Scarlett Johansson changed her hairstyle to reflect her new singing career, Zendaya Coleman wore dreadlocks to the Oscars 2015 as a bold true statement of her identity, we make the first impression and we are judged within 10 seconds of meeting somebody new and our appearance is mostly judged from the head down; So it’s all about the hair. You may agree to Indie Arie’s song ‘I am not my hair’ and you may even dance to its tune but you can make a statement, without saying a word, by your hairstyle. Scarlett Johansson hairstyle statement said ‘to be taken more seriously or to be taken serious with the new change in career’. And up until she turned up in dreadlocks, Zendaya’s family root was never in the spotlight or reported as black, she was always classified as Indie. Her dreadlocks controversy which suddenly became a headliner and won so many support from celebrities like Indie Arie, Solange, Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, Ava Duvernay and Khloe Kardashian was a statement of her identity.
One of the New Year Resolution style tips this year is to try a new hair style. Imagine our excitement when we spotted these celebrities at the 87th Academy Awards night with new hairdo. Scarlett Johansson ditched her pretty face curly hairstyle for a more edgy look channeling her new image and style to reflect her new career. She’s putting her acting career on hold for now to launch a singing career. She has now started a new girl group called The Singles consisting of Este from sister-act Haim, singer Holly Miranda, New York songwriter Julia Haltigan and soul singer Kendra Morris, the band was inspired by The Bangles and the Go-Gos. She said, “I wanted it to be like those bands,”Ultra-pop but also a little ironic, a little in on the joke.” She debuted her singing career when she released an album in 2008 titled, ‘Anywhere I lay my head’, featuring four songs written by Tom Waits. We can’t wait to hear her new singles and album releases. Good on you Scarlett, we dig your new image.
Zendaya Coleman’s dreadlock has caused so much controversy in the past few days as she made her hair all about her identity, she has since gained support and new sisters from black stars who hit the social media in support of her decision to wear dreadlocks. Giuliana Rancic crossed the line with her comments about the star’s hair ‘I feel like she smells like patchouli oil … or maybe weed,’ referring to Zendaya’s dreadlocks, this offended the young star so much so she hit the twitter with a long statement.
The truth is that we make the first impression with what we wear and how we present ourselves, in fact, people judge us by our appearance within ten seconds of meeting us and it is obvious that you can make a statement with your hair but does your hairstyle make you who you are? All racial remarks or jokes have now been put aside as Zendaya accepted Guiliana’s apology but next time you decide to change your look for any particular reason, ask the question, what statement am i making with my new look?