There’s nothing as freeing and gorgeous when you embrace your natural hair in all its glory. It’s healthier for your hair and looks amazing. If you are someone who is stuck trying to think up of new ideas for your natural hair, then these are the ones for you. Here are 21 stunning hairstyles that are a must-try for everyone. Irrespective of your hair length and type, you can try these styles and enhance your beauty naturally. And if you are thinking about switching it up, what are you waiting for? These on-trend styles that will offer up all the hair inspiration and ideas you need.
21 Natural Hairstyles for Black Women to Enhance Your Look
Free Open Curls
This is the hairstyle that screams freedom. You see that smile that comes when you feel free and confident to let your hair down the way they are. The simple middle partition is perfect because it’s so much in trend, and it gives an elegant look. You need moisturizers to tame your curl and enhance them more. Keep using hair masks and oils regularly to soften your curls and keep them away from frizz. This will help you keep your natural hair in the way they are. This hairstyle is perfect for letting your hair down and looks gorgeous.
Brown Afro Bob
If you have very tight curls and relatively thick hair, there will be many times when you get tired of styling them, but sometimes it’s better to let your curls run free, and all you need to do is proper combing in the natural direction of your curls and applying your usual hair moisturizers. This could be the best hairstyle that would justify all these things. This is a mini Afro. Chances of breakage of hair become least as you do not need any hair bands or heat styling. To keep your mini Afro healthy, you should comb your hair out when it’s dry instead of wet and regularly use masks and oil treatments to maintain moisture.
Short Curly Bob
This hairstyle is perfect for everyone trying to figure out new and trendy ways to style short natural hair. For this hairstyle, we go for a tapered cut with long bangs. It is very casual and messy because of a lot of loose, curly tendrils at the front of the head. These Long curly bangs that fall over the eyes are a great way to show off your curls. Its a messy and casual hairstyle, which looks fantastic on little frizzy hair, so don´t overuse any gels or hair creams.
Small cornrows are also known as ‘lemonade braids.‘ They take longer to put in, but they’re worth the extra time. These braids are incredibly low-maintenance as you don’t have to spend any time every day to style them. They are durable once complete. They are extremely protective of your hair. You can even leave them in for as long as four to six weeks as they are stronger than other plaits and twists. So if you have unmanageable hair and don’t want to spend lots of time every day to style them, this is a great option. They’re also a good choice if you have thin hair but still want the braid look.
Bold Small Locks with Undercut
Having curls always gives you mixed feelings. You hate and love them at the same time. If you want to hold onto your curls but are tired of dealing with the mess they sometimes create, undercuts are the best option. And if you are tired of your long locks, make them short. Trust us; they will look gorgeous. This hairstyle is the bold hairstyle out of all other African hairstyles. The shaved edge makes you comfortable and makes your curls easy to maintain. Whereas your small locks behave as cute ringlets which balances the boldness and gives a feminine touch.
Topside Curly Bun
It is gorgeous how beautifully she is smiling and showing off her gorgeous red carpet updo for natural hair. This is such a unique hairstyle with a splash of asymmetry. The hairstylists have so perfectly managed to achieve the sleekness on one side and fix the sweep securely on the top of another side. It’s rather unusual to wear a bun pushed onto your forehead, which gives this hairstyle that unique touch. Natural curly hair will be perfect for this hair-styling experiment. It the new idea If you need an elegant updo for natural hair.
Short Side Swept
Going through the busy schedules, it is always difficult to manage long and straight hair. But women are not much willing to cut there her short as there is wrong thinking that short hair are not much feminine look. Breaking all those myths and stereotypes, we bring you a short cut hairstyle, which adds a much more feminine and robust look to your personality. From the image above, we can see how strong the personality looks. The side swept of the hair brings much more confidence to the look. The hairstyle not only brings a strong personality but also enhance all your face structure.
