Natural Celebrities

Celebrities with Natural Hair
From the First Lady from the Republic of Suriname to Malene Barnett, a Brooklyn local famous for her excuisite carpet designs, we celebrate our Natural celibrities and like to hear what they have to say about the journey of transitioning and wearing natural hair. And not just from women. 
The first ever dreadlocked tennis player Yannick Noah happily shares his story as does Malcolm Jahmal Warnerm the famous Cosby kid, telling us why he cut his 10 year old dreadlocks.
Stories to live and learn from. 

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Linda “Mosetta” Jones about the 20th Anniversary of A Nappy Hair Affair

In the late 90s, during the frontier days of the natural hair movement, we had no special “curl definers,” natural hair “puddings” or “detangling” products. And if we were in a conundrum about how to take care of our kinks, coils and curls, since youtube did not exist and natural hair salons were rare, we …

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Cherelice 7 Year old Natural hair model

Cherelice, 7 Year old Natural Hair Beauty from Suriname takes over Facebook

It didn’t take long for this young adorable model to win over the population. 7 years on the planet, this girl from Suriname gained over 50,000 combined likes and shares on Facebook. Suriname is a small tropical country full of forests and a variety of flora and fauna off the coast of South America. Cherelice’s …

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Marlene Barnett with a short natural

Malene Barnett

Even if you’ve seen her on the Nate Berkus show or in one of the many magazines that have featured her work, I wonder if you would have recognized the founder of Malene B Custom Handmade Carpets. Years ago she made decision to cut off her locs, save for a house and build her business.

Philomena Kwao – Britain’s First, Black, Plus-size Model

An excellent testimony to the fact that curves are beautiful on a woman, Philomena Kwao is a 22 year old student who has always excelled academically. She, however, did not stop there. When Excel-Models1 and Cosmopolitan began their quest for a curvy and beautiful woman, Philomena decided to give it a shot. This young model …

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Carol Aron

Carol Aron

Is the 1st ever Miss Kroeshaar, Holland’s Next Natural Model. The rivalry to win the natural beauty trophy was not easy. The winner shares how she approached the beauty pageant as well as her strategy to top the other eight contestants.