I’m always happy when I’m surrounded by water, I think I’m a Mermaid or I was a Mermaid. The ocean makes me feel really small and it put’s my whole life into perspective… it reminds me, okay I’m this very little piece of this huge Earth and it humbles you and it grounds you and it makes me feel almost like I’ve been baptized and I’m born again when I get out the ocean.”- Beyoncé
"I always thought that by the time I put out a third album, I would want to come back to natural hair and natural makeup," she told me. "I thought, I will shock the world again and just be more toned down. I thought that would be more shocking than to keep on doing exactly what they had already seen."