Once upon a time Latinas with coily curls would only wear their hair straight. But now with the natural movement taking over, more and more chicas are embracing their hair's texture. What better time than the holidays to experiment with fresh, fun hairstyles?

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I always say, why fight your hair texture when you can just embrace it instead? And if you're fresh out of ideas--stress not! I checked out some of my favorite Afro-Latina celebs for inspiration. Here are 5 celebrity-inspired natural hairstyles to wear at your next holiday party!

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The top knot 1

The top knot

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Who says you can only do the top knot on straight hair? The quick and easy style looks just as chic on coily curls. Check out Esperanza Spalding!

 

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The top knot 2

The top knot

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Smooth out frizz and flyaways with Ojon Rare Blend Tamer ($24).

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Tiny braided hairstyle 3

Tiny braided hairstyle

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Thick, coily curls like Lupita Nyong’o’s are actually a lot more versatile than you think. They hold a mini braided hairstyle better than any other texture.

Tiny braided hairstyle 4

Tiny braided hairstyle

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Use a hair oil, like Josie Maran 100 Percent Pure Argan Oil ($48) to keep curls soft and shiny.

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Side-swept 5

Side-swept

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All you need to replicate Syesha Mercado’s sassy look is a few bobby pins. The side-swept style gives off a fun and flirty vibe.

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Side-swept 6

Side-swept

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Keep curls defined with Kinky Curly Curly Custard Gel ($17).

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Side-twist 7

Side-twist

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How gorgeous are Yaya DaCosta’s curls? All you have to do is twist one side of you hair up and then pin, and leave the ends of your hair loose.

 

Side-twist 8

Side-twist

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Half-up half-down 9

Half-up half-down

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For long, thick curls like Kelis, try a half-up, half-down look. Simply take a section of hair from the front and pin it back using small bobby pins.

Half up half-down 10

Half up half-down

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For frizz-free curls, I recommend using a deep conditioner at least once a week. Try SheaMoisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Hair Masque ($12).