NEW ORLEANS, July 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dark and Lovely, the brand that has catered to the beauty needs of African American women for over 40 years, has partnered with natural hair expert and best-selling author, Nikki Walton of CurlyNikki.com, on the release of her new electronic book, When Good Hair Goes Bad: Tips and Tricks for Restoring Your Gorgeous, Healthy, Natural Hair.
Available as a free download beginning today exclusively at www.DarkandLovely.com/NikkiWalton, this groundbreaking partnership is a long-term effort to provide consumers with free access to the most up-to-date and objective information for the maintenance and care of natural hair. Through the coupling of a digital product and nationwide retail partnerships, this collaboration is pioneering digital distribution and reflects the changing patterns in how consumers get their information.
"We worked with CurlyNikki for the launch of our Dark and Lovely Au Naturale #CurlPower campaign in 2013 and it was a huge success; so it was a no-brainer for us to collaborate again," says Michelle Ryan SVP Marketing, L'Oreal Multi-Cultural Beauty Division. "With the instant success of Walton's first book, Dark and Lovely deemed partnering with Walton on her follow up as great way to increase awareness and educate women with naturally curly textures on how to maintain the health of their hair by taking the guesswork out of styling and care."
For those seeking hair tips, When Good Hair Goes Bad is an easy to read e-book that provides responses to all of your natural hair questions from hair color and protective styles to straightening gorgeous curly locks.
"Women across the world have requested my advice on how to truly manage their natural hair. I am thrilled to work with Dark and Lovely to help share my experience and expertise in an attainable way," says When Good Hair Goes Bad author Nikki Walton. "I wanted my second book to be easy for people to get their hands on and Dark and Lovely is the driving force for making this happen."
"Dark and Lovely has a full portfolio of products—whether you are natural, love to color your hair or wear a smooth style—that take the guesswork out of styling your hair," says Ifeoma Fejokwu, Senior Brand Manager, Dark and Lovely. "The Au Naturale line manages shrinkage, locks in moisture and reduces breakage, which are all benefits that are needed when managing natural hair."
When Good Hair Goes Bad: Tips and Tricks for Restoring Your Gorgeous, Healthy, Natural Hair is now available for free exclusively at www.DarkandLovely.com/NikkiWalton. For more information, follow Dark and Lovely on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Dark and Lovely:
Dark and Lovely is proudly dedicated to the legacy of serving hair care and styling the needs of African American Women for over 40 years. As a subsidiary of the L'Oreal USA Multi-Cultural Beauty Division, Dark and Lovely continues to unveil breakthrough hair innovations for women of color. For more information, visit www.darkandlovely.com
About Nikki Walton:
Nikki Walton is a licensed psychotherapist, television personality, and famous lifestyle and beauty blogger. She is the founder of www.CurlyNikki.com the largest and most credible online source about natural hair care. She's also the author of the best selling and NAACP Image Award nominated book, 'Better Than Good Hair' (Harper Collins, 2013).
L'Oreal Multi-Cultural Beauty Division
Lauren A. Clements
Bratskeir & Company
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