12 Natural Hair Influencers to Follow (According to Hair Type)
By Jacqueline Samaroo
There are four hair types based on curl pattern.: 1 (straight), 2 (wavy), 3 (curly), and 4 (coily/kinky).
True, there is much more to hair than its type. Porosity, density, and elasticity, for instance, are all important factors in understanding natural hair growth.
But, having an idea of your hair type can help you get the best out of your hair. It can guide you as you seek out natural hair care products that are designed specifically for your hair.
Here is a list of 12 natural hair influencers, by hair type. Their pages can give you an assist as to what might work and what might not for your type of hair.
Charmaine Daudu loves sharing her extensive knowledge of 3A hair and how best to care for and style it. She was raised in the Caribbean and England and now she is a proud, “creative and quirky” mama, taking on the world with a following of over 86 thousand.
HiF3Licia has perfectly defined, shiny 3a curls and her almost 300 thousand followers are loving every bounce of it. As a multi-brand brand ambassador and YouTube vlogger, she gets to share her choice of the best curly hair products.
Meet fashion model and Instagram blogger Miss Brit Watkins. She has 3b curls and is encouraging everyone, including her more than 184 thousand followers, to love their curls, too. She shares curly haircare products info with visitors to her page.
Nia Pettitt was FroGirlGinny until she did the big chop. She changed her natural hair style and her Instagram handle, too. Now, she is niathelight and she shares how to care for short 3b hair with her more than 420 thousand followers.
Her more than 131 thousand followers can turn to Robyn Bowen for all-natural hair styles for thick, shoulder-length 3c hair. She is a mommy, natural hair vlogger, and creator of The Horseshoe Method.
As a Digital Content Creator, Natacha is all into beauty, lifestyle, and wellness. She tells her almost 80 thousand followers “I’m rooting for you,” as she shares tips on caring for and styling her natural 3c hair.
Paula Almeida has over 60 thousand followers whom she inspires to achieve their natural hair goals. Her curly hair is actually an example of hair that straddles two hair types. Hers mixes types 3 and 4.
Chime Edwards is a Mississippi native whose followers exceed 100 thousand. She has 4a kinky-curly natural hair which she loves styling as she shares natural hair care tips. She is also a documentary maker.
Courtney Danielle Bryant is the twist out pro! Just ask any of her 94 thousand plus followers. Watch her take her 4b natural hair from springy curls to sleek blow out and learn about her favorite natural hair care products.
Meet Jungle Barbie. She’s a loc stylist whom fellow 4b types and others can turn to for pro loc tips. She has almost 20 thousand followers on Instagram and boasts close to 50 thousand subscribers on YouTube.
Blake Jael has over 81 thousand followers on Instagram and 50 thousand subscribers on YouTube. They join her on her 4c haircare journey, getting natural haircare tips and Black haircare product giveaways along the way.
Temitope Adesina doesn’t keep her haircare secrets to herself. Uh-uh, this Nigerian beauty and lifestyle influencer shares them with her 230 followers (and counting!). She shows how to get kinky 4c hair into high puffs that are virtual works of art.
Now it’s your turn to let us know. Who do you turn to for natural hair inspiration?