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6 Short Funky Hairstyles For Black Women

Do you ever feel your hairstyle is a little ‘boring’? You just need a little ‘spice’ in your life? Living on the wild side for a moment by changing your hairstyle will give you a little “pick me up” from time to time. These short funky hairstyles are sure to shake things up a little. Enjoy!

6. Short and Spiky

This funky look is picture perfect. The cut and the right products gives this look the right edge.

Spiky Short Funky Hairstyle

How to Style:

  1. This style’s foundation starts with a good cut that’s tapered on the sides with longer length on top. Mold hair with setting foam and allow to dry under a hooded dryer.
  2. When hair is dry, create spikes in the crown by spraying hair with spritz and flat ironing up with a small to medium flat iron in the crown area.
  3. Using a wax and light oil, separate the strands with your fingers or a 3-way comb.

Recommended Products:

Try Infuance Medium Hold Spritz and Influance S3 Shine Spray. Spritz this on before and after styling for a shiny glow.

 Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval or round face shaped with smooth hair best suit this styles.

5. Edgy Mohawk

This braided curly style will surely stop the crowd with small designer braids on the side and a funky curly hawk on the top and back. Sweet!

Edgy Mohawk Cornrow Style 

How to Style:

  1. Section the sides of your hair off and create designer cornrow braids in a Mohawk style.
  2. Set remaining hair on curling rods to get a curly, long lasting look.
  3. Remove and finger style by separating coils to create a fuller, thicker look.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance Moisture Lock with Shea Butter for moisture and hydration.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval or round shaped faces and textured hair is best for this style.

Tip(s):

Add curly hair extensions to create a fuller hawk. 

4. Violet Diva

This fun hairstyle has multidimensional colors. The sides are tapered short while the crown and bangs are longer and spikey. The two differing elements create a very interesting hairstyle that is actually quite fabulous!

Violet Diva Short Funky Hairstyle

How to Style:

  1. Start with the right short cut. For the hairstyle to have a feathered effect hair has to be cut with layers. The sides and back should have a tapered effect while left a little longer in the crown
  2. Mold hair with a medium foam setting agent and allow to dry.
  3. Grab a medium flat iron and slightly bump the hair while creating lift and volume in the crown. Create lift in the crown by holding hair up at 90 degrees, spraying a little spritz and curling up and over to continue to give hair the layered effect. Comb with a feathered comb to blend.

Recommended Products:

Try Influance White Conditioning Foam to mold. Influance Medium Hold Spritz for hold and Influance Shine Spray to create a great, long lasting sheen.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round or oval face shapes are best fitting for this hairstyle. Relaxed hair works best.

Tip(s):

Add colored hair to this style to give it some edge without the commitment.

3. Symmetrical Beauty

This pretty hairstyle is super cute for ladies that would like a dose of edginess. The style is shaved on one side with a part and curled on the other side giving the hair a boast of body. Simply stunning!

Symmetrical Beauty Short Hairstyle

How to Style:

  1. A precision cut is the foundation of this hot look. While one side and the back are tapered, crown, frontal and other side are left longer.
  2. Mold hair down with your favorite styling foam to give hair a smooth look. Let completely dry under a hooded hair dryer.
  3. Curl longer side and crown with a medium flat iron or curling iron.
  4. Style with a feather comb and/or fingers to give hair a tousled effect while keeping hair neatly defined.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance Shine Spray and Influance Medium Hold Spritz to give hair shine with just enough hold and firmness.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval shaped faces with relaxed hair is best for this look

2. Accented Feathered Mohawk

This golden blonde style with pink accents is sure to have heads turning your way.

Accented Feathered Mohawk Short Funky Hairstyle

How to Style:

  1. Start with the right short cut. The sides and back should be shaved while left a longer in the crown
  2. Mold hair with a medium foam setting agent and allow to dry under a hooded dryer.
  3. Grab a medium to large barrel curling iron or flat iron and curl to give hair it’s body and fullness.
  4. Using a small amount of S3 Serum, style by combing hair out while creating a feathered Mohawk style.

Recommended Products:

Use Influance White Conditioning Foam to mold. Influance Medium Hold Spritz for hold and Influance S3 Serum.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Round or oval face shapes are fitting for this hairstyle. Relaxed hair works best.

Tip(s):

Add colored hair extensions to this style to give it added funkiness without the commitment.

1. Spicy Twisted Bun

This twisted hairdo is really a stand out style. Hair is shaved on sides and back while a twisted bun was created on top that’s cute and perfect for a girl that wants a little edgy but classy hairstyle.

Funky Twisted Bun Short Hairstyle

How to Style:

  1. Pull hair up into ponytail and attach synthetic hair to ponytail and 2-strand twist creating a stylish bun and secure.
  2. Add shine spray for sheen

Recommended Products:

Use Influence Shine Spray.

Best Face Shape and Hair Type:

Oval or round shaped faces are best suited for this style. This ‘do works great with any hair type.

Don’t limit your hairstyles choices; whatever you’re feeling, just go for it. Break the rules and take a chance at a short, funky hairstyle today!