Afro-textured hair is always nice to look at when it's in its natural form. But women with this type of hair know how difficult it is to grow it, maintain it and find the perfect natural hairstyles to go with it. The good news is that we have a large number of ideas for afro hair of all lengths, from super short to long and lush. We'll show you how to style your natural hair as you grow it, and how to enhance these delicious curls for flattering results. Style below!
1. Scary Spice Half Up Double Buns
Even though our childhood heroes, the Spice Girls, have long since disappeared, their style inspires us even after more than two decades. For Afro-textured hair, Scary Spice showed us how half-high twin snails make natural curls look adorable.
2. Natural hairstyles for children with ponytail and braid
Not sure what to choose between a high ponytail or pigtails for your little girl? Mix these cute ideas for a unique natural hairstyle. Start with a goddess braid on the side and continue with a high ponytail for the second half. Style your baby hair on the front for a chic touch.
3. Twists with accessories
Half top knots are easily one of the cutest hairstyles regardless of the hair texture. You can, however, form your beautiful thick natural hair into twisted braids before you tie the half together. Add some accessories – like pearls – in the color of your choice. Do not forget to smile to complete the look!
4. Half half natural black hairstyles
If you really want to keep everything natural, skip the braids and just go for a sweet half down to the top top knot. Make sure you comb the first half straight up and let your curls flow freely in the back.
5. Flat Twist Out Curls
The idea of flat twist-out curls is a lifesaver for women who want to improve their natural hair. We recommend getting a stylish haircut to complement this look, such as this multi-layer pixie haircut.
6. Great breath and swirling braid
You can also mix a goddess braid with a big and beautiful touch instead of a ponytail. Begin with the braiding in the front, near your hairline, and drive your side into your swollen ponytail. Fluff the back part as much as possible for some afro-glam.
7. Feed in braided hairstyles for natural hair
The beauty of braids in braids is that they give your all-round hairstyle dynamics. If you want to refine your natural hairdo, combine two braids in a zigzag shape and fill them into a small, swollen knot. Alternatively, you can continue with a braided knot in a similar way.
8. Natural hairstyles for African American women
These corkscrew curls seem too good to be true. Nevertheless, we know what turns and other styling tricks can let off steam. After getting those dreamy curls, poke some of them up and leave some in the front for temporary pony.
9. Sleek and Pulled Back Buns
If you want to take the curls away for a while, opt for a sleek and secluded look. You can get this texture by investing in a high quality hair product such as butter for afro-textured hair or coconut oil. Part your hair as you like and bring the rest back into a classic chignon.
10. Big swollen bread rolls
A good hair product such as the examples mentioned above can also be used to obtain this fabulous swollen bun. Please note that your hair needs to be a bit longer to get the big bun, but then it's about patience to style it carefully.
11. Twisted natural braided hairstyles
Long curls can also be emphasized by braiding to emphasize the length. You can create a twisted braid that flows to the side. The longer the hair, the better the final effect of this natural hairstyle.
12. Big curly hair
While other ladies have to get a perm for such locks, of course you have them. Why do not you show them? As soon as you let your hair grow about halfway up the back (when you're straight), highlight your natural features with this big curly hairstyle.
13. Nice short natural hairstyles
You can style your TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro) in many ways. If you want to survive the classic, all-encompassing Afro style, you can share your hair to the side. It gives your TWA a boost of personality.
14. Chaotic half styles
Do you have a long bob or shoulder long afro-textured hair and do you need a quick hairstyle? Half the depth can never go wrong. You can leave a few streaks in the front to personalize the look.
15. Double puffs
Pom Pom hairstyles are an adorable way to show the natural curls of a young lady. This hairstyle is extremely easy to assemble if it has medium length hair. Get two hair ties and a product to straighten the rest.
16. Naturally curly hairstyles with side borders
A Cornrow or small French braid on the side is a super easy way to get an exotic look. All you have to do is braid and naturally curl the rest of your hair on the other side.
17. Puffy Bun and Curly Bangs
Curly pony really have their own charm. Put your beautiful little corkscrew curls forward and wrap the rest in a sweet, swollen bun at the top.
18. All natural hairstyles for medium-length hair
What could be nicer than combining Afro hair with wide crocheted curls? After styling your hair this way, you can leave it down or tie it in a big whiff. It will definitely look stunning.
19. Lateral Twist and Curly Locks
If you do not have the expense of having complicated braids, you can simply turn part of your hair aside. Secure the twist with a few bobby pins at the end and leave the rest of your hair fabulously curly.
20. Afro ombre black natural hairstyles
An Afro Ombre is really a visual privilege. It not only enhances the effect of the afro by contouring the ends, but it is also a funky fresh way to wear one in the first place. Do not hesitate to be young, wild and free with this look.
21. Straight and shiny natural hair
It will take a lot of hair product and patience, but you can get smooth sleek looks even with afro-textured hair. After waiting for your hair to grow medium, you should make a good haircut and straighten your curls, curly at the end.
22. Flat Twists with swollen ponytail
Flat spirals can be used to braid as well as to contour natural curls. For this look you get the best of both worlds. Start with some swirling, flat turns that spring from your part and leave your back with your curls.
23. Natural short hairstyles with wrap around braids
What makes this elegant natural hairstyle so special is that it works literally for any occasion. From weddings and other formal events to a day at the office or at school, you can create this plaited hair crown for an effortless style.
24. Sweet natural curly hairstyles
This natural twist-out hairstyle looks wonderful, especially in the perfect bob. Make sure that you are wet on wet hair, freshly washed, and twisted with just enough hair butter. Leave it overnight and unravel the twists and turns of the next day for that flawless look.
