Natural Hairstyles for Black Girls: With Video Tutorials

Natural hairstyles for black girls are a huge trend in the world of beauty as of late. These hairstyles are going strong because they reflect the natural woman who is anti-chemical and making steps towards a simpler life. Black women are seeking to learn more about natural products while also learning about their authentic beauty. Natural hairstyles for black girls are a quintessential part of the African heritage that these women want to embrace.

Natural hairstyles for black girls are surprisingly easy to achieve if you know the correct steps. They are wholesome, comfortable and protect your hair from damage without damaging it. Natural hair is better at keeping your scalp cool, moisturising your hair naturally, increasing shine and also works best on women with a very active lifestyle.

There’s no denying that black women and natural hairstyles go hand-in-hand. Read below to find out about the best natural hairstyles for black girls, in addition to some overall advice about getting the most out of your tresses.

1. Bantu knots

Bantu knots is one of the most popular natural hairstyles for black girls. It’s very easy to learn how to make bantu knot twists, if you take your time and practice enough. The idea with Bantu knots is to create a pattern in your hair with Rastafarian ornaments. Whether you want to add colorful beads or small ornamental shells as ornaments.

Bantu knots are very easy to do, because there is no need for any special hair ties or combs. The beautiful thing about these braids is that although they look complicated, they are easy to do once you learn how. They can be done on all hair lengths and textures, and even if your mom is way better at braiding you can do it on your own! Bantu knots are great for everyday wear because of their versatility. You can change the size and shape of them depending on your hairstyle preference for the day.

2. Side part swoop & low puff

There are many hairstyles that can make a woman look less mature like short hair with bangs, for example. If you are looking for something a little more natural and soft then check out these two stylish and elegant black hairstyles below. The side part swoop with low puff are both intricate styles that can be easily achieved if have time to spend on your hair.

3. Rope twists

Rope twists are lovely hairstyle for black girls. It defines the hair well giving it a neat, natural look. There is also a lot of ways you can style rope twists. For instance, you can wear it as a side braid or wear a hair scarf with it or even just leave them natural. There are variances in hairstyles for black girls since we get to try different things and rely on our creativity to achieve these hairstyles and have fun while doing them.

Rope twists have been around for quite some time. When I was about seven or eight I had a leopard print rope twist style which my mommy created on me. It looked great but it wasn’t as cute as the rope twists I see today. For example, rope twists can go up to your ears.

Rope twists is a style that can be done on relaxed or natural hair. Many natural hair enthusiasts add products such as crème of nature, coconut oil, table salt, and Olive oil to their twist for more definition.

4. Sleek bun

Sleek bun can be a great hairstyle for many different reasons. First of all, it takes less time to create as opposed to making a puff, twist-out or any other natural hairstyles. Second of all, it doesn’t look like you spent much time on your hair as it is not highly styled or too ombre. Moreover, the sleek bun looks great and formal at work but funky and sporty for a night out.

The sleek bun is good hairstyle that does not take much time to do and the results of this hairstyle are really awesome. The sleek bun hairstyle is one of the easiest hairstyles to do because all you have to do is tie up your natural hair at the top, then twist it and pull it back into a ponytail. After this, make sure to slick your hair back at a 90 degree angle from where you started twisting your hair, and secure it by tying a small elastic band around it.

The sleek bun is the best protective hairstyle for naturalists in my opinion. On days when you are feeling more edgy and want to show off your length, then this style is perfect!

5. 2 space buns

2 space buns look cute on both natural and relaxed hair. The style is very versatile and does not require a lot of length for the hair. The best thing about this style is that it can be worn in spring, summer and fall and is also a great way to cover up your hair when its damaged.

Let me tell you what these 2 space buns have done for me. The don’t just help your hair look edgy and cool, they also make you FEEL cool. See, having this hairstyle makes me feel less needy. Looking at my bun, I know that if I’m alone and I need to get done at least one thing on my to-do list, yes it will be hard but it will get done because that bun is being held together by the power of my “I don’t take no mess” attitude.

2 space buns are simple and easy to make, which is why they are one of the most popular natural hairstyles for black girls.

6. Jumbo knotless braids

Jumbo knotless braids are trending these days because of how easy this hairstyle can be created and maintained. A lot of ladies have been looking for different protective styles that are easier to maintain and this is the perfect one for you.

Jumbo knots create long lasting, coarse, and thick hair styles that are resistant to heat damage, but they take a lot of time and patience. So if you love your wash-and-go on the other days, read on to learn how you can get jumbo knotless braids.

Jumbo knotless box braids are perfect for protective styling. They give you this amazing protective style that not only draws attention to your face but is also low maintenance.

7. High bun

The high bun is another easy updo hairstyle for black girls. This style looks great on all lengths of hair, and can be done by almost anyone.

