(Photo: Tamera Mowry via Instagram)
For as long as we can remember, Tamera Mowry-Housley has sported long, straight locks. She might have worn her hair curly as a teenager in her series Sister, Sister alongside twin Tia, but once she reached adulthood, she went for the straightener. Well Mowry-Housley recently decided to change up her look by chopping her hair off and rocking her naturally curly ‘fro. The Real co-host said she was nervous about appearing in front of the camera with her natural hair, but decided to go for the scissors when she realized how badly damaged her hair had become.
“Obviously I did something a little different today," she said on a recent episode of the daytime talk show. "I’m a little nervous. Growing up on TV you guys saw my natural hair. I have naturally curly hair, but throughout the years I always straightened it, I blow-dryed it, I put a hot comb to it. And I went through this really, really rough stage, rough patch of my hair where I had to do the big chop, which is basically chopping all of your damaged hair off and starting anew. I was a little nervous because not many people are used to seeing me like this. This is me.”
The actress looked absolutely beautiful with her curls. And while she shared how much her husband adored her new look, she did mention the downsides to her new style: people think they have a right to go up and touch her hair.
“My husband loves my hair like this. He would rather me wear my hair curly all day every day than to straighten it. And that makes me feel great. There is one thing that I don’t like sometimes about wearing my hair curly: everybody wants to touch it. They’re all up in your face and you’re like ‘Ooooh, wait, nooooo!’ My husband’s friend, sorry Dan, I’m gonna call you out, I went to visit him at work and he saw my hair like this and he literally said, ‘Does your hair grow out of your head like that? No, no, no, no, I think it’s cool! I’ve just never seen anything like that.’”
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