Throughout history, natural hair has been an emblem of power, beauty, and identity — from Angela Davis’ iconic afro during the civil rights movement to Solange Knowles’ rallying anthem Don’t Touch My Hair. In Braided & Laid, Bustle celebrates natural hair in all of its glory — whether styled into braids with slicked, laid edges or teased with a hair pick for maximum volume — and the power found within every curl and coil.