Hairstyles

26 Very Short Hairstyles For Black Women

Very short hairstyles for black women have strikingly unique hair options for the season in groom. Go chic with wonderfully simple and the easiest to manage hair ideas that echo both runways and red carpet entries.

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You love to have updos for short hair that reflects your preference for easiness in tending your locks, saving your precious time. Yes! It is undeniably true that nothing easier than wearing short hair. Though having very short hairstyles, you may not opt for traditionally known bobs, pixies, buns, straight, wavy and curly hairdos yet the smartness is achievable with a lot more options and they are fairly extensive.

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Moreover, opting for short hair is conspicuously the latest fashion hairstyling trend. Go through this gallery of glam, picturing very short hairstyles for black women that have a number of luscious attractions to make your vibes stunning yet saving you ample time and providing you the comfort to manage your style without any hassle.

26. Super Short Straight Bob

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The beauty of bob style haircut is its uniqueness and charm that makes the personality of women more neat and refined marked with elegance and style. It is surely a must-have idea in very short hairstyles that seizes many showbiz celebrities including the most favorite and trendsetter super star, Rihanna into its charisma. Facial features get prominent and attractive due to tapering layers and long side bangs across the chin.

How to Style:

  • Smoothly brush the hair forward and run the teeth firmly towards the back of your hair as well.
  • Using a rat tail comb create a side parting of your bangs using the arch of your eye brow as a base.
  • When you’ve parted the bangs, heat your straightener at 120 degrees and straighten the bangs in forward strokes so that the fall on your forehead.
  • At the end, rub a bit of hair wax or pomade against your palms and run it through your hair so that you don’t allow any of the baby hair’s to erect.

Recommended Products:

  • I’d recommend you a BaByliss®PRO | Nano Titanium™
  • However, you can use any of your personal favorite too.
  • American Crew Hair Styling Pomade, 3.

Recommended Face:

  • This hairstyle is suitable for a heart shaped face or an oval face.
  • If you have thin or even wavy textured hair then you can carry this hair cut pretty well.

Tip:

  • Don’t ever forget to straighten your front bangs as they’re the main source of giving this hair style a chic look.
  • Make it a habit of straightening your bangs forward whenever you come out of shower but after drying your hair properly.

25. Flipped Hairstyle For Black Women

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Chic and impressive! Going for his option means to add spice to your short tendrils without much effort. It covers the entire head with very short round hair on the sides and on the back. To add a retro look to this hairdo, draw hair on the forehead also. For flipping the tips of hair, use a small curling iron and turn the tips inside. Your style is now ready. Use a light finishing spray to hold flyaways.

How to Style:

  • For this retro and smart hair style you need to smoothly comb your hair with a brush.
  • Next, take a rat tail comb and create a side partition using your eye brow arch as a base.
  • Later, you can back comb the hair on the crown a bit or directly start curling the tips and edges.
  • It’s up to you if you want to straighten your bangs first. But using a curling iron, curl the tips of your hair and bangs outwards.
  • Use a hair spray all over your hair so that they stay in place and don’t give a messy look.

Recommended Products:

  • Use BaByliss®PRO | Cermaic Tools™ for curling the tips and edges of your back hair and front bangs too.
  • Or you can use any curling iron which is your personal favorite but make sure that it’s a trust worthy one and the curls don’t open or go lose.
  • TREsemme Extra Hold Hair Spray, 14.06 oz.
  • Or use an L’Oreal Studio Hot Curl Themo Curling Spray, 150 ml.

Recommended Face:

  • This hair cut is perfect for a heart shaped face as it makes the face appear prettier once it’s styled properly.
  • Even frizzy textured hair would do. However, wavy hair will go best with it.
  • But sleek and straight hair or a round face won’t be able to carry this look properly.

Tip:

  • If you have extra frizzy hair then make it a point to nicely straighten the hair where appropriate before curling the edges.
  • Usually, straighten the hair once you’ve dried the hair after the shower as it will give a more voluminous look to the hair.

 24. Sassy Bob

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A gorgeous and modern look with an astounding haircut, sassy bob style is an awesome idea in very short hairstyles.  To wear this style, cut your hair in such a way that your face will be nicely framed with front locks of both sides of your head and the hair on the back side will be cut in round below from the ear. For a twist, you can also cover a part of your eyes with front headed hair if it is not irritating for you. Highlight it for a final look and enjoy one of the best styles of very short hairstyles for black women collection.

