Your child is sure to love this simple yet trendy braided style! Add flowers as an elegant finishing touch for special events.
Cultural Appropriation and Black Hairstyles
Cultural appropriation is a reality in today’s society, where non-Black celebrities and fashion magazines co-opt black hairstyles for personal gain, despite their historical and cultural value.
Short Natural Hairstyles
Black women wearing natural short hairstyles can make a bold fashion statement. A new haircut can give you a whole new look. Take inspiration from Samira Wiley, who experimented with colored hair, or Danai Gurira’s bold look in Black Panther!
Beginner Afros and Sleek Top Knots
Create stunning beginner afros by teasing your hair for extreme height. Complete the look with a sleek crown top knot or rock a low fade or twist out tresses into an afro if you have shorter locks. Perfect for beach days and evening events!
Longer Natural Locks with Layers and Bangs
For longer natural locks, try a style with layers and bangs, or go for a sleek bob. These styles are perfect for showcasing your beautiful natural curls. The versatility of curly hair allows you to style it into braids, buns, and ponytails for various looks.
Natural Curls and Flat Twists
Curly hair is a signature style for black women and a symbol of their heritage. Try a flat twists updo to add texture and edge to your curls. It not only serves as a protective style but also showcases your natural curl patterns when combined with a gorgeous red hue.
Full Natural Afro with Versatile Part
If you have extra length, embrace a full natural afro to show off your beautiful curls. Play around with the parting by switching between middle or side-parted styles for a different look!
Tapered Natural hair for Stylish Maintenance
Keeping up with hair trends may not be your top priority as a parent, but you can still maintain your daughter’s natural curls in a stylish way. The curly tapered look adds softness and highlights cheekbone high points. Customize it further by adding orange tips as highlights!
Curly Pixies and Bobs with Faded Sides
Curly pixies and bobs with faded sides are effortless and low-maintenance hairstyles for black girls. Accent them with deep hues like burgundy to enhance the richness of your locks. For an edgy finish, add a shaved line on one side.
Wild Ringlets for Volume and Softness
Tight and thick ringlets are an impressive natural hairstyle choice for black girls. They add volume to your look while softening cheekbones and eyes. Achieve this look with leave-in moisturizing lotion and a curl sponge or by braiding intricate cornrows to showcase your lush coils.