A photo of former First Lady Michelle Obama wearing her hair natural while on vacation is going viral.
Michelle is being called an inspiration and a role model by social media users after she was photographed wearing her hair in a more natural style, the Daily Mail reported.
The photo, which began circulating throughout Twitter on April 2, quickly went viral. It was retweeted more than 31,000 times and received more than 86,000 likes in just two days.
- "This is the [picture] I have been waiting on for like 3 years," wrote one Twitter user. "COME ON NATURAL."
- "I remember wishing w all my heart, FLOTUS would walk out with her fro out," wrote another.
- "Seeing Michelle Obama wear her hair natural while serving as First Lady... would've made my whole life," commented another user.
- "All #Natural. Pure. Beauty," wrote another.
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Other social media users praised Michelle for the grace she showed during her time as first lady of the United States.
"Who doesn't wish 2B like her? A leader, Elegant, Intelligent, well mannered, educated, confident, fashionable& her beauty is more from inside," tweeted one user.
"She is presentable just the way she is," tweeted another. "She never hide her natural hair. She manages it with different style that fits her day. Now afro time."
It is unclear where or when the picture was originally taken.
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During a 2015 interview with the Root, Michelle's hairstylist, Johnny Wright, said the former first lady has been "completely natural" for years. He also hinted that Michelle would set down the straightener when she went on vacation.
The Obamas were recently seen vacationing at a private island in the British Virgin Islands after former President Barack Obama handed over the White House to current President Donald Trump in January.
A photo of Barack kitesurfing with billionaire Richard Branson also recently went viral on social media.
The Obamas were also recently spotted vacationing on a beach. Michelle appeared to be wearing her hair braided while Barack donned a backward ball cap.
"Obama's on vacation with the hat backwards. He's never coming back," joked one Twitter user.
The Obamas have kept a relatively low profile since leaving the White House in January. Michelle has been making a couple surprise visits to students at Washington, D.C., schools, and the couple has signed a lucrative book deal with Penguin Random House publishing company, The Huffington Post reported.