“Mrs. Obama gracefully handles taking up more space, and it goes beyond hair,” explained Mock. “It’s her height, her curves, her eyes, her voice. I just wanted more of her, and that hair was giving me more of her, and symbolically more of all of us — ‘us’ meaning brown girls who feel there isn’t enough space for us.”
Its creator, beauty maven Patrice Grell Yursik, innately understood my journey of being my “natural self” and gave me a platform to speak directly to women of color. So when I saw that she created her very own lipglass (from my favorite cosmetics brand MAC), I had to support her - and my vanity.
I <3 Janet Mock, that is all
Beaming with pride over Afrobella’s All Of My Purple Life lipglass. Indeed, purple reigns. Infinite xos - Janet Mock