Summary List PlacementTia Mowry is embracing her natural beauty.
On Tuesday, the former “Sister, Sister” star shared a selfie on Instagram in which she’s seen with natural, gray curls. She also seemingly wore no makeup in the photo, and donned black loungewear with glamorous hoop earrings and layered necklaces.
“Y’all my #fro is growing!! #naturalhair 👩🏽🦱” Mowry wrote.
Y’all my #fro is growing!! #naturalhair 👩🏽🦱 A post shared by TiaMowry (@tiamowry) on Oct 6, 2020 at 7:09am PDT on Oct 6, 2020 at 7:09am PDT
People are loving Tia Mowry’s natural look
In response to her selfie, thousands of people applauded the 42-year-old actress for embracing her curls and grays, which many described as her “crown.” Some even said that Mowry has inspired them to wear their natural styles.
“I wish I could show off my grays proudly,” one person wrote. “Thanks for repping those that don’t have the guts yet! ❤️.”
“You are inspiring me to stop wearing my wig and let my grays free! 👏🏿👵🏿” another Instagram user said.
“Gorgeous,” another person wrote. “Love to see women of all ages rocking the natural look, especially the grays.”
The actress previously showed off her natural hair at the start of 2020
In a January Instagram post, the actress said “it was time” to cut her long hair into a short, curly bob. She posted a photo of her updated look, and noted that she wasn’t wearing makeup at the time.
While Mowry didn’t explain further why she decided to make the change, many women sometimes cut or shave their hair to revive damaged strands and create new growth, particularly in the natural hair community.
It was time! #shorthair #dontcare ☺️ #skin #nofilter #nomakeup This.Is.Me #selfcare isn’t selfish 🙏🏽 ✂️- @nakiarachon Skin- @shopanser A post shared by TiaMowry (@tiamowry) on Jan 31, 2020 at 7:27am PST on Jan 31, 2020 at 7:27am PST
As Allure’s Janell Hickman wrote in 2018, the “big chop” is nothing new. In recent years, more women — including celebrities like Tamar Braxton and Keke Palmer — have cut their hair to start their natural hair journey.
Sometimes the big chop requires women to shave the majority of their hair. In other instances, however, the process is more gradual and can be achieved by first cutting layers and bangs, as Allure notes.
Mowry’s hair had grown quite a bit by April, when she shared another selfie and wrote: “It’s been me and my #fro as of late. 👊🏽 #natural #hair #curlyhair #nofilter #nomakeup #me.” That same month, she said in another Instagram post that “it’s a #blessing to #age,” and that gray hairs are “signs of wisdom.”
It’s been me and my #fro as of late. 👊🏽 #natural #hair #curlyhair #nofilter #nomakeup #me A post shared by TiaMowry (@tiamowry) on Apr 15, 2020 at 7:04am PDT on Apr 15, 2020 at 7:04am PDT
Her sister Tamera Mowry also embraced her natural hair while quarantining at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In March, she shared a photo of her gray roots on Instagram and said: “Hello grays. No getting my hair done during #socialdistancing, and I’m okay with it!”
Hello grays. No getting my hair done during #socialdistancing, and I’m okay with it! A post shared by tameramowrytwo (@tameramowrytwo) on Mar 21, 2020 at 1:54pm PDT on Mar 21, 2020 at 1:54pm PDT
A few days later, Tamera “decided to let the curls out” for another selfie.
“Me and the curls have cabin fever,” she wrote on Instagram. “All dressed up to go downstairs 🤣 #socialdistancing #stayhome.”
Decided to let the curls out. Me and the curls have cabin fever. All dressed up to go downstairs 🤣 #socialdistancing #stayhome A post shared by tameramowrytwo (@tameramowrytwo) on Mar 27, 2020 at 9:58am PDT on Mar 27, 2020 at 9:58am PDT
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