You know what they say, “Life isn’t perfect but your hair can be”. When you have 4A hair your curls are beautiful defined and coily and we like you to do more to flaunt them than simply hide ‘em under braids and twist outs! Naturalistas who have recently gone natural or just want to switch up their style, we have made this easier for you. Here are 5 easy ways to style 4A hair.
Basic, isn’t it? Well, simple and easy-peasy can most times end up looking super stylish. Yes, if you accessorize it right! So there you have it, a convenient and Instagram-worthy hairstyle. Simply grab all of your hair into a high ponytail and secure your coils at the top with an elastic band. Accessorize with a headband or a headscarf and pull out a few strands to create a fringe and show it off too.
Looking to sport something cool and chic? Why not let your hair redefine your whole outfit look with this fashionable half up half down hair. 4A naturalistas be sure to thoroughly moisturize your hair since you want your curls to do all the talking. Divide your hair into two halves. You want to start from right above your ear. Grab it and coil it into a bun letting it rest on top of your head and you’re all done.
It’s classic, it’s old school and it is perfect for long or short hair. Choose to wear your hair naturally. Opt for a side parted afro or a short afro with bangs or even a middle parted afro. Just be sure to follow this tip, and this is the most important hack you will read girls- always use a good leave-in conditioner and be regular with your weekly deep conditioning routine since your afro might be subjected to environmental factors. For women seeking more volume in their ‘fro, be sure to use a hair spray to pump it up!
This one’s our favourite from the list. Simply because it’s so simple and yet so unique in its appearance. The tweak here makes the look timeless and oh so elegant. Did you know, it also doubles as as one of the best protective natural hairstyles you can do? Simply moisturise your hair with a dollop of Shea butter like African Pride Shea Butter Miracle Moisture Intense Buttery Creme Hair MoisturizerGather your hair into a ponytail and secure it with a band. Leave 2 finger spaces for the loop and again band your hair. Repeat this all the way till you reach the bottom.
Keep it short and easy! Type 4A curls have a little more definition and you can always show them off in a chic TWA too! This hairstyle is bold and is definitely a perfect option for someone who’s a daredevil at heart! Psst, also for someone who’s in for very low maintenance everyday. Shave your sides, colour your hair or just keep it simple and style with some hair gel.