Crowning Glory: 10 Celebs Rocking Natural Hairstyles

Leah Faye Cooper
Crowning Glory: 10 Celebs Rocking Natural Hairstyles
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There was a time when wearing one’s naturally kinky hair wasn’t as widely embraced as it is today; thank goodness that time has passed. Celebrities with natural hair are among our biggest beauty inspirations, styling their locks in applause-worthy afros, braids, twists and more. Of all the natural styles that have caught our eyes as of late, these are the 10 we can’t stop thinking about.

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The afro is arguably the most popular and recognizable natural hairstyle, and one that Solange frequently rocks.

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Teyonah Parrris amps up her already-awesome twists with a half-up, half-down style. We love it.

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Anyone who can pull of a pompadour like Janell Monet should make it their signature style, too.

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We're forever fans of Lupita Nyong'o's many natural hairstyles, and especially love the edginess of this asymmetrical fro.

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Brandy's Marley twist mantra seems to be "go big or go home," and we're all for it.

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A triangular cut like Tracee Ellis Ross's is a great way to style—and flaunt—big, loose curls.

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A short cut an a subtle side swoop create a stunning look for Viola Davis.

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Wishful thinking has us wondering: If we start our locs now, will they look like Lisa Bonet's by the summer?

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Samira Wiley's cut is the epitome of chic, and just long enough to show off her curls.

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Regina King's box braids perfectly elevate a classic bun bun.

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