How to Style:

  • This spiky hairstyle will require a lot of the help of your fingers.
  • Once you get out of the shower try to assemble the hair in a stable position with your fingers or using a comb.
  • Blow dry them or using a hair dryer comb the hair outwards from the top in order to create spikes.
  • You can use pomade or hair wax by rubbing a bit of either against your fingers and letting your fingers do the styling of the spikes.
  • However, for a better styled look make sure that you have a different colored hair light when you’ll create your spikes.

Recommended Product:

  • Use a PRO- Professional Light Weight Hair Dryer.
  • Or an Elchim 2001 Professional Hair Dryer which will make your hair appears voluminous and appealing making them all set to be spiked.
  • Use any pomade of your own choice.

Recommended Face:

  • This is the perfect hair style for an oval shaped face.
  • The hair style will make the oval shaped face appear prettier and slimmer.
  • However, squared faces aren’t fir for this hair style.

Tip:

  • Make sure you get a highlight which is similar to your hair tone but a bit lighter than that so that it appears to be evident once the hair is spiked.
  • Beware with how you get the hair cut as it should be cut in a way which is easy to eb styled even after it’s grown.

“Styling with very short hair is to make a stunning fashion statement. Apart from the oft-repeated cliché; ‘they are easy to manage’, short hair have even stronger reasons to stand out. They fit the best on almost all facial features and contours. They impart you unquestionably fresh and young look. Above all, they are the best option for all places and events.”

 23. Cropped Short Hair

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Cropped hair is the special sparkle of the new season that has gained much attention and appreciation for its easy styling. It is strikingly adorable on every face and needs no further gimmicks to play on your locks. Just make sure to keep your hair sleek and shiny to make a good show of your freshness.  A bit of brown ombre hair tips can make it an exclusive fashion statement.

How to Style:

  • Begin by brushing your hair and make sure that the teeth of the brush smoothly comb the hair.
  • Straightly comb the hair next to your bangs.
  • Blow dry your bangs outwards and loosely curl the edges of the bangs.
  • Use a thick brush to make the hair still whilst blow drying them.
  • Use a hair spray on the top of your head for the hair to remain in place and avoid any flyers to appear.

Recommended Products:

  • Use a Harry Josh Pro Tools Pro Dryer 2000.
  • And any curling iron which is your favorite.
  • Use Short Sexy Hard up Gel for long lasting stay and hold of the hair.

Recommended Face:

  • A square or round shaped face will do justice to this hair style.
  • Some brown ombre ttips will make the cut appear more appealing and exotic.
  • It’s going to look good on a round shaped or square shaped face as these face shapes support side parted curled and blow dried bangs.

Tip:

  • Make sure that you blow dry the hair upwards until the crown as it will give a spiky effect to the hair too.
  • Don’t forget to use the recommended styling products to add extra shine to your hair.

 22. Flower Girl Extra Short Hairstyle

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Make your very short hair with the addition of flower embellishment on one side. You may also wear a wreath to get a flare or just a headband to grab attention to your hair sheen. Though this hairstyle has not particular restriction for any specific face outline yet it looks more gorgeous on round faces.

How to Style:

  • This hairstyle is exclusively for those pretty ladies who have tight Barbie doll like curls.
  • But the condition is that they need to be cut in a bob.
  • So begin styling by combing your hair nicely but quite carefully so that the overall look of the curls doesn’t appear vague, frizzy and messy.
  • Or more importantly, use your fingers to make them look nice and proper.
  • Next, wear flower studded hair clip, a cute head band or a garland in order to make your hair appear extra gorgeous and eye catchy.
  • Then rub hair wax or pomade against your hands and run your hands against your hair.

Recommended Products:

  • Wear a Catwalk colorful flower crown.
  • Or wear Baroque flower studded hair clips or head bands.
  • L’Oreal Paris Elnett Satin, this hair spray will keep your hair firm and in place.

Recommended Face:

  • Any facial shape can carry this look but it will look extra beautiful on round shaped faces.
  • This look will give the round shaped face a better and much happening look.

Tip:

  • Don’t, I repeat don’t brush your hair vigorously that your curls go loose.
  • Always brush the hair subtly so that the curls remain in place.

“Opting for very short hairstyles is to get oneself out of pickle. Now, there is no designing hassle to face before office or event. You have an easy solution to go for hundreds of brilliant hairdo ideas that you can instantly opt for to alter your old look or re-define it with immensely pleasing hairstyling variations.”

 21. Cute And Smooth

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To style your short hair with bob haircuts is always a genius choice to be prominent with a glamorous look. Beauty and charm of black women can be blown out with very short hairstyles. All you need is to add some variety with these styles like you can add curls on the back side of your selected bob style. Bangs on the front side with bob haircut also enhance your grace and tender facial looks.

