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The Internet Is In Love With This Bride And Her Bridesmaids Flaunting Their Natural Hair

Respect the fro.

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After Whitty began posting photos from their beach wedding, the images were picked up by another account and they went viral. People are obsessed with Nakyia and her bridesmaids' flawless and free natural hair.


Whitty told BuzzFeed that she was shocked when she saw how people reacted to her wedding photos, later adding, "I mean, we are beyond honored and humbled to have been seen, appreciated, and loved by so many," she said.

Nakyia, who started her own natural hair journey four years ago, says she'd been planning to have her bridesmaids flaunt their natural hair since before she was ever engaged.

Whitty's husband, who also goes by Jay, assisted her with going natural. He helped with YouTube tutorials and general research. "We learned my hair together," she said. "Blessed to have that type of support. I don’t know how many YouTube tutorials a man can take, exactly, but he definitely exceeded maximum capacity."


"Wearing my natural hair signifies who I am as a black woman, who God created me to be," she said, talking about why wearing her natural hair is important to her.

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"I love my natural tresses. I wasn’t always natural, but when I started this journey I began to appreciate and love what I was born with."

Whitty reiterated that she had no idea that her big day would be appreciated by so many people, but she's happy to have inspired people to let their natural hair flow freely and rock their "God-given tresses."

Courtesy of Nakyia Whitty.

"I want to let everyone know how blessed I feel to be a blessing to so many...I am genuinely and humbly honored."