College

College: What do I Wear?

Going from possibly wearing uniforms in high school to having to choose what to wear in college can take you for a loop. I had to wear uniforms for my entire four years of high school. Waking up every morning knowing exactly what I had to wear saved me a lot of time and effort. […]

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Natural Hair Routine Challenges in College

Before I started college, maintaining my natural hair was a lot easier. However, I did not realize it until I started college. I have faced some challenges in my routine, but I am pretty sure I have it all figured out now. Hard Water I did not understand that there is a difference in the […]

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Study Tips/Study Habits

I am in college now, so I feel as if my job is to my good grades and be successful.  Studying is the key. However, the method to studying is not that simple, but I am here to help. How do I study? I do not have one method of studying; I have several. The way […]

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Working Out With Natural Hair

Between school work, extracurricular activities, working and having a social life, going to the gym can seem to be a tedious task and having to consider your hair can also make it pesky. As someone who avidly and likes to work out multiple times a week (I try for daily but no promises), I an […]

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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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Real Talk: Relationships, Sex, and Reputation

We are all so pumped, excited and ready to embark our new journey entering college. We come in full of expectations that may go unmet, a mind unopened to things that we’ve never faced, and a stranger to so many new personalities. Everyone that you meet will not come from the same walks of life as yourself. […]

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Naturalista Spotlight with Aliya Jones

Name and Age? Aliya Jones, 20 Why did you decide to go natural? I decided to go natural because I got sick of relaxers breaking my hair off. How has your natural hair journey been? (childhood til now) My natural hair journey has been interesting to say the least. The first six years of my […]

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Clothing Haul On A College Budget

Recently, I had this random idea to spend all of my money on clothes that I found online and just KNEW I had to have! When I say “spend all of my money” I didn’t literally, I only spent about $200 that I had been saving up for months specifically just to shop at my […]

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The Life of a Curly Graduate

Naturals go through many phases, especially when we decide to make the transition in college.  I decided to cut off all my relaxed ends during at the start of my Junior year of college. Needless to say, during undergrad I was often busy, stressed, and broke which aren’t exactly the best ingredients for getting to […]

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