How to Style:

  • This is a very simple yet extremely glamorous and chic look!
  • Bob haircuts on black ladies always look gorgeous. Moreover, if styled properly then they sure have the looks of making a man go head over heels for them.
  • So begin styling by brushing your hair properly.
  • Next, heat your best curling iron on about 120 degrees and curl all of the hair especially the back side but not the frontal bangs.
  • Straighten your frontal bangs.
  • Later, neatly part your bangs by making your eyebrow arch the base using a rat tail comb.
  • Then spray a good amount of hair spray all over the hair.
  • And bring the curled hair towards the front.

Recommended Product:

  • Use the Xtava Curling iron but make sure that your curls are tight and don’t go loose.
  • Any random hair spray would do too, but loads of it.

Recommended Face:

  • A heart shaped face which is complimented with a perfect jaw line and cheek bones will look amazingly exotic on this haircut.
  • The face will compliment this cut real well as the hair once bought in front against the neck will give a real chic and smart look.

Tip:

  • Make sure you style the hair properly as the actual look of this haircut won’t properly appear and will be hidden behind a messy look.

20. Trendy Cute Very Short Hairstyle

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It is equally suitable for short and extra layered short hair, hence, a must go to option in very short hairstyles for black women that are gaining popularity in the latest season. With voluminous hair, create a side parting, amassing hair on one side. The other side should remain lesser in volume. It will certainly heighten an illusionary effect that is irresistible. Trendiest and cute with no particular requirement of facial features and cheekbones lines!

How to Style:

  • This is one extra ordinarily easy hairstyle to do.
  • All it requires is for you to wash and dry your hair properly.
  • Place your bangs forward and blows dry your hair in an outward manner.
  • Use your fingers to make the hair appear neat and prim.
  • Then rub your favorite pomade or hair wax on your hands and run it against your hair.

Recommended Product:

  • Use Ultra Hold Sculpting Clay by Alternate Bamboo Style which will maintain the look and style of your hair even through a long day at work or college.
  • Any blow dry or hair dry machine at home will do.

Recommended Face:

  • An oval face will carry this haircut pretty well.
  • A thick textured or voluminous hair is highly commended for this haircut.

Tip:

  • If you like short hair and long to keep it, then maintain it properly too.
  • Get your hair trimmed every month in order to avoid split ends.

 19. Asymmetrical Undercut Hairstyle

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The Asymmetrical Undercut is an excellent option in hairstyles for very short hair. To achieve this glowing hairstyle, use good amount of volumizing hair cream on hair. Use a paddling brush to brush hair onto one side and blow dry. While brushing, turn hair to get more volume and brush them to the opposite side. End hairstyle with wax or finishing spray. This hairstyle used layered bobs to make a messy hairstyle with tousled curls.

How to Style:

  • This is one of my personally favorite looks and in generally appear to make any woman who gets it appear more flawlessly beautiful.
  • Style this hair cut by smoothly brushing your hair using a paddling brush.
  • Next, use volumizing hair powder on your scalp to bring extra volume towards your crown.
  • Or you can just back comb your crown.
  • Then bring the hair in front and blow dry but more preferably straighten them.
  • Set your straightener to at least 140 degrees and part the hair into two sides and begin to straighten them.
  • Then part your bangs as you like and run a bit of hair wax on your hair and you’re done!

Recommended Product:

  • Use Kerastase Nacre hair wax from the Nutritive line, it will not only maintain the styling of your hair and hold it back but will even add nutrients to it.
  • Use any hair straightener of your choice.

Recommended Face:

  • Honestly, this is one haircut which will compliment any facial shape but will make an oval face appear super pretty!
  • This voluminous hair cut will make one’s face more attractive and striking.

 18. Smooth Bob

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The smooth bob is an easy updo hairstyle for very short hair. Use styling serum on hair that has been towel dried. To wear this, start from parting hair to one side and use eye of hair as midpoint. Use a paddling brush to wrap hair while blow drying to get maximum volume. Go for a curling iron to flatten out curls at hair ends. End styling with light finishing spray.

How to Style:

  • This is similar to the Oprah Winfrey look that’s why many ladies prefer having it.
  • This hairstyle is classy and easy which is why old aged women tend to have it and maintain it as their permanent hairstyle.
  • You should begin styling by towel drying your hair and using a serum which is exclusively used post shower in order to naturally straighten the hair and not let them remain frizzy, dry or dull.
  • Next, smoothly brush your hair using a paddle brush and do a side parting using a rat tail comb.
  • Then plug in your blow dryer and very attentively section the hair into either two or three and then begin to blow dry them whilst wrapping the hair around the roller brush.
  • Later, end by curling along the edges using a good curling iron so that the curls don’t go flat.

