#HSMTMTS Star Dara Reneé is Our Summer Cover Girl!

Accepting the challenge that is life, 19-year-old High School Musical: The Musical: The Series star Dara Reneé has overcome every L, celebrated every win, and met every new adventure with the boldness only a #boss could.

Check her out in our fifth-annual Natural Hair Love issue, shipping June through the end of July. A fest of fierceness, this edition is one we hope will bring a respite from the world out there. Subscribe today to get down heavy with all this magic.

Cover photo by David Higgs

Styled by Enrique Melendez

Makeup by Elie Maalouf

Hair by Rochelle Jones

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