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In Praise Of Women With Curly Hair

For all the ladies (and men) out there who've wished they could get rid of their curly hair, this post is for you!

We're here to show you that curly hair is beautiful, just like the people who have it. Case in point: The celeb ladies pictured below—from tightly wound curls to looser, longer styles, and even a few afros, these ladies are proof that no matter what type of curls you've got on your head, you've just got to make 'em your own.

And trust us, there are plenty of straight-haired gals out there who'd do anything for a little texture in their hair. (But, as the saying goes, "You always want what you can't have.")

Just continue scrolling for all the curly hair inspiration you need!

Uzo Aduba
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No sign of Crazy Eyes here!
Leona Lewis
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The "Bleeding Love" singer's corkscrew curls are just beautiful.
Minnie Driver
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We can only dream of having curls this lovely!
Corinne Bailey Rae
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We can't even imagine the singer with a different style.
Mariah Carey
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Before she turned into the diva she is today, Mariah was just an innocent gal with natural curls.
Jordin Sparks
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The "American Idol" alum looks gorgeous with her natural curls.
Solange Knowles
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Solange's curly afro has become somewhat of a signature style for the singer/DJ. She really is the ultimate cool girl.
Alicia Keys
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Simply gorgeous.
Taylor Swift
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If Taylor really wanted to shock us all, maybe she'd bring back her naturally twirled tendrils!
Sarah Jessica Parker
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While SJP generally sports a more relaxed wave these days, we'll always remember her voluminous curls.
Tracee Ellis Ross
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A 'do her mother, Diana Ross, would be proud of.
AnnaLynne McCord
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AnnaLynne's hair is as close to perfect as it gets -- everything from her corkscrew curls to the warm, honey blond shade is great.
Kelly Rowland
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Regardless of whether or not Kelly's curls are all her (perhaps she had a little help in the form of a weave/extensions), we think they look beautiful.
Keri Russell
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Before Keri chopped her hair and shocked us all during her "Felicity" days, she had one of the most glorious manes we'd ever seen.
Yaya DaCosta
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The "America's Next Top Model" alum's gorgeous hair complements her model good looks.
Juno Temple
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Juno's curly and slightly frizzy hair match her rockstar-meets-boho-chic style perfectly.
Diana Ross
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Diana's hair has become almost as famous as her, and we'd even go as far as saying her natural locks are legendary.
Andie MacDowell
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Andie's natural locks are sheer perfection.
Shakira
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We love that Shakira embraces her natural curls!
Nicole Kidman
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Before the days of her polished, straight locks, Nicole was sporting a much more natural style. We think it looks great!

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