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Here's What Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, And 11 Other Celebs Look Like With Their Natural Hair

"Often, women have been made to feel like curly hair can’t be professional or 'appropriate.' So, we’ve felt obligated to straighten it. Thankfully, now, we are appreciating our big, fluffy curls."

1. Megan Thee Stallion

The rapper said one of her "most important goals" of 2021 was taking care of her natural hair and has been open about her hair journey. This year, she returned from a social media break with a bang by showing off those curls.

2. Sarah Hyland

During a 2019 interview with Refinery29, the actor revealed that she wore extensions while starring on Modern Family. Due to surgeries stemming from endometriosis and kidney dysplasia, her hair fell out. "With medications and stuff, it can make your hair fall out. So I had extensions put in for Haley to hide any of that loss. ... My hair that's growing back now is much curlier than what it used to be."

3. Gabrielle Union

Earlier this year, the actor shared an Instagram video of her hair routine. "Braids are out," she said. "That's how much you can tell it grew because you can see all the grays. Welcome to old age, kids."

4. Ariana Grande

In a now-deleted 2020 tweet, the singer shared her dark curls with the caption, "get a load a dis." Ariana's mother, Joan Grande, praised the selfie, writing, "Your natural hair/curls is a world of its own... a magnificent beauty you are inside and out/made up or natural. ... I love you..."

5. Michelle Obama

The former first lady has rocked her natural texture at numerous events and posted it several times on social media. During her 2022 book tour, she revealed the pressure she faced while her husband was president, saying that Americans were "just getting adjusted" to having a Black family in the White House. She wanted braids but thought, "They’re not ready for it."

6. Vanessa Hudgens

The actor has given us glimpses of her natural hair many times over the years, often on Instagram. Back in 2016, she told People, "I feel like so much of my life, I had been fighting my curly hair. I am at a place where I am like, 'God gave me this hair. I should embrace it.'"

7. Lili Reinhart

In 2019, the actor shared an Instagram story of her curls. "Literally no curling iron used," she wrote, tagging her hair stylist.

8. Halle Berry

In 2021, the actor shared her curls on Instagram with the caption, "love is in the hair."

9. Khloé Kardashian

In 2021, the TV personality took to Instagram to share pics of her curls. "I rarely wear my natural hair texture," she wrote. "Felt kinda cute with it (please don’t ruin the feeling)."

10. H.E.R.

Last year, the singer share pics of her natural hair on Instagram. "In my purest form," she wrote in the caption.

11. Laverne Cox

In 2018, the actor shared an Instagram video of herself getting ready for a music video. She wrote, "#nomakeup #nofilter #nowig #noweave #norelaxer. Just me getting a blow out from the legend @kimblehaircare... I love every lace, frontal, bundle, unit hair enhancement fantasy you can imagine. I love this too. It's all good!!! #TransIsBeautiful."

12. Nicole Kidman

In 2021, the actor wore her curls to the Academy Museum Gala. On Instagram, her hair stylist, Kylee Heath, shared pictures from the event and wrote in the caption, "rocking those natural curls."

13. And finally, Cardi B

The rapper has been super open about her hair journey on social media, showing everything from masks she makes herself to videos of her growth. After internet trolls hated on her, she shared an Instagram post with the caption, "Why every time I post my natural hair, I hear 'you’re MIXED, you’re supposed to have long hair?'"

Any other celebs who've shared their natural hair? LMK in the comments below!