Pants off & Postmates Ordered 🏳️🌈 It’s okay to self care & stay in. I went through such a long time where my self worth felt wrapped up in my social outings until I couldn’t afford the toll that took on my self care and wellness. It’s okay to stay in, it’s okay to turn down. It’s also okay to turn up and go hard but make those choices because you want to not because you’re trying to fit in.
💇♀️ with @benjamin_nelson my friend from our first salon jobs in LA 10 years ago 😂 I showed him around his first day, so much has changed but basically the same 💕💕 to the only heterosexual man I would ever let cut my hair @benjamin_nelson 💙
Abortion is a constitutional right. Abortion is healthcare & we should never be telling people with a uterus how to govern their bodies. Over the years of hosting my podcast I’ve gotten to interview a lot of incredible people but when I interviewed @melindafrenchgates and heard about how contraceptives & access to family planning are essential to lifting people out of poverty it blew my mind. When too many children are born into a family in quick succession people living in poverty can’t clothe, educate, and provide for their families. We also know that family separation is a crisis in this country not only at the border but because of our for profit prison system that targets people of color as well as people living in poverty, and throws away the key separating families and creating a huge price tag both with money but huge human tolls as well. By forcing more people to be born into poverty it increases their chances of not being able to access quality education, healthcare, and stability which all heightens their risk of eventual incarceration later in life. This has always been a long game by sexist & racist policy makers in the American south. We didn’t end up in this mess over night, we as a country have to raise our awareness over all this noise and see that there are bad forces at work here but we are coming together like never before to protect women’s access to healthcare & equality for all. The biggest election of our lives is 1 year and 5 months away. Let’s keep connecting and showing up to get people ready to VOTE.
👶 Thanks so much Mom 💕 raising an LGBTQ child in small town America wasn’t easy but you always loved me fearlessly. If this is a tough day for you anyone reading this, know this is a day for celebrating nurturing & maternal energy. Not all moms have to be biological moms, there is something everyone can celebrate within themselves today & everyday. Also, I finally once and for all forgive you for selling my Berenstain Bear collection in a garage sale to that Amish family when I was 10 💕🏳️🌈🤸🏻♀️
First fulls since 2004 😭💅🏽 now the goal is bringing video one skill to the video two surface 🤸🏻♀️🏳️🌈🤸🏻♀️ #fitnessfriday
🏳️🌈 Golden Hour Perfection 🏳️🌈
30 years later Mom & Dad still watching my gymnastics routines, but now they’re sold out shows at Radio City, & forever can’t find something 👠 💙🏳️🌈 life is crazy #roadtobeijing
Walking @jesslayica on her first @glaad awards & red carpet tonite! Watching her spread her wings from this outpouring of love & support makes me more proud than when the Magnificent 7 took gold in Atlanta. 🏳️🌈 Love you @glaad for all your work & @jesslayica for being the bold fierce person you are. Jessica hair glam by me MUA @gracegraceahn - My makeup was done all by me Queens 🏳️🌈💕
Pop it on a handstand 📸 @_marcustyler
🏳️🌈Monday Queen 🏳️🌈
Our faces tonite @gameofthrones this was from just after I’d wondered off alone around a corner on our DC trip into hundreds of people yelling jostling for selfies & hugs. Tonite will not be like that but you get it.
Larry says it’s a gawgeous day to take your top off & go play. #caturday
Watching @jesslayica spread her wings has been an incredible thing to witness. When we met Jess was in a very tough place in her life which made haircare skincare difficult. She was told for years her natural texture was too kinky to maintain, then was told after years of of relaxers/ straightening that her hair was permanently straight. Both not true. There is so much misinformation & pressure put on women especially women of color in the beauty industry. From traction alopecia caused by too heavy & frequently worn weaves & extensions, to breakage caused by over bleaching or relaxing, to a general feeling of not feeling good about your hair millions of women struggle with their hair. Money, career, society, advertising, our friends & family all come together with each of our individual experiences to make up how we view ourselves and each others beauty. Getting to do hair for the last 13 years all over the country I have worked with people of all ages, genders, ethnicities, textures, and everyone has a story to tell. Me getting to hear about Jessica’s story, that she didn’t have financial support, didn’t have the time or money to maintain her relaxer straightened her, we decided the best thing would be for us to start fresh with this haircut & see how gorgeous her natural texture really is. But we decided that together after a long consultation, collaborating with your hair person and making sure they get who you are & where you are is how you get the best results. Saying “do whatever” to someone you don’t know or don’t vibe with isn’t a good approach to your lewk. I want to do more to talk about how I approach hair and skin but really beauty in general, so here’s to more beauty content. These moments were from our second cut we did right before I left town because we needed to blend out the remnants of her previous side shave look 🏳️🌈 love ya @jesslayica & slay it at college! #tbt
Happy Birthday @gigihadid the only person who could ever convince me to do an escape room, kept me from breakdown & we totally got out 🏳️🌈👯♀️ 📸 Griff Lipson
Harry Larry 😸 #caturday
Happiest happy birthday Tanny-Bannany. You are my voice of reason and wisest of friends. You teach me things everyday & there is no way I could’ve known when I met you in that camel colored turtle neck how much you would shape my bb life. Im so so so proud of how you’ve handled literally everything you do. Antoni, I know that morning in Sydney is still raw but you’re the one who didn’t wake up but I included the pic after bc I know how you get about that sunrise from heaven morning. Enjoy your gorgeous day in these snowy mountains you are in love yewwww @tanfrance
Woke up fresh 🥬
Gorginas! I’m getting to team up with @thredUP X @OliviaWilde and @ConsciousCo on their #ChooseUsed Collection to combat fashion waste. They upcycled thousands of used clothes, printing them with retro designs that celebrate secondhand and inspire everyone to create a more sustainable future. And the collection just launched today at thredUP.com/ChooseUsed (link to shop in bio!) Clothing waste is actually super problematic (26 billion lbs of textiles end up in landfills each year). Giving clothes a second chance to go on the dance floor is a gorgeous way to help our planet – especially those lil bb walruses. We can help combat fashion waste by shopping the collection or re-posting (tag @thredUP and #ChooseUsed) and thredUP will donate $1 to the Circular Fashion Fund.
