As a teenager Andile Ntombela exchanged her relaxed hair for dreadlocks – a forbidden style in her Durban high school’s rulebook.
But the reason why she succeeded in circumventing the letter of the code of conduct was in all likelihood because she was adhering to its spirit.
To the Mother who taught us to embrace our natural beauty, who passed the torch of enlightenment, so that we could stand tall and glow with pride, we Honor you our Natural Queens.
As a perky little girl Nthakoana “Nthaks” Maema hated her frequent visits to the hairdresser. The brutal chemicals used to straighten her curls set her sensitive scalp on fire.
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On Nadia Salie’s head is an explosion of glorious natural coils. The twenty-something wears her crown with pride and panache.
A piece by Andy Mkosi with the simple brief – My Natural Hair.
Photo credit: @NoncedoCharmaine