COLLEGECANDY Writer

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LATEST ARTICLES WRITTEN
Jul 23, 2014

Life With Curly Hair: An Awkward Walk Down Memory Lane

aka How to Straighten Your Curly Hair like a Confused Eighth Grader

Jul 14, 2014

7 Golden Rules For All Curly Haired Girls

Whether you’re nurturing your curls back to health or refreshing your already luscious curls (jealous), deep conditioners should be a well-known essential to your curly hair regimen.

Jun 26, 2014

Life With Curly Hair: Finding Patience in Hair Repair Journey

Ladies (and gentlemen), in your pursuit for beautiful natural curls, patience is a virtue and your biggest asset. Here are a few tricks to keep truckin’ when it feels all too tempting to grab the heat products.

May 29, 2014

Life With Curly Hair: Growing Out My Damaged Strands for Summer

This summer is my opportunity to revive my poor curls and grow out my hair strong and healthy for the new school year. With a mantra of no straighteners, no curling irons, and no hair dye, one could call this a hair journey of sorts.

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May 12, 2014

When, If Ever, is Settling in a Relationship Okay?

Women are taught, at a very young age, to step aside and let the big boys play. That mentality creates a dangerous breeding ground for settling, one of major foes of the feminist movement.

Hey High School Seniors: Here’s How to Decide Which College Is Right For You!

To be honest, my university was not at the top of my list until I visited the campus.

Apr 17, 2014

The 6 Most Annoying Friends You’ll Inherit When You Get a Boyfriend

Many of his friends are going to be pretty normal and come with a pretty normal agenda, but every once in a while, you come across a friend who just rubs you the wrong way.

Mar 24, 2014

9 Ways to Tell if He’s More Than a Friend

Instead of getting all Romeo and Juliet or Jim and Pam on each other, and praying that he does (or doesn’t) make a move, why not try to pick up on the signs first?

Mar 20, 2014

Mar 7, 2014

How to Pull Off the Birkenstock Trend Without Looking Like Jesus

Probably one of the most hideous things to touch feet since Crocs, the Birkenstock sandal trend is shocking and horrifying...

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Mar 4, 2014

Defining Your Relationship: When and How to Take It to the Next Level

Despite all of this pressure to avoid sentiments and to keep things casual, many still want a steady, monogamous relationship. How do you define a relationship like that amongst all the friends-with-benefits and casual relationships being built around you?

Mar 4, 2014

Does the Millionaire Matchmaker Really Know What’s Best When It Comes to Sex?

Patti suggests to her clients that they abstain from sex until monogamy; this will earn them more respect. But is this the right advice?

Mar 3, 2014

5 Dating Apps That’ll Make Finding A Spring Fling Boo a Breeze

Valentine’s Day may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean the search for love has to stop. Instead of trolling around dimly lit, smelly bars or agreeing to be set up on a doomed-to-fail blind date, let technology do all the heavy lifting.

Mar 3, 2014

The Most Desirable Woman on OKCupid Shares Her Secrets to a Great Profile

Haven’t you had those moments where you look at a woman who seems to get an immense amount of male attention and ask, “How does she do it?” or “What does she have that I don’t?”

Mar 3, 2014

6 Mistakes You DO NOT Want to Make This Spring Break

Like clockwork, students flock to beaches, resorts and hotels during their spring breaks to wreak havoc, break furniture and make a lot of poor sexual choices. Although spring break can feel like a rite-of-passage, that doesn’t give you the right-of-way to act a complete fool.

Feb 21, 2014

The 7 Best All-Natural, Eco Friendly Exfoliators That Will Make Your Skin Glow

According to a Gristmill’s article, New York and California are moving to ban products containing microbeads because of their harmful effects on the environment. Before you freak out and stock up on your favorite scrub, look into our favorite alternatives...

Feb 20, 2014

4 Affordable Internship Outfits That Take You From the Office to the Bar

If your internship allots you a little leeway when it comes to your clothes, check out these cute and professional outfits that translate well in and out of the office. Who says you have to run home and get changed just to look presentable and fresh out with the girls after work?

Feb 17, 2014

Let’s Real Talk About Friends-With-Benefits Relationships [Watch Live!]

About 60 percent of college students say they've had at least one 'Friends-With-Benefits' relationship in their life. But what happens next? Does the friendship end together with the sex? When and how can it survive? We discuss here live at 3:15.

Feb 17, 2014

9 Conversation Starters and Tips to Save an Awkward First Date

Instead of filling up the silence with "So yeah” and “Um…,” why not fill it up with conversation starters that can potentially salvage an awkward date and set you up with a second?

