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A style showcase for natural hair

30 May 2018
A style showcase for natural hair : woman with natural hair
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In today’s modern world, African women are learning to embrace their natural hair as an effortless, healthy and beautiful option in terms of style. Looking for some natural hairstyle inspiration? We’ve got you covered! From the fauxhawk to the pompadour, check out our style showcase of naturally beautiful hair to match your flawless complexion.

The Fauxhawk


Wearing your hair in a fauxhawk style is a daring move. Comb your tresses into the middle with a central ridge of upright hair to mirror the look of a traditional Mohican hairdo. When done right, fauxhawks are the height of edgy elegance. To get the look, you’ll need plenty of hairpins, a smoothing brush and a little bit of attitude.


A style showcase for natural hair: African woman with short hair

The Pompadour 


This style first emerged in the 1800s, named after Jeanne-Antionette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour and mistress of King Louis XV, who wore her hair in a similar upswept style. The hair is turned back from the forehead to form a raised roll – use a pad to get extra height and bulk.

A style showcase for natural hair: The Pompadour

The Full Afro


Afros have undergone an evolution, from the tightly coiffed form of the mid-1960s to the more modern, loosely coiled style often seen on today’s most stylish women. We recommend going big and bold. Nothing says “I’m a confident style queen” quite like a bountiful afro. It’s one of those flagship natural black hairstyles that are easy to style and looks so good. Remember, owning the right tools and afro combs can make all the difference in rocking those perfect afro styles.


A style showcase for natural hair: woman with afro

The Jumbo Havana Twist


Ideal for medium-length hair, jumbo Havana twists work to frame the face while gently cascading over the shoulders and back. Light and easy on the edges, this style is great for damaged hair with frail ends, and when it comes to summertime poolside fun, Havana twists won’t weigh you down.

Just like the clothing and makeup  you wear, your hairstyle can be a form of self-expression. Whether you opt for natural hairstyles for short hair or looks for long hair; you can let your hair tell a story. This year, set yourself apart and dare to be different by pushing the limits of your style. Remember, a professional stylist can help you achieve the look you want quickly and easily.

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