Natural Hairstyles for black women are among the most popular trends in the black hairstyles industry these days. UniversalSalons.Com is honored to have one of the largest libraries of hairstyle images in the world. Our natural hairstyles galleries alone contain more than 280 different looks from some of the top black hair salons in the United States.
We asked Sess Cannon, the owner of Sess Lee Curls in Arlington, TX to comb through over 20,000 hairstyle images in our database and find the perfect natural hairstyles for black women that will keep your hair healthy as well. Sess is a nationally recognized leader in the natural hair care industry and we are honored she agreed to lend her expertise to this article. Sit back, relax, and view some of the hottest natural hairstyles in the black hair care industry, created by some of the most successful black hair salons in the US.
Curly Natural Hairstyle with Hair Color from Joy White
Oklahoma City, OK cosmetologist Joy White from Royalty Hair Salon created this curly doo. The hairstyle in the photo makes the most of a woman’s curls. Joy also used warm tones hair color to give the look more definition.
Natural Hairstyle with Tight Curls from Yvette Rankin
This fetching hairstyle by Yvette Rankin makes the most of those luscious natural curls. Yvette can be found at New Outlook Hair Boutique in Greensboro, NC. Yvette also chose to infuse burgundy highlights into her style.
Short Afro-Centric Hairstyle with Tight Curls from Erma Stephens
These natural twists were created by Crestview, FL cosmetologist Erma Stephens. The hairstyle stays tamed but takes the hair a little shorter. Tight twist removes the need for heat while at the same time leaving the hair bouncy.
Short Natural, Curly Hairstyle with Hair Color from Sherelle Wofford
Masterminds Design Studio has a unique twist on natural in this style by Sherelle Wofford. The model has gone blond, which is a daring color choice. The hair is short and slicked back at the sides.
Afro-Centric Natural Hairstyle with Tight Curls from Paulette Edwards
Ultimate Creations takes natural hair to a whole new dimension with a style from Paulette Edwards. She makes the most of black hair by doing a lot of layering in a classic bob. The result is all over dimension that is sure to turn heads.
Natural Pompadour Hairstyle from Stephanie Cameron-Dailey
If a woman wants a slick, glam look, she should try the style by Stephanie Cameron-Dailey. The hair is multi-dimensional with no curl at all. This updo gives maximum height at the top of the hair and in the back where it comes together in a braid. Patrons will enjoy a 50’s style classic as the hair is pulled forward and up.
Short Blonde Hair Cut from Melodie Trice
At Melody’s Beauty Salon, Melody Trice knows exactly what to do. Her platinum blond look is very short and ultra-modern. If in doubt, go blond, should be the motto here. The tapered back and sides add a special flair to this look.
Dread Curls Hairstyle with Hair Color from Karline Ricketts
Karline’s Salon and Spa features Karline Ricketts showing off a messier dread-curl look. This look is state of the art and will always tame those tumultuous tresses perfectly. The curls fall off one side of the head to add visual interest.
Updo Hairstyle with Interlocked Twists from Pamela Webster
Greg’s Professional Barber and Beauty Salon does not just specialize in men’s cuts. Stylist Pamela Webster proves that she is a master of unique braiding styles. The result of the hair is swept up into one perfect bun.
Twist and Bun Updo Hairstyle from Tammy Herod
Another more daring updo is by Tammy’s Hair Gallery in Oxford, MS. Stylist Tammie Herod shows that braids and knots really work great together. The result is a sort of Mohawk collision of braids in the center of the hair.
Natural Honey Hawk from Shontelise Crutch
The Natural Honey Hawk by Shontelise Crutch from Fabstylez Hair & Braid Studio is stunning. The back of the hair is braided, and there are honey-hued buns at the front of the head.
Naturally Fierce Curly Hairstyle from Lanika Saunders
The Naturally Fierce Curly Hairstyle from Lanika Saunders also has some honey hues on the end of the hair. Hair by Lanika shows it’s okay to experiment with patterning and shaving in bob cuts.
Dre’ Ramseur’s “Sunrise” Hair Color Technique
This “Sunrise” Hair Color Technique by Dre’ Ramseur Blanton from Hair Infiniti Wellness Salon in Charlotte, NC is a sexy mass of multi-colored curls teased to perfection. The copper hair color adds even more flair to an already blazing black hairstyle.
Curly Mohawk with Hair Color from Deirdre Clay
The Curly Mohawk with Hair Color from Deirdre Clay at Wave Links Hair Studio Inc. is all one will ever need in a Mohawk. The sides have tight curls and there is a copper hair color on the top.
Urban Curly Bob Hairstyles from Jacquard Daniels
Leave it to the Jman Experience Hair Studio to redefine the Urban Curly Bob Hairstyles from Jacquard Daniels. This hairstyle features long loose curls with an elegant side part and a swept bang.
“Blond Ambition” Short, Curly Hairstyle for Black Women
The ‘Blond Ambition” Short, Curly Hairstyle for Black Women by Leslie Brown from The Style, The Look, The Salon in Charlotte, NC is the hairstyle if you want to look like Sharon Stone. The blond loose curls are both professional and trendsetting.
Natural Hairstyle with Braids and Twists from Sess Cannon
The Natural Hairstyle with Braids and Twists from Sess Cannon is a great way to incorporate thick braids with short curls on the side. Just visit Sess Lee Curls in Dallas, TX for the look. This is one of the most popular natural hairstyles for black women in our gallery.
All Locked Up Faux Locs Updo Hairstyle from Deirdre Clay
The All Locked Up Faux Locs Updo Hairstyle from Deirdre Clay makes a woman look like an African Queen. The hair is swept up in this style in a somewhat pompadour fashion.
Short Natural Hairstyle with Curls and Color from Tasha Hull
Dallas TX, based cosmetologist Tasha Hull created this colorful and curly natural hairstyle. Tasha is the owner of Alter Ego Styling Studio. This hairstyle features short sides with tight curls and a long, curly bang.
Natural Afrocentric Black Hairstyle from Tanisha Holland
If you are looking to go completely natural, then the Natural Afrocentric Black Hairstyle from Tanisha Holland is truly your look. At Confession Weave and Natural Hair Boutique, they strive to maximize the pleasure of having truly voluminous hair.
Natural Hairstyle with Hair Color from Ursula Kershaw
Finally, The Studio offers Natural Hairstyle with Hair Color from Ursula Kershaw. The color is what makes this all over sheen look have a little flair.
Congratulations to all of the talented cosmetologists and models who made our list of the top 21 natural hairstyles for black women today. For even more hairstyles, check out our natural hairstyles gallery which features hundreds of natural looks from top salons across the United States. The galleries are updated very often so make sure you check back on a regular basis.