Wednesday 1 May 2024

African Quotes that will make you proud of your melanin

(1). “My skin absorbs the sun rays and my hair defies gravity. You can’t tell me i’m not magical.” – unknown

(2). "The black skin is not a badge of shame but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.” – Marcus Garvey

(3). “I am not my hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.” –India Arie

(4). “I’m convinced that we black women possess a special indestructible strength that allows us to not only get down, but to get up, get through, and to get over.” – Janet Jackson

(5). “Dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enameled with grace, toasted with beauty. My Lord, she’s a black woman.” –Yosef A.A. Ben-jochannan

(6). “Melanin is an incomparable beauty. From the lightest to the darkest skin tone, Black women and Black girls are exquisite beauty in every shade. Yes, Black females have that special something that just can't be ignored. We are Melanin Queens, beautifully created!

(7). “I love my hair because it’s a reflection of my soul. It’s dense, it’s kinky, it’s soft, it’s textured, it’s difficult, it’s easy and it’s fun. That’s why I love my hair.”‑Tracee Ellis Ross

(8). “I cried, I cried… it was such an emotional experience and it wasn’t just about hair. It was what my perception of beauty was and had been for all of my life and then I look at myself in the mirror and I’m like, ‘That doesn’t look like what I thought was beautiful.’'‑Teyonah Parris

(9). “Never in a million years did I think that I would see a young black girl wanting to look like me.”‑Janelle Monae

(10). “Stop comparing skin tones. Who cares if your skin is lighter or darker than the person standing next to you? Change can only happen once you can truthfully look in the mirror and love that Deep Chocolate, Cinnamon, Mocha, or Caramel complexion.” – Alicia D. Love

(11). “…Beauty shouldn’t be defined by whether you wear the Deepest Deep Foundation (like me!) or the Translucent one. It’s all about confidence in your own skin and in your beauty.

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