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5 Cute Natural Hairstyles for Short Hair

Everyday Natural Hairstyles for Short Hair

The beauty of natural hair is that everyone’s journey is different. While some hair grows like wildfire, others may need more time and attention so that our hair reaches our desired length. As you wait for your hair to grow, don’t think you can’t have fun with your hair in its short stage! You can have just as cute hairstyles as those you admire with long tresses. We’ve put together these easy, natural hairstyles for short hair that you can try!

Twist-Out with an Edge

Black woman with natural twist out short hair
Photo Credit: OnlyOneJess

While twist-outs themselves are easy to do, why not add some flair to your style to give your hair an edge? Follow this cute and simple tutorial by OnlyOneJess!

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Stretched out Up-do for Short Hair

before & after photo natural updo short hair
Photo Credit: Chev B.

A nice hack to handle your short hair is to stretch out your curls. You’re given way more length to work with more and it’s easier to put together up-do hairstyles! We love this tutorial by Chev B. on how to achieve the look.
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Short & Sassy Half-Up, Half-Down

Juicy 4a coils
Photo Credit: Bree Angelique

Don’t think length has to limit you to certain styles, try this cute half-up, half-down hairstyle demonstrated by Bree Angelique!

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Sleek Bun

Black woman with slicked down ponytail
Photo Credit: WestIndieRay

This look is perfect for a night out when you want to give a sexy look! If you want to take it up a notch, add a braided ponytail or curly hair to amplify the style. Achieve this look done by WestIndieRay by checking out the tutorial below.

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Mini & Flat Twists

Mini & flat twists
Photo Credit: Adanna Madueke

Sometimes, a protective style is what will help ease the stress of hair ideas for the week. Slay this style created by Adanna Madueke!

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Never let short hair stop you from trying new things, we hope you find these styles helpful the next time you need some hair inspiration!

Recommended Hair Care Products for your Natural Short Hairstyles

shea moisture coconut oil
Why We Love It
A much-needed dose of vitamins and minerals for added hair health.



mielle organic hair growt oil

Why We Love It
This organic hair oil from Mielle will help you achieve longer, stronger, healthier hair.


Creme of Nature
Why We Love It
Smells great, leaves your hair feeling moisturized
without feeling greasy and weighing the hair down.


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