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50 Unique Natural Hairstyles for Short Hair

Ema Globyte

23. 4C Tapered Cut with Sharp Sideburns. This is one of our favorite wash-and-go 4c hairstyles that require just timely trims to retain their edgy shape as opposed to everyday styling efforts.

There was a time when women with natural hair tried to hide their manes, but now they embrace their textured curls and proudly try different hairstyles. Many of them choose to cut their hair pretty short, and the result is breathtaking. We know it’s a bold step, but after a quick look at the hairstyles below, you’ll want to have short natural hair too.

1. Short Caramel Taper. That razored line is a little edgy detail to give you a glamorous look. Another advantage is that you can enjoy quick hairstyles and stop losing precious time in front of your mirror every day.

2. Extra Short Natural Hairstyle. No need to worry about your hair in the morning with this haircut. Moisturize it well, and you’re good to go!

3. Brightly-Colored Short Length Hair. If you’re sick of your regular color, try something brighter while your hair is short. Will it be copper, auburn or blonde?

4. Short Haircut with Tapered Sides. In this picture, it’s not only that the haircut is amazing, but also the awesome highlighted curly top!

5. Short Sides Long Top Curls. If you desperately need these curls, conditioners, masks, and oils are your best buddies!

6. Twisted Protective Style. This updo is perfect as a protective style! The pattern is incredible and you’ll get a break from your unmanageable hair.

7. Chic Snow White Crop. When cropped very close to the scalp, short natural hairstyles for black women promise low maintenance since they remove frizz and tangles from everyday routine. And you can elevate your chop by going all blonde, for example, with bright platinum.

8. Edgy Blonde Hairstyle. Dare to be different, get out of your comfort zone! This light blonde taper is a thing you won’t regret!

9. Dreamy Amethyst-Colored Frohawk. Can you think of more daring short natural hairstyles for black women than faux hawks and undercuts? Well, if only to bring them together and top them up with an otherworldly lilac balayage.

10. Short Platinum Blonde Afro Hair. It never hurts to add a fun color to short natural hairstyles for African-American girls, and we like the warm-cool contrast and the frosted feel created by the platinum curls here.

11. Purple Hair with Shaved Sides. This style is a bold fashion statement for the world to see. Purple-toned hair, patterned shaved sides, and coils create a daring look for short natural hair that everyone you meet will remember.

12. Wash and Go Fro with Bangs. Modern short natural haircuts customize the classic afro to reveal the beauty of different curl patterns and enhance facial features. So, if your bone structure cries for volume around the forehead, get your coils nicely defined and go for lavish bangs.

13. Bright Short Natural Hair. How cute is this transition from bright raspberry to deep burgundy? And coily hair only adds up to the sweet image! Let your creative nature bloom with this bright style.

14. Short Curly Hair with Highlights. Caramel highlights are a sure way to introduce sunset shades to natural hairstyles. Simply add highlights to your basic pixie, and you will be impressed by the changes!

15. Lovely Face-Framing Spirals in Ginger. Lifting the color about five levels is a good move for black females who want to rock a brighter shade without turning into a blonde. The more so that red can add fun to bouncy ringlets dancing around your face.

16. Short Golden Cut. This is a classic among short natural hair styles. Complemented with a gorgeous side part, and a breathtaking light golden brown hair color, this pixie is simply an incredible style!

17. Coily Pearl Blonde Pixie. Short natural haircuts for black females come in different shapes and colors but are always magical. This pearl pixie with tapered sides oozes a fairy vibe and allows you to keep it slightly messy.

18. Faux Hawk with Colored Streaks. What’s the greatest thing about short natural hairstyles for black women? Volume! Making your hawk style stay in place is easy for ethnic hair. Add random colored streaks for fun!

19. Simple Twists Hairstyle. A neat back and dynamic top provides a convenient and cool hairstyle. Twist that black hair, girl, it looks incredible!

20. Short Caramel Blonde Curls. Short natural haircuts for black women are especially magnificent with exotic colors. Amber, sandy blonde, and caramel look ravishing against a dark skin tone.

21. Short Sides, Full Top. Playing with textures is quite a doable task for African-American women with short hair, and this style shows how to beautifully combine fleecy, closely cut sides with big, bouncy ringlets on the crown.

22. Short Natural Curly Undercut. If you are up for a cheeky look, there is hardly any better option than getting an undercut. This curly version combines the delicacy of natural curls with a tomboyish vibe and blends them into a harmonious look.

23. 4C Tapered Cut with Sharp Sideburns. This is one of our favorite wash-and-go 4c hairstyles that require just timely trims to retain their edgy shape as opposed to everyday styling efforts.

24. Light Golden Blonde Pixie with Glasses. All you need to create such a sultry look is your natural curls and an experienced stylist. Visit a beauty salon to get a trendy dye job and a classy short cut – voila! You are ready to slay!

25. Buzz Cut with a Side Pattern. One of the bravest hairstyles for short natural hair one can get is a buzz cut. What’s more, you can add a design of your choice. For instance, the geometric flower ornament looks lovely!

