Although it may appear that ladies with short hair don’t have much options when it comes to hairstyle, nothing could be farther from the truth. As a matter of fact, there’re are several hair selections you can explore regardless of your face shape, hair thickness and length. Yes, hair length because every short, natural hair also comes in varying lengths. So, if you’ve ever sought for some easy hairstyles for your kind of short hair, you’re in luck.
While we’ve established the fact that there’re several mane options you can choose from, we also understand that if you’ve recently transitioned from long hair to short hair, figuring out what to do with your hair can sometimes be overwhelming. Especially when you make the decision to start from scratch with your natural hair. This is something many black women can relate with.
To save you some time, we have curated tutorials for a few timeless, easy to manage short hairstyle ideas that are also quick and easy to do by yourself. Irrespective of your hair texture, these low maintenance, celebrity-inspired looks are exactly what you need to amp up your cropped cut and step out in something new and chic.
Check out 5 quick and easy hairstyles for short hair that are timeless…
#1. Wash and go
Well…. maybe not a wash and go as the name implies. It is more of a wash, apply the right products from conditioners to gels, then you can go! The wash and go can be done on any length of hair for that natural, India Arie-inspired look!
#2. Heatless perm/rod curls
If you love curls but are worried about heat damage, then this is all you need to get those curls popping. This hairtyle for short hair instantly defines your natural coils and also adds more dimension and va-va-voom! Your hair just got revamped.
#3. Halo braid updo
If you’re looking to evoke a regal vibe, then this hairstyle is definitely one you should try. It gives off Queenly aura that’s hard to resist and the fact that it’s so easy to do makes it even more appealing. All you need is a little patience, some braiding skills, hair extensions, and you’re good to go!
#4. Faux hawk updo
Many naturalistas swear by this hairstyle not just because it’s perfect for short hair, but it also flatters many face shapes. Whether yours is round, oval, diamond, or even square the faux hawk updo will dance to your rhythm. In addition, this is one hairstyle you can get creative with accessories and it’ll never loose itself. Certainly, your hair length shouldn’t deter you from getting your ‘frohawk.
#5. Bantu knots
Rihanna, Beyoncé, Ciara, as well as several other Black women have taken a personal spin on bantu knots and it’s surprise why. This option instantly gives a culture-rich look that’s edgy and unapologetic. Irrespective of how you want them, Bantu knots can be done on any length of hair and in any size. From the tiny sized knots to the jumbo knots, there’s surely enough bantu to go round.
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