FroDown x TresseNoire

It’s that time of year again! CurlyInCollege is bringing you FroDown 2018. FroDown is the ultimate celebration of natural hair on college campuses across the country. We could not be more thrilled to host amazing events for our favorite college students.

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FroDown events are happening now – nationwide! At each event attendees will not only gain new connections and confidence, but they will also receive hair care tips and tricks and maybe even a new hairstyle! Continue reading FroDown x TresseNoire

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Favorite Deep Conditioners

  1. Aussie 3 Minute Miracle

I discovered this deep conditioner about a few months ago when I was looking for a conditioner that would work safely with my newly colored jet black hair. I tried using deep conditioners and my curls were very dry and brittle. I thought, maybe I should add an oil such as Olive Oil or Coconut Oil to my hair but unfortunately my hair was just too dry for my liking. I asked a friend about what she used for her deep conditioner and she referred me to Continue reading Favorite Deep Conditioners

Influential Woman: Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi is a beautiful and talented 17-year-old, African-American and Iranian model and actress. She was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is one of three siblings to her parents Afshin and Keri Shahidi. She began starting in ads and commercials at the age of 6 and ever since, her career has taken off.

We first saw Yara Shahidi in the movie, “Imagine That,” starring Eddie Murphy. She is now known for her character, Zoey Johnson, on Black-ish. The American sitcom, starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, has portrayed Zoey Johnson as a young African-American girl who is very well educated and driven to be successful in her upcoming college career. Continue reading Influential Woman: Yara Shahidi

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The Cut, My Transformation

November 9th, 2017,  I shaved my head. This was not a drastic decision, it was planned. However, many doubted I would actually follow through; I honestly doubted myself sometimes.

Change is something out of our norm. It puts us in an uncomfortable position, but sometimes it’s necessary for growth. Change allows us to see things and even ourselves in a different perspective. Continue reading The Cut, My Transformation

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The Ultimate Curly Girl Gift Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching; like seriously, it’s right around the corner! I know a lot of you may be stressing at the idea of what to get the curly girl in your life; sometimes there can be way too many hair products to choose! And once you do decide, how do you know that you’re getting the right one for their specific hair type or texture? Well, I’m here to help! Continue reading The Ultimate Curly Girl Gift Guide

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What Do Men Know About Natural Hair?

Since black women of every texture and type started embracing their natural hair, we’ve been all about it; new styles, how to take care of, what works and what doesn’t. I love it!

We’ve also focused on what other people think of our hair. But what about our black men and their opinions and knowledge of natural hair? I asked around to find out just what they do (and don’t) know about our crowns. Continue reading What Do Men Know About Natural Hair?

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YouTuber Spotlight: NaturalNeiicey

 

NaturalNeiicey, Canadian Natural Hair YouTuber, has been spreading her love for the natural hair community since 2012. Prior to starting YouTube, NaturalNeiicey was just a small town girl from Canada going to Catholic School in highschool as well as completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.

She realized that her passion for social work didn’t shine so bright so she chose to be a Content Creator. Once she noticed her passion for creating visuals for an audience, she took it a step further and created her channel. She started posting videos doing deep conditioning, wash and go’s, braiding and twisting as well as protective styling tutorials. Continue reading YouTuber Spotlight: NaturalNeiicey

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Networking 101

We’ve all heard that networking is important at one time or another. Some of us however, are not quite sure what exactly networking is and why it is so important. I used to fall into that category so if that’s where you are or you’re not sure how to get into the whole networking business, I have some words that I hope can shed some light on your path. Continue reading Networking 101

5 Tips on How to Finish the Semester Strong

We all know how hectic the middle of the semester can be; the bulk of your assignments and projects are due, finals are coming up, and you’re feeling particularly lazy and just want a break. I hear you! College can be tough, especially in the middle of it all when you’re so close to the end. I’ve gone through countless semesters where I lost my “drive” towards the end.

You know how it goes; it’s cold outside, and your bed is feeling particularly warm that day. Or you have so many assignments that you can’t seem to keep up with what’s due for what specific class, so you just start turning things in and hoping for the best. I’m sure we’ve all been there. Continue reading 5 Tips on How to Finish the Semester Strong

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That’s All Me: Celebrities and Natural Hair

More and more you see celebs like Tracy Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, Oprah Winfrey, and Sanaa Lathan rocking their natural locks, curly or straight, and looking great while doing so! We’ve even gone as far as to see Sanaa Lathan chop off all of her hair and start rocking a full-on fade. It’s amazing to see so many black celebrities embracing and loving their natural hair, despite the celebrity critics and pressure to look the way everyone thinks they should look, with long, straight hair. Continue reading That’s All Me: Celebrities and Natural Hair