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Artist Turns Afro Hairstyles Into Flowery Galaxies To Remind Black Women Of Their Uniqueness

Published 3 years ago

With his “Black Girl Magic” portrait series, artist Pierre Jean-Louis encourages black women to stay true to who they are and embrace their unique heritage.

A lot of [black women] are brainwashed to not appreciate their natural beauty,” Pierre said to Bored Panda. “Especially in 2016. Earlier this year I saw so many black queens who feel comfortable enough and proud to show their African heritage so I decided to start this series to let them know how much I appreciate them and their natural beauty. I just want them to see how we black men see them when they’re rocking their natural hair. We see nothing but #strong #Goddesses & #queens thank you.

For this series, US-born visual artist created surreal portraits of African-American women by transforming Afro hairstyles into flowery galaxies and magical nature landscapes. A nice reminder of how interestingly unique we all are.

More info: instagram (h/t: boredpanda)

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Pierre Jean-Louis admires black women who embrace their African heritage

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He takes photos from Instagram of black women who are showing off their natural hair

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Pierre then edits them to turn them into galaxies, forests, and flowers

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He started this photo series last September

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“A lot of [black women] are brainwashed to not appreciate their natural beauty”

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“I just want them to see how we black men see them when they’re rocking their natural hair”

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“We see nothing but #strong #Goddesses & #queens, thank you”

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African heritage, afro hairstyles, afros, Black Girl Magic, Black Women, black women hairstyles, embracing African heritage, Enlight, pierre artista, Pierre Jean-Louis
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