Month: January 2015

SG7’s Natural Hair Experience

I was a part of a group, SG7, during my senior year in high school. The group was formed for Loveless Academic Magnet Program’s showcase, Showing Our Other Side (SOOS). We stepped, sang, and danced. As of today, we all rock our natural hair. This excites me because we are all able to be a […]

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“Trying On” the Belief That You Are Worthwhile

I recently just started my second semester of my freshman year of college, and I am loving every moment of it to be honest. I am not quite sure if it is because I have finally adjusted to life here at college or because of my class selection, but nonetheless I am still loving it. Here at […]

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Starting From the Bottom: Transitioning to Natural Hair

Let’s rewind back to 2009. If you would have asked me if I would ever get a relaxer and big chop again after my first time going natural, I would have scoffed, rolled my eyes and replied with a simple, “never!” Here I am, 5 years later, natural for the second time: short hair, a […]

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Evolution of my hair regimen

Over the past year or so, the questions I have been getting are “what products do you use on your hair?” and “what is your natural hair routine?” It is always difficult for me to answer these questions because I have tried so many products and switched up my routine several times. At the beginning […]

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4 Must Haves for Healthy Hair in 2015!

I am quickly approaching my third year of being natural, and with that being said I think it is safe to say I have found a hair care regimen that works well for my hair and fits into my busy lifestyle. With the beginning of the new year and new year resolutions, I thought maybe […]

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Are You Natural If You Wear Weave?

“But what about those girls that drench their hair in products to make their hair have a different curl pattern?”. This was one of the many interesting viewpoints that was brought up during CurlyinCollege’s very first tweet chat Monday night. The big question of the night was “Are you considered natural even if you wear a […]

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Straight Hair

Did you get a perm? The answer is No!!! I get asked this question often when I get my hair straightened. I receive more compliments when my hair is straightened than when my hair is natural. Although I do not have a problem with the compliment situation, I just believe that straight hair is accepted […]

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Meet The Interns: Kiana Ward

Hello! I am Kiana Ward, a current student at North Carolina A&T State University and I am expected to graduate in the year of 2018. I went natural January 2nd, 2014, and I big chopped. My deciding factor on going natural was that I just wanted healthier and more even textured hair. I had grown tired of the straight […]

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Meet The Interns: Hana Ford

My name is Hana Ford. I attend Temple University and I am apart of the class of 2018. I went natural June 29, 2012, so I have been apart of the natural hair community for approximately two and a half years. I was attempting to transition however I simply did not have the patience so […]

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Meet the Interns: Ivie Enoma

Name, College, Graduation Year Hi! My name is Ivie Enoma and I am a proud Marketing major at Temple University set to graduate in Spring 2016! When did you go natural? Did you big chop or transition? This is actually my second time going natural! The first time, I transitioned for 8 months before big […]

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