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 emailing them to BeautyEditors@essence.com.
READER QUESTION: I love how your twist-and-curls turn out. Can you please share how you achieve this look?
CURLYNIKKI's RESPONSE: Here's a recent photo of my results after using the twist-and-curl method. To achieve a looser curl with tons of volume, here's what I recommend:
The next morning, I excitedly released, fluffed!
Nikki Walton, founder of CurlyNikki.com, is a successful psychotherapist and creator of the most credible online source about natural hair care, maintenance and decoding the psychological ties between black women and their hair. She's the author of the forthcoming book, Better Than Good Hair.