Meet the Natural Hair MVP’s of 2015

These natural styles gave us life on the red carpets and beyond.

Deena Campbell Dec, 10, 2015

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These natural styles gave us life on the red carpets and beyond.

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Meagan Good wore faux locs to the 24th Annual Women In Entertainment breakfast. Get this look by wrapping Marley hair around a set of box braids.

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Yaya served cornrows and mohawk fabulousness without even glancing toward the camera.

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Cornrows and a pompadour is the perfect day or night look. Wearing cornrows is also a great protective style for your edges and sides.

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Janelle Monae arrived at the Chanel show in a bouffant neatly held together with a Chanel hairpin. Accessories are great for putting a fashionable twist on a classic style.

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Big, bouncy curls on long hair can be a challenge, but Janelle Monae mastered it! To get big curls, try doing a twist out on damp or dry hair.

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Teyonah Parris knows first hand that large flat twists styled into an updo takes class to new levels.

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Loc veteran, Lisa Bonet shows the natural hairstyle can be fun and creative as she sported a half-up-half-down style at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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We love a short cut with a slit on the side. Danai Gurira kills this look!

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Short and sweet. Need we say more? Lauryn is cutest with a baby 'fro.

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The bigger the better! Jill loves a vintage-looking fro.

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#Hairgoals! Long, beautiful natural curls past your shoulder screams “natural beauty.”

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Jordan’s two-toned ringlets a look that's very classic-meets-cool.

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We’re always so busy trying to minimize fizz, but Solange proves that frizz can be a good thing. A simple, yet stylish, frizzy afro is a natural girl's best friend.

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Zoe knows that putting braids in a ponytail is just as edgy as it is chic.

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Short curls slightly tapered on the sides with extra fullness up top gives an extra bit of style.

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We love that Zendays knows that cornrows NEVER go out of style!

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Zendaya's faux locs at the 2015 Oscars gained much attention when former E! Correspondent Giuliana Rancic made derogatory comments about her hair saying it looked like it "smells like patchouli oil" or "weed." Later this year, Zendaya received her own Barbie...locs at all!

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Even with short hair a pompadour is hot! Jada Pinkett Smith attended the Guy Laroche show with a cut that's longer in the front and shorter on the sides.

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Esperanza Spalding spoke at the White House in Washington, DC. in a natural top knot.

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Sonequa's big curls with a side part are girly and sexy at the same time.

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No one does two-toned locs like Ledisi. Her 'do consistently complements her beautiful smile.

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All eyes were on Thandie's curly mass of brown coils.

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Lupita's braided headband is the quintessential crowing glory.

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Lupita Nyong'o at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards with cornrows pulled up into an exquisite bun.

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We love that Lupita experiments with twists and coils, and this defined twist out on a tapered TWA is perfect for any brown girl.

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We love that Maria Borges hit the runway of 2015 Victoria’s Secret fashion show with her natural curls. Clearly reinventing the European standard of beauty.

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V. Bozeman proves bald is beautiful!

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Rocking a low cut is the best way to show your beautiful face. And, adding a blonde color adds an extra bit of sass.


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