fbpx
FroDown x TresseNoire

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.

Image via Instagram @umassdcurlyincollege

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! (more…)

Influential Woman: Yara Shahidi

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. (more…)

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…)

Overcoming Self-Doubt

Overcoming Self-Doubt

*Disclaimer: I do not own the Featured Photo*

It’s the beginning of a new school year. You’re ready to tackle anything that comes your way. Your drive and motivation is at its peak.

*First Day of your First Year*

You get to your classes and the professors talks about the syllabus. You’re staring at the paper while it’s staring back at you saying, “Yeah, that’s right my workload is heavy enough for struggling.” You start to worry because not only are you taking this one course, but you’re taking five and that’s about 15 credits as a full time student. (more…)

Jasmine’s Natural Hair Journey

Jasmine’s Natural Hair Journey

Since I was a little girl my mom would always put relaxers in my hair because of how thick it was. My mom would style my hair with the typical little black girl plaits and twists with the colorful balls and barrettes! She thought that having my hair out was a bit too grown at my age. I can remember wanting to wear my hair out so bad because all my friends had theirs out and it would flow so nice and pretty in the wind during recess. I used to beg my mom to let me wear my hair out but she was not having it! (more…)