26. Short Layered Bob for 4C Curls. A curly bob is a hairdo to fit a lively lady. Go with your natural hair color or explore the trendy dye options and enjoy your refreshed style! Anyway, be ready to pay a visit to a beauty salon approximately every three weeks.

27. Mahogany Brown Tapered Pixie with Signature Undercut. Here is another bold version of short natural hair styles based on a tapered cut: this time, it combines shaggy bangs, closely cut curls on the sides and back, and an intricate pattern on the buzz-cut temples.

28. Short Tapered Black Hair with Golden Highlights. The next iteration of short natural hairstyles with ornately shaped undercut features a voluminous crown emphasized with blonde curls and the hair getting shorter toward the back.

29. Short Tapered Cut with a Pop. This girl also rocks golden spirals sticking up and out but they are cut in a more rounded shape and by far clearly textured.

30. Big Hair with a Contrast. Free-spirited black females won’t miss an opportunity to rock a cloud of rebellious coils, with its volume accentuated by the sides cut very close to the scalp.

31. Bright Copper Hairstyle. This color is eye-popping! If you want to make a radical transformation, why not try a look like this?

32. Wash and Go Hairstyle. Who says that if you have short curly hair, there’s not much to do with it? Take a look at this fantastic short haircut with line up!

33. Fade with Design. Want to spice up things a little bit? If you have very short hair, you can make some designs on the sides and back, and you’ll change your boring haircut.

34. Cute Low-Maintenance Afro Hair. Although this tapered cut is not as provocative as the previous options, it allows you to have fun with longer spirals at the top while requiring little styling effort.

35. Silky Curls with Edgy Undercut. It’s a cool idea to use a geometric undercut for the back and sides of this short natural hairstyle for black women to set off the rounded lines of the densely packed crown.

36. Mohawk-Style Cut for Black Females. Both the extra height of these rebellious coils and the intricate curves of the sassy undercut work great to deliver the much-needed elongation and balance to the excessive chubbiness of the cheeks.

37. Tapered Cut with Pointy Sides. There are many versions of tapered hairstyles for short natural hair, and this cute iteration offers a less dramatic (read: less demanding) take on the length difference between the top and the bottom.

38. Short Textured Hair. Short is sexy! The key for a mane like this is hydration. Cut it, dye it, and always keep your hair moisturized.

39. Frizzy Coils and Graphic Undercut. With only half a head of coils to manage, short natural haircuts with undercut sides and back promise reduced styling time and product use, not to mention their forgiveness to the frizz.

40. Tapered Hairstyle with U-Shaped Nape. Short natural haircuts with undercuts always look edgy, and you can toy with various designs and shapes to create a unique style, which will still have tons of dimension and texture around the crown.

41. Colored Top with Dark Back. Now it’s time for tight curls! It takes some time to get this tapered cut and color but look at her! She’s definitely wearing her hair like a crown! And with a hairstyle like this, so should you!

42. Mix and Match Burgundy Twists. Blending braids with twists featuring burgundy ends is a mere pleasure! If you’re tired of a regular hairstyle, give this mix a try.

43. Rich Natural Curls. Your mane looks beautiful when your curls are well defined. And of course you need a structured cut.

44. Statement Salt-And-Pepper Hairstyle for Mature Women. This style boasts plenty of bounce at the top thanks to the well-defined tight coils, and the super-short sides and back make it feel fresh and on-trend.

45. Short Thick Cut with Undercut. Never been to a barber? Maybe it’s just the right moment to do that! The combination of the sharp design and those thick curls is outstanding. It’s a bold solution but why not try it?

46. Textured Natural Coils. Detangle your hair with a brush and start moisturizing. Try twist out curls with a side part for a neat and chic hairstyle suitable for work and play.

47. Highlighted Curls. Don’t be jealous of this girl, all you need to do is to book an appointment at your salon and show them this picture. You’ll love the result!

48. Short Butter Blonde Curls. This creamy blonde hairstyle comes with built-in low maintenance and flexibility, since you can switch the look by simply making the ringlets more defined or, vice versa, fluffier.

49. Chocolate Brown Finger Coils. Finger coils provide a fast and easy coil-defining technique, but this style makes things even simpler, as it requires some twirling only in the front, leaving the back short and fluffy.

50. Neat Haircut with a Shaved Design. Consider a stylish makeover for your short natural hair. That pattern is eye-popping, indeed.

Yes, natural hair is not the easiest thing to have! But women all over the world have embraced their rich manes and created astonishing hairstyles. Whether it’s long or short natural hair, the opportunities of having a perfect style are encouraging. Braids, twists, razor designs, colored curls – all these fit perfectly.

  • Teresah

    Like all the hair styles

  • Abishag

    I love good hairstyles

  • Tessypeace

    Lovely hair styles

  • Augusta

    I love all d hairstyles, how do I make a my haircut look unique especially with d curls

  • Ruthie

    I love all the hair style

  • Vanessa

    Please how do I acquire the curls my hair is short and hard