Thank you so much for coming out this weekend 🏳️🌈 I couldn’t have asked for a more amazing run of shows! Until next time #roadtobeijing
Last night was a very special night I still can’t believe happened. My mom & dad came to my sold out show @radiocitymusichall .. of all the sentences I never thought I would type 🤸🏻♀️🙏🏻 Thank you so so much to everyone who came, who helped me give my all, who let me run my sets on them 15 thousand times. @kylejune @michellebuteau 🏳️🌈 There’s gonna be a lot more content coming from this tour & goddess or Mother Nature or whoever willing we can make a gorgeous special someday. Also I did my own personal pamchenko last night & hunny!🏳️🌈😭👯♀️ Have a gorgeous Saturday 📸 Carl Scheffel / MSG photos (🤦🏻♂️🤦🏻♂️ not cutting off screenrecord on end JVN 😂)
Prepping Larry for weather corner & running lines ✈️ See you tonite Pittsburgh #roadtobeijing 📸 @followfelipe 🙀omg gorg Pittsburgh I left off the H my spelling sucks but the show slays! fixed it & can’t wait to see you tonite 🤸🏻♀️🤸🏻♀️🏳️🌈
Hair Talk #transformationtuesday 💅🏽🏳️🌈 Here’s some tips for people asking haircolor Qs for both clients & colorists. We did @denisebidot color last October when I was shooting in Kansas City (we go way back sister flew in) 💕 One thing I love to do with color is get brightness that’s got a natural & low maintenance vibe. CLIENTS: If you’re into that story but not sure how to ask, ask for lightness around for face to be very blended towards your roots. Then ask for the lightness to not live about the crown, this keeps the hair lived-in but fresh. Another tip is to always bring pictures! Having an example to communicate around is great for both you and your colorist to talk about maintenance & expectations clear. COLORISTS: I added the last two videos for two tips. 1) Pre-sectioning for applying lightener helps keep you on a road map and quick. 2) Where you start will sit the longest, so use weaker developer to start and bump it up as you go. When you’re done keep checking foils, or balayage rinse if something is done, that way you avoid over lightening or underlying which is where like all the hassle happens. For lightener I used @wella Gloss I used #shadeseq to tone. I used @olaplex to sit after lightener & the dry shampoo foam I used to break up the texture was @theouai 🏳️🌈 We’re going to touch her color up next week, what kind of hair things do you have questions on? Hope you loved this hair talk time moment.
Can’t thank @gardenofdreams enough for inviting me to see these incredible performers rehearse yesterday. These brilliant performers are part of a talent show TONITE at 7pm free to the public @radiocitymusichall !!This group, @gardenofdreams is a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of children who face challenges such as homelessness, extreme poverty, illness, and foster care. Radio City is such a beautiful awe inspiring space and the performances tonite are going to slay all the way to the back row so come on out!! I know you’re going to bring the house down tonite @samantha.jean883 @baillzy @shawnaverymusic @vielkadecarmen @bluehairbaby__ @thisisbrittneyann💙💕 So proud of y’all & follow @gardenofdreams for more ways to get involved and help. 💙💙 📸 Zack Lane / MSG photos
My grandpa just texted me this 😭😭😭
Super Soul Salchow Sunday Hunny ⛸⛸A gorgeous lesson in trying things with a different approach. In my quest to learn all my single jumps, the salchow had been a tricky kitten. When coming into the salchow from a Mohawk my brain couldn’t make my body do it. (2nd video) Then last week when I was skating solo I thought to myself, let’s try this w a 3 turn entry Queen maybe that’ll help? The 1st video was my second try at the jump that’s been not possible so far for me in my skating journey to gold. The moral of the story is to be open to a new approach, it may help you get to where you wanna go⛸⛸ #jvnskates
😭😭😭😭 Roundoff one and a half twisting step out roundoff back handspring double arabian layout front. 😭😭😭 @alyraisman is even nicer and more amaze irl 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻😭😭😭
Spending time in Washington DC left me feeling INVIGORATED. Seeing so many powerfully educated passionate lawmakers fighting for all Americans let’s me know that good is coming. The fact that I was able to walk through the Capitol Building being critical of the administration and it’s horrific policies is a gorgeous definition of patriotism. Rock that 1st amendment, get the knowledge, get involved & let’s go 2020. #equalityact 📸 @tasosphoto
There is currently no legal protection at the federal level for LGBTQ people in the United States. Learn about & Pass the #equalityact