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Incredible afro hairstyles to inspire your bouncy hair goals

Looking for inspo on how to style your afro? We have it all here in one place for all your afro hair inspo needs. More and more women embracing their natural hair texture and with campaigns like Project Embrace, which aims to give women with afro hair more exposure, featuring black women wearing their afro hair in natural, unapologetic styles. We’ve delved into the archives to curate the best celebrity afro hair inspiration, hairstyles and colourways. From the 60s to now, here’s our round-up of the most iconic afro hairstyles.

Yara Shahidi

Who? Yara Shahidi
When? 2018
The Look: Yara’s curls are defined and full of bounce, with a statement side-parting created using a braid. Her dark hair pops even more in contrast with her orange shirt. Love!

Who? Clara Amfo
When? 2016
The Look: We love how Clara rocks her afro to the side. Gives it a bit of an edge, don’t you think?

Fleur EastWho? Fleur East
When? 2016
The Look: We love the highlights that run through Fleur’s afro. Summer perfection.

Lupita Nyong'o CFDA

Who? Lupita Nyog’o
When? 2017
The Look: Lupita opts for a gorgeous, more structured afro, with two side partings for some sectioned-sass.

Amandla Stenberg

Who? Amandla Stenberg
When? 2016
The Look: Amandla’s face says it all; this look is badass.

Solange Knowles afro inspo

Who? Solange Knowles
When? 2016
The Look: Solange shows us how to rock a shorter style.

Beyoncé Knowles

Who? Beyoncé Knowles
When? 2011
The Look: She can do no wrong when it comes to hair and beauty, but we love Beyoncé best with wild, fully-loaded curls, especially in this sunny golden hue.


Who? Rihanna
When? 2011
The Look: Hair chameleon RiRi has tried every style going: and this hot red, fully-loaded ‘fro is a winner on the Bajan beauty.

Taken from GLAMOUR UK. Read the original here.

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