Don’t worry if your hair doesn’t grow as long and thick as you wish. You can rock some amazing short hairstyles for women! In fact, there are so impressive short hairstyles for black women that you will completely forget about long hair.
Here are some examples of easy natural hairstyles for short hair, but there are even more ways to style your hair. Scroll down for inspiration and ideas.
Let’s begin with easy hairstyles for short hair, which look really stylish. These twist out curls with shaved sides and back are just gorgeous! They are easy to look after, perfect for hot climate and suitable for any outfit.
Some short natural hairstyles should remain the most natural as possible. Consider an original haircut – maybe similar to the one below. It looks a little rebellious, reminding a mohawk, but at the same time very simple and cute.
One more super-cute natural hairstyles for short hair here! Experiments with the form, size, and color of your curls are always welcome. Nigerian women are lucky: specific natural hair makes it is easier to make curls versatile.
You can always add bright colors. This style with trendy ombre look proves that coloring experiments are suitable not only for long hairstyles.
Those, who worry about volume, should consider building it by shaving sides and back. Thus, you will gather curl on the top, opening temples and neck. It suits perfectly for a round face.
Don’t forget about classy afro hairstyles for short hair. Leave it natural and add an interesting accent. It can be side-parted style, like in the photo below, – simple and original at the same time, traditional afro with a small update.
Speaking about afro hairstyles for short hair, a puff also looks catchy and cute. Besides, it is simple and fuss-free. Just push your hair back and fix with a tire. You can also make a small roll above your forehead for extra volume.
Here’s an alternative to twists and shaved sides: all-one-length curls gathered on the sides. Pin hair back at the temples, and you’ll get the classic elegant look.
Those looking for simplicity in the first place just choose a nice haircut. Leave your curls long enough to style easily and go with it. This is the best way to show the natural beauty of your hair.
Here’s one more variant of afro puff – the perfect alternative to a ponytail or a bun. Short hair doesn’t mean styling options are limited. You always can take some hair ties and pins and create something like this.
Some magic here: the curls that are both loose and tight, natural and well-structured. It means you can look casual and glamorous at the same time. Again, some experiments with the size and form of your curls, and the look is ready.
You’ve already seen some bold hairstyles. If you are not ready to shave temples, you can fake it by making a couple of braids on the sides. The braids and curls always look great together and are already in the list of top popular natural hair twist styles for short hair.
Add more braids for short natural hair, and you’ll get a real mohawk. Starts braiding your hair from the back and sides and move up. Some patience and you will end up with a creative look and an improvised mohawk that easily turns into curls.
If you are looking for protective hairstyles for short natural hair, there’s something for you as well. Tight flat twists – perfect updo that guarantees no fuss and low maintenance.
If you are tired of good old afro but don’t want tight braids, you can go with twist outs. Twist them on one side to create a fresh look.
Twists can be different, too. It is very easy you make tiny spirals overnight. Separate them, and you’ll get a cool replica of dreadlocks. Besides, it is the excellent protective hairstyle.
Don’t be surprised: this cascading updo is an option for short hair. The refined hairstyle requires little maintenance, protects hair from damage, and lasts for a long time if you sleep on a satin pillowcase.
Time to pay some attention to very short natural hairstyles. Coiled coif looks very sophisticated and neat.
If you consider something even more radical, go with a big chop. And don’t believe if anyone tells it is a hairstyle for boys.
Ladies often choose short hairstyles when they decide to make hair healthier. Trim it well, moisturize it regularly, and you’ll get tiny nice locks from the very beginning, regardless of hair length.
Textured curls, shaved sides, mohawk style – you’ve seen hairstyles like this before, but now it gets shorter and even more eye-catching! Flawless curls look feminine, so don’t be afraid to be tough with sides.
One-inch-long curls are long enough to look awesome and short enough to cause a minimum fuss. This is one of those styles that can look completely boring or absolutely amazing. Play with curls size and color to look bright.
Last but not least, here are a few short hairstyles for black hair with using accessories. There is too much room for experiments, so we’ll show the most popular choice: a headwear. It is the easiest way to style your hair originally without much time, effort, or money.