Black women’s hairstyles that stand out are currently fashionable. From sleek bobs with sculpted shapes to darling pixie cuts, these looks will show off your personality while simultaneously making your locks beautiful. Strike up your pixie cut with vibrant hues like this gorgeous reddish-brown. Or experiment with adding platinum locks for an eye-catching two-tone finish!
Short Haircuts for Black Women
A classic pixie haircut is an effortless way to showcase your beauty. Combined with an edgy taper fade and feathered layers, pixie cuts become even more captivating and eye-catching. A classic and adorable coif for any black woman is a bob with long front layers brushed forward – it creates depth and tapered structure and is versatile enough for women of any age! Add some vibrant shades on the top layer for an added pop of color and a bold edge layer! If you’re transitioning from relaxed to natural hair, a fro-hawk is an eye-catching and creative style to showcase your new texture. Or you could comb or braid TWA into a classic bob, low fade, or cornrows – the possibilities are limitless! Be sure to use a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner so your strands remain healthy and moisturized.
Natural Hairstyles for Black Women
With the natural hair movement on the rise, many black women opt for natural curls and kinks over chemical straightening. Afros with layers can look fantastic; regular trims may be necessary to keep it healthy. Ask your stylist for a cut that complements your face shape while keeping curls fuller and fuller. If you prefer shorter natural hairstyles, consider opting for a curly pixie cut with a side part. This style will highlight your facial features and look great when accessorized with head wraps or beaded necklaces. When consulting your stylist about maintaining this style with minimal products needed for maintenance. Braids and twists are another popular style among black women. Easy to carry and adding an element of color, braids can transform your look instantly. DIY or consult a professional braider can create these looks. Popular braided styles include box braids, twizzles, faux locs, cornrows, Senegalese twists, Marley twists, and Havana twistss.
Hairstyles for Black Women with Long Faces
With the rise of the AU natural movement, many black women opt to keep their strands honest by styling options like swirly micro bangs and buzz-cut strip designs. Furthermore, there’s also the lob length – an in-between length that may suit various black women well. Celebrities like Gabrielle Union have taken to sporting a short and sassy shaggy pixie hairstyle that works beautifully on oval and heart-shaped faces. This feathered style can also be tailored with face-framing curls or full frontal fringe to enhance rounder faces. Add a glamorous flair to your look by adopting Issa Rae’s look by opting for a curly top fade with dye, similar to Issa’s. It can be worn straight or wavy and looks best with medium ash brown highlights or natural salt-and-pepper highlights. Or experiment with a curly or edgy angled bob for a more sophisticated appearance.
Hairstyles for Black Women with Thick Hair
Black women with thick locks are blessed to style their strands in many different ways, from natural updos to braided styles, allowing them to express their inner confidence with these looks. Make an impactful statement with this jaw-grazing bob with bangs to enhance your facial features and keep your locks shiny throughout the day! We suggest using a hair moisturizer for maximum shine. If you want to add some brightness and vibrance to your outfit, choose a deep wine hue as a striking accent color. It complements most skin tones while remaining subtle enough not to overwhelm. Pixie with full bangs is another fashionable look for black women with thick hair. This style can easily be styled to any desired design; add zig-zagged patterns for extra flair.