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20 Black Weave Styles You Can Recreate

Nowadays, doesn’t it seem like everyone has been stung by the hair extension bug? It’s extremely evident that hair extensions have become more and more mainstream the past 15 years or so.

This sudden boost in popularity is due to the large amount of exposure hair extensions are receiving from celebrities. These celebs can’t seem to get enough, and in some unfortunate situations, they can’t seem to get it right. But we’ve got their back, and yours too!

There’s a huge trend in the amount of women coming into salons for hair extensions for their weddings, so we’ve included a few bridal weave hairstyles if you’re here for inspiration!

Check out 20 of our most favorite hairstyles that utilize weaves.

#1 Glamorous Side Bun

I love the simplicity and beauty of this hairstyle. This hairstyle requires a clip-on hair bun, a hair band, a brush and just 10 minutes of your time. Follow the steps below to recreate this look on your own.

Glamorous-Side-Bun-1

Style by Jennifer Foster, Hair Favor by Jennifer, Greensboro, NC

Glamorous-Side-Bun-2

Style by Jennifer Foster, Hair Favor by Jennifer, Greensboro, NC

How To Style: 

  1. Gather your hair to the side of your head using your hand or a hard bristle brush.
  2. Use an elastic band to secure and lock ponytail in position.
  3. Wrap the tail (of the ponytail) around the elastic band, use hair pins to secure the tail in place.
  4. Apply black or clear hair gel to smooth and sleek hair neatly into place- Apply a small amount of hair gel to the front, sides and back of the head- use a brush or small tooth comb for extra sleekness.
  5. Apply a clip-on donut-shaped bun (this can be purchased at your local beauty supply store or online).
  6. Apply your favorite hair accessory, then spray with hairspray to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

We recommend the following products:

  • Clip-on Bun
  • Goody hair bands
  • Black or Clear Hair gel (Hicks Edges)
  • Hard Bristle Brush
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#2 Glitzy Finger Waves & Curls Hair Weave

I’m totally about that 1950’s life, the fabulous clothing, the natural makeup and of course, the glamorous hairstyles. I love the fact that this hairstyle can be created without having to finger waving the hair. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Vintage Hairstyle with Finger Weaves

Style by Regina Balowin, Fayetteville Beauty College, Fayetteville, NC

Vintage Hairstyle with Finger Weaves Side

Style by Regina Balowin, Fayetteville Beauty College, Fayetteville, NC

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 4 ounces of Spanish Wavy hair extensions in 6 inches
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Part hair on one side.
  4. Comb hair on both sides of the part downwards.
  5. Apply a small amount of brown to both sides of hair- be sure not to lose part.
  6. Use a hard bristle brush to create waves on both sides of the head.
  7. Spray with hair spray to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Hair Spray
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All Shape Sizes

#3 Extra low Side Part with Drop Curl Hair Weave

This hairstyle takes me back to the 80’s. It’s very playful and sexy. I love that the curls are different sizes and lengths. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Drop Curl Hair Weave with Side Part

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Spanish Wavy hair extensions in 10 inches
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Part hair on the side using your fingers.
  4. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete the look.
  5. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Hair Spray
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#4 Straight & Sleek Side Part Hair Weave

This look is extremely easy to fashion and is absolutely wonderful for any professional woman. I love how sleek and smooth the hair is and the way the hair falls. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Straight Sleek Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions in 14 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Part hair on side.
  4. Use a flatiron to bump ends of hair- bumping is done by clamping the ends of the hair to the flatiron then turning the flatiron inwards, then releasing the ends from the flatiron.
  5. Spray with a light oil sheen to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Mazani Heat Protection Lotion
  • Oil Sheen (Organic root Stimulator)
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

Tip:

Pre-set Flatiron for best results

#5 Side Swept Curls Hair Weave

I absolutely love this look for a bride on her wedding day. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Side Swept Curls Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions in 18 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Flat-iron hair extensions once installed using a 450-degree flatiron
  4. Part hair on side
  5. Once hair has been completely flat-ironed, Use a curling iron or a flatiron to create curls-If you are unsure how to curl hair using a flatiron, please reference a YouTube video for assistance.
  6. Spray with hair spray to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Hard Bristle Brush
  • Hair Spray
  • Flat-iron or Curling iron
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#6 Middle Part with Water Fall Curls Hair Weave

I’m absolutely crazy about this look. This a simple, yet glamorous and elegant look. It’s one of my faves! Plus, it can be worn by any bridal member (the bride, bride’s maids or the mother of the bride).

