Looking for simple natural hairstyles that require little effort but have a big impact? Don’t look any further.
We’ve compiled a list of our favorite natural hairstyles based on how great they look and how simple they are to achieve.
We’ve even included some pointers to keep your hair looking its best. Let’s take a look at them.
Bantu knots are an excellent style option and statement. This traditional African style is incredibly easy to do at home, fashionable and when you unravel this protective hairstyle, you’ll end up with defined, bouncy curls.
It’s a great look that will keep your hair looking fantastic and healthy.
Braided Natural Updo
Another protective style to consider is the braided updo.
It looks great, shows off your cornrowing skills and will keep your ends tucked in and shielded from environmental stresses.
Not to mention, if you already have your braids in, sweeping them up into a bun will only take a few seconds.
The best of both worlds: low maintenance and super stylish for all settings. Pick it out to add a bit more depth.
The Faux Blowout
Love throwbacks of Diana Ross? Then brushing out your natural hair might be the easy hairstyle for you. You can achieve an incredible deal of volume with this hairstyle and it takes no time at all. Just be careful how you brush out your ‘fro or curls.
If you want to play around with the texture of your hair, twist outs are an easy and stylish option. Just remember to wait until your hair is fully dry, before you unravel your twists!
Top tip: Try coating your fingertips with a bit of Soothe before undoing your twists. This reduce frizziness.
Keep your hair out of your face with a simple half-up, half-down style. Just put half of your hair in a high ponytail and continue with your day. It’s that easy.
3 Hair Care Tips For Natural Hair
Natural afro hair is beautiful and versatile, but to keep it looking healthy you need to know the right way to care for it.
While our afro hair care guide covers everything you need to know in detail, here are a few quick tips to help you out.
Develop A Routine
Create a hair washing routine that works around your lifestyle — regularly looking after your hair will make it much easier and enjoyable in the long run. The process is simple: cleanse, moisturise, style, repeat.
Make sure you use sulphate-free shampoo and moisturise your hair right after washing it. This makes it easy to style and prevents breakages. You can use the LOC method to lock in moisture and then style your hair accordingly.
Use The Right Products
As mentioned, using a sulphate-free shampoo and natural moisturiser or cream will help to preserve your hair’s natural oils and not dry out your scalp. We’ve got several products that can help you to look after your natural hair, just check out our Afrocenchix Full Set.
Switch To Protective Styles As Necessary
Some of the styles mentioned above are protective — i.e. they’ll keep your hair safe from the elements and the ends of your hair tucked away.
Who said easy hairstyles for natural hair couldn’t be stylish? Not us!
With these easy natural hairstyles, you can look your best with minimal effort. Also, as many of these styles are protective, you’ll also improve the health of your hair at the same time.
As always, we recommend that you put in place a good afro hair care regime to maintain your hair’s quality, strength and integrity.
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