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.
Actress and Film Director Mmabatho Montsho
Co-owner of the online clothing boutique Floral Raffia Lesego-Tshepang Mokoena
KFM Radio presenter and writer Sibongile Mafu
Former presenter of My Perfect Wedding and actress Phumeza Mdabe
Executive Producer at e.tv Bobo Mokgoro
Isidingo actress and TV presenter Pearl Thusi
Singer and former actress on Tshisha Miranda Ntshangase
Creator of popular blog NouseLifestyle Neema Nouse
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