Author: LaToya Dove

LaToya is the CurlyInCollege Digital Marketing Coordinator. She is a writer, content creator, and digital marketing specialist. She has a joint B.A. from Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences and School of Communication and Information where she studied Journalism and Entrepreneurship. LaToya loves all things natural hair, beauty, fashion, and mango smoothies. You can follow her on Instagram @latoya_diana.

FroDown x EDEN BodyWorks

How lucky are we to have EDEN BodyWorks as a FroDown brand sponsor for the second year in a row! We just can’t get enough. This year, EDEN BodyWorks has been spoiling our attendees with their brand new Hibiscus and Honey line. The line includes a shampoo, conditioner, custard, blow dry cream, and hair tonic. […]

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FroDown x Shea Moisture

Shea Moisture came through as a brand sponsor this year with a variety of products for FroDown attendees. With over 44 different collections, Shea Moisture provided products from lines such as the Raw Shea Butter line, the Jamaican Black Castor Oil line, and the Coconut and Hibiscus line to name a few. We love Shea […]

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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. FroDown events are happening now – nationwide! At each event attendees will not only […]

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MTV Video Music Awards 2017 Rundown

The 2017 Video Music Awards were filled with compelling fashion, a strong political message, the expected nip-slip, and of course music! When I watch an award show, I separate my experience into compartments. After all, there’s so much that happens at these shows. So I’m gonna break it down for you.

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#FroDown powered by EDEN BodyWorks Florida A&M Edition

By: Teambria Clark FroDwon powered by EDEN BodyWorks is well underway and headed to Florida A&M University. EDEN BodyWorks provides natural products that integrate wellness and beauty. Our Florida A&M president, Teambria Clark, shared her experience with her favorite EDEN BodyWorks products.   “My hair would go from popping curls, big and luscious to them […]

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#FroDown powered by EDEN BodyWorks Fisk Edition

Written By: Jazzmine D. Brooks   Nat·u·ral-  /ˈnaCH(ə)rəl/ — existing in or caused by nature; not made or caused by humankind.   Curly hair seems to be taken as a sign of rebellion when it’s simply the act of existing. Having your existence looked at as an act of resistance can sometimes get you down. […]

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Are You Guilty of Hair Bias?

In 2016, Perception Institute conducted a study to observe the explicit and implicit biases towards natural hair textures. Perception Institute worked with a creative team at Shea Moisture and developed the first Hair IAT. The study included 4,163 participants: a national sample of 3,475 men and women, and a sample of 688 “naturalista” women from […]

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Emory University holds course “The Power of Black Self-Love”

One of the many benefits of a college education is that it allows students the opportunity to search beyond their basic math and literature classes and explore topics they otherwise would not be exposed to. Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia is offering a course that analyzes the importance of self-love for African Americans and the […]

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The CurlyInCollege Homecoming Tour powered by Shea Moisture

CurlyInCollege is so excited to be on our Homecoming Tour! We hit Florida A&M University last week and we’re headed to North Carolina A&T State University this week. Tomorrow, we will be outside of the cafe at NCAT from 11am-3pm. Shea Moisture has graciously powered this tour. That means every student that comes to visit our […]

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LaToya’s Natural Hair Journey

In November of 2013 I received my last relaxer. I did not realize it would be my last until a feeling of guilt came over me as my hair dresser applied the chemical to the very intriguing waves that had started springing out of my scalp. I felt bad for my natural roots. I felt […]

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