5 celebs proudly rocking their afros

PHOTO: Tumelo Leburu
PHOTO: Tumelo Leburu

If there is anything a woman care about it has to be her hair. It doesn’t matter what kind of hairstyle it is, women just love their hair. The hair issue has sparked debate over the years. When weaves started taking over the hair market, critics questioned the idea of putting on hair extensions saying African women are obsessed with western ways.

Fast forward to 2017, we are seeing more and more women rocking their afros, while others are patient enough to grow their own. Other women are exploring the alternative of investing in afro extensions or wigs.  

Here are 5 celebrities who are proud to have afros.

Actress and media darling, Nomzamo Mbatha

Known for being a big supporter of African designers like Richfactory who has dressed her for local and international red carpet events, Nomzamo knows how to rock the natural hair look. She has natural extrensions that are to die for. 

Businesswoman and media mogul, Basetsana Kumalo 

Some celebrities call her ‘Mama B’. She has also been effortlessly rocking an afro and remaining stylish at that. 

Singer and actress, Thembi Seete

Some people might not know this but underneath the expensive weaves, she has an afro that she has been growing for years. 

Presenter and model, Pearl Thusi

Since she shot to fame as a model, she has been rocking her own natural afro. Pearl’s hair is simply beautiful, she styles it whichever way she fancies and she looks glorious in all her natural looks. 


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Singer and Idols judge Unathi Msengana

She has always been known to embrace natural hairdos since she shot to fame. Even while the hot flame of the spotlight is on her, Unathi has remain true to her natural locks.

Good morning QUEENS! #TBT SONINI Na nini Lalela imikhuleko yam! Amen!

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