A shaved head is barely momentary, however the ‘divine’ tattoo Willow Smith acquired on her hand – after shaving her hair off throughout her Facebook Watch live performance – will final a lifetime.
How does one have a good time a brand new album and a new ‘do? By getting a tattoo, after all. Willow Smith commemorated the discharge of her new album, lately i feel EVERYTHING (in addition to her newly shorn head, a byproduct of her current Facebook Watch live performance) by hitting up tattoo and visible artist Anka Lavriv. Willow, 20, shared an image of her getting inked as much as her Instagram on Monday (July 19), her face scrunched up whereas she offers with the ache. The “transparentsoul” singer additionally confirmed off the outcomes: a stunning illustration of a Hindu deity.
“THANK YOU for adorning me with this lovely illustration of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of data, music, artwork, speech, knowledge, and studying,” Willow captioned the second photograph in her IG Galler, a close-up shot of her hand with the brand new design. To Anka, Willow added, “Your vitality is DIVINE, and my gratitude for you is infinite! Can’t wait to get extra beautiful tats by you sooner or later.” Anka returned the love by sharing the photograph to her IG story. “HAHAHA OUR TATTY FACES,” remarked Lavriv.
Willow’s tattoo comes on the heels of her recent makeover. During Willow in Concert: Lately I Feel Everything (which can be accessible on Watch Together through Messenger and Instagram, or on Facebook Watch), Willow closed the present with a dramatic finale. “I’m enthusiastic about shaving my head throughout the ‘Whip My Hair’ efficiency,” she mentioned in one of many live performance’s behind-the-scenes segments, and she or he did. With assist from a buddy, a pair of clippers, and a chair, Willow delivered a pop-punkified model of her 2010 hit whereas reducing all of the hair from her head.
Contrary to the imagery of Willow reducing off all her hair whereas performing her viral hit (that she put out when she was 9, in case you forgot), Willow mentioned earlier in Willow In Concert that “Whip My Hair” was her favourite music to carry out in her set, as a consequence of “How it feels to sing.” The shaving was extra as a result of she’s coming into a brand new chapter in her life. “I’m at all times shaving my head at monumental occasions in my life when issues are actually altering,” she mentioned within the live performance. “And that is positively a kind of moments.”
“[W]hen I made ‘Whip My Hair,’ I did not actually know that it was an essential factor as a result of I used to be simply expressing my pleasure, and I used to be simply expressing myself,” she added. “The core concept of ‘Whip My Hair’ is the core concept of all my music. The genres simply adjustments, however I’m saying the identical factor each single time. For so a few years, I simply form of spiraled and did not actually perceive that, and wished to push myself away from that, with out having that understanding.”