Popular African Hairstyles and Haircuts

Life is too short for just one hairstyle

Pinterest is definitely the go-to for most of us on the hunt for new, creative hairstyles. And just so you don’t have to go through the million available options, we are here to share the top 5 popular hairstyles to look out for on Pinterest!
So, get ready to put on your heels and head out looking absolutely fabulous with these Pinterest hairstyles.

1. A Chic Shave

shave haircut for afro hair

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Going short has become synonymous with being chic. Short but not sweet seems to be the talk of the town. It’s sassy, eye catchy and low-maintenance.

2. A Needle Pulling Braid

crochet braid for natural hair

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Crocheting hair into braids is a popular and extremely creative trend. It’s a combination of the traditional cornrow braiding technique with the art of crocheting. A crochet braid looks and feels stylish. It’s a perfect DIY style. So pull out a needle and try out a variety of crochet hairstyles.

3. Weave A Story

weave hairstyles for african hair

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The Ghana weaved braids are becoming more and more popular. It is a very old braiding style which has over a hundred different ways of styling. Adding beads and different hair colour extensions makes this braid particularly special.

4. Braid The Gap

braided cornrows for afro hair

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Cornrows have always been a universal favourite. They are easy to make and at the same time look outstanding. And the best part is, you can go all out or be as subtle as you would like. The only bummer is having to choose just one hairstyle from the plethora of options.

5. Curls Just Wanna Have Fun

short curls on natural hair

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The latest style is to let the curls run loose and wild. Embracing your natural hair is the way to go. It’s a complete no fuss style where your curls get to be who they are without any worries. Tie a scarf or a bandana and you are ready to walk out the door.

Want more popular hairstyles? Check out 4 Most Daring Hairstyles of Rihanna.

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