Toya Smith Marshall: Doing What’s Natural


After 18 years, Toya Smith Marshall stopped straightening her hair and let it revert to its natural kinkiness. By no longer fighting her hair, Marshall believes she found the freedom to be herself and live by her own definition of beauty.

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Toya Smith Marshall is a wife, mother, government employee, and makeup artist in Baltimore, Md. She is a member of The Niraja Dance Company, and is owner of Makeda Makeup Artistry. Marshall founded and writes the beauty blog “The Life of a Ladybug.”