South Africa’s natural hair mavens

The shift from relaxed to natural hair, which is often referred to as the natural hair movement, has gained enormous traction in recent years.

R7 billion – is the amount that market research firm Mintel estimated as the worth of the black hair care industry in 2014. That’s a 12 % increase in the last five years!

Posts and reposts of women proudly showing off their natural hair are common on social media these days.

So, to celebrate this fast-growing trend, we have selected a few of our favourite local natural hair inspiration.

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 Actress and Film Director Mmabatho Montsho


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Co-owner of the online clothing boutique Floral Raffia Lesego-Tshepang Mokoena


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KFM Radio presenter and writer Sibongile Mafu


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Former presenter of My Perfect Wedding and actress Phumeza Mdabe 


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Executive Producer at Bobo Mokgoro


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Isidingo actress and TV presenter Pearl Thusi


Miranda Mokhele Ntshangase

Singer and former actress on Tshisha Miranda Ntshangase


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Creator of popular blog NouseLifestyle Neema Nouse


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Pictures: Instagram