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17 Dramatic Transformations That Prove The Power Of The Weave

The glow up is real.

In celebrating black history's most inspiring people and moments, it's only right that we acknowledge THE WEAVE!

Weaves and wigs have held black women down amid some of our most trying times, and they continue to evolve so that our glow up is ever progressing.

So let's give it up one time for some of our favorite sew-in and lace-front transformations, shall we?

17. Gabrielle Union

16. Ciara

15. Meagan Good

*calls stylists, books appointment, mentally prepares to sit an eternity for faux locs*

14. Solange

13. Rihanna

Shout out to all the girls who rocked their flat twists with butterfly clips.

12. All of Destiny's Child

11. Lisa Raye

10. Kerry Washington

9. Jennifer Hudson

8. Taraji P. Henson

7. Naomi Campbell

That moment you realize melanin is a superpower.

6. Vivica Fox

5. Keyshia Cole

4. Lil Kim

3. Mary J. Blige

2. Nicki Minaj

1. Serena Williams


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