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  • Say Yes To The Tress: Hairstyle #1!

    Hey Curlkit lovers! Today you’ll see my first hair appointment located in N Natural Hair Studio in Silver Spring, MD. My stylist, Carissa, did an eloquent up-do using a lot of Alikay Naturals products (which you can also find in your Curlkit often!). Check it out!     The hairstyle lasted for an entire week plus I […]

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  • Our Naturalista of the Week: Television Writer, Screenwriter and Producer Shonda Rhimes

    When the name “Shonda Rhimes” is mentioned, visions of Thursday night TV filled with powerful female characters come to mind! After all, the renowned TV writer, screenwriter and producer owns Thursday nights on television! In the same way her on-screen empire has been baptized “Shondaland” after her. From “Grey’s Anatomy” to the acclaimed” Scandal” and […]

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  • Say Yes to the Tress

    Hey Curlkit lovers. My name is Vecoya Greene. I am a North Carolina native residing in Washington DC trying to figure out this whole adulthood thing. I love natural hair and really vibe with the Curlkit movement, because of their commitment to promote education about natural hair care products. My sister and I have a […]

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  • Nivea and Pepsi Ad Controversy Sheds Light on Lack of Business Diversity

    If you’ve been watching the news recently, then you probably have heard about the recent ad controversy surrounding big companies like Nivea and Pepsi. In a recent, and quite tasteless ad, Pepsi featured celebrity model Kendall Jenner basically saving the world with a…can of Pepsi. In light of the recent issues and atrocities going on […]

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  • Michelle Obama Just Gave Us the Natural Hair Moment We’ve All Been Waiting For

    The natural hair world just had a moment, and a pretty big one at that! Former First Lady Michelle Obama stepped out on vacation in all the glory of her natural mane for the very first time ever, and we’re digging it… Rocking her curls in a low puff, the ex-FLOTUS wowed the entire Internet […]

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  • Naturalista of the Week: Danai Gurira

    Whenever we think of simply stunning natural hairstyles, celebrity actress and playwright of Zimbabweian ancestry Danai Gurira comes to mind. The fierce Walking Dead actress doesn’t just slay zombies in the widely acclaimed series, she also slays when it comes to her sexy natural hair!   In the series, Gurira, who plays Michonne,  is seen […]

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  • Mom Creates Natural Hair Billboard to Empower Her Daughter

    There are no limits to what a mom would do for her child. Especially for her child’s self-esteem. And Lekia Lee, from Romford, Essex, in the UK, is no exception. The brave mom decided to start the Project Embrace #AfroVisibility campaign, to teach her 11-year old daughter a valuable lesson in self-love. The billboard celebrates […]

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  • Penny and the Magic Puffballs Brings BlackGirlMagic for Kids

    I know we all feel that #blackgirlmagic sometime – especially when wearing one of your own classic styles, one that’s individual to you, turns heads and is drop-dead gorgeous. It’s beyond empowering to rock you and be the -ish. Other girls like to feel that too, I mean, the real girls around here: our daughters! […]

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  • Naturalista of the week: Producer Mara Brock Akil

    Mara Brock Akil, the famous producer and screenwriter behind such iconic shows as “Girlfriends” or “Being Mary Jane”, is our Naturalista of the Week. Besides her outstanding career, Akil is also known for her fierce, gorgeous curls. In 2016, she was featured in “Hair Tales”, an online show by cultural critic Michaela Angela Davis highlighting […]

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  • Leap Into Spring with these 5 Multitasking Natural Hair Products

    Spring is here! Now’s the time to make a perfect jumpstart to “spring forward” into better time (and hair) management. You can do this by focusing on your personal and professional priorities, like spending time with family and friends, advancing your career or studies, etc. You can also make the smart and savvy choice to […]

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  • 5 Most Popular Natural Hairstyles Over the Past 5 Years

    Every birthday includes some looking back and reflection on how far we’ve come. As we’re turning the big FIVE here at Curlkit, we’re not just celebrating how far we’ve come. We’re also saluting the incredibly amazing evolution of natural hairstyles over the past five years, from mainstream to more elaborate and elegant styles. Natural, curly […]

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  • 3 Hacks for Flawless Natural Hair in ANY Weather

    As a naturalista, you know that keeping your hair flawless when the weather goes haywire is a challenge. Whether you’re dealing with harsh winter snowstorms, dry winds or torrential rains, maintaining your curls on fleek in any weather can be a tall order. After many years of trial and error from being a newbie naturalista, […]

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    Curlkit Naturalista of the Week Tracee Ellis Ross

    Our naturalista of the week is Tracee Ellis Ross. And really, who can talk natural, gorgeous curls without thinking of the ever-talented, ever-beautiful, Tracee Ellis Ross? There’s just something about her full hair of bold ringlets that inspires both naturalistas and non-naturalistas alike to embrace the fullness of who we are, hair texture and all… […]

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  • CURLKIT DAY!

    It’s Curlkit’s 5th anniversary, and we have to say, it’s been such an amazing adventure! From the very beginning as a company with the heart mission to serve naturalistas everywhere, to the gigantic milestones we’ve met along the way, we are so grateful for the journey! We’ve gone from serving 50,000 customers in over 100 […]

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  • Natural Hair: There’s a New App for That?

    Faced with a growing natural hair market, three African female software techies have created a natural hair app called Tress. Natural hair? No problem. Not only is there the equivalent of a $1.1 billion market for it, there’s now an app for it! Tress is a mobile app aimed at sharing hairstyles, products and salon […]

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Argan Oil

    You may have heard how Argan oil is the latest and greatest when it comes to hair care. Indeed, Argan oil has a lot of benefits and many curly girls can attest to the claims. From reducing hair loss to ending frizz, Argan oil has been called liquid gold and for good reason. Argan oil […]

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