWA styling. Lately, I have gotten tired of the wash ‘n gos, and I can’t seem to preserve a…

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It’s Curlformer Time…

By Curly Nikki 40 Comments

Hola Chicas, I don’t know what it’s like in your neck of the woods, but it’s chilly here in NC! With the humidity and dew point dropping, I’ve been considering experimenting with my Curlformers again. Here are some pics from last winter’s Curlformer adventures:In the past, I did one set a week (Sundays of course, and air-dry over night), and…

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Braidout Instructions a la Moniero

By Curly Nikki 17 Comments

Remember the gorgeous Moniero? Well, she responded to the 4a/b/c All Call with a quick and easy braidout tutorial! Check her out: It’s me again……my signature style has to be the braidout. I swear by it, and it helps stretch my hair tremendously. Here are my steps: 1st….Divide the hair into 4 sections. 2nd…Co-Wash with Hello Hydration. 3rd…Deep condition with…

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Koos!- Naturally Glam Hair Idol

By Curly Nikki 16 Comments

Koos has a gorgeous, full head of naturally wavy locks. Her regimen is stellar and she’d like to share some of the things she has learned along the way: CN: How long have you been natural?K: My whole life! But I feel like a newbie because I’ve only since November 2008 been serious about taking proper care of my hair….

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Twist Placement for a Chunky Twist-n-Curl

By Curly Nikki 40 Comments

Hola Chicas! Many of you have asked to see exactly how many twists I do for the Twist-n-Curl (it has changed since the video last year), and exactly where I place them. So, here you go! Yesterday, I used my old faithful routine–detangled with Herbal Essence Totally Twisted conditioner using fingers only, and styled with DevaCare One Condition and Devacurl…

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Hair Today

By Curly Nikki 29 Comments

Hola Chicas! So…I’m running late today, because my hair is acting up! I was ‘supposed’ to re-style last night, but I didn’t feel like it, and had to deal with the consequences this morning. I slept with it in a high pony, and when I pulled it down today, it was flat and frizzy on one side, but still full…

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Hair Tip of the Day- The Styling Edition

By Curly Nikki 5 Comments

1. Hey Nik- Ummm Yeah, how do you sleep with all those curlers in your hair??!!! I did a Twist N Curl once, and while I favored the results, the curlers gave me a headache in the morning!! Please dish how you keep your head from hurting but your curls ever-so-tight! LOL! It can definitely be uncomfortable at times, but…

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Another way to Salvage an Old Twist-n-Curl

By Curly Nikki 14 Comments

This is how I’m wearing my hair today…a messy, high ponytail, secured with a satin scrunchie: This is 7 day old hair and is in need of detangling! I’ll probably condition, detangle, and re-style tomorrow. To preserve this style at night, I take off the headband, tie on my trusty satin scarf, and call it a night! Later Gators,Nik

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