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African American Short Hairstyles

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African American Short Hairstyles

Some women believe that short hairstyles have limited variety and freedom. If you are feeling bored with your long hair then switch to short hairstyles to stand out. If you are searching for a chic short hairstyle then here is a collection of inspirational short hairstyles just for you. During the early years, short hairs are only worn by men but nowadays, short hairstyles can make you look sexier and very feminine too. Typically, every woman now dares to wear a chin length or a short bob hairstyle.
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African American Short Hairstyles

There were times when we believed that short hairstyles did not offer us much freedom and variety. Today we are impressed at how versatile short hairstyles can be, especially those stunning styles for African American women, whose hair is naturally thick and dense. Some girls simply start blooming with short hairstyles, while longer hair makes them ordinary. If you haven’t found your perfect short hairstyle yet or seek for new variations, if you do not know how to style your short hair for the coming party so that it looks chic, here is an abundant source of inspiration in pictures.
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African American Short Hairstyles

Short hair, don’t care — that seems to be the motto these days. Everyone from celebrities to women we cross paths with on the reg seem to be trading in long locks for short crops, and we love it. Just look at these celeb-approved short hairstyles for black women, which balance style and function. These short ‘dos allow you to embrace your natural texture, keep you cool in the warm months ahead and shave precious minutes off of your morning routine. Win-win-win. And just because your hair is short doesn’t mean there aren’t a million ways to wear it. Here, the short hairstyles for African American women that we’re obsessing over. SEE NEXT PAGE: Edge Out the Competition 0 of 18
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African American Short Hairstyles

Short hairstyles for black women are very impressive and versatile too! “Short hair, don’t care.” Have you heard this motto? It seems to be the favorite motto of women with short hair. Every woman including famous celebrities are trading their long tresses for short crops and we definitely love it! Let’s take a look at these stunning short hairstyles for black women which provide style and balance. Embrace the natural texture of your hair. It will keep you cool during those warmer months. Most of all, it can save you more time on your morning routine. Even if you have a short hair, there are still a million ways of styling it. Today, black women are becoming obsessed in these spectacular hairstyles.
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African American Short Hairstyles

A beautiful short hairstyle begins from the correct choice of a short haircut, optimal for you personally. Note that short haircuts tend to highlight the shape of your face and your facial features, especially the eyes. That’s why it wouldn’t be appropriate to claim that short hairstyles suit everyone. However, if you can boast of beautiful healthy skin and oval face, you will be a goddess with literally any short hairstyle, starting from an extremely short pixie to a chin-length bob. At the same time, if you believe you have something to conceal, you should be more exacting about the choice of the right short haircut.
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African American Short Hairstyles

African American short hairstyles have infinite styling options. For example, you can spice-up the short crop with a long fringe and transform it into something modern and cute. The cool look with side undercuts can be obtained by working the bangs and the top hair into a big curly ‘do. Add some highlights optionally, and you’ll get yourself one sassy hairstyle! Did you know Rihanna wore the same hairstyle on the red carpet?

When you are looking at the hairstyles of black ladies, you can see how extremely fashionable they are. And this is mostly because they prefer stylish short hairstyles. They say that short hairdos for black women are up-to-date, as they go not only with the fashion, but with the entire character of these ladies, who seem great and elegant in the brown and black hair that is cut short to the best size ever.
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Not only is the style spunky, the color sets you apart from other black women. Short hairstyles with a tapered silhouette are popular among African American beauties with thick hair. If you have a similar cut, why not visit the barber and get him to refresh your look by lining you up?
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The undercut is one of the best African American short hairstyles for women. With shaved hair on the sides and back and longer hair on top, this classic male cut gets a whole new life when done in a platinum color on females. Style the hair forward and boost the texture in the layers to give off a mysterious, sexy vibe.
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Finger waves are a favorite for African hairstyles. Short hair needs structure, otherwise it can get really boring really quick. With structured waves and curls like these, short hair becomes elegant and refined. Be prepared to get your hair done regularly, as finger waves are very difficult to do at home.

