Brown Skin Girl Tribute: 50 Brown Skin Girls you NEED to Follow with Natural Hairstyles
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Brown skin girl, your skin just like pearls, the best thing in the world, never trade you for anybody else.
Beyonce’s latest hit Brown Skin Girl has got us in our feelings over here at Natural Born Curls. So we decided to do a Brown Skin Girl Tribute to shout out 50 of our favorite influencers, models, students, and girl bosses on Instagram who have gorgeous deep brown skin AND slay natural hairstyles! These girls can rock curly hair, huge afros, and mini afro puffs. Plus they are giving us major hair inspo with their protective styles like twists, locs and braids! Here are 50 Brown Skin Girls who fill up our Instagram feed with some much-needed beauty, style, and lifestyle inspiration! If you want to see more articles about natural hair + culture sign up for our newsletter which also gives you 10% off our Natural Born Curls Apparel!
(1/50) Featured: @moxbev
@Moxbev is slaying the classic black box braids look! Box Braids can be done both by stylists or at home if you’ve found a good “ DIY Box Braids” Youtube tutorial to teach you. These braids are a protective style, when done right, and can last for weeks and even over a month with proper care!
(2/50) Featured: @iamhannalashay
@iamhannalashay is killing it in this dress and with her gorgeous fro! Do you see how perfect these colors go with her brown skin! We're definitely in love with this entire look!
(3/50) Featured: @simplycyn
Just everything about this look is perfection!
Drip broke the levee when my Kelly's roll in
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(4/50) Featured: @kaberaaa
@kaberaaa is slaying her natural hair! Whether you’re doing a braid out or twist out make sure you have a good moisturizer to keep your hair poppin’!
(5/50) Featured: @phoenixvalentine_
There's complexities in complexion
But your skin, it glow like diamonds
(6/50) Featured: @chiziduru
I think tonight she might braid her braids
Melanin too dark to throw her shade
(7/50) Featured: @curlsandcouture
Pose like a trophy when Naomi’s walk in
(8/50) Featured: @14x.maddy
Do you see that glow? @14x.maddy just HAD to be what Queen BEY was talking about when she said: “your skin just like pearl”! She effortlessly slays!
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(9/50) Featured: @keevy_ayana
In case anybody forgot just how beautiful a brown skin girl with a type 4 fro can be @keevy_ayana is a reminder!
(10/50) Featured: @a.dai.sha
What’s better than a cute curly puff? TWO! @a.dai.sha is killin' this Ciara Met Gala Puff Inspired Photo!
(11/50) Featured: @fetzy.w
@fetzy.w is killin’ it in her jumbo twists and her melanin is glowing! #queen
(12/50) Featured: @andreaxoreed
As her lovely brown skin is soaking up some sun @andreaxoreed is serving looks on the beach with her natural hair!
(13/50) Featured: @aaanokk
If you didn’t realize how perfect Yellow looks on brown skin you’ve been sleep! Hey, @aaanokk yellow was made for you girl!
(14/50) Featured: @sherriesilver
@sherriesilver became our hair and style inspiration as soon as we saw this pic! Big hair + cute bold dresses will ALWAYS be a look!
(15/50) Featured: @antamilan x @blackbarbix
Melanin poppin', puffs slayed and edges laid! This is the natural hair inspiration and skin appreciation post we all need on our timeline!
(16/50) Featured: @bijouxduchess
“Pretty like Lupita when the cameras close in”
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(17/50) Featured: @cmariekwarteng
This pic is giving me Vogue cover, NYFW realness!
(18/50) Featured: @manneyg
Your skin is not only dark, it shines and it tells your story.
From her skin to her hair, her outfit, and her smile, everything about this photo tells a story about her beauty!
(19/50) Featured: @lontiakangwa
Locs are the ultimate protective hairstyle and even part of a cultural journey for some. One way to style locs is in this brilliant half up half down hairstyle. You can leave a loc or two out around the front of your face, put the middle of your hair up in a bun, and leave the back of your hair down.@lontiakangwa nailed this fabulous look with her locs!
(20/50) Featured: @tolaniav
Who knew a pregnancy photoshoot could be this beautiful! @tolaniav is embracing everything natural from her skin to her hair in this perfect shoot. Plus the aspects of nature that are added in like her gorgeous dress and the vines in the background take this look to a whole new level of perfection!
