18 Gorgeous Celebrities Who Embraced Their Natural Hair (PHOTOS)

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18 Gorgeous Celebrities Who Embraced Their Natural Hair (PHOTOS)

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18 Gorgeous Celebrities Who Embraced Their Natural Hair (PHOTOS)

As inclusion becomes more of a necessity in Hollywood — as opposed to a buzzword — your favorite female celebrities are flaunting their natural hair more and more.

Take a look at the gallery above to see all the best natural hair moments from pop culture and the red carpet — you’ll find all the hairspiration you’ll ever need!

18 Gorgeous Celebrities Who Embraced Their Natural Hair (PHOTOS)
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Beyoncé in ‘Lemonade’

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Beyoncé in ‘Lemonade’

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Queen Bey’s visual album is a greatest hits of natural hair options.

We couldn’t stop Pinteresting everything from her perfectly textured curls in “Hold Up” to those countless braid switch-ups.

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Solange on the ‘Seat at the Table’ artwork

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Solange on the ‘Seat at the Table’ artwork

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Beyoncé’s little sister proved she’s a natural hair queen in her own right with this instantly-iconic cover art. 

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and pretty much everywhere else!

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and pretty much everywhere else!

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The songstress is known for rocking gorgeous natural styles year-round! 

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Viola Davis on ‘How to Get Away With Murder’

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Viola Davis on ‘How to Get Away With Murder’

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Viola broke television barriers the moment she showed the intimate process many women of color go through when removing their “outside” makeup and beloved wig.

It’s possible no TV scene will ever out-’do this one.

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Taraji P. Henson in ‘CR Fashion Book’

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Taraji P. Henson in ‘CR Fashion Book’

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A braided-up Taraji appeared in the fashion magazine without a wig or weave nearly by accident.

The Empire queen’s headscarf slipped off during a wardrobe fitting for the October 2015 shoot and world-renowned photographer Bruce Weber was so inspired by her style he requested Taraji keep it just that way.

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Janelle Monae on Instagram

My friends say I never post personal selfies and my IG is too business and heavy. I'm trying. Shit.

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Janelle Monae on Instagram

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Taraji’s Hidden Figures co-star has served endless show-stopping beauty looks, but Janelle's most iconic natural hair moment arrived in July 2016 when she shared a rare stripped-down Instagram selfie.

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Issa Rae on ‘Insecure’

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Issa Rae on ‘Insecure’

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The HBO powerhouse reminds us natural hair doesn’t only mean voluminous curls, as Isa slays most of Season 1 with a cute cropped ‘do. 

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Kerry Washington on that beach in ‘Scandal’

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Kerry Washington on that beach in ‘Scandal’

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Remember that lovely moment when Olivia Pope’s day was all standing in the sun with Jake and perfect (yet improbable) beachside curls?

We wish life was like that 24/7 too.

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Pregnant Kerry Washington at the 2016 Emmys

Pregnant Kerry Washington at the 2016 Emmys

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The Scandal beauty looked like a literal goddess with her perfectly popping curls, glorious baby bump, and sultry dress cutouts in September 2016.

The look was so emotional, Kerry’s stylist burst into tears over all the support.

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Zendaya on Instagram

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Zendaya on Instagram

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The teen queen got real on the ‘Gram about the difficulties of maintaining her natural curls.

“When you've spent the past however many years growing your damaged hair back, avoiding heat, wearing wigs and trying every natural product in the world,” she wrote.

“And you finally see a little curl pattern comin back. #yeslawwwwd”

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Tracee Ellis Ross on ‘Black-ish’

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Tracee Ellis Ross on ‘Black-ish’

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It was clear Black-ish would become iconic with the ABC sitcom’s pilot, where biracial Rainbow Johnson insists upon her blackness by telling her husband, "If I'm not black, could somebody please tell my hair and my ass?"

If that’s not embracing your natural hair, what is?

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Yara Shahidi on the daily

Yara Shahidi on the daily

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Tracee’s TV daughter is known for her trademark curls, and, as Yara wrote on Instagram of her Black-ish character, “Zoey isn't Zoey without her edges laid.”

Preach.

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Jessica Williams all the time

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Jessica Williams all the time

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The Daily Show host rocks braids all the time, including during an extremely awkward discussion with Salma Hayek over feminism at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

During said chat, Salma asked a braided Jessica who she was when she wasn’t black or a woman, as though the younger actress could escape her identity in public.

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Ava Duvernay all day, everyday

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Ava Duvernay all day, everyday

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The director always looks amazing with her locs.

Ava’s gorgeous braids especially stood out when she paused her pre-Oscars 2017 glam session to remember Trayvon Martin on the fifth anniversary of his tragic shooting.

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Teyonah Parris at New York Fashion Week for Fall 2017

Teyonah Parris at New York Fashion Week for Fall 2017

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The Mad Men star’s many updos are #HairGoals, but this adorable look from Fashion Week might just be her most unique style yet.

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Halle Berry at the 2017 Oscars

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Halle Berry at the 2017 Oscars

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Usually straight-haired Halle rocked pumped up curls at the awards show.

While many on Twitter roasted the Oscar-winning actress for her “wig,” Halle swore her noticeable new style was her natural hair.

Either way, her hair looked fierce.

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Gabrielle Union For Flawless Hair Day

Curls poppin'. Edges laid. Ready to go. #flauntyourflawless

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Gabrielle Union For Flawless Hair Day

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There is no better ad for Gabrielle's haircare line than this Insta video of her natural curls. 

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Sanaa Lathan on Instagram

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The Shots Fired star showed off her natural tresses fresh out of braids on Instagram. 

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As inclusion becomes more of a necessity in Hollywood — as opposed to a buzzword — your favorite female celebrities are flaunting their natural hair more and more.

Take a look at the gallery above to see all the best natural hair moments from pop culture and the red carpet — you’ll find all the hairspiration you’ll ever need!