Articles | NaturallyCurly.com

Ancient Cultures Initiated Nail Art
Ancient Cultures Initiated Nail Art
Ancient Chinese used a combination of gum Arabic, beeswax, egg whites, gelatin and mashed flowers to tint the nails.
Curly Q&A: Diane Da Costa
Curly Q&A: Diane Da Costa
he tight curl or coil is a very challenging texture. Actually, to create and keep the curly look requires a little more effort with styling. You should try the twist out or coily twist out to achieve a more semi-permanent curl pattern which last about two weeks.
Salons Specialize in Lice Removal
Salons Specialize in Lice Removal
Banishing lice from a child's head can be a long, frustrating endeavor
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Sabino
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Sabino
Sabino believes silicones actually can help the hair by serving as a barrier against damage from appliances and the elements while keeping out frizz-causing moisture in the air. His line of products is designed to protect the hair from all forms of external moisture and humidity while maintaining the right internal moisture content.
The Mane Manual to Curl Philosophies
The Mane Manual to Curl Philosophies
We've gathered the top experts in the curly world for their bottom-line stance on cutting, cleansing and styling.
Shampoo or No Shampoo?
Shampoo or No Shampoo?
Does sulfate free shampoo really make a difference? Find out what different stylists think.
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
Looking for the best way I can rock full curls and manage it on a day-to-day basis.
Nick Arrojo and Curls
Nick Arrojo and Curls
Stylist Nick Arrojo doesn't believe in "curl-only" specialists. "Good hairdressers can do everything," says Arrojo, who has curly hair himself. "I believe I should be able to make anybody look good."
Experts Reveal Tress Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation
Experts Reveal Tress Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation
Here, curl-centric stylists cut through the clutter with strategies and must-have products to help you embark on a stress-free vacation—whether you're headed into the dry, desert air or a more humid, beach environment.
Amodimethicone and other Amine-functionalized Silicones
Amodimethicone and other Amine-functionalized Silicones
It is evident that there exists a considerable amount of confusion in the curly community in regard to whether silicones are good for curly hair and compatible with shampoo free hair care routines.
Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Trading Places: A Day of Self-Discovery
Take one curly girl and one straight-haired girl, and switch their hair types for the day.
Rouquinne's Makeup Missive: Waterproof Makeup
Rouquinne's Makeup Missive: Waterproof Makeup
Simplicity is the key if one needs waterproof makeup
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
Curly Hair Q&A: Titi Branch
The differences between silkening and texturizing are simple: the results.
Estee Lauder Acquires Ojon
Estee Lauder Acquires Ojon
The Estee Lauder Companies, a manufacturer and marketer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, has agreed to acquire the Ojon Corp., a privately held prestige hair care company based in Canada.
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
Why Can't I Look Like You? Advice for Parents of Biracial Curlies
As society is becoming increasingly multicultural, there is growing knowledge about what it means to be a biracial child. And there is growing awareness about the unique challenges if the child's skin color and hair texture are completely different than her mother's.
Honoring the Quebradeiras de Coco: The Story of Babassu
Honoring the Quebradeiras de Coco: The Story of Babassu
Babassu is intimately tied to women, fair trade, tradition and community. Unlike shea butter, babassu has not yet become a household name. But with the benefits of babassu, there are many reasons to give it a try. Because of the health and prosperity it lends it is considered by many, a Tree of Life.
Hair Care Companies are Going Green
Hair Care Companies are Going Green
A growing number of beauty companies have made it their mission to be environmentally stewards.
Redken: The Antidote to Humidity
Redken: The Antidote to Humidity
The experts at Redken give us tips to fight humidity.
Just Peachy: Peach Leaf and Peach Kernel Oil for Healthy Skin and Hair
Just Peachy: Peach Leaf and Peach Kernel Oil for Healthy Skin and Hair
These days, peach is finding its way onto the ingredient list of cosmetics. Why, you may ask, would I want to lather up with a peach? In this article, we explore the wholesome qualities of peaches. By showing how to use peach tree parts as herbs, it will help explain why peaches are not only tasty but also an herb useful in healing, hair conditioning and skin treatments.
Fragrance Additives
Fragrance Additives
The ingredients listed are organic molecules used in hair-are products, cosmetics, cleaning products, candles, and perfumes as fragrance additives. They are all naturally occurring components of various essential oils found in the plant kingdom.
Why Is Shiny Hair Shiny?
Why Is Shiny Hair Shiny?
How to get shiny hair
Curly Hair Q&A: Styles for the Tender-Headed
Curly Hair Q&A: Styles for the Tender-Headed
Finding a style that works with the hair's natural texture is half the battle of working with curly hair.
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
Curly Hair Q&A: Christo
Apply products on wet hair right after you get out of the shower and then diffuse it immediately. Or you can apply the products first and then let your hair air dry for eight to 10 minutes while finishing your make up, and then diffuse.
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Five Steps to Raising a Confident Curly
Building your curly’s self-confidence is key to helping the child handle taunting comments.
Majoring in Curls: Resist the Temptation to Straighten
Majoring in Curls: Resist the Temptation to Straighten
I’ve only straightened my hair once in my life. (In my defense, I was coerced into it by well-meaning friends.
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Innersense
Curly Hair Product Spotlight: Innersense
When Gregory Starkman and Judie Maginn decided to create an organic beauty company, they drew on more than 40 years of combined experience in the hair-care industry.
Balm Mint: The Healing Herb
Balm Mint: The Healing Herb
You may have only recently noticed balm mint as an ingredient in some of your upscale hair-care products, but it’s far from a new discovery. The herbal extract has been used for more than 2,000 years, mainly as a medicinal plant.