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