Recommended Products:

  • Use the Xtava Curling iron so that your curls stya in place and the edges don’t go flat.
  • The INECTO Pure Coconut Oil Smoothing Hair Serum 75 ml will do its job of reducing frizz and adding shine to your hair post shower pretty well.
  • Try the CHI Touch Screen Hair Dryer for blow drying the hair and if you’re satisfied with the results then continue using it.

Recommended Face:

  • Ladies with a round or oval face can carry this hair style pretty elegantly.
  • I’d highly commend round faced ladies to try this hairstyle at least once in their life and let people get awed by how it turns out to be on them.

Tip:

  • Don’t forget to curl the edges and ends after the blow dry.
  • Give highlighting a try and highlight the hair on the crown.
  • The two colored hair which coincide together will give a beautiful illusion once done.

Related Article: Formal Hairstyles For Short Hair

 17. The Rebel Hairstyle For Black Women

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This rebellious hairstyle in the list of very short hairstyles for black women uses very short hair and makes a truly defiant hairstyle. You can take this option following just a few easy steps. Use volumizing spray on hair when you start styling. Also elevate hair from the roots when you are blow drying.

Now comb back the middle section of hair one inch from the hairline. Make a pompadour from the top hair. From the front hairline back, create fashion curls using curling iron. Now your style is ready, fix it with a hairspray.

How to Style:

  • This hairstyle is exclusively for those women who are comfortable with short hair.
  • However, a disclaimer is that if you want to try this hairstyle then you need to have your hair cut real short to get the actual look of it.
  • Once you’ve got the hair cut then all the other steps are pretty easy.
  • Rub some hair wax or pomade against your fingers and run your fingers all over the hair.
  • Next, use your fingers in order to get the right style that you’re longing for.
  • Moreover, if you have light hair then you can even use a volumizing powder deep inside your roots.

Recommended Products:

  • Use Redken Water Wax which will supposedly add great shine to your hair and hence, will make them appear glossy.
  • Get the Sexy Hair- Big Sexy Hair- Powder Play Volumizing and Texturizing Powder 15g as it will add volume to your hair and can be kept for future use too.

Recommended Face:

  • Heart shaped face will give good justice to this look.
  • No matter whatever the hair color is, a heart shaped face with a proper hair cut will make you appear extraordinarily exotic.

Tip:

  • If your hair is quite frizzy then you can even straighten the frontal hair a bit before applying the hair wax.
  • Moreover, you can even blow dry the hair outwards.

 16. Cinnamon Swirl Hairstyle

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In very short hairstyles, the cinnamon swirl looks best on brunettes and makes great use of stacked bob haircut. Women of color can wear this hairstyle to add extra glare to their exotic tresses. Begin with applying styling cream on hair. Now use flat iron to level hair and move it on slightly tilt hair, except at the front. Use styling wax at the roots of your hair to add texture.

How to Style:

  • This stacked bob haircut requires you to have a good stylist so that they efficiently cut your hair in the correct style and design.
  • As it’s named, the hairs on your crown appear to be in a swirl like shape once they’ve been rightly back combed and style.
  • Begin styling by, straightening your hair very efficiently by keeping the temperature of your straightener on at least 150 degrees.
  • Next, section your hair.
  • Then, use a rat tail comb to smoothly comb down the hair and simultaneously straighten your hair using the straightener.
  • After the hair is straightened, nicely back comb the hair on the crown.
  • Apply hair spray all over the hair to avoid any flyovers.

Recommended Products:

Recommended Face:

  • Ladies with a round face can carry this look pretty nicely.
  • The swirl effect will make the round shaped face appear extravagantly gorgeous.
  • However, if you intend to get this look then do get your hair dyed in either chocolate brown or a mixture of dark brown, hazel or honey.
  • These are the hair colors which will highlight the hair cut even better.

 15. Rebellious Spikes For Black Women

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This rebellious hairstyle uses spikes and takes them to an edgy style. Best of all very short hairstyles for black women that promises a funky and cheerful look. Use styling serum on hair to make them soft and sleek. Now use a flat iron to smoothen out hair with heat and separate a flip section out of top middle hair. Make use of Styling Wax and position hair into the middle into a faux hawk. In the end apply medium strength hairspray to finish look.

How to Style:

  • This hairstyle requires you to have your hair properly cut into a side flip.
  • I’d suggest you to get a side flip along with a good amount of side bangs so that it can be covered once you’re bored of the spikes.
  • You can begin styling by, smoothly brushing the hair and later straightening them.
  • Next, using a rat tail comb part the hair into two.
  • Then rub some pomade against your fingers and run them across the middle parted hair in order to create a Mohawk in the middle.
  • Remember to use your fingers to pike up the hair.

