BY Acquelline.K. Wanjiru, 1:58pm January 06, 2017,

5 Kenyan Naturalistas Who Are Killin’ It

Shiela Ndinda runs a personal blog, African Tresses and Treats, where she shares her own natural journey and makes an effort of promoting local products best suited for afro-textured hair.

It is incredible to witness the evolution of the natural hair scene in Kenya. As someone who has grown up being natural all her life and in search of fellow Kenyan women owning and embracing their kinky, curly hair, I find it refreshing to see the normalization of the afro-textured hair aesthetic.

With the help of social media, I’ve been able to come across certain individuals that I believe are continuously and immensely contributing and influencing the thriving Kenyan natural hair community.

That, in itself, is something commendable because the following women are consciously participating in undoing the narrative that natural hair is “unmanageable” or”‘shaggy.”

Here they are:

Last Edited by:Sandra Appiah Updated: January 6, 2017


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