25th shoulder length curly hairstyle
If your natural hair has grown shoulder-deep, you already have plenty of options to style it. A good way to show finger spools is to take two strands from each side and put them back. This hairstyle not only reveals your pretty facial features, but also frames your face.
26. Long corkscrew curls
As a reward for the patience and perseverance to make your natural curls grow healthily, let your hair down! Enjoy all the natural volume and optionally add a bit of color with an Ombre to increase the dynamics even more.
27. Natural hairstyles for short hair
A TWA is the perfect reason for you to stock up on your favorite hair accessories. Even as simple as this golden metallic headband can make your overall look so much nicer. Try different materials and styles until you get the best for your TWA.
28. Hairstyle with Bantu notes
Like twist-outs, Bantu knots are a fantastic way to get those well-defined, eyes candy curls. Nonetheless, they look just as adorable when you leave them. Young women and adult women can wear Bantu knots beautifully.
29. Natural hairstyles for black women with headbands
Headbands are among the top accessories to complement naturally curly hair. They can easily be replaced with a narrow scarf and look just as good. After wrapping the headband or scarf around your head, open the curls for great results.
30. Feed in Zig Zag Cornrows with double rolls
We are used to seeing cornrows that are woven vertically. Feed-in, Zig Cag Cornrows, however, are a fun approach to this traditional braiding technique. To adjust the look for girls, complete the braids with two high double buns.
31. Braid up to halfway up curls
If you are tired of the same old half to half down hairstyle, you can ascend by adding some braids. Whether it's braids, cornsticks or French braids, we recommend braiding three and ending them in your curly locks.
32. Big Puff Easy Natural Hairstyles
A subtle headband can be a miracle worker for flawless big moves. You can get a black headband to blend discretely with your natural hair color and leave the rest curly and swollen at the top.
33. Twisted hairstyles for natural curly hair
You can leave your twist outs for a funky medium length hairstyle. Just pull it a little on the sides and you have a fake Locs look, which is definitely a sight for sore eyes.
34. Big bouncy finger spools
Layers are your friend. If you want an afro-like hairstyle, make sure you ask your stylist to trim your layers for a round shape. Puff it for an outgoing natural hairstyle.
35. Straightened and braided
If your little girl has super long hair now, you can straighten it out for a special occasion. If you do not want it to be easy, you can put two braids aside and bring them together in the middle. The look is really pretty and makes your daughter feel like a princess.
36. Faux Hawk Protective hairstyles for natural hair
Many women love the edge of a normal, shaved mohawk. However, it can be an incredible challenge to properly grow the pages afterwards. For that, you can create the illusion of a false falcon so your curls can bounce up and back.
37. Fancy Twisted Updos
Another chic wedding or black tie event hair style that looks adorable on natural hair is this twisted updo. Start with twisted pigtails on the side and continue in a swirling updo on the back.
38. Head wrap fast natural hairstyles
There are countless ways to style natural hair with a head wrap. For a brave appearance, consider wrapping a wide head and tying a large bow at the top. You will shine like an African princess!
39. Gold Accessories Curly Styles
As you've noticed, golden hair accessories are often used for afro-textured locks. One of the reasons is that they contrast amazingly with dark hair and skin tones and create a completely glowing look. This metallic headband can be combined with a gold necklace and earrings for great results.
40. Scarf hairstyles for naturally curly hair
Any old scarf can be transformed into the ultimate hair accessory. This messy but well-studied hairstyle is just what you need for a casual summer outfit. Tying the hair will help you to beat the heat in style, while loose curls define their beauty around.
41. Simple natural hairstyles with thin wraps
A thin hair band in the color of your choice can also be used to contour your hairstyle and hold your hair out of sight. You can go for the main screen of your outfit to match.
42. Full cornrows with side chignon
An elegant approach to cornrows is modeling into a particular shape. For example, you can start from one side piece and weave yourself into a chic side chignon.
43. Twist Out Curls and Feed In Braids
If you want thicker braids, you can opt for this lining, which starts from the back of an ear. Bring the twisted curls forward for a super sweet natural hairstyle.
44. Shaved short natural hairstyles for black women
One of the best ways to rock a shaved haircut is when mixed with a pixie. You can shave the sides and the back and style the rest of your curls to the side or the front.
45. Short finger spools
Show your love for the 90s with these beautiful finger spools. You can add a side panel for a modern approach to this classic look that works well for all hair lengths.
46. Conical natural hairstyles
This undercut is an excellent way to showcase your Rock Glam personality. We recommend this natural hairstyle for women with oval faces, but it looks great for anyone who has a bold personality.
47. Short ombre curls
This gray TWA shows how beautiful ombre hair can look on short, curly cuts. You can give your roots their natural color and only make the top part of your pixie cut into silver or charcoal.
48. Retro hairstyles for short natural hair
The noble lady will definitely appreciate this Vintage Pixie haircut. This retro hairstyle, which is characterized by soft waves that amaze the forehead and the sides of your face, is nothing short of glamorous.
49. Short natural curly hairstyles with undercut
Another way to rock an undercut is with this edgy mohawk cut. In addition to the curly top and back, the shaved line design on the sides and neck makes this outfit memorable.
50. Twists and wooden beads
Finally, wooden beads are an accessory that you should remember when seasoning natural hairstyles. You can get Twist Braids all around and add two wooden beads for each braid. Going back to roots has never been so stylish.
To put it in a nutshell, it comes to creativity in choosing the natural hairstyles that work for you. We know that finding the perfect idea when you start growing your natural curls is difficult, but your TWA can look as glamorous as any hip-length hairstyle. Spend some time in choosing the best natural hairstyle and rock it like a queen.