Recommended Products:

  • Use Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Paste to add texture and spikes.
  • Later, to hold the hair and to avoid any baby hair or flyover irritating you, use the Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Hairspray.

Recommended Face:

  • A heart shaped face will be fine for this look.
  • This is already an edgy hairstyle so square shaped faces shouldn’t get it done.
  • An oval or heart shaped face can carry this look well.

Tip:

  • Before getting the cut do discuss with your hair stylist whether this look would seem good on you or no.
  • If they allow you to go for this look then make sure that the hair is cut nicely and doesn’t get thin after the cut.

 14. Side Shave Hairstyle

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If you want to rock the world with your bold and funky, but glorious looks, don’t look around to waste your time. You have a wonderful option in side shave haircut. It is basically the inspiration of the 90s and freshly introduced, especially for black women. With innovations, in this haircut like waves, curls, twists or sections on the hairy side, you can give a strong appearance to your enchanting personality.

How to Style:

  • This is one pretty short haircut which you can style in different manners.
  • Such as, front bangs, side bangs, curls and even French twists.
  • However, you need to be sure of the fact that which style would suit you the most. So once you’re done with the figuring out part, get started!
  • Begin styling by straightening the hair on the scalp in a forward manner, next to the shaved side of the scalp.
  • Smooth the hairs down with a paddle brush and curl or blow dry the edges if you want.
  • Later, spray all over the hair to keep them firm and in place.

Recommended Products:

  • You can choose between a hair wax and hair spray.
  • If it’s a hair wax that you’re choosing then go for Rusks Being Warped which is a good humidity resistant.

Recommended Face:

  • An oval or heart shaped face can carry this look quite well as the way it is styled will complement the face quite well.
  • If you have a round or square shaped wide face then this hairstyle won’t be appropriate for you as your facial shape demands a longer version of the cut.

Tip:

  • You can always make this hairstyle more vibrant and exotic.
  • Get a funky colored highlight such as chocolate brown or mahogany red which will make you appear more chic and presentable.

 13. Flirty Tendrils

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If you are looking for very short hairstyles with a hint of glam, this superb option will certainly serve you the best. Take the opportunity to reflect your buoyancy and liveliness by opting for this genuine and exciting natural hairstyle for very short hair. Keep super short hair on both sides to shift stress on tendrils on top. Make them look kinky and flirty that is the real texture of this amazing styling.

How to Style:

  • Hair tendrils can give a soft and cute look yet a sexy and flirty look, depending on how they’re styled.
  • But since you are a bit older than 2 year old baby girls, so a clipped up tendril won’t seem nice on you. However, a fluffed up tendril would do the trick!
  • The most primary condition to this hairstyle is that you need to keep very short, shaved like hair on both the sides so that the tendrils seem fluffed up on the scalp.
  • So begin styling by using your fingers to make the tendrils appear prim and neat.
  • Dry and frizzy hair won’t look good so rub some pomade or hair wax on your fingers and run them against your hair.
  • Later, tightly curl the hair if you feel like the tendrils aren’t tight enough and will go lose.

Recommended Products:

  • Use your favorite curler which is available at home.
  • Use a TIGI’s S- Factor Smoothing Lusterizer which will smooth your hair and be a shield against unwanted frizz and waves.

Recommended Face:

  • An oval face with a prominent jaw line can carry this look real well.
  • Moreover, the edged shape of the face will compliment this look even more.

 12. Sinuous Streams For Very Short Hair

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It is graceful and sophisticated option in very short hairstyles for black women that fits the best on your tiny locks. It shifts the focus on your features. It requires a thick texture of hair all around, thus you should wash hair with a volumizing shampoo and later blow dry them. Now use straightener to level hair towards the front, adding an illusionary effect of stream flow. It remains the one of the must-hair ideas for the new season.

How to Style:

  • The styling of this hair demands a feather cut.
  • Usually, girls get a feather cut all over the length of their hair but as this is a bob hairstyle then the feather cut on this is required over the hair of the scalp.
  • This hair style stresses on extra volume to the hair.
  • So begin styling by, adding volumizing foam to your damp hair or a volumizing powder to dry hair.
  • Then, smooth down the hair with a paddle brush and blow dry hair using a round brush.
  • Later, apply hair wax if you want in order to avoid any flyovers.

Recommended Products:

  • Try the Mousse by SEVEN which will add a good amount of volume to your hair.
  • Blows dry the hair with a hair dryer that you normally use at home.

