I Let Zendaya’s Hairstylist Cut Off All My Hair—Here’s What Happened
It’s no secret that my relationship with my hair is an interesting one. I’ve touched on this topic before (like when I tested out a celebrity haircare line), but it’s worth mentioning again that my 4B natural hair and I are still getting to know each other.
After years of coaxing my coif to grow with hair masks, serums, and protective styling to safeguard it from my unrelenting addiction to heat tools, something came over me late last year that was unlike any sensation I’d ever felt pertaining to my hair: I suddenly felt the urge to just chop it off. And I’m not talking about a trim—I wanted a blunt-bob haircut like the ones I’d seen atop the heads of all my favorite celebrities.
When the team at Suave Professionals reached out to introduce me to their latest collection, For Natural Hair, via a one-on-one styling session with none other than celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen, I knew it was the universe sending me a sign to take the plunge into bob-haircut waters. After all, this artist’s famed hands have cared for the tresses of all of my faves, from Zendaya to Ciara, Tiffany Haddish, Kerry Washington, and so many more. Who better to handle this drastic cut? No one.