About 3 and a half years ago, Lynn Whitfield stopped relaxing her hair for the second time.
“I didn’t even know what my real hair felt like,” says actress Lynn Whitfield in this episode of “My Mane Moment.”
RELATED: Here's Why Lynn Whitfield Is Unapologetic About Her 'Mean' Roles
RELATED: Lynn Whitfield On 'Greenleaf,' Fame and Fighting With Oprah Onscreen
The first time the veteran Hollywood actress went natural, she was a student at Howard University. Her tale of growing up with a relaxer before later transitioning to wearing her natural hair for the first time after being influenced by her HBCU college experiences and surroundings is a familiar one for many of us who have gone through a similar journey with our hair.
At 65 years old – after decades of relaxing her hair – Whitfield is yet again embracing her natural texture which she describes as “the waves of the ocean.”
Check out her full story above in our latest episode of My Mane Moment.
You may like
Get The Essence Newsletter and Special Offers delivered to your inbox!