Recommended Face:

  • This haircut desires silky hair whilst no particular facial shape is required for it.
  • However, if you have thick or curly hair then better not experiment with this hairstyle.

Tip:

  • This hairstyle solely depends on the feather cut.
  • So, make sure that you have a reliable hair stylist who cuts your hair as per your requirement.

 11. Pixie Madness

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Pixie hairstyle has an established place in all changing seasons. It is returned with an amazingly dramatic look on the red carpet this year in all very short hairstyles. Get ready to shake over the trends with your very short hair. You have the opportunity to introduce so many new styles in this cut as it possesses a vast range of haircut possibilities like textured, spikes, shaggy, wavy, etc. Just wear the cut of your choice with your innovation and feel the difference.

How to Style:

  • This haircut throws the idea of a normal pixie cut for you.
  • The next step solely depends on you as to how would you like to style it.
  • A normal wavy blow dried pixie.
  • A sleek and straight pixie.
  • A curled up pixie.
  • Whatever you decide just use your favorite pomade against your hair once done.

Recommended Products:

  • If you’re out of ideas for a hair wax or pomade then try on some Bumble and Bumble’s Sumotech which will give your hair a firm grip and willa void any baby hairs of flyovers.

Recommended Face:

  • Any face type can easily carry this look!
  • Thick hair or thin, any would do.
  • But be wise enough to recognize that which sort of pixie style will suit you.

 10. The Backcombing Hairstyle

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This is one of the best, classy, trendy and smart hairstyle for all ages. The particular focus in this hair idea is to enhance the sobriety and a sophisticated demeanour thus it will best suit for formal gatherings, office and at places where you prefer to be reserved. This stunning style can bring to emerge the black beauty on its full bloom. Use hair gel or a fixing spray to hold all flyaways that can eclipse the look of this cool style.

How to Style:

  • This is one of the most trendy and chic sleek hairstyle which is my personal favorite.
  • Moreover, often you must have seen Kim.K wearing the same look.
  • The best thing about this hairstyle is that it will compliment both long as well as short hair.
  • Begin styling by; using a rat tail comb to part the frontal layers away from the rest of the hair.
  • Carefully straighten your hair at 130-150 degrees heat.
  • Clip the rest of the hair together and begin to back comb the front layers which you initially parted.
  • Use loads of hair spray and back comb.
  • However, if you don’t want to back comb then you can even smoothly comb the hair at the crown away from the rest of the hair and later spray lots of hair spray on it.

Recommended Products:

  • For the best firm and sleek grip use the Kardashian Beauty Pure Glitz Hairspray and enjoy a back combed hairstyle all day long.
  • To straighten your hair use Kardashian Beauty Hairstyling Flat Iron-1 in order to enjoy and neat and silky look.

Recommended Face:

  • A heart shaped or an oval shaped face will make this hairstyle appear even sexier.
  • Contour your cheeks and jawbone, volumize your eye lashes through a 3D mascara and put on a red lip color.
  • The sharp edges of your face complimented by this hairstyle will make you appear sexier as ever.

 9. Immaculate Laconic Hairstyle

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If you got a round face, flatter you face and afro textured hair with this unique but enormously simple hairstyle in the range of very short hairstyles for black women. With short length hair, it is increasingly possible to keep your face open, and hence highlight your symmetrical features with bold accent. Setting this style doesn’t require much effort. Comb your hair upside and draw a few tendrils on one side hugging the forehead. The other option to personalize this hairstyle is to go for dying hair, preferably golden.

How to Style:

  • This is another short hairstyle which is immensely easy to do and doesn’t require much effort at the styler’s end.
  • Blow dry or just simply dry your hair with a hair dryer post shower.
  • Next, dab a very small amount of pomade against your fingers and run it through the strands of your hair.
  • Drag your hair towards your forehead and to the sides so that it gives a good immaculate laconic look.
  • And voila! You’re done.

Recommended Products:

  • Keep a paddle brush at handy.
  • Use Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Paste in order to keep your hair in place whilst not givng a sleek but a more fluffed up look.

Recommended Face:

  • This hair cut will look good on a slimmed face with sharp edges.
  • A long oval face will rock this look real well!

Tip:

  • You can always dye your hair to a brunette or golden, even ombre will look good for this look.
  • However, you should at least have a good amount of volume to your hair for this cut.

 8. Short Natural Hairstyle With A Distinct Side Parting

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This style can be listed easily with the easiest very short hairstyles for black women. It is promosing, easy to wear and trendy and makes a brave show of your love for natural and simple hairstyling. It remains the choice of many famed models on runways in the recent season. Check the dashing Lupita Nyong’o who rocked the stylists with her exuberant entry on the red carpet with this must-have hairstyle.

