Women of color can definitely rock short hairstyles! Check out these 11 do’s that accentuate the best features of a woman’s face!
Short hairstyles may be hard to pull off, especially with women who have hard-to-manage hair. Aside from shape, volume and texture, colors and highlights also need to be considered especially in consideration of their rich coloring. It’s a good thing there are several styles to choose from when it comes to short hair.
11 Short Hairstyles for Women of Color
Short hairstyles with bangs? Springy curls? Caramel highlights? Women of color have a lot of hair to tame but when it gets styled, they come out super gorgeous and chic! From musical legends to award winning actresses to regular fabulous women, every woman would love to have the best-looking hairstyle every day.
Check out these gorgeous looks to decide which short ‘do is the best for women of color!
1. Short Bob With Full Fringe
Want to channel your inner Cleopatra? Well, she is THE BOSS so it only seems fitting for Janet Jackson to pay homage to the legendary queen. Try out this look , too!
2. Short Trimmed Afro
Why not just let those curls loose and trimmed? Just like what it did to Lupita Nyong’o, this hairstyle accentuates the shape of your face. It also brings all the attention to that gorgeous bone structure!
3. Pixie Cut
Pixie cuts will always make someone look cool and edgy! All of the young stars have tried this hairstyle out at one point in time.
4. Shaved Side
Sometimes, pixie cuts can get a bit drab. Shake things up a bit by shaving the sides of your hair!
5. Short Ombré Hairstyle
We will forever be in envy of how the Ombré colors will look so good on darker complexions. Experiment with colors that will look the best with your short hair!
6. Bowl Cut
If Zendaya can grow out her pixie cut and still look gorgeous, then so can you! Bowl cuts aren’t just for grade schoolers, you can rock it yourself!
7. Shaved Hair With Design
Sometimes a having short hair isn’t edgy enough. Try adding some designs to your shaved hair as well!
8. Short Mohawk
Jennifer Hudson has been sporting gorgeous short hair for years but this mohawk is definitely one of my favorites! While not everyone can pull this look off, there’s no harm in trying, right?
9. Afro With Volume
It’s always nice to go back to the natural you and embrace that natural afro. There’s nothing to be ashamed of with this beautiful hairstyle because it is undoubtedly stunning to look at.
10. Colored Hairstyle
Embrace your fiery side with this eye-catching shades of your favorite color! Of course it should express your individuality so it’s all up to you but it’s always fun to experiment.
11. Layered Hair With Long Side Fringe
Long side fringes are perfect to softly frame your face. It brings that touch of sensuality to your whole look! You can also try making the front fringes super long or have it dyed to give it more edge.
Learn 4 easy ways on how to style short hairstyles with this tutorial from Michelle Majuru!
Don’t these short hairstyles look bomb? Whatever your skin color is, you can bring out your gorgeousness with these looks! You don’t have to limit your look to just one or two, try out different hairstyles and lengths! Explore your bold side and try out shorter ‘dos!
Got more short hairstyles on your mind? Show me your favorite one in the comments section below!
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