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K. Michelle's big chop may inspire you to do the same.
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Monica is giving us all the bohemian feels with these waist-length platinum blonde braids and head wrap.
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Media maven Karen Civil rocked these stylish cornrows with ribbon by the pool on her day off.
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While vacationing in Cuba, Teyonah Parris fashioned her protective style into a perfectly imperfect messy bun.
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Teyonah Parris also rocked this beautiful braided 'do for a recent beach day.
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Kelly Rowland strikes a pose in Sydney, Australia while slaying in a wavy bob.
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Eva Marcille is our ultimate summer hair crush in her honey blonde waist-length braids.
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Before revealing her pregnancy, Serena Williams styled her braids in this half-up, half-down style while on vacation.
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Paris Fashion Week was no match for Gabrielle Union's all natural texture tresses.
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Earlier this summer, Taraji P. Henson flexed in her faux locs during a post awards season vacation.
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Last summer, Teyana Taylor lightened up her tresses before hitting up the beach.
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Janelle Monae's pixie cut is the perfect vacation 'do to wear underneath beach hats.
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Last year, Nicki Minaj rocked cornrows braided up into a long ponytail for her birthday getaway in Turks and Caicos.
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When all else fails, a simple top knot, a la Lala Anthony, will bring your vacay slay full circle.
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Earlier this year, Lupita Nyong'o inspired us to love our au naturel selves when she flaunted her TWA in Bali.
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Issa Rae was the epitome of Black girl magic when she rocked straight back cornrows in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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