We’re pretty sure we should turn all the pics of beautiful brown skin girls with flowers in their hair into a photo “garden” by now because it’s giving us LIFE. f
(21/50) Featured: @thatbubblegirl
(22/50) Featured: @ayeleshia
(23/50) Featured: @nnennab
From her afro puffs to her vibrant skin @nnennab is simply beautiful.
(24/50) Featured: @msjasminerose
@msjasminerose is reminding us how beautiful yellow looks against brown skin, how beautiful natural hair is and how cute a flower behind the ear is all at once!
(25/50) Featured: @porshaparadise
Locs don’t have to be long to look fabulous! Short locs are a great hairstyle you can have so much fun with! You can always add hair jewels to spice it up! Jewelry or not, this natural hairstyle will always slay!
(26/50) Featured: @kay_2.1
The best thing in all the world I never trade you for anybody else
(27/50) Featured: @uchemba_
Look at how elegant @uchemba_ looks with her puff! Honestly, whoever first said afros or natural hair isn’t beautiful either had to be blind or just plain old dumb.
(28/50) Featured: @jacqweenline
@jacqweenline looks amazing with her box braids in this updo! Headwraps are such an easy way to switch up any hairstyle!
(29/50) Featured: @alenciajanae
Most things out of focus, view
But when you're in the room, they notice you.
(30/50) Featured: @jetsetterjackie
The men dem gon' fall in love. With you and all of your glory
(31/50) Featured: @taylor.s.mixon
@taylor.s.mixon is rocking this orange outfit and her afro ponytail!
(32/50) Featured: @fashmiine
@fashmiine is killing this street style look! Plus her hair looks so thick and full in her puff. We really love to see a type 4 queen!
(33/50) Featured: @daynabolden
If you love a statement look, rock your short natural hair with some color and a nice cut like @daynabolden!
(34/50) Featured: @taylormadeforu
@taylormadeforu is making us think twists are the perfect look during pregnancy! First of all her twists make her look like a true #queen. Secondly, as a protective style that she can keep her hair healthy too!
(35/50) Featured: @_sincerelyasiaa
This is such a perfect look for girls with kinky curly hair this summer! This is perfect for the beach and pool and you don't have to worry about straight hair getting frizzy! if your hair isn't this length you can even use clip-ins and leave your hair out in the front for a seamless look!
(36/50) Featured: @glowprincesss
We are loving her beautiful kinky fro! Bright colors look amazing on her and she's really slaying this co-ord set + shoes! Be bold this summer ladies!
(37/50) Featured: @swankygal.co
These locs are so cute in this high bun!
(38/50) Featured: @ryanalexandra.petit
@ryanalexandra.petit looking lavish with her large locs!
(39/50) Featured: @jacyjuly
@jacyjuly’s kinky curly hair is mesmerizing! If you want to add some color to your hair without damaging it, check out an option like hair color wax or hair color spray or even hair chalk!
(40/50) Featured: @thevillage_baddie
When you slay in every color!
(41/50) Featured: @ninioma
@ninioma is the reminder that all we naturally have everything we need to slay at the beach this summer!
(42/50) Featured: @abbssx3
She minds her business and whines her waist. Gold like 24k, okay!
(43/50) Featured: @isamessiah
She need an Oscar for that pretty dark skin.
(44/50) Featured: @evssofficial
Short natural hair is bomb! @evssofficial is walking proof! Rock your TWA with pride!
(45/50) Featured: @kiitana
Brown skin girl, ya skin just like pearls
The best thing in the world
(46/50) Featured: @niabiafoefia
@niabiafoefia is giving us life with this graduation slay with her natural hair! You DO NOT NEED to straighten your hair for special events!
(47/50) Featured: @_samiraa__
Big hair don’t care! @_samiraa__ is killing this natural slay!
(48/50) Featured: @majikkmonet
There’s something special about how good red looks on dark skin! @majikkmonet brought out her #naturalborncurls for this one!
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Dear Black Girls, don’t be afraid to be bold and turn heads with your looks! @chiniluv is looking classy in this red and blue dress and box braids!
(50/50) Featured: @shadaenotadu
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Thank you for your beautiful pics on your blogs. I am natural along with my three beautiful daughters and finding my personal style has been a struggle. Seeing all beautiful styles make me open to trying new looks. Thank you for motivating us to be beautiful in our own way! K