Project ALOE Helps Young Girls Get ‘Fab, Fit and Focused’ For College

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Lip gloss, mascara, blow dryer, curling iron–all essential items when it comes to getting ready for a girl’s night out, right? Sure, but they mean a lot more when they come with some sage wisdom.

These are a few of the items someone will receive when you donate to Project ALOE, an annual beauty drive that provides young girls with essential items and advice before they head off to college.

Each girl receives a care package, which includes at least one standard-sized towel or washcloth, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner and a comb or brush.

Jumoke K. Dada, the woman behind Project ALOE, which stands for Assisting Ladies by Offering Essentials, says the idea came to her while waiting in a hair salon.

Read the rest of my article at [EBONY.com].

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