Black women in Hollywood are glowing — and their natural hair is growing.
Natural hair, which refers to hair that’s natural in texture and has not been altered by chemical straighteners or relaxers, can be seen to and ‘fro this season. From TV to red carpets and the runways, coiled crops and curly locks are everywhere.
Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross, Gabrielle Union, Lena Waithe and This Is Us star Susan Kelechi Watson were just a few stars rocking the look at the Emmy Awards in September.
Zendaya turned heads with a fierce ‘fro while accepting the Style Star award at the InStyle Awards on Oct. 23, while Yara Shahidi’s curls took center stage on the cover of Seventeen’s November/December issue.
But the movement includes non-celebrities, too.
Whitney Green, a stylist at Warren Tricomi Salon specializing in curly hair, told USA TODAY that only three of her clients are still on relaxers, totaling about 5% of her clientele read more