Waterfall Curls Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions in 18 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Flat-iron hair extensions once installed using a 450-degree flatiron.
  4. Part hair in the middle.
  5. Once hair has been completely flat-ironed, Use a curling iron or a flatiron to create curls-If you are unsure how to curl hair using a flatiron, please reference a YouTube video for assistance.
  6. Spray with hair spray to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Hair Rollers in a Variety of Sizes
  • Flexible Holding Hairspray
  • Motions Pink Lotion

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#7 One sided Swept Curls Hair Weave

This is another great bridal look that’s easy to create, and it doesn’t require a whole lot of your time or patience. I love how the curls twist and curve neatly towards one side of the head. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Hair Weave with Side Swept Curls

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions in 18 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Part hair on one side.
  4. Curl Hair using a large barrel curling iron.
  5. Once hair has been completely curled, remove rollers, Apply a small amount of hair lotion to hair-the hair lotion will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  6. Part hair on the side.
  7. Using a large paddle brush, transfer hair to one side of the head.
  8. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete the look.
  9. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Large Barrel Curling Iron
  • Flexible Holding Hairspray
  • Motions Pink Lotion
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#8 Middle Part with Descending Waves Hair Weave

This look is everything: glamorous, sexy, stunning, attractive and beautiful. I love how clean the curls are, and how the hair falls. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Descending Waves Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

 How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions in 18 inches
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Roller set hair extensions using large hot rollers- Can be purchased at local drug and beauty supply stores.
  4. Once hair has been completely curled, remove rollers.
  5. Lengthen curls by combing curls in a downwards motion using a wide tooth comb.
  6. Part hair on the side.
  7. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete the look.
  8. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Large Sized Hot Hair Rollers
  • Flexible Holding Hairspray
  • Motions Pink Lotion
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#9 Wild & Free Curly Tresses  Hair Weave

This look is totally Chaka Khan. I really love this look. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Wild and Curly Hair Weave

Style by Antoinette Floyd, All Power Barber & Beauty, Pensacola, FL

Wild and Curly Hair Weave Side

Style by Antoinette Floyd, All Power Barber & Beauty, Pensacola, FL

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of kinky curly hair extensions in 12 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Once hair extensions have been installed use a razor comb (Tinkle) to layer hair extensions.
  4. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type

All face shapes can rock this style, but we love it on round faces a tiny bit more.

#10 Rebel Curls Hair Weave

With more and more women becoming weave natural, natural hairstyles like the one below are becoming more and more requested by women like you. I love this natural look and its tight spiral curls, and its afro shape. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Rebel Curls Hair Weave

Style by Rasheeda Berry, Godly Image Hair Studio, Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Rebel Curls Hair Weave Side

Style by Rasheeda Berry, Godly Image Hair Studio, Ft. Walton Beach, FL

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Jerry Curl hair extensions in 12 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Once hair extensions have been installed use a razor comb (Tinkle) to layer hair extensions.
  4. Once hair has dried been layered, Apply a generous amount of water to hair extensions using a water spray bottle. Stretch hair while spraying water.
  5. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Water
  • Water Bottle
  • Fishtail Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type

All

#11 Short, Slim & Sweet Tight Drop Curls Hair Weave

This look is a wonderful evening look. It’s very clean and polished. Follow the steps below to recreate this look.

Tight Drop Curls Hair Weave

Style by Araina Griffith, Nuwbns Natural Hair, Fayetteville, NC

Tight Drop Curls Hair Weave Side

Style by Araina Griffith, Nuwbns Natural Hair, Fayetteville, NC

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 4 ½ ounces of Jerry Curl hair extensions in 6 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Once hair extensions have been installed use a razor comb (Tinkle) to layer hair extensions.
  4. Once hair has dried been layered, Apply a generous amount of water to hair extensions using a water spray bottle. Stretch hair while spraying water.
  5. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Water
  • Water Bottle

Best Face Shape And Hair Type

All

#12 Side Swept Fringe Pixie Hair Weave

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling this hairstyle. The layers are awesome and just the right amount of hair has been taken off the sides. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Pixie Hair Weave

Style and Makeup by Vicki Lynn Kelley

Pixie Hair Weave Back

Style and Makeup by Vicki Lynn Kelley

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 4 ½ ounces Yaki straight hair extensions in 6 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Roller set hair using medium sized hot rollers- roller setting the hair with the largest amount of hair.
  4. Once hair has completely curled, remove rollers.
  5. Part hair on one side.
  6. Comb the hair located on the left side of the head downwards than forwards using a wide tooth comb, then using a hard bristled brush, brush the side of the head with the shortest amount of hair downward-A small amount of black or clear hair gel can be applied for extra smoothness.
  7. Spray with hair spray to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Medium Sized Hot Rollers
  • Hair Spray
  • Wide Tooth comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All Shape Sizes

#13 Sleek & Smooth Looks with Side Part Hair Weave

If you’re in need of an evening look that could compliment any outfit, this look is it. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Long Straight Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How to Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions in 12 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Flat iron hair straight and sleek- Apply a heat protection crème to your natural hair (leave-out) before applying heat.
  4. Part hair in the middle of the head-Leave out.
  5. Spray with a light oil sheen to complete look (Optional Step).

