Calling all naturalistas: Do you have urgent tress questions? If so, you're in luck. Every Thursday, natural hair blogger extraordinaire CurlyNikki will be solving your curly hair conundrums! Submit your questions by tweeting them to @EssenceMag with the hashtag #AskCurlyNikki.
Check out the newest installment in CurlyNikki's reader Q&A series:
READER QUESTION: Now that summer is around the corner, what can I do to prepare my hair now for the hot weather and long weekends at the pool?