10 Influential Women of Color Who Helped Shape Beauty Trends

From the hair on our heads to the polish on our toes, these 10 dynamic women were instrumental in defining how we approach beauty.

Angela Davis

One word: Afros! Yes, people wore this hairstyle before Ms. Davis but she simultaneously made wearing one a revolutionary act and a fashion statement. She was unapologetic about it all, too. Much respect is due to this woman. The current commercial embracing of natural hair probably would not exist without her.

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