How to Style:

  • This natural look requires no particular styling but a proper haircut done by a reliable hair stylist.
  • This haircut is similar to that of Meagan Good but the difference is that she did a center Mohawk whilst this hairstyle doesn’t ask for it.
  • For this hairstyle, you need to have immensely short hair and the hair on your scalp need to be very shortly trimmed.
  • Just make sure that you can do a side parting whilst you’re undergoing the haircut.

Recommended Products:

  • None in particular but you can always use your favorite accessories to compliment your hair.

Recommended Face:

  • Oval and square shaped faces can easily rock this look.

 7. The Natural Afro-Twist

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Searching for season’s styling nuances, Natural Afro-Twist should remain one of the essential hairdo options in your repertoire, this summer. Being afro with an accent on naturalness simply means you articulate your individuality. There is nothing bothersome to wear this style rather it is to display your gifted; genuine and breathtakingly diffident look. This is what makes it the most favorite and attractive of very short hairstyles for black women in all beauty and hairstyling magazines for women of color. If you do it properly with its real innate glow, you will never let the eyes wink of you.

How to Style:

  • No styling needed if you have natural afro hair.
  • However, if you have curls but not natural afro then you can tightly curl your hair post shower.
  • However, make sure to heat your curling iron on 130-150 degrees heat.
  • Once you’re done curling, dab some pomade on your fingers and run your fingers along your hair.

Recommended Products:

  • Use Water Wax by Redken as it will add ultimate shine and will make your curls appear glossier than before.
  • Moreover, it will firmly hold your hair into a tight grip and won’t let the hair lose.

Recommended Face:

  • Round or spherical faces can easily carry this look pretty well.
  • Just make sure that the hair doesn’t come on your face.

 6. Colored Pixie With Bangs

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Women are always in search of something new and special to get a hot and saucy look so this colored pixie hairdo will best suit to such eagerly stylish chicks. Another advantage is that it takes little time to set pixie cut hairs so it is quite simple and easy to maintain hairdo. Colored pixie with streaking bangs are high on fashion diva with spectacular display of colors like pastel peach, blues, and pinks, turquoise teal green & purple ombre reddish tresses.

How to style:

  • If you’re a Rihanna fan then this is a must have look for you!
  • This is a side shaved hair style with streaking bangs to add vibrancy to the hair.
  • Style by straightening your bangs at a high heat towards your face.
  • Smooth your hair with a paddle brush.

Recommended Products:

  • Use your favorite brand to dye the hair of your bangs.
  • Dye the bangs in whatever you like,
  • Ombre, pastel blue, turquoise, mahogany, honey golden, chocolate brown and much more.

Recommended Face:

  • A round or oval face will carry this look pretty well.
  • However, your main focus should be on the color you choose for dying your bangs.

 5. Pixie Hairstyle With Tight Curls

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Going for tight curls is no doubt a good match to afro hair that provides a perfect way to stand out in the crowd with so ease.  It is remarkably an innovative idea to curl your hair into rounded locks even if you have straight hairs with little volume. This hairstyle will give your hairs an extra movement and bounce with twisty strands around the head just like Nicole Ari Parker who have a large fan following across the globe.

How to Style:

  • This hairstyle doesn’t particularly desire you to have curled hair even straight hair would do.
  • However, you need to have hair no longer than a bob to carry this look.
  • Begin styling by, heating your curling iron up to 150 degrees.
  • Begin to curl your hair inwards by doing portions one by one.
  • After you’ve curled the hair, sprinkle lots of hair spray over the hair in order to tightly keep the curls from going lose.
  • Just like Vanessa Hudgens, even you’ll carry this hairstyle pretty well.

Recommended Products:

  • Use the Pearl Digital Ceramic Curling Wand to curl your hair into tight Barbie doll curls.
  • Use the KENRA Classic Volume Hair Spray to keep your hair in place and avoid any unwanted flyovers erecting.

Recommended Face:

  • If you have a heart shaped face, then this hair style will look bomb on you!
  • Let the bangs fall on your forehead in order to appear more stylish and chic.

Tip:

  • The bangs that will fall on your forehead can be straightened or curled, just as you’d want them to be.

 4. Messy Short Pixie Hairstyle

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Very short hairstyles for black women comprise lots of wonderful and amazing styles. The chic messy short pixie cut has a sparkling place in the extensive range and has taken on modern glamour. It gives an extraordinary superb appearance to your forehead and adds a tinge of carefree juvenile look to your overall image. It remains the season’s cool, amazing and youthful hairstyle.

