Handout (Photo: Courtesy of Taren Guy)

Taren Guy

Sweeping YouTube with her first natural hair and makeup tutorials in the summer of 2009, Taren Guy has since morphed into one of the leading beauty vloggers for Black women. The mother of two young boys with autism, the hair care pillar is also the founder of Faces of Autism, a non-profit aimed at celebrating autistic people and teaching awareness and acceptance of individuals affected by the disorder. In 2014, Guy embarked on her "Luv and Learn Your Hair Tour," encouraging people across the country to embrace their natural tresses.

(Photo: Courtesy of Taren Guy)