Category Archives: Discussions

Response to Why Do Black Women Have to Look Like White Women to Serve Their Country


A few days ago, I read an article on the huffington post titled “Why Do Black Women Have to Look Like White Women to Serve Their Country?”, this article was a response to the new Army Regulations on hair. I ... Read More »

Natural Barbies are Cute! Do Black Girls Want Them?

Natural Barbies are Cute! Do Black Girls Want Them?

I love love love the fact that natural hair is taking over. Haven’t you seen the naturals in commercials, in print, and now at the Oscars! (You GO Viola!) I mean, Natural hair is sooo popular companies that only catered ... Read More »

Black Hair: What are You Teaching Your Children?

Black Hair - What are You Teaching Your Children2

This letter was featured on VIBE. I have witnessed similar situations in my lifetime. I avoided being called nappy because my hair has ALWAYS been relaxed. I mention in my hair story that I was relaxed before the age of ... Read More »

Curly Hair Tip: What Can I do for an Itchy Scalp?

curly hair model

What remedies do you have for an itchy scalp?? Share them below. KCCM: Try this out for an itchy scalp Natural Hair Recipe: Rosemary Honey Hair Conditioner Check out what Curly Girl says: This may sound flip but Curly Girls first ... Read More »

New Report Finds a 26% Decline in Relaxer Sales Since 2008


by BlackGirlLongHair A new report by the research company Mintel finds that relaxers are declining in popularity as the natural hair industry grows; …Natural may be the new normal in Black haircare, as relaxers account for just 21% of Black ... Read More »

Letting Go of Attachments & Obsessions

Shameless Maya

by Antionette of Around the Way Curls More often than not we find ourselves saying, “it’s just hair” but is it really? So, many hair blogs are successful in promoting the beauty of natural hair, but in the quest to ... Read More »

In Search of the Perfect Moisturizing Oil

African woman with blue and gold fashion make-up on gold background

The single most important part of any healthy hair regimen is making sure your natural hair and curls get enough moisture. This ensures that the hair follicles are well-nourished and protected against hair damage and breakage. In this episode of ... Read More »

I Use Monistat 7 to Grow My Hair – So What?


The use of Monistat 7, the anti-fungal vaginal cream, to grow hair faster has been a taboo topic in the natural hair community for months! Many of you that read our article, had lots of negative things to say about ... Read More »

Question of the Day!

Question of the Day - KinkyCurlyCoilyMe.com

Which member of your family do you get your hair texture from? My answer: I get my hair texture from my father. He has soft hair but very tightly coiled. Oh and let me not forget the thickness. He has ... Read More »

Question of the Day!

Question of the Day - KinkyCurlyCoilyMe.com

What’s ONE product that if it was discontinued you would roll over and DIE!? Why? My answer is the SheaMoisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie because this product is the ultimate holy grail product. Leaves my hair moisturized, supple and shiny! It’s ... Read More »

Does “Being Natural” Even Matter?


I graduated the University of Rhode Island in 2007 with a Bachelors in Political Science and Philosophy so I’ve always had a thing for deep thinking, debate, and getting to the bottom of things. We all love being natural and ... Read More »

Top Articles of 2012


The KinkyCurlyCoilyMe.com writers put in a lot of time researching, writing, and editing their articles just for your reading pleasure. We thank you so much for reading and commenting on our articles. With over 2.5 million views last year I ... Read More »

Is There a Gender Divide in the Natural Hair Community?


Quick. Name 3 popular female natural hair YouTubers/vloggers. Now, name 3 male natural vloggers. I’ll wait… Struggling to come up with 3? Or anyone, for that matter? Don’t fret, you’re probably not alone. Like it or not, the natural hair ... Read More »

Are More Naturals Appearing in Mainstream Media?

Are More Naturals Appearing in Mainstream Media? Tamio Frasier in Gain commercial

Whether you have been natural for 15 years, 2 years, or 5 months, it is hard NOT to notice the vast number of natural hair products, blogs, celebrities, and images of natural hair in the media. 10 years ago, there ... Read More »

I’m natural and I’m a celebrity. Who cares?


I’m natural, and I’m a celebrity. Who cares? The answer is… a lot of people. We’ve probably all felt it. That sense of pride, validation, or appreciation (or all of the above) we get when we see a well-known celebrity ... Read More »

FAQ – Trim? Growth & Regimen? Definition? Salons? Protective Styles?

FAQ with Jenell

The ladies on FB and YouTube have been asking me lot’s of questions. Here’s an FAQ video answering the following questions. How often do I trim? How long did it take me to go from my big chop to the ... Read More »

Patience, the Miracle Hair Grower

Patience, The Miracle Grow Product

Have you been looking for that one product line that can give you super long hair? I mean hair down your back! Well let me tell you about this product right here, this product right here yall, is the truth. ... Read More »

How Natural is Too Natural?

How Natural Is Too Natural?

By JESSICA C. ANDREWS of NewYork Times When Patrice Grell Yursik began wearing her hair in a wash-and-go style, she got lots of praise. “Women would tell me they wish their hair looked like mine,” said Ms. Yursik, 33, the ... Read More »

Do you Have Hair Envy?

Don't Hate. Appreciate!

by Precious of Precious Curls Now that most of us have a great appreciation and love for our natural hair, it is so easy for us to become hair envious of others’ natural hair! Yes, sometimes I have a little ... Read More »

Funny Things Relaxed Girls Say to Natural Girls – Add On!

Funny Things Relaxed Girls Say to Natural Girls

If you haven’t joined us over on the KinkyCurlyCoilyMe! Facebook Fanpage, what are you waiting for?? This was a great thread I just had to share.  Read all these funny things that relaxed girls have uttered to us natural girls. ... Read More »