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5 Easy At-Home DIY Natural Hairstyles to Try

Everyday DIY Natural Hairstyles 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the question remains when will things go back to normal? Unfortunately we don’t know, but we do know there is no time like the present to focus on self-care, pampering yourself, and trying something new. And yes, that includes learning to do your own hair too Sis. But if this is something outside of your comfort zone, don’t worry we’ve got you covered with a few easy hairstyles for you to give a go on your own. We’ve gathered the very best hair tutorials for beginners, on some of the chicest and sleekest hairstyles around. 

Bantu Knot

woman wearing bantu knot DIY hairstyle
Photo Credit: @teairawalker

An African tradition for more than 100 years, The Bantu Knot has certainly made a comeback over the past few years. It’s surprisingly easy to perfect on your own and a great protective hairstyle also. Just follow these steps from A Beautiful Mess. It’s one of the best hair tutorials we’ve found on this style. 

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Elevated Puff

natural puff with gold cuff hair accessories
Photo Credit: TruleyTalentedTV

Hair accessories such as gold cuffs are a great way to elevate a simple updo, high pony or natural puff.  Just take notes from TruleyTalentedTV on this quick washngo / natural puff hair tutorial. 
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Twisted Pineapple Updo

pineapple updo Naptural85
Photo Credit: Naptural85

The pineapple updo is an excellent hairstyling technique that consists of creating a loose, high ponytail on top of your head with the back part twisted or braided up into the updo. We’re a big fan of
Naptural85 and her in-depth hair tutorials, but you’ll especially love this one. 

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Half-Up, Half-Down Natural Hair

half-up, half-down natural hair updo
Photo Credit: @neffyfrofro

This look from natural hair Vlogger of FusionofCultures & Founder of Wild Seed Botanicals, @neffyfrofro, is everything! It’s a simple, sophisticated no-fuss hair style to make you feel like the Queen that you are. And guess what she used to achieve this look? Clip-ins! Get the scoop here.

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Natural Hair Fauxhawk 

woman with natural hair fauxhawk
Photo Credit: Natural Hair Mag


If you’re looking for a super simple style for short natural hair, then look no further. The natural hair fauxhawk will be your go-to. All you need is some styling cream, a hair brush and some bobby bins. There are two ways you can approach this style. Take a look at this tutorial for more details.

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There’s more where that came from. Check out more DIY natural hairstyles here.

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