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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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  • Tips For Maximizing Your Tax Refund (Part 2)

    Guest Blogger, Timil Jones, knows that tax refunds are rolling in, and she is here with part two of her 10 tips for maximizing your tax refund. 6) Open a Mutual Fund Account– The most frequent question I’m asked when I share this tip is, “How do you know which Mutual Fund to go with?” […]

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  • Curlkit Naturalista of the week: Cynthia Erivo

    Our naturalista of the week is Cynthia Erivo, and we’re absolutely loving how the Color Purple star and Tony award winner has been rocking her TWA (teeny weeny afro). We’re currently obsessed with the Brit’s latest blonde coif, which combines her edgy cut with a bold color. The British actress, who also happens to be […]

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  • Curlkit Highlight Naturalista of the Week: Viola Davis

    Our naturalista of the week is Viola Davis. Throughout her astounding career, the Oscar, Emmy and Tony-award winner has made bold statements, not just through her work but also by wearing her gorgeous hair natural on the red carpet, on magazine covers as well as on her TV show. In one of the numerous interviews […]

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  • Black Hair History

    In honor of Women’s Day, we remember those who helped us embrace our natural hair and beauty from long ago to present day!

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  • Tips For Maximizing Your Tax Refund (Part 1)

    Those W-2s are rolling in! Which of course means refunds are coming soon. It’s your money and I KNOW YOU ARE GLAD ABOUT IT! If you’re like me you start spending mon ey in your mind before you even get it. One of the bonuses of being #teamnatural is the savings, so I know you’ll […]

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  • Get Bad and Bougiee and on Natural Hair Budget

    When it comes to caring for your hair, it’s only natural to want to use the best products possible. However, the best products don’t need to be expensive. In fact, there are several ways to get the healthy hair you’ve always wanted regardless of your financial circumstances. One way to stay within your budget is […]

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  • 89th Academy Awards: Black Beauty Who Slayed The Red Carpet

      If no one else, our celebrities recognize that we look to their beauty and style to make the world brighter. When Justin Timberlake transitioned Bill Withers’ “A Lovely Day,” while dancing with the audience last night at the 2017 Academy Awards, it captured what we all wanted to feel. When black women slayed on […]

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  • Naturalista of the Day: Yara Shahidi’s

      There’s always going to be those willing to slay different than the rest of the crowd, even –or maybe I should say especially– for glamor occasions. Yara Shahidi showed us what style is at the People’s Choice Awards and continues to do so at every event she attends. Let’s take a look at our […]

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