100+ Black Hair Ideas for African-American Women

If you want to see the best black hairstyles for African-American women, then you’ve come to the right place!

A black woman’s hair is her crowning glory. She can style it sleek and straight or soft and curly; no matter what her hair will keep heads turning.

From Bantu knots to Fulani braids, or afros to twists to box braids, we highlight some of the most traditional African hairstyles that are super trendy today.

Our expert stylists and barbers will help guide you into the right hairstyle based on your hair’s texture and density. They’ll introduce you to products and at-home styling techniques to help you rock your ‘do for weeks or even months.

So what’s your style preference? Are you ready to try something new to showcase your personality?

Check out these cute hairstyles for black women and wear the crown on your head with pride and beauty.

So before your next hair appointment, browse our extensive collection of black hairstyles!

black kids hairstyles
Does your child need to update his/her hairstyle? If so, you came to the right place. Check out what we got in store for 2014!
Side parted goddess braids
Bring out your inner goddess with one of these gorgeous braids.
Short faux locs
These are another amazing way to protect your hair and stay in style. Check out these amazing looks any black women can pull off.
African american hairstyles
Modern, edgy and classic African American hairstyles always stand out in a crowd. Like the perfect accessory, they bring a whole look together. Whether you prefer simple and chic or textured and funky, these styles are sure to get you noticed!
Feed-in braids with beads
Feed In Braids are all the rage this year! See some of the most fantastic looks we've found.
Pixie cuts for black women
Channel your inner diva with a pixie hairstyle that's perfect for your black hair.
Cornrows braids
Cornrow braids never go out of style because they are always changing. Check out some of the fresh changes happening this year right here!
Box braids
One of the hottest protective black hairstyles are these boxy braids! Come see some of this year's best ideas.
Gorgeous long box braids
Love playing with long hair? Scroll through these badass styles to get started!
Short weave hairstyles for black women
If you’re like today’s celebrities who change their hairstyles as often as Lady Gaga switches up her look, then this list is a must-have!
Short natural hairstyles for black women
Embrace your natural hair and go for a bold short look! Check out these amazing hairstyles and haircuts that are popular right now.
Middle part bob for black women
Whether you are straightening your natural hair or considering a weave, these modern middle parts will sure to inspire!
short natural haircuts for black women over 50
Are you a black woman in her fifties? If so, opt for a short natural haircut the next time you visit the salon.
Jumbo box braids
Look into this list of the sassiest big box braid styles you'll ever encounter!
Short hairstyles for black women
You're about to find the perfect short hairstyle that will flatter your black hair!
Protective hairstyles for black hair
Functional and bangin' are what you'll get with these on-trend looks. Check them out here.
Crochet braids and hairstyles
Looking for some creative ways to rock crochet braids? Then look no further! We're bringing you the old, the new and the lovely when it comes to crochet braid styles.
Hottest weave hairstyles
Get the scoop on the most popular weaves of the season!
Medium box braids
No need to hit the floor with your pleats. Dive into these styles and go right in the middle.
Natural hair tapered cut
Dying to try something unique for your hair? See how you can get the biggest, most rocking chop of your life!
Best Fulani Braids
Beaded braids are where it's at. Revel in these hottest designs.
The most popular blonde box braids
Searching for a real attention-grabbing and summer-ready hairstyle? Click here and let these chic braids surprise you!
Kinky twist hairstyles
Get far from typical. Here is a fresh, trendsetting protective style to check out!
Medium-length natural hair style
Which shoulder length hairstyles are insanely popular right now? Let’s find out!
Ghana braids hairstyles
Spice up your look and protect your natural hair with one of these beautiful braids.
Long lemonade braids
Inspired by Beyoncé's braids in her Lemonade music video? Then check out these similar braids other women like you are wearing.
black natural hairstyles
These are some natural hairstyles you simply cannot miss this season!
Prom hairstyles for black girls
It's that time of year again when black girls everywhere are looking for the perfect prom look from hair to toe. For a lasting impression that will leave everyone around you amazed, check out these stunning prom hairstyles for black girls!
Types of weaves for black women
There are many different types of hair weave: Brazilian, Peruvian, and Indian, to name a few. Find out which type suits you the best!
Micro braids for black hair
Down for a sassy, highly detailed look? Revel in these small-but-deadly pleats.
Havana twist hairstyles
Take a hand into this unique and relaxed hairdo. Revel in the best ways to style those twists!
Burgundy box braids
Wanna give your pleats an extra touch of allure? Don't be a stranger to this sexy shade and see more of it here.
Black hairstyle ideas for women over 40
Have you heard the great news? 40 is the new 25! Amp up your stylishness with a fun & chic hairstyle fit for a woman who’s at least 40 years young!
Bob hairstyles for black women
Bob hairstyles have never looked sexier than they do here! Head on over to our latest post for tips on achieving the hottest trend in hair fashion.
Hottest examples of red box braids for black women
Searching for the perfect solution to rocking box braids? Click here to take the plunge into the world of red.
The hottest twist braids
This one's fast-becoming the go-to hairdo for women with afro hair. Better catch up!
Short bob hairstyles and haircuts for black women
Planning to do a big hair upgrade? Jump into these bob trends if you want real, grand change.
sew in bob
Amp up your weave with sleek sew-ins. Perfect for short, medium, or long hair!
Senegalese twists with side braids
Protect your hair with one of these gorgeous Senegalese twist hairstyles.
Braided ponytails for black women
Head over to see how you can upgrade your ponytail look!
Bantu knots on relaxed hair
Edge up your look with one of these cool bantu knots.
Sew-in hairstyles
Be the first to burst with flair! Tour this updated list of the sassiest sew-in looks.
Pictures of the best short box braids for black women
Searching for a chic, summer-friendly hairstyle? Click to see your best option.
Short faux locs
Introducing your new glamorous protective hairdo. Swoop into these head-turning designs.
Triangle box braids
A protective hairstyle that's straight-up hot?! Turn heads with these unique patterns!
poetic justice braids
The comeback is realest! Join the excitement and take a look at these Janet-inspired plaits.
Mohawk braids for black women
Find your inner rock chick looking for a way out? Peek at these photos to start the fun!