Is Shailene Woodley Ready to Grow Her Hair Back? Find Out Now – E! Online
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Shailene Woodley may be thinking about letting her hair grow back, but that doesn’t mean she’ll actually do it.
“I keep saying, ‘I’m not going to cut it again. I’m going to grow it out,'” the Divergent actress says. “But then I cut it yesterday because I was like, ‘It’s getting bushy.'”
Woodley first debuted a shorter ‘do on Twitter back in August after chopping off her hair for her role in The Fault in Our Stars. (She also made the most of the change by donating her tresses to the nonprofit Children With Hair Loss, which will create a wig for someone in need.)
“Work in progress… but luckily,
#itgrowsback !!! :)),” she tweeted along with a cute photo of her holding her freshly cut locks.
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Woodley spoke about her transformation on tumblr, telling fans, “after much thought and curiosity surrounding the subject, I ﬁnally came to the conclusion that hair, for me, was a symbol of strength. It was a symbol of commitment to my power. Of connection to my ancestry. Of recognizing my natural beauty. That which exists without chemical dyes, or hairspray, or scissors.”
She continued, “I think there is something so exceptionally admirable about one’s commitment to allowing their face to shine without hair blocking it. It’s all about balance I suppose. About knowing what’s right for you on your own personal journey.
“There was a time when growing my hair out symbolized something for me, but the power of sharing that choice, sharing the ability to have long hair with someone feels far more powerful right now. I know what it feels like to have wind blow through my wavy locks, and I am over-the-top grateful I get to share that gift with another.”