“You’re beautiful. You’re strong” are the words Debra Cartwright spoke to herself when she began her natural hair journey.
Art was an outlet and an expression for Debra, a graphic designer and artist from Indianapolis, Maryland. Today, she speaks with actress Kimberly Elise about her natural hair journey and her passion for art.
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Highlights From The Interview…
3:25 : Meet Debra. What a girl from Maryland did to follow her dreams.
5:28 : Why Debra went natural.
9:46 : “I need to create in my free time… Let me create these images that I want to see.”
11:07 : “You’re beautiful, you’re strong. It was for me…”
12:46 : Deeper issues in our community and issues around the world expressed through art.
13:54 : “I want to express exactly how I feel at the time. I need to get this out.”
15:36 : If you’re feeling it, just do it and put it out there because you never know what kind of impact you’re gonna make.”
16:22 : Others way to find balance: working out, cooking, I make teas.
Thank you for joining us. We’ll be back tomorrow with celebrity hair stylist Aingeel-Z who has styled Kimberly’s hair on numerous occasions.
To learn more about healthy natural hair care, check out Kimberly’s eBook “Curly Halo,” which will teach you to build a healthy hair and life regimen to prevent breakage and yield growth.