“I love my hair because it’s a reflection of my soul. It’s dense, it’s kinky, it’s soft, it’s textured, it’s difficult, it’s easy, and it’s fun. That’s why I love my hair.”
‑Tracee Ellis Ross
Do you know that more women are shunning relaxers and embracing their natural hair?
Whereas, once upon a time, we saw natural hair as inconvenient and harder to manage; we are learning how to take better care of our real hair.
Some Nigerian celebrities provide a lot of natural hair inspiration and these 5 celebrities are the leaders of the natural hair movement.
Without taking much time, follow me as we go through this quick list of your favourite female celebrities on natural hair, who have stepped out to provide a lot of natural hair inspiration with their natural hair, and oh! Please tell us which one’s your favourite!
- CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE
- OMONI OBOLI
- BEVERLY NAYA
- TY BELLO
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Apart from stunning the world with her incredibly awesome writing skills, prolific Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, is also known to thrill fans with the way she rocks her natural hair.
Chimamanda has written several novels such as Americannah, Purple Hibiscus, The Thing Around Your Neck, and Half of a Yellow Sun, amongst others. She has also won multiple awards around the world for her writings.
However, she has also won the hearts of many people especially Africans, for the way she keeps her natural hair. She has been described by fans as a “naturalista who keeps on giving HairGoals.”
She wears many hats, she is an actress, film maker, scriptwriter, businesswoman, the loveliest woman, the brightest hair fashionista, and a charming hair blogger.
Every natural hairstyle she shows to her fans is a true statement. She shows how pretty natural hair can be, how lovely a woman with such hair can look. She’s a true star and a true icon for those who are into returning to their natural hair.
Beverly is a multiple award-winning actress who has featured in several blockbuster movies such as Tinsel, Chief Daddy, and Wedding Party (1&2), among many others.
She is indubitably one of the most sought-after in the entertainment industry today and has received several awards and nominations for her talent.
She’s also the producer of Skin Documentary. One of the most attractive features of Beverly Naya is her full, long and healthy natural hair that she has been able to maintain for a very long time.
She is one of Nigeria’s most recognized artists. She came to public attention in the early 2000 as a member of the music group Kush.
She has also built a reputation as one of Nigeria’s foremost photographers and is a member of the talented photography collective Depth of Field.
She has always been known with a fro, natural or not, so of course you know she’d be “repping”. Her huge dark fuzzy hair is just as inspiring as her warm giving personality. We absolutely love her.
Asa is a Nigerian-French singer/songwriter with a smoky voice, Asa (“ah-shah”) combines elements of soul, pop, folk, and reggae, among other international influences, in her warm neo-soul songs.
Dreadlocks, which is the ultimate symbol of afrocentricity is holding it’s own in the natural hair revolution.
Our celebrity crush Asa wears the most beautiful dreadlocks and we’re here for it!
Leave a comment below and let us know your favorite Natural Nigerian celebrity.