Platinum Tapered Cut
A platinum tapered cut is mostly for those people who have short hair. In this hairstyle back and side hair are shorter than the front and top. Tapered cuts are usually styled in pixies, bobs, bangs, etc. The tapered cut looks good on every hair like black, blonde, blue, etc. Perfect tools and moisturizers are used to create a perfect look. Finger curls or coils look very cool on platinum tapered cut. The tapered cut is very comfortable in summers. If you have naturally curly hair, then a platinum tapered cut is perfect for you. Platinum tapered cut consumes less time, which is best for working women, men, etc.
Rope Strand Twist Out Hairstyle
Rope strand hairstyle looks like a real rope. For natural thick long hair, this rope twist hairstyle is best. In this hairstyle, three hair strands are used, which looks like a rope. If you want a creative and simple hairstyle then you must try this rope twist out hairstyle. Rope hairstyles are styled in different forms like buns, ponytails, etc. It doesn’t require any professional hairstylists. For college, parties, photo shoots rope strand twist out hairstyle is a good option.
Cornrow with Twisted Braids
Cornrows are African hairstyles and always in trend. Twisted braids with cornrows give traditional added with a modern look. Natural curly hair are difficult to style, so this cornrow with twisted braids is the best option to maintain curly hair. Cornrows are usually time-consuming but look very classy and unique. Long hair divided into three parts to make cornrows and continue with braids, but ends will remain untied. Some hair sprays are used to make long-lasting hairstyles.
Loose Coils with High Bun
Buns are perfect for every occasion or season. Girls usually more comfortable in buns so, loose coils add some dramatic look to your hairstyle. In this hairstyle front, hair is turned into loose coils, and back hair is tied into a high bun. For naturally curly or fine hair loose coils with a high bun are a perfect choice. It looks more eye appealing witless eye makeup and bright lip shade.
High Trio Ponytail
A high trio ponytail is also known as Rapunzel braids. It is a very simple but fashionable hairstyle. Like its name trio means three ponytails merged in one. Some hair ornaments or accessories make it more beautiful. African style appears in this ponytail. Some actresses wear this for red carpets or award functions etc. Very less makeup is required with this hairstyle to make it simple. Little girls look cute in this hairstyle. Any dress will go with this style.
Hair Puffs with Bangs
Hair puffs with bangs are for medium length hair. In this hairstyle, firstly, hairdressers cut hair with bangs, then with the help of hair appliances, provide texture to your hair like puffs. Choose your hairstyle according to face shape, width, color, etc. A hairstyle is just a part of your personality, so if you are cool, funny, then this hair puff hairstyle suits best on you. Hair puffs add bounce and volume to your hair. Bangs cover your forehead, so according to your choice, you can set it up. This hairstyle comes with less maintenance.
Afro hair is rich in volume, texture, color, strength. Afro hair undo is a wedding hairstyle. Any professional hairstylist styles this hairstyle because it requires time. Wedding hairstyles are special than any other regular hairstyle. So, updos are difficult to manage. You can add any hairpins, flowers according to your choice. Thick hair is not easy to maintain. Afro hair updo needs hair spray pins etc. for a perfect look. With minimal makeup and wedding gown, you are ready to go for your special day.
Low Bun Feed in Braids
Low bun feed in braids is a gorgeous hairstyle. Hair is divided into symmetrical sections, and each section turned into braids, then all the braids tied in one low round bun. Bun in this hairstyle is looking like a flower. This hairstyle is for medium to long hair. Low bun looking very classy and always in fashion. If all hair is managed properly in this hairstyle. For proms, weddings, etc. it is an excellent option. This hairstyle suits very well for any occasion or dress.
