Love Island’s Maura Higgins shows off ‘lion mane’ natural hair and she looks ROARSOME

Someone give Love Island All Stars the green light and fly her out immediately

Maura Higgins straight hair up do

by Nathan Katnoria |
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If there's one thing we love about Love Island 2019 star Maura Higgins - other than her hilarious personality and witty one liners, of course - then it's her trademark chocolate brown hair. It somehow always looks like something from a Galaxy advert.

From long and straight to a chic updo, Maura has rocked plenty of different styles since rising to fame on the ITV2 dating show three years ago.

But there's one thing that we didn't know about Maura's hair; it's naturally wavy. More than that; in its natural state, it's a wavy, lion's mane (her words and ours). Grrrr.

Maura recently shared a sun-soaked snap which showed off her natural hair and we have to admit, we're loving it.

She shared the picture on her Instagram Story she wrote, "Natural hair strikes again."

How gorge.

Maura Higgins in Mexico on her Instagram story
©Instagram/Maura Higgins

What's her secret, we hear you ask? Going on holiday, good genes and not brushing her hair for a few days.

Maura posted another shot of her naturally wavy locks a few days later and all we can say is THE VOLUME.

She compared her natural look to that of a lion's mane and we can see why. She wrote, "Not going to lie... I've not brushed my hair in days 🦁."


We wish humidity did that to our hair. Actually, we just wish we were somewhere with humidity to do that to our hair right now. Sigh.

Maura Higgins showing off her grey hair
©Instagram/Maura Higgins

Although this is the first time she's shown off her natural waves, Maura revealed she was going grey in April 2021 when she revealed her lockdown roots on social media.

The photo showing her au naturel hair colour was captioned, "Fifty shades of grey."

Who is Maura Higgins?

Maura is a reality star and TV presenter who rose to fame on the fifth series of Love Island in 2019. Since then she's bagged her own ITV2 show, competed on Dancing on Ice and hosted the Irish version of BBC Three's Glow Up.

How old is Maura Higgins?

Maura is 32 years old. She was born on 25 November 1990, making her a Sagittarius.

Where is Maura Higgins from?

Maura is originally from County Longford in Ireland, however she now lives in Essex.

When was Maura Higgins on Love Island?

Maura appeared on the fifth series of Love Island in 2019. Although she entered the villa with her sights set on Tommy Fury, Maura coupled up with Tom Walker, Marvin Brooks and Chris Taylor. She later admitted she fancied Curtis Pritchard and they coupled up after Casa Amor before going on to finish the show in fourth place.

Who is Maura Higgins dating?

Maura and Curtis' relationship didn't last on the outside world and she later recoupled with Chris Taylor. When they split, she went on to date Strictly star Giovanni Pernice. It's thought that Maura is currently single, although she was pictured kissing Joey Essex at the Pride of Britain Awards at the end of 2022.

Does Maura Higgins have Instagram?

She sure does and you can follow her at @maurahiggins.

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