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We’ve come a long way from the time when relaxed styles were considered the norm for fashion-forward curly-haired beauties. As conversations about inclusiveness in the media taking centre stage, many celebrities too have played their part by choosing to go all-natural. Here are a few inspirational celebrities who sport their natural hair with style and are inspiring so many women to ditch the straightening iron in favour of natural or protective styles.
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Her visual album ‘Lemonade’ was literally an ode to the beauty of natural black hair, and protective braided styles that have tremendous cultural and aesthetic significance. From cornrows to fluffy curls, Queen Bey flaunted them all with ease.
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The pop icon has spoken about the difficulties of switching from processed to natural hair, and now turns heads with her glorious protective styles. From braids to twists to swirly up dos, Zendaya has worn them all with her signature grace and ease. When opting for all-natural hairstyles, make sure to first condition your hair with TCB Herbal Pomade, which contains aloe vera and safflower oil to soothe your curls without weighing them down.
3. Lupita Nyong’o
From pleading with her mother to relax her curls when she was barely a teenager to becoming a role model for young women struggling to accept their natural hair, Lupita’s hair journey has come a long way. Now 34, she doesn’t hesitate to experiment with more adventurous dos and can often be spotted on the red carpet in all-natural looks. Lupita’s stylist swears by prepping her hair with leave-in conditioner first. TCB Naturals Hair Food is an excellent alternative to add moisture and nourishment to your mane.
Braided styles are a great way to go natural, while adding some glamour and sass to your look.