As we approach the year 2020, we can’t help but reminisce about the Black beauty moments that influenced the culture over the past decade. The period was marked by ground-breaking beauty launches that served as a call to action to diversify the beauty industry a la Fenty Beauty, and bossy beauty moves, that inspired companies to change their rigid standards of beauty, like that time when model, Maria Borges, walked the Victoria Secret runway flaunting her natural hair.
In fact, over the past ten years, Black hair has influenced everything from the runway to the red carpet to mainstream media and politics. And while some may deem cornrows, box braids, and kinky curls a new phenomenon, our hair has always had the power to inspire.
So to say goodbye to the ‘10s, we decided to roundup up the top five hairstyles from the decade that left us all inspired.
Check them out!