Every now and then we all find ourselves scrolling through Instagram and Pinterest in search for a bit of hair inspiration. Naturalists have rightfully become a force to reckoned with, with the hashtag #naturalhair making Discovery waves. We’ve search far and wide, and found 10 of our continent’s own natural hair gurus whose locks are proudly representing the motherland. You’ll be quick to hit that ‘Follow’ button.

1. Congo – Mushiya Tshikuka

2. Kenya – Lupita Nyong’o

3. Ghana – Janet Yeboah

A little jazzy braidout with a twist. Tutorial is on my channel now. #happysunday

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4. Liberia – Satta Nazneen Wahab

5. Madagascar – Lilas

6. Namibia – Lorraine Alberto

Life is only as good as your mindset. : @gloria.delmar

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7. Nigeria – Temitope Adesina

8. South Africa – BushBaby Amy

9. South Sudan – Nyakim Gatwech

10. Zimbabwe – Laurina Machite

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