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  • Elevated Elegance: CurlKit Celebrates 6th Year Anniversary

        Learn How Vecoya’s Elevated Her Elegance. As Curlkit celebrates six years of being in business, it is such a celebratory season because there is so much to commemorate. We have been introduced to so many new brands because of Curlkit like Kandy Kurls, Novex, and Nubian Heritage just to name a few! I […]

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  • 7 Tips on How to Effectively Shampoo your Hair

    I sometimes wonder why we take some things for granted. Like shampooing and conditioning our hair. We have evolved into the co-washing generation, and we scream with pitchforks about using harsh shampoos on our hair. The funny thing is that it is necessary to shampoo and condition your hair, at least once a week. Plus, […]

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  • 4 Business Lessons you can learn from the Black Panther Movie -Heather Cummings

            Marvel Studios If you haven’t seen the upcoming trailer for the Black Panther, you’re either sleeping under a rock or living in an underground cave to miss this much anticipated Marvel franchise movie. It’s been the buzz ever since the premiere dropped and so many people including myself, bought presale tickets […]

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  • THE HOLLYWOOD BLACK PANTHER MOVIE PREMIERE WAS DRIPPING WITH MELANIN MAGIC Desiree Hadley

    My best guess is that the invitation to the red carpet premiere of the Black Panther movie must’ve read dress code: “Show up Black & Proud” *insert black emoji fist*. The red carpet of the highly anticipated film was lit with vibrant colors, African inspired clothing, dashikis, head dresses, and so much more. The only […]

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  • 4a hair: tips for healthy natural curls

      When it comes to 4a hair care you are always going to find it a little more complicated than other hair types, due to its fragile nature. The texture of 4a hair has less cuticle layers, which means that it has less natural protection, so you need to do everything you can to take […]

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  • Natural Hair Makes a Proud Statement at Miss Universe Pageant

    It was a proud moment for Jamaicans and women of color when Ms. Jamaica, Davina Bennett, boldly made a statement with her natural hair.  Ignoring the stigma and making that brave choice to not be predictable, she wore a perfectly shaped, evenly picked afro in the 2017  Miss Universe Pageant and made it, as the […]

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  • Master these styles with DAX for Naturals

    mrshairtoday  Featured In September CurlKit Campaign The fabulous hair fashion setter, MrsHairToday unboxes her September CurlKit filled with outstanding natural ingredients from the trendsetter brand, Dax for Naturals! Watch the video to see what’s inside and be sure to check out MrsHairToday’s photos. Edges are definitely layed with Dax Ideal edge Control. A post shared […]

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  • 5 Ways to be Fearless and in Charge of Your Breast Health

    Here’s the hard truth: The biggest risk for breast cancer is simply being a woman. But that shouldn’t stop you from taking charge and remain fearless of how to handle this health issue that has impacted many women worldwide. [The] first step is to take control [of] your own body,” says Linda R. Aboody, MD, […]

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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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