Everybody has tried different hairstyles in different parts of their lives. Even celebrities. Oprah Winfrey gave her fans a glimpse at her most memorable hairstyles in an Instagram slideshow that featured photos from her past.
‘The Hair Tales’ Is Winfrey’s Latest Project
The video was posted in order to promote Hair TalesWinfrey, Tracee Ross, Michaela Davies, Culture House Media, and Michaela Davis executive produced the television series titled. The first two episodes are from Hair Tales Hulu allows you to stream these videos.
RELATED:Tracee Ellis Ross explains Why 50 is Important ‘Feels Like Flowers’ Despite Perimenopause
“We created a place to gather stories of Black women that honor our identity, beauty, and humanity through the lens of our hair,” Winfrey’s caption read. “You’ll hear powerful stories from special guests but we also want to hear from YOU! Use this sound in your own videos and show us the journey of your hair—and I hope you can join us on this wondrous world of our hair.”
Her Hair Journey: From Curls, to Bobs, to Highlights
Winfrey displayed her hair journey, starting with baby photos and ending up with shots that show her today. “Every kink, curl, and coil in a Black woman’s crown has a hair tale,”The text of the video was read. “What’s yours?”
The video opens with Winfrey at her young age with braids and bangs. After that, the video moves to photos of Winfrey as a student and young pageant queen with big curls. Next are pictures of Winfrey as she was during her television career.
Winfrey has had a variety of hairstyles over the years: short hair, shoulder-length, thick, curly hair, blonde highlights, and a bob with feathers. The former talk-show host has remained steadfast in her choice of hairstyles over the years: natural hair, big curls and sleek shoulder-length hair.
Followers share their own hair journeys
Winfrey’s followers loved the video, leaving stories about their own hair journeys in the comments. “From Afro puffs to cornrows to jheri curl to the hot comb to straightening with perm ‘relaxer’ to shaved head to locs,”One person was recounted.
Another writer wrote: “I wear my gray hair at 52 because that is what my hair is now. I love that it is healthy and thick because I do not try to change it. In the end acceptance also result in beauty.”Winfrey’s video about her hair journey over the years inspired many of her fans to reflect on their hairstyles and celebrate their hair.