Feb 17, 2014

Hillary Clinton Has Some Surprising Career Advice for Young Women

As a part of her new Clinton Foundation project, “No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project,” Clinton gives the young women of New York University advice on how to thrive in their future careers.

Feb 14, 2014

How To Make Sure You’re Wearing the Correct Bra Size (Because You Probably Aren’t)

Ladies, you have to feel around to see if you’re really felt comfortable in that bra size. Don’t just assume that the size measured for you at a store is perfection. Feel it out for yourself and don’t be afraid of getting a little hand-sy with your boobies.

Feb 12, 2014

5 Ways to Tell If You’re In the Friend-Zone

As ridiculous as it seems, especially considering how fabulous and beautiful you are, there are some guys who just want to your friend. And tragically, it always seems to be the guy you want as more than a friend.

Feb 10, 2014

This Is Why You’re Only Dating Sh*tty Guys

If you’re an obsessive fan of Sex and the City, like me, you’ll probably remember the scene where Carrie goes off to therapy after her friends talk her into it. Remember when her therapist tells her maybe her choice in men is the biggest (excuse the pun) problem she faces when dating?

Feb 10, 2014

Taylor Swift Tells You to Use the “Freeze Out” On Guys, But Is She Right?

“I think everyone should approach relationships from the perspective of playing it straight and giving someone the benefit of the doubt. Until he establishes that this is a game. And if it’s a game, you need to win. The best thing to do is just walk away from the table.”

Feb 10, 2014

Lena Dunham Gives Fans a Sneak Peak of Her First Book, “Not That Kind of Girl”

Dunham says, “No, I’m not a sexpert, a psychologist, or a registered dietician. I am not a married mother of three or an owner of a successful hosiery franchise. But I am a girl with a keen interest in self-actualization, sending hopeful dispatches from the front lines of that struggle.”

Feb 7, 2014

6 Patriotic Outfits For the Winter Olympics

The 2014 Sochi Olympics are here, so why not show some good ol’ fashion patriotism for the land of the free and home of the brave by rocking some red, white, and blue? Oh, right- because that color combination looks great on a flag and hideously tacky on an outfit. Or does it?

Feb 5, 2014

6 REAL Ways to Meet Guys in College

Instead of anxiously hanging around campus, hoping to meet a cute guy, try some of these tactics that’ll make meeting him seem a little less hopeless.

Feb 3, 2014

Land A Hot Date By Valentine’s Day: Here’s How!

As if the dating world wasn’t complicated enough with Twitter, a slew of online dating websites, Instagram, and all the wonders technology has to offer. I now introduce to you apps for dating.

Feb 3, 2014

How to Handle Things When Your Boyfriend’s Ex Wants to Be His Friend

Before you completely flip out because an ex is rearing her beautiful head by trying to be “just friends” with your boyfriend, let’s breathe and keep a few things in mind.

Feb 1, 2014

5 Delicious Super Bowl Finger Foods Under 100 Calories

Instead of allowing a relapse in your healthy-eating resolution on Super Bowl Sunday, why not stuff your face with some delicious and nutritious finger-foods that are simple and fun to make?

Jan 29, 2014

7 Embarrassing Dating Situations We Don’t Like To Talk About

Let's talk about the stuff you don't mention to your friends when describing your amazing run-in with the guy you obsess over. You know, the part about you choking on your food or spitting on his face while talking? Yeah, that stuff.

Jan 27, 2014

8 Rules for Today’s Crazy Dating Game

You don’t have to sit and wonder what he or she thought of your first date anymore; just hop on twitter and see their thoughts on the date in real-time. The question is no longer “Will I get a kiss on the first date?” The more common question asked now is, “Will we have sex on the first date?”

Jan 27, 2014

How to Tell if You’re His Potential Girlfriend or Just His Hook-Up Buddy

Instead of filling up precious girl time with questions that can’t be answered by a room full of confused women, let’s debunk some ambiguous situations with the male species so we can figure out where he’s placed on us on his relationship totem pole.

Jan 20, 2014

10 Things To Say on a First Date to Avoid Awkward Moments

It seems to be all of our fates to have to bear through a few awkward dates. As uncomfortable as first date awkwardness may feel, you can always hope that these moments will someday become fond memories as you admire the big fat engagement ring he gave you.

Jan 20, 2014

10 Ways Men Are Shockingly Simple

Men are simple creatures. This statement has got to be one of the most common clichés ladies hear every time their boyfriends, boy-toys, fiancés, and even husbands have them on the brink of tearing their hair out with confusion. How can this sweeping statement solve any one of the problems we face when interacting with the ever-baffling male species?