30 Hottest Short Natural Hairstyles for Black Women with Short Hair

Short natural hairstyles for black women

If you’re ready to take a break from relaxers and give yourself a big chop, then you’re in the right place! Short natural hairstyles for black women are trending right now. You’ll find short hairstyles ranging from twist-outs, blowouts, puffs, sponge curls, afro’s, finger coils, finger waves, flat twists, and all-natural looks!

All you need for many of these are just an inch of hair. If you’re feeling bold, you can go for a super short cut or TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro). If you want to go a little edgy, try some popular short haircuts like an undercut, shaved and faded sides, surgical lines, and patterns.

When it comes to going all-natural with your African-American short hair, moisture will be key, ladies. You’ll need to condition your hair often with natural products like olive oil and coconut oil.

Flaunt your natural beauty! Before your next hair appointment, check out these inspiring photos of short natural hairstyles for black women:

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Short natural hair with low undercut pattern
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#1: Super Cool Low Undercut Pattern

Short black haircuts with a low undercut never fail to draw attention. Pair it with a shaved line to emphasize the low cut effect better.

Short coily bob for black women
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#2: Short Coily Bob for Black Women

A short coily bob for black women is the perfect style that can be done at home. Plus. it appreciates the natural curl pattern without frizz. This is best for women with coily hair textures. Simply twist your hair while damp with a styling mousse. Then, allow it to dry overnight while sleeping or under a dryer. Once it’s untwisted, some finger styling and your natural hair will fall right into place.

Short Natural Low-Maintenance Buzz Cut for Women
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#3: Low-Maintenance Buzz Cut

#4: Amazing Protective Style

An amazing protective style that isn’t as common is tree braids. This is an excellent choice for ladies with short or severely broken hair that needs time to grow out. This technique allows you to wear your hair in softer styles while wearing braids. Don’t forget to consult with your braider about the best braid hair in order to easily keep up at home.

Short Natural Hair Bob
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#5: Short Natural Hair Bob

Chin-length natural haircut with bangs
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#6: Chin-Length Natural Haircut with Bangs

Get into a chin-length natural haircut with bangs if you’re not afraid of mixing bangs and curls! Best for women with level 3 curly hair, a simple 2-strand twist out will deliver. Try using Cantù products for twists and coils when creating this style.

Perfect Side-Parted Bob for Natural Short Hair
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#7: Perfect Side-Parted Bob

You can still wear a perfect side-parted bob with fully natural hair. To achieve this, you’ll typically French braid your natural hair while damp. Then, once dry, you can unbraid it and let your natural hair style itself. Pair this technique with the most natural hair textures and it’s sure to be a winning natural style!

#8: Simple Tapered Pixie for Natural Curly Hair

A simple tapered pixie for your natural curls is an excellent choice if you aren’t afraid of a short cut but still want to rock your natural hair. After a cut from your barber, this mature style can easily be maintained at home. Use a curling mousse and your fingers to get your natural curls to fall right into place.

#9: Cute Natural Tight Coils

The world needs to see more beautiful natural haircuts like these short tight coils. The volume and definition really enhance the texture of the curls.

Sexy Curly Frohawk With Plait Designs
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#10: Sexy Curly FroHawk With Plait Designs

If you’re needing a special style for your natural hair, try a sexy curly frohawk with plait designs. You should ask your braider to use plastic rubber bands with this particular design. This will help to avoid breakage. To maintain a consistent curl that won’t frizz while out and about, use a mousse and finishing spray.

Perfect Side-Parted Bob for Natural Short Hair
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#11: Perfect Side-Parted Bob

Natural tapered pixie
Instagram @jennifer_pixie

#12: Natural Tapered Pixie

A natural tapered pixie is perfect for the edgy girl. While short hair around the sides and nape has limited styling options, the longer hair at the top has a wide variety of style choices. Curls one day and straight hair the next, this style can look great for any occasion. For easiest management, chemically relaxed or soft textured hair is best.

