50 Most Captivating African American Short Hairstyles

There were times when we believed that short hairstyles did not offer us much freedom and variety. Today we are impressed at how versatile short hairstyles can be, especially those stunning styles for African American women, whose hair is naturally thick and dense. Some girls simply start blooming with short hairstyles, while longer hair makes them ordinary. If you haven’t found your perfect short hairstyle yet or seek for new variations, if you do not know how to style your short hair for the coming party so that it looks chic, here is an abundant source of inspiration in pictures.

To wear short hair in the previous century was rather a sign of manliness. Today female short hairstyles look very feminine and sexy. Practically every woman at least once dares to try a chin length or shorter haircut.

#49: Updo with Side Curls

A messy side ponytail with curls is a classic style, but if your hair is not long enough there are ways to fake it. Sweeping your bangs and brushing your hair loosely to one side creates the appearance of a ponytail and the tighter hanging curls further support this idea. As with the previous styles, using blonde highlights is a perfect way to brighten and add a glow to your skin.

49 updo with side curls
Credits: Carol Deas, Phenominal You Hair Care Salon, Chip Foust