Curvy Model of The Month: Julia Grey

This July 4th, we're celebrating the independence of curves! Check out how this voluptuous beauty kicked off her career and what makes her beautiful inside and out.

Celia L. Smith Jul, 04, 2013

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Age: 26
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Ethnicity: African American and Costa Rican
Measurements: 38D waist 32 hips 45

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"I think all smiles can brighten anyone's day and I love impacting others with kindness and my genuine personality."
 

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"Always be confident –– it's cliché, but there is only one you so love your curves and bring it!"

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"I have learned that all women, including myself, deserve to feel and look beautiful," Julia Grey tells ESSENCE.com.

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Grey shares her fashion must-have: "I am little in the middle so I love to use a cute belt to accentuate my waist and curvy hips."