Words by Shurida Lundi

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Audiences are still on a high from Black Panther and everything that the Marvel movie stood for. As we are amazed at the whole cast and a job well done, we cannot help to swoon over the ladies of the film. Strong, beautiful black women were depicted in ways we haven’t seen in a long time. Melanin-rich skin and natural hair were portrayed in the movie effortlessly. As Angela Bassett, Letitia Wright, and Lupita Nyong’o wore locs, braids, and a small afro, Danai Gurira will be remembered for how she slayed a bald head, especially in the scene where she used her wig as a weapon!

Ladies, if you’re looking for inspiration and the confidence to rock a bald head, check out five women who have done it with grace and enforced India Arie’s “I Am Not My Hair” movement.


Danai Gurira

Sanaa Lathan

Amber Rose

Solange Knowles

Noemie Lenoir