Meet the 10-Year-Old Beauty Who Says Positive Messages on Twitter Helped Her to Start #FlexinInHerComplexion

Meet the 10-Year-Old Beauty Who Says Positive Messages on Twitter Helped Her to Start #FlexinInHerComplexion

Kheris Pollard discovered her own Black Girl Magic.

Published April 20th

  1. This is 10-year-old Kheris Pollard from Los Angeles

    Kheris was having a difficult time at school and was repeatedly bullied for her complexion and her weight. 

    "A couple of girls at school would tease her about being skinny and about her skin tone, but it’s weird because it came from people who are bBlack as well," Kheris' sister told Buzzfeed.

  2. Kheris's 22-year-old sister, Taylor, decided to make an uplifting post dedicated to her sister and her Black girl magic
  3. Immediately, Kheris received thousands of comments calling her beautiful

    When Kheris read the many compliments she received from strangers, her attitude about herself began to shift. 

    "She was obsessed with the comments. So many people's comments gave her a positive outlook on her skin. It gave her reassurance," Taylor told Buzzfeed. 

    "I was overwhelmed," Kheris said. "There were so many comments that they loved my skin and my hair."

  4. Seeing the positive comments inspired Kheris to run her own Twitter account to flaunt all of her beauty
  5. People all agree that Kheris is a melanin goddess and can teach girls everywhere to love the skin they are in
  6. Keep #FlexinInYourComplexion Kheris!

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Kheri Rogers via Instagram)

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