How to Style:

  • Ladies, this hairstyle will give your face a younger look if styled properly.
  • Get your pixy hair done with short side bangs.
  • Begin styling by, adding styling foam to your damp hair.
  • Next, blows dry the hair alongside a small brush.
  • Later spray your hair with a medium hold hair spray.

Recommended Products:

  • Use Pureology’s Silk Bodifier which will keep your hair in one place and can be restyled again if needed.
  • Keep a small brush at handy.

Recommended Face:

  • Slim and long faces will rock this look more than any other face type!
  • However, any textured hair would do.

 3. Short Curly Bob Hairstyle

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Usually the texture of your hair as a black woman is thick and wavy. It provides a fine base for many stunning hairstyles even in very shorter lengths. To create the harmony among the hairstyle and the shape of your face, short bob cut works dramatically flattering.

If you add curls to your hair with this cut, you will simply rock with your amazingly appealing personality. Because this hair cut, with an amazing sliced layer technique will give you a trendy, easy short bob classy look. Certainly a fantastic choice in hairstyles for black women!

How to Style:

  • Just like Marion Cottilard even you can rock the curly bob pretty well if styled properly!
  • Begin styling by, blow drying the hair post shower.
  • However, blow dry with a round brush in an out wards manner.
  • Next, heat your curling iron at 150 degrees and curl your hair outwards.
  • Remember to curl your hair in portions to give a more prominent look.
  • Spray lots of hair spray on the hair after you’re done with the curling.

Recommended Products:

  • Use CHI’s 144 Iron Guard to curl the hair.
  • On the other end, use CHI Volume Booster in order to create weightless volume over your head.

Tip:

  • Make sure that the styling products you use are suitable for your hair type.

 2. Bowl Cut Pixie

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Estelle spells bounds the audience when she entered into the hall with her completely new & astonished hairstyle having captivating and attractive chopped locks! Guess what? Yes, a bowl cut pixie that reminds us of good old school days. Although this particular pixie hairdo is not for everyone but it’s a must have style for round and oval faced ladies because it unveiled facial features completely and gives you a bold look with exquisite charm. You can never miss it if you go for very short hairstyles.

How to Style:

  • This cute hairstyle will remind you of the preschool days.
  • This intensely cute hairstyle will look good on extremely straight hair.
  • No styling needed, all that is required is that you should religiously smooth down your hair using a paddle brush.
  • Just straighten your hair before leaving for work or school and you’re done.
  • However, make sure that your hairstylist has nicely cut your hair in the required style.

Recommended Products:

  • Keep a paddle brush in your bag pack or your purse.
  • Use your favorite straightener to straighten your lovely locks.

Recommended Face:

  • An oval face will cutely carry this look pretty well.
  • You can even dye your hair in two different shades that coincide together in order to add more attraction and appeal to your hair.

 1. Short Buzz Cut For Women Of Color

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It is exceedingly natural and real hairdo that has been opted by many a famed black models on the runways. However, it equally popular chic ‘do in white and black women in the grooming season. The reason is obviously the easiest tending of the style that frees you from the hassle of caring for cuts, twists and puffs. The style echoes the ‘60’s when it was known as ‘Hedgehog Cut’. Very recently, it also resembles with burr cut that have little longer hair than short buss cut has.

How to Style:

  • Previously known as the ‘Hedgehog Cut’ and in the recent times it is similar to the burr cut.
  • However, the burr cut has a bit longer hair than the short buzz.
  • This haircut was of great demand back in the past, during the 60’s and is usually considered to be a retro style.
  • No particular hairstyling is needed or required but just the hair properly trimmed and cut extremely shortly to create the much known ‘Hedgehog Cut’.
  • However, if you want to carry on with this look then make sure that you get your hair trimmed every month.

Recommended Products:

  • None needed but you can always use your favorite accessories on your hair.

Recommended Face:

  • A long, slim and heart shaped face will rock this look pretty well!
  • So if you have a round or circular face then you need not experiment with this look as it won’t seem good on you.
  • However, any hair type would do.

Tip:

  • This is a bold and beautiful look to carry but until you’re fully up for it then don’t experiment with it.

“Being a black woman means that you are blessed with a stunning individuality. Same is the case with the distinctive tresses you have. Your option for very short hairstyles for black women simply accentuates this uniqueness. Go chic and stylish by opting for this substantial range of hair ideas and assert your distinctiveness in the crowd.”

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  1. Ashley

    Oct 14, 2015 at 6:09 pm

    Hi Alissa, the smooth bob looks great on me, thank for the idea

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26 Very Short Hairstyles For Black Women