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These are the best natural hair influencers to follow on Instagram for some seriously inspiring 'dos

Girls on the 'fro.

25 May 2019

With more and more women wanting to ditch the mega-smooth blowdries and over-used straighteners and instead, choosing to embrace their natural hair, we asked Instagram to reveal the top five #naturalistas worth following for everyday fro-spo, advice and tutorials.

Jamelia Davis
Instagram: @officialjamelia (59k followers).

Remember Jamelia? The 90s/00s singer who sang ‘Superstar’? She’s now a presenter worth a follow on Insta thanks to her regular ‘fro-spo’ hair videos embracing her gorg natural hair and showing others how to style without going anywhere near a straighter.

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Tried a little ting with my braids for yesterday’s event. Loving this edge control by Olive Oil - Girls Fly-Away Edge Taming gel. I used that along with my Moco De Gorilla (yellow bottle) gel & the mousse (used to set my hair under my headscarf) is by Creme of Nature. Will be back up and running soon with my YT tutorials...💙 🎶: ‘Braid My Hair’ by Mario

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Vicki
Instagram: @curlychickvic (27k followers).

London-based lifestyle influencer Vicki is the one to follow if you like product reviews teamed with heaps of before and after pictures showing how she’s managed to get such luscious, healthy curls at home.

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Nia
Instagram: @niathelight (414k followers)

Nia is the creator of the @happyfroday movement on Instagram, and a pro-fro campaigner who aims to help others embrace their natural afro hair, body size and imperfections through a good daily dose of self-love.

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Freddie Harrel
Instagram: @freddieharrel (183k followers)

Blogger Freddie knows how to rock a cute dress and sharp tailoring, always topped with a gravity-defying afro that’s going to get you scrolling, and scrolling to see more. She’s also the founder of bighair_nocare, a clip-in hair extensions brand that has a cult following.

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Day 2 #mtyretreat 💥 Look at all these crowns, the grins, and that glowing melanin, and it's not even 7am!!!! ⁣ Kicked off the day with a beautiful 6am service by @sarahjakesroberts that ended up in a photoshoot - as you do!!! 🤣

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Shanice Cox
Instagram @fontsize4poetry (20.7k followers)

When she’s not busy writing poetry, Shanice shares honest reviews on everything from shampoo to hair dyes. Her handy tutorials on how to recreate her ponytails, bantu knots and headwrap hairstyles are fan favourites.

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I like to play around with the positioning of a ponytail when I fancy a slightly different look! Simple but effective! How high do you wear your pony?! . . . . . Music: Tobi Lou- Just keep going . . . . . #hairvideos #pressplay @hair.video #healthyhairjourney @healthy_hair_journey #myhaircrush @myhaircrush #naturallyshesdope @naturallyshesdope #naturalhairrules @naturalhairrules #hairinspiration #straighthairstyle #ponytail #ponytails

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