Mohawk hairstyles have always signified a bold, adventurous personality. Nivi Grimball, a professional hairstylist from Samiyah’s Hair Styling Salon in Charleston, SC created a bold mohawk with a soft touch in this stunning mohawk hairstyle for black women. Nivi used a twist out curl pattern technique to create tight soft curls that help to take some of the edginess out of this hairstyle. She also added some burgundy clip in hair extensions to highlight the movement in her model’s hair. The hair extensions blend in perfectly with her model’s natural, un-relaxed hair. The result is a fun and flirty mohawk hairstyle for black women that can be worn in just about any situation.
Fun Mohawk Hairstyle for Black Women
More African American women are embracing their natural hair texture. Professional hairstylist is searching for ways to incorporate their client’s natural hair into the latest hairstyle trends. Nivi Grimball wanted to create a creative mohawk hairstyle that her professional client could wear every day. The result is this brilliant mohawk hairstyle for black women that embraces the boldness of the mohawk and softens the edges a little also. This model can sport this hairstyle wherever she goes, from the boardroom to church and anything in between.
A Softer Mohawk Version
Variations of mohawk hairstyle have been around since ancient times. They were revived as a fashion statement in the 1980’s punk rock genre. Recently, professional hairstylists in the black hair industry have started to modify mohawks to fit the needs and lifestyles of today’s African American women also. Nivi Grimball’s variation is this tight curly rendition with burgundy highlights and a long bang.
Nivi wanted to embrace the boldness of the mohawk without making such an overpowering statement that her hairstyle would not fit in everyday life. She toned down her hairstyle by giving her model a precision haircut on the sides that were cut close to the scalp, leaving a longer length than the average mohawk. She also incorporated twist out curls throughout the style and gave her model a long curly bang. The extra length in the sides along with the curls and bang work together to create a softer mohawk version.
Twist Out Curl Pattern and a Precision Haircut in This Mohawk Hairstyle for Black Women
Nivi Grimball created this like by starting with the twist-out curl pattern. She created the curls by hand using setting lotion to help maintain the form. Nivi then set her model under the dryer. After the model came from under the dryer, Nivi used a pic to pull apart the curls. To add a little more excitement to this mohawk hairstyle for black women, Nivi Grimball inserted some burgundy, clip-on hair extensions. The extra hair color helps to highlight the tight curls also. This helps to focus your attention on the way the curls bounce as the model moves also.
Underneath the twist-out curl pattern is a precision haircut that is intentionally left longer than what one would expect for a mohawk hairstyle. The extra length on the sides helps to soften this mohawk also. This allows the look to work for African American women in professional situations.
Introducing Nivi Grimball from Samiyah’s Hair Styling Salon in Charleston, SC
This mohawk hairstyle for black women was created by Nivi Grimball, a professional hairstylist from Samiyah’s Hair Styling Salon. Samiyah’s is located at 2527 Savannah Hwy., Suite – A, in Charleston, SC. Stop by the salon today or give them a call at (843) 571-2673.