So, you know how when you get glamed up you FEEL stunning? Well, the same thing goes with fealing fearless! A big part of my holiday series which you can read more about here, is about embracing our fears. Not just on your natural hair journey but in other areas of your life as well. I don’t want us to just carry the desire to be fearless, but rather to actually take action towards relinquishing our fears and going for it! The new year is fast approaching and there is no time like the present to confront your fears, whatever they may be, and do something about them.
So, to give you all a some encouragement and Christian inspiration, put your fearless faces on and check out this great Curly Christians read on letting your faith be bigger than your fears here.
After being natural for going on 3 years now, I’ve FINALLY started to embrace my hair in its fullest state. I know a lot of women who are transitioning and terrified of the fro, feeling like it’s a style that they just couldn’t wear and look good. I felt the same way for a long time. In addition to not thinking I could pull it off, I was under the impression that the fro hadn’t been in style since the 70s. I honestly thought, “Who really wears fros anymore?” Little did I know there was an entire movement of naturalistas fiercely rocking their Be You Beauty. To my defense, when your hair has been relaxed for more than half your life this is the kind of mentality you can be subject to. So even after I decided to take the leap and “somewhat” embrace my natural hair I’d always make sure it was prepped so that it had some type of curl definition whether it was in a braid out, twist out, or defining my natural curl pattern with gel. Well, I am proud to say that the days of feeling the need to do that are gone! I have officially embraced my fro, adding yet another liberating experience to the book of my natural hair journey.
I have to admit there are some key products that have played a big roll in me embracing and loving my fro. The Cantu Leave-in Conditioner and Cantu’s new Hair Lotion have made my fro experience incredible. I am loving these products and have gotten tons of positive feedback on my results. Now, whether it’s actually the look of my fierce fro or the new level of Be You Beauty confidence I’ve achieved that’s bringing this feedback is undetermined and frankly irrelevant. The point is…I feel fearless rocking my fro!
Fo details on how I achieve this fro, check out my YouTube video below. Be You Beauties!