Welcome to the Dark Side: 20 Sexy Brunette Hairstyles

The adage is as old as time, yet it is still constantly shoved down the throats of non-blondes everywhere: “blondes have more fun.” While there is no concrete evidence that proves this is true or not, the beauty industry certainly loves to make you feel like it. However, there is nothing wrong with embracing the sensual and sexy dark side of a luscious brunette.
The True Value of Brunette Hairstyles

Brunette hairstyles are just as enviable, beautiful and swoon-worthy as the strands that are in the Team Blonde. Short, long, medium, layered and everything in between, brunette hair has a richness that gives it a healthy look whether you use a solid color or utilize different hair color techniques such as highlights, ombré and balayage.

Opt for an edgy, modern way to style your dark tresses or choose a classic and romantic look – the most important thing is that you have fun and experiment with different styles to get the most out of your brunette locks. For further inspiration, take a look at the photos below and get ready to have severe hair envy!
#1: Brunette High Crown, Long Braid

In terms of jaw-dropping brunette hairstyles, it seldom gets any more fabulous than this. With a hairstyle that would rival any Disney princess, this look features a voluminous teased crown and an extra long single braid that cascades down the back.
long messy braid with a bouffant

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20 Ash Blonde Hair Looks You’ll Swoon Over

By this point it is more than just well-known that blonde hair garners a lot of attention and praise regardless of the actual shade. In fact, one of the best things about blonde hair is that there are so many variations of it that a shade to suit practically everyone can definitely be found in the vast blonde palette. In this case, the specific shade of blonde in question is ash blonde. Ash blonde hair is a decidedly more muted tone of blonde, but it is still capable of turning heads and making the same impact as other blonde bombshell shades.
Ash Blonde Hair Hues

Light ash blonde, medium ash blonde, natural ash blonde and dirty ash blonde are the most popular tones to highlight the ash blonde hue. Generally, blonde hair color requires a lot of maintenance to keep it looking fresh, but because ash blonde is more muted it doesn’t require as much upkeep, which is ideal if you want to reduce your hair prep time.

Whether you’re already on the ash blonde team or looking to become its member, there is a host of inspirational images here to make your styling decisions easier. Take a look at the pictures below, featuring some of the best ash blonde hairstyles around. Get ready to see the light…the ash blonde light!
#1: Short and Spiky Ash Blonde Cut

“Short” and “sweet” are the two instant words that come to mind when you take a look at this adorable ash blonde spiky haircut. Here, ash blonde hair is cut in a textured pixie and then finger-styled in different directions with a product to achieve the final sassy look.
ash blonde pixie

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20 Quick and Easy Short Hair Buns to Try

Often it may seem that those having short hair are not awarded the same styling options as those blessed with healthy longer locks. There is a host of ponytails, braids and buns that are designed solely with a long-haired girl in mind. However, what if you have short hair and want to rock one of those chic styles? Well, the answer lies in the pictures below.
Pros of Short Hair Buns

In some cases it may be more of a struggle (depending on length), but despite that, there are cute and stylish ways to create a bun even when you have short hair. Buns for short hair run the gamut from modern and edgy to classic and chic, it all depends on the style you want to achieve.

One of the best things about opting to wear a bun is that it is a great alternative to wearing a ponytail. With a bun for a short length, you don’t have to worry if you have enough hair to fill it out like you would with a ponytail. So sit back, and check out some of the best short bun hairstyles online!
#1: Wispy Bun-Like Updo
loose low updo for short hair

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Senegalese Twists – 20 Ways to Turn Heads Quickly

Senegalese twists, otherwise known as rope twists, are a protective style that is not only utilitarian, but it also serves as a striking addition to any hair styling routine. When hair needs a break or rest, especially from any harsh treatments/chemicals or heat damage, try twist styles for their versatility and elegance. Twists can be worn up or down, braided or knotted; for the office or kicking it, this style is a must-have in any lady’s hair gamut.
Senegalese Twist Hairstyles FAQ

How to do Senegalese twists? Styling can be done at home or in the salon. Natural hair is moisturized and pre-parted. Strands of Kanekalon hair or Marley hair are attached one by one to each section, as you are twisting.

What kind of hair is used? All styles use either Marley hair or Kanekalon hair. Both can be found at most beauty supply shops.

What kind of styles can you achieve once you’ve got the twists? There are many creative and inspiring styles, including updos, free-flowing twists and half up styles. Check out the ideas below.
#1: Blue Braids for Days

With an asymmetrical top knot and two simple braids, this dramatic indigo blue style will demand attention. For a woman who isn’t afraid to be a little bold, it’s exactly what’s needed. To achieve this texture, opt for thin twists with Kanekalon hair.
thin blue Senegalese twists with Kanekalon hair
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20 TWA Hairstyles That Are Totally Fabulous

When most think of natural hair, they typically think beautifully full, wild and robust afros. However, rocking an afro can also mean going the shorter route … very short. Enter TWA hairstyles (Teeny Weeny Afro if you’re going to get technical). These days these tight and curly ‘dos are all the rage.
Charming, Impressive, Funky Teeny Weeny Hairstyles

You can try any craziest color or come up with the most extraordinary texture – an extra short afro will withstand any bold experiment with dignity. Check out the 20 best inspirational images of women rocking short TWA hairstyles!
#1: Light and Bright

Short and sassy afros are great for those with a taste for adventure! Give your super-short ’fro a light and bright blonde hue and watch your style illuminate… starting from the top! Keeping your afro short and tight shows off your facial features and bone structure, so make sure to smile and let people see that beautiful face.
blonde TWA hairstyle

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Sew Hot: 20 Gorgeous Sew-In Hairstyles

A great thing about hair and the various styles that you can create with it, is that you don’t necessarily have to have the length, thickness and texture of your dreams to achieve a certain look. In the case of this round-up, it’s all about the beauty, functionality and versatility of hair extensions, specifically sew-ins.
The Great Potential of Sew-In Hairstyles

If you are unfamiliar with what exactly a sew-in weave is, it is hair extensions that are sewn to your existing hair. Your hair is braided down in a certain pattern (depending on the desired look) and the hair extensions are sewn to the braids. You can sew directly on the braid or put a net on and sew through it. For a more realistic looking sew-in, leaving some of your hair out in the front, top or the sides is often recommended. So, if you are eager to try a stylish new hairstyle, but don’t have the necessary length or thickness, feel free to try out some of the fabulous sew-in hairstyles on this list. They are SEW hot!!
#1: Voluminous and Curly Sew-In

Voluminous, sexy and totally camera-ready, this full head sew-in features long black locks. Punctuated by a deep side part, swoop bang and mountains of curls, sew-in hairstyles like this will definitely turn heads.
long curly sew-in hairstyle
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