Recently, locs have amassed a major surge in popularity. This is due in part to the super cool ways to wear them. From top-knots to undercuts, men and women of varying ethnic backgrounds are going through extremes including— rocking wigs, extensions, and even yarn to get the look.
Though, not too long ago, the natural hairstyle was frowned upon everywhere from the workplace to even the entertainment industry. Rigid beauty standards discouraged many entertainers from growing out their natural hair and fully committing to the look.
Thankfully, beauty paradigms are shifting and the large push for diversity in the across the board is helping to redefine what’s hot — including the way artist wear their hair. Ahead, take a look at the women in Hollywood who defy and redefine beauty standards with their incredible locs.
We’re enamored with this beautiful updo from the Shameless star.
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The actress’ stunning crown is a constant reminder of her untamed beauty. You don’t need to primp or slick down your hair in order for it to be perfect.
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Not only can the singer teach you how to whip your hair back and forth, she’s also teaching a younger generation how to stunt in a classic style.
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The Emmy Award-winning film director not only captures audiences on the big screen, she also uses her hair as a form of self-expression.
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This singer always looks stunning with her angular bob.
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Although the Emmy Award-winning producer chopped her locs off recently, Waithe still holds the title of Undercut Queen. She’s stunned us with some of the most fly undercuts we’ve ever seen.
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The R&B singer is a muse for out of the box loc styles. You can catch her donning Mohawks, Bantu knots, custom hair colors, and goddess braids.
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