Twist out haircut with shaved temples
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#13: Twist Out Haircut with Shaved Temples

Consider a twist out haircut with shaved temples if you’re going for the punk rock or street edge. Your barber can even get crazy creative with freestyle designs on the sides. For women with naturally coily hair, style it out with moisturizer and a highly diluted foam wrap to keep the curls loose and soft.

easy twa hairstyle for black women
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#14: Easy TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro)

The teeny weeny afro for natural locks is an easy and stylish way to flaunt your texture. Confident African-American women won’t mind wearing a gorgeous short haircut such with designs.

#15: Natural Tapered Cut on Curls

Protective hairstyles are a great idea, but a tapered fade for natural coiled hair is a must-try, too! To achieve this tapered cut, the cut will require shaping and layering.

natural spirals on a short haircut
Instagram @krewkutz

#16: Natural Spirals on Short Haircut

Opt for a springy short cut that features shorter sides to keep a round shape at the top. For such curls, use hair products that offer moisture without weighing them down, so they don’t lose their bounce. Ask your stylist or barber for a trendy design on the side to glow up your style.

Short natural frohawk with heart lines
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#17: Heart Lines + Mohawk Fade on Afro Curls

The heart-shaved  lines on a mohawk for curly hair create a super edgy style that everyone will love! Ask your stylist about adding a shade of blonde that will bring out a softer finish.

#18: Funky Caramel Blonde Undercut

A caramel blonde undercut is a stylish way to show off the fullness and texture of your natural curls. The shade of blonde matches women with a bronze skin tone, for sure. Jazzing up this natural undercut with a shaved design brings out a fierce element to it.

Natural Type 4 Hair Coils
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#19: Natural Type 4 Hair Coils

Here’s a striking natural hairstyle for black women with type 4 coils. The sides look clean, emphasizing the curls on top. What’s great about this chop is that the shape and height are customizable to match any face shape.

Short Hairstyle with Blonde Twists
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#20: Short Hairstyle with Blonde Twists

This short twist-out haircut gives the natural hair a good amount of definition. For an extra dimension, add a shade of blonde! It’s a nice upgrade if you’re feeling bored with the usual short coily bob.

#21: Elegant Updo with Side Cornrows

Show creativity and uniqueness by wearing this elegant updo with side braided cornrows. It looks neat but textured at the same time.

Edgy Curly Faux Hawk Coils
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#22: Edgy Curly Faux Hawk Coils

This African-American hairstyle features a short faux hawk with twists that makes a head-turning fashion statement. The curls offer a remarkable definition and shape.

short pixie cut for natural hair
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#23: Short Pixie Cut for Natural Hair

Here’s a simple but stunning pixie cut, which most black women can rock the best! If you have an oval, square, diamond, or heart-shaped face with thick or thin hair, opt for this trend.

Very Short Undercut with Shaved Designs
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#24: Very Short Undercut with Shaved Designs

Very short natural hairstyles are versatile, too. Feel free to add shaved lines to carry out an eye-catching finish or just a fade for a low-maintenance hairstyle.

#25: Bright Blonde Curly Hair with Surgical Line

Partner your curly hair with a surgical line to create disconnection, allowing the hair texture to pop. For sassy haircuts for black women like this, a bright shade of blonde would look so eye-catching.

Gorgeous Short Black Curls
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#26: Gorgeous Short Black Curls

Flaunt your natural black curls with a short haircut, and let it complement your square-shaped face. For maintenance, make sure to hydrate or moisturize the curls for a healthier-looking finish.

#27: Shaved Sides with Rainbow Highlights

Play with rainbow colors as you wear a short natural haircut. The shaved sides allow for an edgier and stronger finish, while the highlights make it fun and younger-looking!

#28: Natural Afro with Shaved Side Designs

This short natural hair isn’t the same tapered natural haircut you usually see. The shaved lines on both sides are what make this more striking and charming.

#29: Short and Natural Undercut with Longer Hair On Top

A natural curly undercut works best on thick hair that seems unmanageable when short. The undercut removes bulk from tresses, keeping them in a nice shape.

#30: Crown Braid Style with Short Natural Curls

A crown braid style with short natural curls makes a fun and modern look that’s perfect for any occasion. Such a hair type would work like a magic with a bright blonde hue.

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