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04:53 03 May 13
Naturally big bold hair
We say goodbye to the wigs, weaves, hair extensions and straightners and applaud these gorgeous celebrities rocking their natural hair with style.
Jazz artist Esperanza Spalding shows off her beautiful bad-ass afro. Her mother did not believe in relaxing her daughter's hair and so she has always had natural hairs.
Actress Thandie Newton decided to go natural because she didn't want her daughters to judge their own curls.
Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis ditched the wigs on the red carpet. Her decision came from her supportive husband who told her to just be who she was.
Singer India Arie wears her hair in a mini dread style also known as twisties - a cute alternative to heavy dreadlocks.
Actress Tracee Ellis Ross is probably the most well-known and inspiring celebs wearing their hair naturally.
Solange Knowles famously chopped all her hair off in 2009 because she wanted to be 'free of the bondage that black woman sometimes put on themselves with hair.'
Model Yaya Dacosta wears her natural tresses in all its gorgeous glory, free and flowing. Getty Images/AFP
Singer Chrisette Michele performs on stage with her bold blonde hair twisted out.
British actress Sophie Okonedo has her soft curls pulled sweetly away from her face with an alice band. AFP
US singer Tracy Chapman performs with her dark dreadlocks hanging over her shoulders.AFP
Musician Alicia Keys with her cute curls.
Songstress Janelle Monae with her hair in her favourite pompadour style neatly and protectively wrapped up.
Actress Lisa Bonet rocking her signature dread-lock style.
Poet and singer Jill Scott has experimented with many natural hair styles like, corn-rows, twists and afros as above. Getty Images
Legendary actress Whoopi Goldberg has worn her hair dreadlocked for many many years, and is now sporting a cute bob as a presenter on The View.
Singer-songwriter Leela James says she has never used relaxer on her hair, but has rather stuck to more natural styles. 'If you were to bump into me on a regular day, I'd probably be in cornrows, box braids, plaits... you know, Poetic Justice-esque.'
US singer Elle Varner wearing her soft-textured curls loose and free.
Lauryn Hill is one of the most beautiful black women rocking her natural hair since the start of her music career. Her locks frame her lovely face well.
Singer Erykah Badu has rocked almost every natural hair style there is, as well as shaving her hair all off once.
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