The beautiful reality about the “natural hair movement” is the growing representation of curly-crowned sistas in prime-time TV series, in commercials, on billboards and in mainstream magazine advertisements.

I feel like these ladies stand out to me, simply because this used to be a rare occurrence, so when I do see a TV show or commercial with someone who is rocking their natural hair or afro weave, I have to take a moment to appreciate this representation.

Having studied the media and as a marketing professional, I have to give a “high-five” to the ad agencies and brands who have selected a lady with her natural hair to represent a segment of their diverse customer demographic.

Here are some ad campaigns, which made me stop, stare and smile 🙂

Comment below and let me know of any ads that have embraced diversity in a good way.

Nissan Leaf Print Ad

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Billboard on a London Bus (Brand Unknown)

Image credit: Jay Kast
Image credit: Jay Kast

Ford Mustang

 

Kohls

 

Liberty Mutual

Lime-A-Rita Splash

Marshalls

 

Microsoft 10

 

Nature’s Valley Granola Bar

 

Swiffer

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