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Mazani Heat Protection Lotion
  • Oil Sheen (Organic root Stimulator)
  • Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

Tip:

Pre-set Flatiron for best results

#14 Side Part with Free Fall Waves Hair Weave

This look is so Beyoncé. The part is perfectly centered, it’s just the right amount of layers, and the curls are very airy and light. Follow the steps below to create this look on your own.

Free Fall Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions in 14 inches
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Roller set hair extensions using large sized hot rollers.
  4. Once hair has been completely curled, remove rollers, then apply a small amount of hair wrapping foam to hair-the wrapping foam will help stretch and lengthen the curls as well as provide a substantial amount of movement.
  5. Part hair in the middle-Leave out.
  6. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete the look.
  7. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Large Sized Hot Hair Rollers
  • Flexible Holding Hairspray

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#15 The Aaliyah Hair Weave

I’m calling this look Aaliyah because she totally coined this look back in the 90’s. This look is popular at my private beauty studio in New York. I love the huge and voluptuous curls and I love that it’s just the right length. Not too long or too short. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Aaliya Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Flat-iron hair extensions once installed using a 450-degree flatiron.
  4. Part hair on side-Leave out.
  5. Once hair has been completely flat-ironed, Use a curling iron or a flatiron to curl curls-If you are unsure how to curl hair using a flatiron, please reference a YouTube video for assistance.
  6. Spray with hair spray to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Hair Spray
  • Flat-iron or Curling iron
  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#16 Slanted Length Bob Cut Hair Weave

This look is great for those who aren’t sure if a long or short hair weave works best for them. Technically speaking this look wouldn’t really be classified as bob cut due to its length, however, because of the way the hair has been tightly curled, it gives an illusion of a bob cut. Follow the steps below to complete this look.

Bob Cut Hair Weave

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian, Eurasian or Yaki straight hair extensions
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Flat iron hair straight and sleek- Apply a heat protection crème to your own hair before applying heat.
  4. Part hair on side.
  5. Use a flatiron to bump ends of hair- bumping is done by clamping the ends of the hair to the flatiron then turning the flatiron inwards, then releasing the ends from the flatiron.
  6. Spray with a light oil sheen to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Mazani Heat Protection Lotion
  • Comb
  • Flatiron

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

Tip:

Pre-set Flatiron for best results

#17 Hollywood Curls with Side Part Hair Weave

When I first saw this hairstyle, I immediately thought about Kendra from the housewives of Atlanta. I’m sure when you create this look you will look and feel as gone with the wind fabulous as Kendra does.  Follow the steps below to create this look.

Hollywood Curls Hair Weave

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of Brazilian or Eurasian curly hair extensions in 20 inches
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Part your hair on one side –leave out.
  4. Spray with flexible hair spray to complete the look.
  5. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Flexible Holding Hairspray

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#18 Curly Pixie Hair Weave

This hairstyle is supper sexy and fashionable. The layers in the hair allow the directions of the curl to become well-defined. Follow the steps below to create this look.

Curly Pixie Hair Weave

Style by Devonya Nightengale, Auliah Salon & Spa, Charlotte, NC

Curly Pixie Hair Weave Side

Style by Devonya Nightengale, Auliah Salon & Spa, Charlotte, NC

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 4 ½ ounces of curly hair extensions in 6 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Once hair extensions have been installed, apply a small amount of black gel-smooth gel in
  4. Using a wide tooth comb, comb hair located at the front, back and side of the hair upwards.
  5. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Razor Comb
  • Curling iron
  • Wax
  • Hair Spray

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#19 Multi Curl Weave Hair Weave

If you’re into the multiple curls, than you’re going to absolutely love creating this look. Follow the steps below to recreate it!

Multi Curl Hair Weave

Style By Denise Granberry, L3 Salon, Spring Lake, NC

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of curly hair extensions in 12 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Once hair extensions have been installed use a razor comb (Tinkle) to layer hair extensions.
  4. Separate and spread curls using fingers.
  5. You’re all done.
  6. Style hair using fingers.
  7. You’re all done.

Recommended Products:

  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Razor Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All

#20 Side Swept Fringe with Inward Framing Curls Hair Weave

This is the perfect hair weave hairstyle for work or play. Follow the steps below to create this look on your own.

Straight Hair Weave

Style by Tanika Torrice, Tanika Torrice Private Studio

How To Style:

  1. Purchase 8 ounces of straight hair extensions in 12 inches.
  2. Install the hair extensions yourself with the assistance of a how to, YouTube weave installation video or have the hair extensions installed by a professional hairstylist, better yet a hair extensions specialist.
  3. Roller set hair extensions using medium-sized hot rollers.
  4. Once hair has been completely curled, remove rollers
  5. Part hair on one side.
  6. Comb hair on both sides of the part downwards
  7. Spray with hair spray to complete the look.

Recommended Products:

  • Hot Medium sized rollers
  • Weaving Hair
  • Weaving Needle
  • Weaving Glue
  • Razor Comb

Best Face Shape And Hair Type:

All Shape Sizes