We are proud of African women! And most importantly proud of the ones who are proud Naturalistas. A naturalista is someone who wears their hair the way that it naturally grows out of their scalp. This could mean they have curly, wavy or “kinky” hair.
Whichever “hair type” they may identify with, they love and accept themselves because they know and understand that they are beautiful in their anatomy.
Without further ado, we bring to you a compilation of 20 beautiful female celebrities who have showed off their natural hair in recent times.
20. Annie Idibia
19. Munachi Abii
Munachi Abii is a Nigerian rap / hip-hop artist, songwriter, pageant winner, television presenter and model who performs under the name Muna.
18. Uche Jombo
Uche Jombo Rodriguez is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter and film producer.
17. Eva Alordiah
Elohor Eva Alordiah, better known as Eva Alordiah or simply Eva, is a Nigerian rapper, entertainer, make-up artist, fashion designer and entrepreneur.
16. Emma Nyra
15. Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Linus is a Nigerian actress, film director and model.
She has received several awards and nominations for her work as an actress, including the 2003 Reel Award for Best Actress.
14. Fathia Balogun
Fathia Balogun is a Nigerian actress, film-maker, producer and director.
She is a Yoruba actress and does mostly yoruba indigenous movies.
13. Yemi Alade
Yemi Eberechi Alade, simply known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afro pop singer. She came into the limelight after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009. She is best known for her hit single “Johnny”.
She is known for her signature African print dress popularly known as ‘Ankara’ in western Nigeria.
Aituaje Iruobe, known as Waje, is a Nigerian singer whose vocal range covers three octaves. She participated in the remake of P-Square’s “Omoge Mi” and featured as the female voice in the duo’s 2008 hit track “Do Me”.
She recently showed off her natural look in a new photo which she looked all transformed.
Aṣa is a Nigerian French singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Her stage name “Aṣa” means “Hawk” in Yoruba.
She is proudly African and loves to rock her hair natural.
10. Chidinma Ekile
Chidinma Ekile, popularly known by her stage name Chidinma, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, recording artist and stage performer.
In 2010, she rose to stardom after winning the third season of MTN Project Fame West Africa.
9. Beverly Naya
Beverly Naya is a British-born Nigerian actress. She won the Most Promising Talent category at the 2010 Best Of Nollywood Awards.
She also won the award for Fast Rising Actress at the 2011 City People Entertainment Awards.
8. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie