Rihanna, who is on the August issue of Seventeen magazine has come a long way since her Chris Brown days.
She has a new album, a successful tour and new man in her life. She's finally found peace and balance and the glow on her face is proof.
Here are some highlights from Rihanna's interview, which hits newsstands on July 6.
On being in a good place in her life:
“There’s a balance in my life that wasn’t there before. It’s a really different peace, a different energy. It’s really liberating. It makes you feel so proud when you look back and see how much it took you to actually get here. And it’s the best feeling. I’m really enjoying life right now.”
Rihanna's message to young girls:
“Don’t be afraid to be yourself just because you’re not like everybody else in class. If you want to dye your hair green and that’s what makes you happy, then dye your hair green-no matter what other people might say about it. Not everybody is going to like you-that’s the world we live in; that’s reality.”