Sometimes being different can be intimidating especially when those around you don’t understand you for choosing to stand out.
Here in Africa, specifically Ghana, sometimes when you want to take a certain path to life, you are met with criticism and negative comments. This has been the story of beautiful Ghanaian bald model, Solace Akankisim Acquah. Her decision to change the status quo and narrative of modeling was met with mixed feelings.
Solace narrated how some of her friends chastised her and even called her sick for deciding to go bald.
Solace further revealed the negative comments she received with some describing her hair as weird.
“In Africa here, if you want to be different, people start seeing as crazy or sick. They expect you to stick to a particular norm which is not my style. I always want to stand out.” Solace reiterated.
Speaking on her decision to become bald, Solace made it clear that she is not going to change her mind.
” I am going to be a bald model for a lifetime and I don’t intend to change for anything or anyone”. She disclosed.