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 e.tv 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