Glamour Interview: ‘I feel beautiful, you know? I feel strong, & I feel confident in who I am.’ What’s your go-to makeup? ‘Concealer, foundation, blush, mascara. I can feel glamorous without makeup too, especially on my lips.
They’re naturally reddish, so I often let them go.’ How has your look changed in the last year? Whenever you’re going through, you know, it definitely reflects in the way you wear your makeup and hair. Wearing less makeup is more..
comfortable for me. Did you get tattoos on top of your cutting scars? I think scars are like battle wounds, beautiful, in a way. They show what you’ve been through and how strong you are for coming out of it. My tattoos say ‘Stay strong.’ ‘Stay’ on one [wrist] and ‘strong’ on the other.
I’m able to look at them & be thankful for being alive. I think that I have been blessed over past year to be able to start over. In ‘For the Love of a Daughter,’ you sing about the ‘family war’ & say ‘Your selfish hands always expecting more.’ Is this experience about your childhood? ;I think people read way too much into that line.’ Do people think it’s abuse and it’s not?
‘I just don’t think people need to be that literal. I think that could just be, like, a financial thing.’ ‘You never really can fix a heart.’ Do you believe? I think every time you get your heart broken, there’s a little piece of it that chips away, and I don’t think you ever get that piece back. & I think you’re able to bandage it with time and with new people and other things that make you happy.