Synthetic hair brand Kanekalon has recently announced the 2016 winner of its Braid Boss campaign, Sheena Garrant. The second annual contest gives readers a chance to tell how their hair stories have impacted or transformed their life, self esteem and beauty with the winner getting featured on their site with a full hair and beauty makeover. Sheena took home the honors after sharing her story of learning to embrace her natural beauty.
“I’m super passionate about helping people embrace themselves and that starts with me and embracing my own self. When i’m wearing Kanekalon products I really do feel like it enhances my natural beauty.”
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The 32-year-old PhD student at Howard University also has a passion for helping her community. “I’m really passionate about helping people, especially our youth. My end goal is to have a nonprofit youth center in a high risk neighborhood.”
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