The high bun is a hairstyle that we all go back to. That is because it is easy, convenient, and versatile. It does not require you to have a lot of hair to be able to do it and simple styling products like hairspray are needed to complete the look. There are many other hairstyles that go with the high bun. In fact, if you think about it, there are various ways you can wear this style depending on your preference.

8. Top knot

Top knots are the perfect hairstyle for girls with natural hair. They can be styled in many different ways to fit any occasion. I have a few good reasons why I love the look of a top knot and why you should give it a go.

Top Knot Braids or Bob are arranged in a way that they look like they are placed on the top of the head or sometimes at the center. They are mostly used by girls and women who have short hair. The female with kinky and curly hair usually uses this style because it can make their hair appear longer. This style is beautiful as well as easy to make. The use of extensions and braiding techniques makes it appear more attractive to other people.

Top knot is one natural hair style that women of all races and ethnicities can wear. Even celebrities have joined this wave.

9. Cocoon Curls

Cocoon curls is a hairstyle made popular by the natural haired community, especially on Instagram. It’s a protective style that took me years to perfect and I feel it’s one of my best looks ever!

Cocoon curls are similar to the bantu knots because they trap the hair and help maintain moisture. They are also great for breakfast, lunch or dinner dates. If are double dating this style will allow you to have an open mind about your date’s choices because you won’t be focused on your hair {this is why it’s good for dates}.

Cocoon curls can be achieved by wrapping textured hair around a large barreled curling iron. This style of curl is great for guys who want the look of natural curl without having to worry about hair shrinkage and breakage.

Cocoon curls are a protective style used to prevent breakage and promote hair growth. Anyone with natural hair can rock this style, whether your strands are relaxed or natural. Here’s how to get cocoon curls in 5 steps.

10. Passion twists

Passion twists can be one of many afro hairstyles for natural hair. This afro twist hairstyle is easy to do. It does require a looser twist, so if your hair is on the thicker side you may consider using smaller sections and the thinner your hair, the bigger the sections. The passion twists are naturally curly so they won’t need any form of heat to give it that fullness. When doing passion twists be sure to make sure they are very wet when you put them into your hair.

Every natural woman should know the advantages of using passion twists. This hairstyle is versatile, classy and easy to maintain. It is a hairstyle that will add elegance to your overall look and personality. Passion twist normally last for about 6-8 weeks before you need to redo it.

Passion twists are created by twisting your hair in several different parts. Passion twist can be done on medium and long length hair. The aim of the passion twist is to give your hair a voluminous look and smooth out the curl pattern in your hair, giving it a more straight and silky appearance.


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11. Two flat twist & Defined Curls

Two flat twist and defined curls are an excellent style for women with thin or fine hair. The two flat twist style works by creating a massive amount of twists that will allow for more volume to be achieved.

Natural hairstyles are the best way to go if you want to avoid some of the harsh chemicals that professional hair care products put into their products. Flat twist and coils are fantastic options and can give you a variety of looks based on how you style it. Here are two beautiful flat twist and defined curls that can help you update your looks for this week.

I like this style because its versatility. I created this flat twist and defined curls look so that it can be worn with or without weaves, all you need is a good hair care regimen (appropriate moisturizer for your hair type), and of course an excellent flat iron and curling iron.

12. Sleek puff

It has been one of the most sought after hairstyles for black women, in particular, medium length natural hairstyles. The reason why this style is ideal is because it can be worn by anyone, whether your hair texture is soft to semi-kinky. If you are tired of rocking the same look over and over again, then why don’t you try out these sleek puff styles and give your hair some fresh air?

Sleek puff is a natural kinky hair staple. The sleek puff can be worn in your hair on the regular, while also being a protective style for women who want to wear their hair out, but not risk the repercussions of wearing it out in its natural state. Like most things natural, there are many methods and techniques that you can use to style a sleek puff.

Sleek Puff is a protective style that is created using rollers and pins which gives you the opportunity to create an all-natural style. This protective hairstyle avoids damaging heat from being applied directly to the hair and scalp. Hair that will be in a sleek puff is braided up into two half-puffs; one on each side of the head. Hair extensions can also be added for additional volume.

13. Sleek middle part and a high puff

Sleek middle part and a high puff is a braided hairstyle that is made by weaving the hair back. This hairstyle is easily achievable for naturally kinky hair or relaxed hair depending on your texture. The sleek middle part can be achieved with hot tools or thermal reconditioning but for the high puff you will need to blowout your hair with a large round brush and medium heat.

This hairstyle can be worn by women with all hair lengths. But it’s best for women with medium or long length hair. It’s so fun and easy to do – even beginners can wear it! Best of all, the sleek middle part will look so classy that everybody will be asking you where you got your hair done!

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