Now, Elleby says she's in a place where she's ready to ignore whatever society thinks — which led her to the chair of Annette Roche, co-owner of Nappstar NYC
salon. "I chose this style for two reasons," Elleby continues. "For one, I’ve never had before. I see Meagan Good
and Eva Marcille rock their gorgeous bohemian goddess locs, and have always been intrigued. But most importantly, I chose this style for my mom. As I grow into my womanhood and become more comfortable in my skin, it’s a style I absolutely plan on getting when I reach her age," she says.