Black Women Hair Pictures

Black Women Long Hairstyle
Black Women Long Hairstyle

Hairstyle Ideas for Black Women

“Black is beautiful” –maybe it’s a woman or her hair. The nature of the hair of black women has a diverse quality with thick hair that has tight and short curls. So, in this case, the styling and maintenance is also different. Many black women hate their fuzzy afro hair and prefer hair-straightening before styling it. But the natural hair can be styled to look implausible by treating it properly. Coarse hair consumes frequent conditioning to look good. Other than this, the uncommon fact is that, most of the black hairstyles look alike, but, the techniques and care is different and the results achieved are poles apart.

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Braids Hairstyle for Black WomenBeautiful Braids Hairstyle for Black WomenPixie Haircut for Black Women - Rihanna Pixie HaircutBuzz Haircut for Black Women
Braids Hairstyle for Black Women
Braids Hairstyle for Black Women
Beautiful Braids Hairstyle for Black Women
Beautiful Braids Hairstyle for Black Women
Pixie Haircut for Black Women - Rihanna Pixie Haircut
Pixie Haircut for Black Women - Rihanna Pixie Haircut
Buzz Haircut for Black Women
Buzz Haircut for Black Women

“Afro” is one of the most common hairstyles seen among the social black women. A style worn mostly on long hair in which, the hair is combed up to make the curly long hair to stand apart from the scalp to give a large and round shape around the head. Even women with straight hair also can try an afro style provided, the hair got to be artificially curled and thickened. “Braids” is the next catchy hairstyle suggested for black women. The word itself explains the method. A section or the whole hair parted into three will be plaited together tightly or loosely to have a legible look. Braids created into parts are the most beautiful and feminine style seen among these women.

Women who go on partying and fashioning their hair can also try ‘Afro puffs”. Here the hair is combed up and clutched up with an elastic holder or a band and styled to the form of a puff. The hair can either be parted into two or needn’t be parted at all. The silhouette figure gives an image of eye-catching puffy ball(s) worn on the head. It usually suits the young girls. Another variety that can be tried is the Bantu knots or Zulu-knots where the hair is segmented to various divisions. Then every section is tightly twisted to form coils where the ends of the coils are tucked under the coils themselves. The overall appearance in the head looks like different knotted tied all around the head showing the scalp through the partitions. The number of the sections can be decided according to the thickness and length of the hair.

Women taken away by loads of duties who hardly find time to maintain the hair can opt for a Buzz cut. The hair is cut really short till the scalp level. Black hair which has a thick texture looks eye-catching for women as black celebrities nowadays flaunt this sexy style which suits any occasion. Women who straighten their hair and try short hairstyles could go for a Pixie cut.The former is a short crop which suits both curly and straightened hair. In Pixie, the hair is cut short around the head and long at the top. Gels can give differences in the looks according the individual’s interest. To make off any of these patterns, it is important to treat the hair properly well so that the hairstyle looks chic and feminine.

Black Women Hairstyles Pictures

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African Braids Hairstyle
African Braids Hairstyle
Braids Hairstyle for Black Women
Braids Hairstyle for Black Women
Afro Hairstyle - Long Hairstyle for Black Women
Afro Hairstyle - Long Hairstyle for Black Women
Beautiful Afro Hairstyle - Long Hairstyle for Black Women
Beautiful Afro Hairstyle - Long Hairstyle for Black Women
Afro  Puff Hairstyle - Party Hairstyle for Black Women
Afro Puff Hairstyle - Party Hairstyle for Black Women
Afro Hairstyle for Women
Afro Hairstyle for Women
Buntu Knots Hairstyle for Women
Buntu Knots Hairstyle for Women
Buntu Knots Hairstyle for Women
Buntu Knots Hairstyle for Women
Low Afro Puff Hairstyle for Black Women
Low Afro Puff Hairstyle for Black Women

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Brinafr3sh 5 years ago from West Coast, United States

Thanks, nice hair styles its inspiration. I let go of perms in July 2010.


ambi 4 years ago

I JUST LOVE IT


Margaret 4 years ago

I love the Braided one


tiresha 4 years ago

i think that a low puffed hair is more suitable for black women cause they look more pleasant and it's not all about your hair it's the way you are, so take note believe in me a person who really loves you will love you for you i am only eleven years of age telling you people this take my advice and see you will have a mate who loves you for you

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