Alexandra Shipp On Shaving Her Head: Every Woman Should Do It In Her Lifetime

Alexandra Shipp x X-Men Apocalypse

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Actress Alexandra Shipp shocked us all after buzz cutting her back-grazing tresses last summer to take on her new role as Storm in the film X-Men: Apocalypse which hits theaters this Friday. Ever since, she has been serving all sorts of bald baddie goodness.

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In a recent interview with ELLE, she shared that she had always wanted to shave her head.

“I think every woman should just do it once in her lifetime. It is so liberating. It is like the world is coming off of your shoulders. It’s amazing and showers are like three minutes. I can get dressed and sweatpants look chic. And people think I’m a total badass and I’m super tough. I feel like a bit of a pit bull.”

Alexandra Shipp

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Of course, the beauty looks amazing with or without a head full of hair. What do you think? Have you ever shaved off all or hair? If not, would you ever?

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is digital media director for Hype Hair and founder/Black beauty director for Sadiaa Black Beauty guide, the top hair and beauty directory for women of color.