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Curl Talk with CeeCee’s Closet NYC + CurlyInCollege

Curl Talk with CeeCee’s Closet NYC + CurlyInCollege

If you haven’t heard of CeeCee’s Closet NYC you’re missing out! They have the cutest African print headwraps, clothes, handbags and more. We’re so excited to be giving away a FREE Head Wrap to the first 15 individuals who purchase a CurlyInCollege Survival Kit! We asked the founders for some tips for our college curlies! Read more to hear what they had to share:

What would be your advice for someone transitioning from relaxed to natural hair for the very first time? 

Transitioning is a personal process and you can do whatever suits you best so don’t get caught up in trying to “do it right”! If you want to big chop, big chop, if you want to wear protective styles, wear protective styles. You choose your journey. When I transitioned in college, headwraps were a great help for me. Being new to natural hair, some of my styles did not come out quite right, on days like those, headwraps saved my look!

What role does your brand play in the broader Natural Hair community? 

Cee Cee’s Closet NYC celebrates the beauty and diversity of black women. We create our wraps with the purpose of empowering our customers to see the beauty in themselves and their heritage while also expressing their creativity. Much like your natural hair, your wrap is a canvas and you can create any look that makes you feel beautiful and confident.

How does your brand embody CurlyInCollege’s mission of “Embrace who you are, not who others want you to be?”

At Cee Cee’s Closet NYC we view headwraps as a form of self-expression. It’s all about you and what makes you regal. Any way you style them is the right way to style it!

What advice do you have for college students who may feel challenged on their natural hair journey?

Your hair is an expression of who you are but it can be a lot some days. Do what suits you and the time you have available. It’s OK to give yourself grace throughout your journey.

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The Cut, My Transformation

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. (more…)

YouTuber Spotlight: NaturalNeiicey

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. (more…)

Style Your Hair for Your OOTD

Style Your Hair for Your OOTD

Fashion has been a part of my life since I was a young girl.  I always cared about what I wore to school and would get so upset when my mom would pick out my outfits for the day.  When I got old enough I started picking out my own outfits and a few years after that I was doing my own hair.  Outfits and hairstyles correlates with one another so well.  This blog post is going to be about how I manage to style my hair for my OOTD (outfit of the day).   (more…)

Wigs 101: A Beginners Guide

Wigs 101: A Beginners Guide

It’s very stressful trying to find a wig that will be the best fit for you and I know it can be frustrating choosing one for everyday wear, going out, and more. Before choosing my first wig, I definitely did some deep research on how to choose a wig that will last long, how to maintain the wigs that I have, where can I purchase a wig that will last a while, what colors compliment my skintone and more. I would like to share 3 tips on how I chose my wigs. Please take note that this isn’t an easy task and you should take your time during this process. (more…)