15 Instagram Stars Every Curly Girl Should Follow


15 Instagram Stars Every Curly Girl Should Follow
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Take it from someone who knows, learning to love your wild, fuzzy, and high-maintenance curls can be a tricky business. The silver lining is that born-with-it-frizz is everywhere thanks to a slew of Insta-famous ladies inspiring thousands, or rather *millions* of followers to let their coils run free. From sky-high corkscrews to soft Botticelli spirals, fill your feed with these #curlgoals.

1. Vashtie


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The DJ, director, and girl-about-town's glossy spirals look especially cool when thrown up in a bun, with face-framing wisps.

2. Marlene Wilkerson

Marlene Wilkerson

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We love when The Find Guru founder throws her golden mane into an aerial half-bun.

Follow @goldenn_xo

3. Petra Collins

Petra Collins

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Photographer, artist, and Rookie editor Collins isn't just an advocate for growing out pubic hair, but also embracing the natural texture on her head: soft, golden spirals.

4. SZA


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The R&B songstress has made her larger-than-life, fiery copper hair her signature.

Follow @justsza

5. Frederikke Sofie

Frederikke Sofie

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Céline campaign girl Sofie made waves on the runway, due in major part to the fact that her golden, baby-hair-like waves stick out amidst a sea of stick-straight strands.

Follow @frederikkesofie

6. Luz Pavon

Luz Pavon

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The Mexican stunner gives us serious '80s vibes with her big, fluffed-out curls.

Follow @luzpavon

7. Imaan Hammam

Imaan Hammam

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The Dutch catwalker perpetually has that just-got-back-from-the-beach look—no sea salt spray necessary.

Follow imaanhammam

8. Marina Nery

Marina Nery

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The 20-year-old Brazilian beauty give us major curl envy despite the fact that she employs a strict no-hair-product hair policy.

Follow @marinadnery

9. Mica Arganaraz

Mica Arganaraz

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Thanks to her natural ringlets, model-of-the-moment Arganaraz is master of The Swag AKA modern shag—sorry, T-Swift.

Follow micarganaraz

10. Stephanie Bertram Rose

Stephanie Bertram Rose

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Rose's exotic beauty has captured the gaze of over 300,000 followers thanks in no small part to her bleach-blonde mess of curls.

Follow @rose_bertram

11. Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles

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On her wedding day, Knowles left her hair au naturale, adorning her fro with a smattering of flowers. On any given day she's rocking her signature style or switching things up with Diana Ross-esque, brushed-out waves.

Follow @saintrecords

12. Phoebe Collings-James

Phoebe Collings-James

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Model Collings-James loves her silky-soft waves, whether they're fresh-out-of-the-shower, or decidedly more lived-in.

Follow @phoebecollingsjames

13. Tiera Pinkston

Tiera Pinkston

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Perfecting the art of the sombré with purplish-red ends, we love Pinkson's center-parted, floaty mane of curls.

Follow astrog1rl

14. Cleo Wade

Cleo Wade

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Wade dabbles into bleach with her picture-perfect ombré, but let's her naturally crimped waves do their thing, which totally suits her bohemian aura.

Follow @cleowade

15. Miss Brit

Miss Brit

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The ultimate statement hair, we love when Miss Brit pairs her corkscrew fro with a vampy statement lip.

Follow @bwatuwant

Lauren Valenti
Beauty Editor

Lauren is the former beauty editor at Marie Claire. She love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. She firmly believes that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.