When you want to make an appearance or stand out from the crowd, short hairstyles for black women are perfect for natural hair. Pixie and bob cuts are perfect for everyday styling,, and a few added curls can make you look fun and fierce. Whether highlighted with blonde, purple, or red, you can wear any of these colors with a short haircut.
Before your next hair date, check out these photos of this year’syear’sst short hairstyles for black women.
Taper Fade for Natural Curls
A taper fade for natural curls is the perfect cut to maintain raw hair edges while giving longer top hair a place to shine. Hair appointments need to be done every three weeks to keep the sides sharp. Hydration is vital to maintain the complexity of your curls. Make sure to use oils to keep your curls from drying out.
Short Finger Waves with Weave
Short haircuts for African American women are stylish, but they don’t alwaydon’tk trendy as they age. These short black finger waves create a more modern and younger-looking hairstyle for black women in their 40s.
Short afro mohawk
Look relaxed and fun with these highlights on a short afro mohawk. The caramel spiked curly hair hairstyle pulls off that look.
Naturally curly bob
Let your envy-inducing wavy locks run wild with this natural short bob hairstyle for a black woman! Use the products recommended by your stylist to show off the natural structure and volume of your hairstyle effectively!
Short Weave Bowl Cut
The straight hair texture in this short weave hairstyle gives black women a simple, everyday look that is easy to wear.
Waves and Curls in a Black Pixie Cut
Waves and curls are a great way to spice up your standard black pixie cut. For an African American, short hair is a way to stand out and express yourself.
Copper Bob Pixie Cut
A copper pixie is a sassy look for black girls with sassy personalities. Do you have what it takes to rock these natural curls in the rose gold chocolate color?
Faux Hawk Fade
A curly pixie faux hawk for black hair does a great job of balancing the volume on top of those playful curls while keeping the sides short with an edgy surgical line. Keeping your haircut short and natural like this is a great way to amp up your hair. Ask your stylist for a taper fade to get the sharp edges.
Pixie with side parts
It’s a traditional choppy It’se haircut with layered bangs and a side part for more drama, created by Sandy Springs, GA hairstylist Tynisha Escobar.
“I love the versatility th”t bangs bring to the style. It is one of the best cuts if you look for short hair ideas. Choose to curl the bangs without squeezing or flipping them,” explains Escobar.
Curly Purple “ixie for American Black Women
Described as a short curly pixie cut by Georgia-based style maker Paula Britt, it’s extremely feminine yet radical with color.
This is a good example of short cuts for black women that works with any face shape. Britt adds, “Although texture plays a big role in how curls are laid, it can be achieved with the use of a flat iron and minimal product.”
The best way to describe this is as a short wavy hairstyle for black women. It was created by hairstylist Bo Lenoir from Lakewood, CA.
Says Lenoir: “This short wavy pixie is universal because it frames the face when styling. The stylist will adjust the curls to place them in a certain position to accommodate and flatter the shape of the woman’s face.”
Teenie Weenie Afro (TWA) for African American ladies
This is an extra short TWA (teenie weenie afro) cut, cut by Vernita Ali, a hairdresser from Ewa Beach, HI. Short hairstyles like this one can be rocked by all natural hair women with or without color in their locks.
Ali says, “What I like most about TWA is the different ways you can design it. It complements a woman in a way that tells her that she is fierce, serious and confident. I am currently sporting this look and the short hair makes me feel elated. I’m at my best with short hair.”
Ali advises women considering this haircut to make sure they would like a shorter look if they want a big cut because the growing out process can be bumpy.
TWA short hairstyles for black women are perfect for all types of women. An oval-shaped face is ideal, but Ali stresses that just because you don’t have that bone structure doesn’t mean you can’t wear what makes you happy.
Modern Buzz Cut for Ladies
Women with short black hair tend to have a fun and sassy personality to match their looks. This shaved cut certainly brings a different kind of femininity.
Razor Cut Pixie for Black Women
A perfectly styled short razor never goes wrong on girls as long as you have the confidence to rock it. Keeping it simple makes for a textured layered pixie cut, which is what everyone needs to look sexy in whatever outfit they wear.
Tapered Crochet Pixie Cut
A naturally curly short black haircut like this one is a unique mix of black and dark braids. It is a very natural taper cut for short black hair that any black girl can pull off.