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  • Behind The Brand – Meet Lolaster

    01. How long have you been in business, and what inspired you to take the direction you did with your brand? I started my business almost 2 years ago on Etsy. My inspiration comes from the Ankara Fabric Print itself and women lifestyle as a whole. I wanted to share my culture with a modern […]

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  • CURLKIT SPOTLIGHT- ISAAC WEST

    Meet Isaac West 1. What inspired your creative direction for your photo project “One”? My inspiration came from analyzing the disunity that exists among us as black people; moreover, it is one of the biggest problems that we face today. For example, I usually see and hear most black people saying, “Light Skin Vs Dark […]

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  • She Said “Yes”!

    See the Big Day after Mrs. VeCoya Banks, picked her final look for her big day So, the wedding is over and guys it was absolutely perfect! I was so worried about the weather for no reason. God really smiled on our big day. Father of the Bride walks her down the aisle to her […]

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  • Make Going Global a Breeze with these 8 Hacks

    Traveling abroad and keeping your hair looking fabulous doesn’t have to be bothersome. These top 7 hacks will have you traveling with natural hair like a pro, and slayin’ some awesome styles. Proper Packing – Before you sail around the World, make sure you have the right natural hair plan in place before you take […]

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  • CurlFest 2017 The Diversity of Beauty

    Many beautiful Ladies and families of NYC and all over showed up and showed out at Curly Girl Collective’s annual Brooklyn Festival, CurlFest, July 15th, 2017 for Natural Hair Beauty. Photos by Heather Cummings   Check out some of hair styles and beauty out of the thousands gathered Saturday to embrace their natural locks and celebrate […]

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  • 5 Events Not To Miss This Summer

    We here at CurlKit know how important it is for us naturalistas to constantly stay connected to our curly community for knowledge, inspiration, and support. That is why we have compiled a list of the top 5 events that you should not miss before the summer is over!     Detroit Natural Hair Expo Location: […]

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  • Viva Cuba!

    Ever since word got out that the sanctions against travel to Cuba had been lifted, and that opportunities for US travelers to visit Cuba became less cumbersome, I have had my heart set on seeing this place for myself. The rumor of how this culture is frozen in time since Castro regime took over was […]

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  • Meet our Naturalisto of the Week: Model Benny Harlem

    If you’re looking for the epitome of black masculinity and natural hair, think no further than Benny Harlem….When it comes to iconic natural hair, the New York native and LA-bred model has it all…Plus an absolutely adorable 6-year old daughter, Jaxyn, who shares the beauty of his incredible hair and gorgeous genes… With his original […]

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  • Natural Summer Signature Hair Style: Loose Twists

    It’s June! Summer is officially here, and it’s time to rock your tresses. Don’t have a signature summer style yet? Well we have few options in mind, starting with summer style perfect for the things you have planned this summer, Loose Twist. Loose twists can be worn down, too, when the mood calls for it, […]

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  • Meet our Naturalisto of the Week: NBA superstar Steph Curry

    In honor of Father’s Day, we’re highlighting some men who are rockin’ their natural hair. Because it’s not just about naturalistas, we’re also sharing the love with our natural guys. Today’s natural guy is NBA player Stephen Curry. The Golden State Warriors superstar is not just renowned for his impressive basketball skills. He’s also very […]

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  • Whaaaaaat? No perm?! The Journey of Breaking up with my Relaxer

    I received my first relaxer when I was 13 years old. I have always had thick and kinky hair, so if you came near me with a brush or comb I’d lose it. When I was 12, I was in middle school, 6th grade, I watched all of my friend with their long relaxed hair […]

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  • Our Naturalista of The Week Slays with Mahogany Curls

    With over a million subscribers and an incredible influence over all social media, Mahogany Curls has set herself apart as one of the top natural hair YouTube vloggers. But to some of us who’ve followed her for years now, from the time way back in 2008 she did her big chop, to her second child […]

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  • Say Yes to The Tress FB Live Giveaway June 7th

      Hey Curlkit Lovers, I’m Vecoya Greene, your ‘Say Yes to the Tress’ resident bride-to-be! If you’ve followed my journey with Curlkit since last December, you know that: 1) I’m getting ready to get hitched to the love of my life this July (yaaay!), and 2) I’ve been in the process of trying and finding […]

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  • Fresh and Fly Natural Hairstyles to Try this Summer

    Summer’s here, and as the temperatures rise, so does the level of fleek for your curls! Seriously, there’s nothing like the sun shining and everyone being out and about enjoying the good weather, to motivate you to let your curls loose. Because who doesn’t want to show off fresh and fly natural hairstyles this summer? […]

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  • “The Root” Docuseries restores Black women’s confidence in their natural hair

    Remember Chris Rock’s 2009 documentary Good Hair? The  revolutionary documentary looked at the evolution of Black hair, at a time when the natural hair movement just started booming. Years later, a new docu-series has emerged, providing original natural hair content for all naturalistas. We love the fact that the series not only features beautiful, confident […]

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  • Quiz: Which Natural Hair Trend is Best for You This Spring?

      Q: Which type of natural hair style suits you the most? 01. Free flowing, no strings attached 02. Structured and organized, I have no time to plan 03. Original and out of the ordinary, I’m one-of-a-kind   Q: How would you define your personal style? 01. Classic with a bit of gangsta, I like […]

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