The natural hair revolution has changed the game for African-American women in a major way. Not only are more Black women ditching their chemical relaxers, we’re seeing a bold surge in natural hairstyles that are funky, unique, and oh-so sizzling! From fab ‘fros to dazzling dreads, the naturalistas we spotted this year were simply breathtaking!

If you transitioned to natural hair in 2011 or thinking of making the switch in 2012, be inspired by these top fifty natural ‘dos of the year!