Faux with the Tails
The traditional American hairdos are mostly related with long braids. But the braids are now transformed in modern ways to meet the Trends. If you also want to be a little trendier, then this full braid hairstyle is for you. From the above-provided hairdo, we can see this is a red carpet hairstyle, which is going to be an over the top look. Starting with the middle of the crown area of your head, you have to make a simple braid but more loosely to bring that fluffy look, as we have seen in the image up. Both sides are styled by French braid, which is done tightly compare to the braid done in the center. The middle braid is continued till the end. This look is perfect when you have the strong, long, and perfect texture of your hair. This hairstyle is considered a heavy look, which will be perfect for theme parties, and you also need a lot of setting spray to make its hairdo stay in place.
Textured Hair with Accessories
In this modern era, where we see all the heavy styling and allot more techniques that help in transferring your hair into new looks. In all these styles and trends, we forget about the natural beauty we have. Getting styled and using all the heating and harmful material on your delicate hair can cause alt of damaging to your hair. If you are tired of all these fashion and trend bars and want to go all-natural, then this hairdo is for you. The hairstyle does not contain any harmful material or steps; instead, it’s all about the natural texture of your hair. You can choose any length, but here in the picture, we have gone for the short cut, and it is styled with the gold hairband, which is making it perfect for parties, but you can always choose the accessories according to your wish and occasion you are styling for.
Adopting Natural Beauty
The time and trend have gone of doing the over the top makeup looks or hairdos. Now people are more into adapting nature. Often we can see around us how people are confident about their natural beauty, and they have learned how to love their natural self. Even there are neutral makeup looks and natural hairstyles on the red carpets and magazines. Here is the natural and easiest hairdo, which will make you look trendy as well. The girl above has the natural texture of the African hair. But we can easily achieve these hairstyles in a heatless manner. Start with dividing your hair into two portions and then braid the portion in a French braid and leave it for the night in the morning you will wake up with natural curls and bouncy hair.
My Braid My Crown
Princesses need to wear their crowns. Here is a crown hairstyle that is perfect for our strong, powerful women out there. In today’s busy work life, the woman does not have much time to look after there, which is very important due to the growing pollution; otherwise, the women face hair problems such as weak hair, dry scalped, hair problem, and grey hair. Usually, to cover these problems, we use chemical products and heavy accessories, we cause more damage to our hair. But here we bring you natural hair which is free from any chemical products and accessories. It is simple, yet it will step up your styling game. Here the women have braid her hair and use the braid to make that crown.
Simple & Elegant Ponytail Hairstyle
Are you done with curls? Don’t have that curly natural texture? Enough of the bounce? Want something simple and elegant? If you fall into these categories, then the next hairdo is for you. If you were looking for a chic yet sophisticated look, then the search is over. This hairstyle is, especially for straight hair. No extra products need to be used in achieving this elegant look. If you have frizzy hair, then you can use oil or hair gel, which consists of natural products. Begging with tying your hair simple in a high ponytail, and the next step would be taking a bulk of hair and wrapping it around the ponytail. For the support, you can use rubber bands and hairpins. The thing to notice is the styles in the hair are cut at the bottom. In the above-given picture, we can see the hair at the end is cut in a straight line.
Bounce Your Hair
If the heavy hair-styling isn’t your thing. But you still want your hair to look lively. Here is the simple and casual hairstyle which will work fantastic with your personality and make you a charmer in all your Instagram pictures. Just simple shampoo your hair condition it well use all the protecting serums which re good for your hair and help them to make it strong and completely nourish it. There are a lot of serums to protect the curly texture of hair, needed for this hairdo; you can use that as you have to leave your hair open and let them bounce with the air.
We tried to show you almost all aspects of styling your natural hair in this article, and we are sure you have had that desire in you now to try these simple and casual hairdos. Even if you are still not sure, we know you are a bit relieved by these easy to achieve styling ideas! They are done and loved by many celebrities and they are so much in trend. They are protective of your natural hair and the texture you posses. They keep your hair much more manageable with your unmanageable and curly hair. So what are you waiting for? All you should is take a picture of the hairdo you liked the most and want and try to do it. The most amazing thing is you do not need a hairstylist to achieve these hairdos. You can get them by yourself.