Australia's Cynthia Taylu Won't Be Revealing The Real Her, Here's Why

Opening up to strangers, sharing your insecurities and facing rejection in front of the nation makes finding love on reality TV no easy feat. However, when Cynthia Taylu enters the Love Island villa tonight, there’ll be a critical part of her identity that she won’t be showing off.

The 23-year-old, who was born in Liberia, West Africa and moved to Australia at age seven, has been vocal about the challenges she’s faced with her Afro-textured hair, admitting showing her natural hair leaves her feeling “vulnerable” as “it’s letting the world know who I really am, and stripping off the layers is confronting.”