Just because your natural hair is short doesn’t mean it can’t be worked into a variety of styles.
4C Hair may be delicate, but it stays Most versatile of all hair typesNow what does this mean for you?
That means your natural hair can give you a gorgeous look regardless of its length.The strands are elastic and the coils are curvy. It allows you to create braids, twists, curls, and various shapes with (or without) wax, gel, hairpins, or rubber bands.
Now that you know this, why not learn how to style natural short hair?
How to style natural short hair
If you have short Type C hair, work it into one of the following styles:
Want a little break from grooming your hair? cut it. Low cuts are not just for men. Also suitable for women.
You can either cut all of your hair the same length and low, or shave the sides to create a short hair fade.
If you want an Afrocentric look that takes you back to your roots, the bantu knot hairstyle is the way to go. Styling the knot correctly will suit any occasion.
Additionally, consider using bobby pins to secure the knot.And wear a satin bonnet to keep your hair hydrated.
Afro puffs are similar to common bread. Use an elastic band to style your afro hair into a dense updo, creating a puff or two.
Many naturalists love puffs. You can add her hair accessories like clips to her hair or wear her one or her two braids/twists on the side.
The twist blends into the afro-textured hair coils to create an alluring rope-like look.
You can go for a Senegalese twist or a bounce twist. The latter is more suitable for natural hair because it is twisted and then compressed to create bouncy curls, and stretched to increase length.
Cornrows are smooth and perfect for styling short, natural hair.
You can braid your hair into different styles of cornrows or add hair extensions to add a little extra length while maintaining a natural look.
If you don’t want a twist or cornrows, you can style your hair into a box braid if you prefer.
No need to braid or twist all over your hair. You can manipulate half and leave the rest alone for a stylish look.
The Frohawk is inspired by the Mohawk. But here, instead of shaving the sides of the hair, all the hair is manipulated into a flowhawk.
This style is perfect if you don’t mind a little drama.
This styling of naturally short hair involves dividing the hair into sections, twisting them to dry, and untwisting them to achieve wavy strands.
You don’t have to go to a salon to pull this off. You can wrap your hair around your fingers in your bedroom or living room and do it all yourself. The result is a tight, bouncy coil in your hair.
Gorgeous hair styling for natural short hair. If you don’t have the patience to do it yourself, be sure to see a hairstylist.
Dinners, red carpets, and formal events on your calendar? Why not turn your short hair into finger waves? It looks great with your dinner dress.
This hairstyle forms the hair into a flat “S” wave and lays it flat on the scalp.
Want to achieve a stunning hairstyle using only your natural hair? Use hair extensions instead.
From attachment extensions to clip-ins, crochet, faux locks, wool, African threading and much more. It also comes in a variety of colors, which can help you take a break from your natural hair color.
There it is. If you want more ideas for styling your natural short hair, take a look at these.
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