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People Are Sharing Incredible Transformation Photos Under The #BlackHairChallenge Hashtag

TFW your switch-up game is too damn strong.

Black hair is seriously the gift that keeps on giving, you guys.

@LiyahLush / Via Twitter: @LiyahLush

Which is why 21-year-old Miranda Morowa recently kicked off the powerful #BlackHairChallenge hashtag on her motivational Twitter account MelaninMamis.

“I love seeing carefree black women embrace their beauty, no matter what negative vibes are thrown at them,” Miranda told BuzzFeed. “We can pull off numerous looks and still slay. This hashtag bleeds so much confidence, love and good vibes. From kinks to curls, we’re all beautiful and powerful.”
@melaninmamis / Via Twitter: @melaninmamis

“I love seeing carefree black women embrace their beauty, no matter what negative vibes are thrown at them,” Miranda told BuzzFeed. “We can pull off numerous looks and still slay. This hashtag bleeds so much confidence, love and good vibes. From kinks to curls, we’re all beautiful and powerful.”

The hashtag started trending as people promptly came through with the crisp receipts, confirming that the black hair switch-up game is, in fact, unrivaled.

@NnesCorner / Via Twitter: @NnesCorner

And in case you're wondering what exactly makes black hair so versatile...

@ImpudentStrumpt / Via Twitter: @ImpudentStrumpt
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...look no further than its diverse textures, a wide spectrum of natural kinks, curls, and waves that help literally any style stay in place.

@monithegreatest / Via Twitter: @monithegreatest

I mean, here’s this beauty rocking 13 ridiculously intricate and stunning hairstyles. Twist-outs, crochet braids, AND bantu knots, just to name a few.

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While this queen's just over here serving SIX👏TEEN👏 iconic ~lewks~ about as casually as she'd ask you for the time of day.

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And while #BlackHairChallenge is indeed a humblebrag, it's also seriously empowering.

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People are shutting down negative stereotypes and misconceptions about black hair that have lead to school suspension and unemployment.

I mean, C'MON! How could you not appreciate all this fabulousness?!
@chiwarhol / Via instagram.com

I mean, C'MON! How could you not appreciate all this fabulousness?!

The #BlackHairChallenge is celebrating the beauty of black hair and its infinite styling possibilities...

...and showcasing the rich global history that is black hair culture.

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It's also acknowledging the incredibly imaginative, gifted and resourceful AF black people responsible for creating these complex works of art.

This young woman styled seven of these gorgeous hairstyles herself. SEVEN!!!
@ladyiggy / Via Twitter: @ladyiggy

This young woman styled seven of these gorgeous hairstyles herself. SEVEN!!!

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So, whether going from curly to straight...

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...from caesar to high top...

@mumuwts / Via Twitter: @mumuwts

...or simply going for a whole new identity...

@Trace_MyFace / Via Twitter: @Trace_MyFace

Black hair can do it ALL, and do it beautifully!

@CAMREAPHER / Via Twitter: @CAMREAPHER

SHOUT OUT TO THE ANCESTORS!

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