Extra short natural hairstyles look very charming and moving. It’s almost like baby’s hair that nevertheless, doesn’t look childish. Yes, hair grows out quickly and you will need an update soon, but that’s the fascination of black short hairstyles like this one.
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African American hairstyles have a lot of freedom in terms of color. This hue is gorgeous against deep skin tones but would look out of place on anyone else. If you’ve never tried bright bronze before, now’s the time. To keep it classy, ask your stylist for slightly darker roots and lots of layers.
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Normally, short hairstyles look best when they are left natural. However, when it comes to really short cuts, you cannot vary their styles often and need a professional hairdo. FYI, latest styles and trends make it possible to go limitless styling options for black women with really short hair.
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Short hair-styles are all about self-expression. That’s why you will often see women wearing amazing never-seen-before hairstyles. The idea is to be creative, like the model in the image. She decided to go with a vintage short-style, featuring Betty Boopdyed curls. If you want her look, you will need a curling iron and hair cream. This sexy short hairstyle with ombre hair strands is really fabulous!
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The short and sassy black hairstyle was branded a while back. Since then, it has been a favorite with women, and hair-stylists are confident it will continue to be a trend-setter for years to come. The African American beauty in the image is wearing this playful haircut styled into spikes in the centre and shorter sleek sides. Hair stylists also recommend applying texturing cream and finishing everything off with hairspray in order to achieve the perfect fauxhawk look.
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As much as we love beautiful long locks and edgy hairstyles, simplicity often manages to create the most sophisticated look. In addition to this, black short haircuts are usually more attractive than long ones. Just take a look at this gorgeous simple pixie cut that does nothing more than enhances the model’s natural beauty. The best thing about the short pixie cut is the fact that it requires little to none maintenance. Simply ruffle it up a bit in the morning for a casual look, or add some hair product for a sleek appearance.
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Short black hairstyles practically beg for edged-out designs. If you’re willing to go super short on the sides, why not add some fresh designs? Ask your stylist to freestyle something just for you, that way it will fit in with your haircut and your head shape.
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Simply brushed back and cut close, this is one African American haircut that is not only lovely but convenient too. You’ll love how easy it is to get ready in the morning, not to mention the money you’ll save with a quick trim at regular salon appointments instead of paying for a fancy weave.
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We’re loving the combination of blonde and pastel for African American women. So chic! This version of the trend kicks things up a notch with all the right accessories: perfect brows, sparkly earrings, and a bold pink lip.

1 Of 45 Curled BobLet your curls loose with this carefree hairstyle from Tessa Thompson. For more defined ringlets, part strands and hit with a curling iron. Getty 2 Of 45 Braided Fro-HawkHave some fun with your TWA by pinning or braiding the sides into a cute fro-hawk like Issa Rae’s at a LinkedIn event. GettyAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 3 Of 45 Sleek and EvenKelly Rowland’s sleek bob is a busy girl’s dream, being so easy to maintain. Keep the part centered for a symmetrical, even look. Getty 4 Of 45 Soft CurlsJanelle Monae’s curled bob is all about super soft texture. This classic look can be achieved by twisting your natural hair into bantu knots overnight and letting them loose in the morning. GettyAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 5 Of 45 Classic Waves Meagan Good served classic Hollywood glamour with cherry red lipstick and a short cut with waves of hair in the front. Her whimsical curls can be achieved by blending clip-in extensions. Getty 6 Of 45 Tousled and Tapered Have fun with your honey brown highlights like Keke Palmer, by having a barber taper fade your back edges and use wax to flip up strands in the front. GettyAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 7 Of 45 Freeform LocsFreeform locs like Willow Smith’s are a great short hairstyle that can be achieved by locking the ends of your hair while allowing the roots to stay loose. Getty 8 Of 45 Pinned ElevationRock out with this brown bob that has a mid-section elevated with bobby pins, like Jada Pinkett Smith. Smooth out those baby hairs with a toothbrush and moose. GettyAdvertisement – Continue Reading Below 9 Of 45 Naturally BeautifulMaria Borges made a huge statement by being the first model to rock natural hair during the 2016 Victoria’s Secret Annual Fashion Show. Achieve this look by keeping your short afro well moisturized. Getty 10 Of 45 Raised CurlsIf you have a loose curl pattern that grows upwards like Kiersey Clemons, try having your stylist cut the sides and back of your hair low, for this beautiful look. Getty Next Gallery 7 Winter Skin Care Tips From the Pros Those chapped lips don’t stand a chance. By April Franzino

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