11 Latinas Of The Ages Who Proudly Wore Their Natural Body Hair Despite Beauty Norms

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The natural hair movement has generated so much excitement in the past few years, and it has been embraced worldwide. Everywhere you turn these days it seems women are happily saying goodbye to waxing, and hello to beautiful hair everywhere. But this hair trend didn’t come out of anywhere. It’s a feminist revolution that has been gaining momentum steadily.

For centuries women have been openly showing off beautiful forms of hair— whether on their face, arms, pits, or legs, or just letting their natural hair fly free. The old standard of pretty isn’t what it used to be, so it’s amazing to see so many celebs displaying that freedom of hair and giving it the attention it deserves.

Here’s a list of women, from the past and present, who boldly wear their hair proudly.

1. Salma Hayek and her baby hairs.

Salma has always been all about her luscious long locks, which is why she’s been an inspiring hair queen since day one. But it’s her baby hairs that make her look so unique. While other celebs laser off their baby hairs, Salma has always kept hers and they’re so cute!

2. Bella Thorne’s bold armpits.

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Bella Thorne is one of those rare celebs that changes her look and always looks flawless regardless of the color of her hair. Lately, however, she’s fully embraced her armpit hair and shows it off proudly.

3. Camila Cabello and her armpit’s five o’clock shadow.

Camila is on top of the world, and she’s not coming down anytime soon. So who has time to shave every second? Not the “Havana” princess. It’s so refreshing to see a young pop artist not paying attention to every form of grooming.

4. Selena Quintanilla, baby hairs, arm hair, and hair everywhere.

Before Selena Quintanilla was sporting the slick updos for the red carpet, she had so much frizzy big hair everywhere. There’s no hiding that the Tejano singer had arm hair, poofy hair, and baby hairs for days, which is why she’s been an inspiration to so many Latinas who simply have too much hair.

5. Frida Kahlo’s unibrow and mustache.

While Frida is famously known for her unibrow, she’s rarely remembered for being a pioneer of the female ‘stache. The Mexican artist wore that mustache like no big thing, and it was almost like one of her gaudy accessories.

6. Karina Ortiz and her beautiful curls and brows.

The “Orange Is The New Black” star perfectly displays her hair in its natural form or in a beautiful blowout. We love how the Dominican-American actress can easily go back and forth between the two styles. Her full brow is like icing on the cake.

7. Kate Del Castillo big ’80s hair and classic unibrow.

Before the world came to know Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo on Netflix’s “La Reina del Sur”, she was one of the biggest telenovela stars. Her signature look was that stunning unibrow and her big ’80s hair. Though her brows tend to be a lot tamer these days, we sure hope she brings back that classic look.

8. Michelle Rodriguez’s badass underarm hair.

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Michelle Rodriguez has never seemed to care what people have thought about her appearance. She can effortlessly go from t-shirt and jeans to a gorgeous gown in an instant, all the while having full-on armpit hair.

9. Lourdes Leon and her free-flowing pits.

Madonna’s daughter of Cuban-descent is clearly a star in the making. Whether she’s modeling or venturing into music, she’s already a fashion game changer. For Lola, showing off armpit hair is really no big deal. And she’s had quite the inspiration from the start in her own mother who has sported a full pit throughout her career.

10. Maria Felix, hair icon.

Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema had a reigning queen and her name was Maria Felix. The award-winning actress stunned audiences with her talent and her incredible hair. From her full and luscious mane to her signature eyebrows, Felix will forever be a natural hair inspiration.


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