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Watch now: ISU student’s beauty business wins Startup Showcase | Local Business

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Ashley Garrett talks about her reaction on winning first place at the Start-Up Showcase on Friday, Nov. 12. Her start-up is curly hair extensions for Black women.







NORMAL — Illinois State University students presented 10 ideas for a new business at the Startup Showcase on Friday, and some left with thousands in funding for their project. 

Ashley Garrett was named the first-place winner for her business, named Curlave. The company would sell curly hair extensions for Black women, she said. It was motivated by her own experience and wanting to make sure Black women have access to products that help them feel beautiful.

“So they can embrace their natural hair,” Garrett said.




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