This Hashtag Celebrates Black Hair in the Best Way

This past weekend saw Twitter flooded with users showing off their hair, using the hashtag #blackhairchallenge. The challenge, which asks people to submit photos of their hair in four different styles, blew up after user @MelaninMamis created the hashtag.

After only a couple of days, thousands of people had uploaded picture after picture of their gorgeous hair, with many commenting on how the challenge made them appreciate their hair more and inspired them to try out new styles. Here are some of the highlights—summer hair inspiration, anyone?

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Claire Biggerstaff is a junior at Davidson College where she's pursuing a major in English. Since her sophomore year, she's been heavily involved with Her Campus and has written for her school's chapter, interned with Her Campus Media, and eventually became the Editor in Chief of her home chapter. When she's not researching news stories or holding editing workshops with her writers, you can find her enjoying an episode of The X-Files with a piping hot cup of peppermint tea.