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Janelle Monáe

CoverGirl and immensely talented musical artist Janelle Monáe sat down with SBH to talk about all things beautiful—inside and out.

Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe
Janelle Monáe


Have you ever wondered where the stunning Janelle Monáe got her signature look? “I’ve always been a lover of up-dos and pin up styles and I wanted to do something that wasn’t going to ever go out of style. I was looking for something timeless and classic and yet still had a futuristic sense about it.”

Janelle knows what it’s like to transition to Natural coif! “You have to be ready to love and embrace who you are. And, once I made the choice, I always thought Natural hair was cool. In my option Natural hair is a lot more flexible. You can straighten it if you want and wear it straight, you can wear it in an Afro and you can wear it curly or kinky.”

The stunning songstress admits to some humorous hair woes of her own! “I have pretty thick hair. I’ve broken a lot of rubber bands and I just know it has a mind of its own. So I let it do its thing, you know? I don’t try to suppress it or depress it or oppress it. I let it run wild!”

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