Before the current natural hair movement became popularized, these Black female icons were rockin' their natural manes. Check out some of these natural hair pioneers from the ‘90s and how they paved the way by inspiring many of us to embrace our natural strands.
Known as a trendsetter when it comes to the natural hair revolution, Erykah has always stood out from the rest when it comes to her music and style, and her hair is no exception. She has been an inspiration to many to embrace their natural beauty.
Known for bringing to life many of our favorite cartoon characters with her distinct voice, she also portrayed Winifred “Freddie” Brooks on A Different World early on in her career. Her hair was always a stand out in the series and inspired many as a curly girl in the industry.
The one and only Denise Huxtable! She first entered the spotlight in the ‘80s, but throughout the ‘90s she started rocking her amazing waist-length locs. She has always been one to experiment with her look and her free spirit style has been fun to follow.
Miss Jackson has been serving hairspiration over the past few decades! She hasn’t been afraid to show off her curly tresses. She does a great job when it comes to adding color to her curls as well, which many of us admire when we want to switch it up.
From afros, to braids, to locs, there hasn’t been a style she hasn’t conquered! Her natural beauty has been a topic of discussion for many years and her array of natural styles has made an impact to those in the natural hair community.