“I spent a good part of my life disliking my natural red hair. Everything from the color to the curl frizz gave me the attention I wasn’t ready for. Little old ladies pinched my baby cheeks and I got called so many nicknames in high school,” Alyssa shares.

“Now, not only do I own it, I flaunt it because I know it makes me unique and beautiful!”

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