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Afrobella- Winter Natural Hair Care

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

Multimedia mogul Patrice, of Afrobella.com and I have swapped articles! We are the first to see her winter routine! Wanna see mine? Head on over to Afrobella.com! My hair has a love/hate relationship with winter. Crisp cold air seems to bring out my curl pattern to noticeable effect – after the frizzy heat of summer, my hair is thrilled by…

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Fighting Hat Hair- Natural in the Winter

By Curly Nikki 26 Comments

Kelleemudiva writes: Well it’s finally time to pull out the coats, hats, scarves, and sweaters. The air is definitely colder and the moisture in the air has decreased. Last year this time I was not concerned with retaining moisture in my hair since I was relaxed, but now that I am a newly chopped natural I have no idea how…

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Winterizing Your Natural Hair

By Curly Nikki 39 Comments

Hola Chicas! Regimen tweaks are truly something to consider as the seasons change — your curls, which are already prone to dryness, crave even more moisture the cooler and drier it gets. It is advised that we avoid humectants in the winter. Common humectants include honey, glycerin, panthenol, hydrolized wheat protein, and propylene glycol. These ingredients are great summer staples–they…

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Post-Summer Hair Repair

By Curly Nikki 2 Comments

CurlySuzy of NaturallyCurly writes: Summer is winding down. Bikinis and sandals move aside for boots and scarves. My fall fashion choices are ready but my curls are not. They have definitely felt the heat, salt and chlorine from the summer months. My hair is a little weary and ready for a quick curl vacation full of R & Rs before…

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Hat Help!

By Curly Nikki 10 Comments

Hola Chicas, The CurlyNikki reader below needs some help figuring out curl friendly head gear for the coming months. Your typical winter hats can leach the moisture (that you’ve worked so hard for!) from your strands, causing frizz, split ends, breakage, and worse of all…a ruined ‘do! Check out these satin lined alternatives below:Village Hat Shop Curly Zebra– Hats for…

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How Will Your Routine Change?

By Curly Nikki 32 Comments

This is a re-post. I updated with a list of conditioners to use this season, and a list of ones you should hide away. Obviously, no two heads are alike, and if one of the conditioners on the ‘Shelf’ list works for you in the winter, keep on using it! Hola Chicas, Not too long ago, I posted Keneesha Hudson’s…

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