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  • 5 Valentine’s Day Hair Ideas for Your Natural Hair

    As a curly girl, I remember browsing endless web pages and magazines to find the right hairstyle for my natural hair for the big V-Day. Something with style, class, and lots of sass, minus the puffiness, frizz, and other natural hair mishaps of course… After a few trial-and-error years, here are some of the best […]

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  • Mission: Impossible! Tackling Rogue Edge Nation

    A lot of us have edges that we think are impossible to deal with, for one reason or another. Maybe your edges bead up, are thinning at the temples, or are damaged and jagged. Oh no! Girl, where there’s a will, there’s a way. Make Your Own Style with Beading Edges Beading edges are not […]

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  • Stepping into 2017 with the Best Natural Hair Products

    A lot of people are glad to see 2016 go, but leaving negativity behind requires confidence. Looking good is simply one of the best ways to get a new boost. Whatever 2017 has, slay when you meet it. There’s a whole lot of products out there to help you do that, but the question is […]

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  • Life Hacks on Adding Moisture to Your Hair

    Dry hair is caused by several factors, which can be categorized into three: environment, habit, and health. While we can take precautions to prevent dry hair in some of these areas, avoiding it altogether is not always possible. To remedy dry hair, try a few of the CurlKit remedies listed below: 01. Ecru Acacia Protein […]

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  • Looking Back: Best Natural Hair Memes 2016

    I love a good meme, one that keeps you reflecting (or chuckling) for a while. As the natural hair community blossoms, the memes we make have become more targeted and show a peak level of sophistication. Not only are we making the trends, we’re starting the language that defines hair care perfection: cowash, braid out, […]

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  • Busting Up Miss Frizz (For Good)

    Before we get started let me add a disclaimer*. I have nothing against frizz. Frizz was, at one time, a very good friend of mine. Of course, that was before I knew what real friendship was, but that’s just the nature of frizz. She tires me out and makes my style look sloppy. However, when […]

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    Story of the Day: EEOC Fails Natural Hair in Dreadlock Case

    Honey, you know they aren’t going to hire you like that.   It doesn’t matter how many times we’ve heard it and how many generations have heard it, the saying just gets more wrong the more it’s repeated. If you’re job-hunting, nine times out of ten you know what “professional” looks like, whether you have […]

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  • Story of the Day: New Edition Biopic Series Bring Nostalgic Memories The Natural Hair Way

    The premiere of the BET Biopic, The New Edition Story, aired yesterday showing one of music industry’s notable R&B groups. This 3 Part movie series took us down memory lane with so much authenticity of the groups’ humble beginning from the Boston projects and how the group was formed with the hopes of winning talents […]

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  • 5 Elegant Protective Styles for Winter

    The holidays are over, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait a whole other year for fancy looks. At the same time, you don’t have to expend whatever energy you have left to look classy the rest of the winter. If you’re like me, you’re going for some easy protective styling to boost your […]

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  • How the Obama Family Inspired CurlKit

    Did you ever have a moment in your life where you realized that all you needed was something or someone to just start the spark? Well, the Obama family was a great inspiration for the CurlKit Family and me. Eight years ago we watched history in the making when the first African American family entered […]

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  • Emergency Treatment to End Dryness

    Does your hair always seem to be dry? Dry hair is one of the most common problems women have when wearing natural hair. The bends and curves in the type 3 and 4 hair can make it difficult for sebum, the scalp’s natural nourishing oil, to make it all the way down the hair shaft […]

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  • Top Books Every Curly Girl Should Read

    Knowledge is power! This is never more true than when embarking on a natural hair journey or continuing one. Information is critical, especially since most of what we were taught about hair care growing up is of little use to us as naturals. There is a lot of information out there on blogs and social media from, hair types and […]

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  • JOY to the Curl!

    I know, I know. We’re all trying to get that moisture in and keep it in before the freezing wind whips your hydration out. This post may help anyone dealing with the winter chill. If you’re chilling the winter away down south or on the west coast, I ain’t mad at you. You’ll find some […]

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  • How to Get into a Hair Care Regimen and Stick to It

    The key to great hair is to develop a hair care regimen and stick to it. A structured routine in which you perform basic and specialized hair care practices are essential. Building a hair care regimen requires quite a bit of trial and error mostly in regards to finding the right hair care products and […]

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  • July CurlKit

          More tips to help you: You Don’t Have to Work Double Time to Beat Winter  Save

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  • You Don’t Have to Work Double Time to Beat Winter Dryness

    In this weather, you need something that will keep your hair hydrated despite moisture-sucking winter scarves and hats and (if you go without those monsters) the subzero temperature and wind. Huge bonus if it also helps your hair last for days without drying out. Okay wait, let’s clarify here. When I say not drying out, […]

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