On Tuesday, Alicia Keys penned an eye-opening Lenny Letter about stripping down the superficial layers we put on for public approval and embracing our bare faces and natural beauty. Believe it or not, the 35-year-old Englewood resident has moments where she second guesses her appearance due to outside influences just like millions of women around the world.
Her new album, which will include the hit single “In Common,” is filled with raw emotion and personal testaments of self-discovery. The 15-time Grammy Award-winning artist has vowed to give her fans nothing but honesty.
“‘Cause I don’t want to cover up anymore,” Alicia wrote in Lena Dunham‘s Lenny Letter. “Not my face, not my mind, not my soul, not my thoughts, not my dreams, not my struggles, not my emotional growth. Nothing.”
The mother of two has ignited a powerful movement, boasting positivity and individuality that we love! Inner beauty blogger Christina “ChrisMiss” Bright is also here for the vibes Alicia is sending out to the world.
I'm here for @aliciakeys and her no makeup movement. Have you ever taken a selfie ..posted the first one you took..no makeup…no filter…no snapchat dog face? I'd like to think of myself as a confident person ..but even if you are …society has programmed us to only share and be seen when we look our "best". In a world full of highlights and contours ..and millions of hours worth of tutorials on how to "enhance" ourselves ..when's the last time you've really seen your true self and have been happy with it? Here's to loving who you are..exactly how you are..at every moment. ???? "What are you so afraid of ????" @beyonce voice #godfilter #nomakeupchallenge #idareyou
Our favorite natural hair chameleon posted a fresh-face selfie on Friday, showing off her collection of freckles and curly locks.