Better than good hair The curly girl guide to healthy, gorgeous natural hair!

Nikki Walton

Book - 2013

Educating women on how to transition from relaxed to completely natural hair, a gifted "curl whisperer," combining her expansive knowledge with tips from other experts in the field, provides product recommendations, home haircare recipes, advice on how to maintain natural hair for children and more.

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Published
New York : Enfield : Amistad ; Publishers Group UK [distributor] c 2013.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Physical Description
xv, 208 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN
9780062123763
0062123769
Main Author
Nikki Walton (-)
Other Authors
Ernessa T. Carter (-), Jessica Long
Review by Library Journal Reviews

A licensed psychotherapist who blogs about natural hair at CurlyNikki.com, Walton shows African American women everywhere how to toss out the chemical relaxers and the weaves and go with what they've got. [Page 80]. (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Educating women on how to transition from relaxed to completely natural hair, a gifted "curl whisperer," combining her expansive knowledge with tips from other experts in the field, provides product recommendations, home haircare recipes, advice on how to maintain natural hair for children and more. 40,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Provides tips and guidelines for transitioning from relaxed to natural hair, and includes information on product recommendations, recipes for home haircare, and inspirational advice from women who have gone natural.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

The fresh new handbook on how to achieve and maintain stylish natural hair, from the savviest and most revered expert on coils and curlsThese days there's a revolution going on. Relaxers are out. Weaves are so yesterday. Tired of damage from expensive chemical treatments and artificial enhancers, women of color are going natural thanks to Nikki Walton of CurlyNikki.com, the natural hair blogger and online hair therapy expert.In Better Than Good Hair, this gifted "curl whisperer" educates women on how to transition from relaxed to completely natural hair, with advice and styles for every length—from Fierce Braid-and-Curls to Fancy Faux Buns. She also counsels those considering the "big chop"—cutting it all off at once to sport a bold and beautiful "teeny weeny afro." Here, too, is essential guidance for parents of mixed-race children dealing with new and unfamiliar hair textures and styles.Combining Walton's expansive knowledge with tips from other experts in the field, Better Than Good Hair includes:Product recommendationsHome hair care recipesAdvice for parents on how to manage their children's natural hair Tips for using henna on gray hair Guidance on dealing with detractors Step-by-step illustrated directions for nearly two dozen hairdos, from frohawks to twist-outsFull of indispensable information, as empowering as it is accessible, and with a foreword by actress and comedian Kim Wayans, Better Than Good Hair is a must-have natural hair care bible that will help women of all ages and styles achieve their natural beauty.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

The fresh new handbook on how to achieve and maintain stylish natural hair, from the savviest and most revered expert on coils and curlsThese days there's a revolution going on. Relaxers are out. Weaves are so yesterday. Tired of damage from expensive chemical treatments and artificial enhancers, women of color are going natural thanks to Nikki Walton of CurlyNikki.com, the natural hair blogger and online hair therapy expert.In Better Than Good Hair, this gifted "curl whisperer" educates women on how to transition from relaxed to completely natural hair, with advice and styles for every length'from Fierce Braid-and-Curls to Fancy Faux Buns. She also counsels those considering the "big chop"'cutting it all off at once to sport a bold and beautiful "teeny weeny afro." Here, too, is essential guidance for parents of mixed-race children dealing with new and unfamiliar hair textures and styles.Combining Walton's expansive knowledge with tips from other experts in the field, Better Than Good Hair includes:Product recommendationsHome hair care recipesAdvice for parents on how to manage their children's natural hair Tips for using henna on gray hair Guidance on dealing with detractors Step-by-step illustrated directions for nearly two dozen hairdos, from frohawks to twist-outsFull of indispensable information, as empowering as it is accessible, and with a foreword by actress and comedian Kim Wayans, Better Than Good Hair is a must-have natural hair care bible that will help women of all ages and styles achieve their natural beauty.