Filmmaker and director Ava DuVernay has never been shy about repping for naturalistas with her gorgeous head of locs. From updos and twisted crowns to half-up half-down pompadours, she has consistently slayed red carpets while showing the beauty and versatility of her hair.
So, of course, when it comes to haircare, we all want to know how she maintains her crown. Ava recently shared how she keeps her locs fab and healthy.
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“I use all natural things, and I don’t over groom them,” she said. “Everyone’s always twisting and twisting and twisting,” she said. “When you see me out, yes it’s done but when I’m on set, I let it be free. The more you let it be free the stronger it is –when you want to twist, it’s ready to lock. You gotta let it do what it’s going to do.”
Leave it to DuVernay to give life lessons while talking hair. Sometimes, we just have to be free to be stronger.