50 Most Captivating African American Short Hairstyles

#41: Auburn Faux–Hawk with Tapered Sides

Not quite a Mohawk, this tapered look sports curls on the top for length throughout the crown. This allows you to showcase blended highlights in any color that you prefer, although shades of red truly complement brown skin tones, as they bring out the undertones in the complexion.

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Credits: Melissa Green, Studio 102 Hair Salon LLC, Chip Foust