These images were taken by Joey Rosado, a New York-based photographer who is very into capturing the beauty of black girls. He has also worked with Moshoodat Sanni, a 24-year-old makeup artist, in putting together a photo-series on black women.

1. Moshoodat Sanni herself, all glitterati.

2. The stunning Khoudia Diop in contrasts.

3. These beautiful gorgeous girls are making us pray for twins.

4. You’re beautiful, with or without hair.

5. An inspiration to all of us rocking ‘ajankolokolo’ hair style.

6. Such a flowery beauty.

7. Skin and hair on fleek.

8. Blackness is a state of mind.

9. For the love of lavender.

10. We really want to dye our hair grey now.

11. Melanin popping!

12. This haircut is the absolute business.

13. She is just too pretty.

14. These twins slay!

15. Hair goals!

16. Black and blue, and so very beautiful!



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