Are you currently looking for the best black girl hairstyles to try? If so you are in the right place. As a busy mom of 3, I love to find easy and beautiful natural hairstyles that I can wear every day so I decided to compile a list of 40 black girl hairstyles that you can try this year..
When growing up I wish I had something similar to this because it would have made my life much easier when trying to grow my hair naturally. So to help make your life easier this post will cover some of the best black girl hairstyles that you can try in 2023. Let’s first dive into some common questions asked about natural hairstyles.
Which hairstyle is best for kids?
Two of the best hairstyle for kids are braids and twists. These protective styles can help give the hair a break and to grow. So, if you are looking for a great hairstyle for kids consider looking into getting them braids or twists.
How do I style my black daughter’s hair?
Here are some quick steps to help style a black girl’s hair.
- Make sure that the hair is washed and conditioned.
- Separate and detangle the hair when it is wet and moisturized. This will make the styling process much easier.
- Apply additional moisturizer to the hair and then style.
Which black hairstyle lasts longest?
Some of the black hairstyles that last the longest are box braids, Long Faux Locs, Bantu Knots, Marley Twists, and Passion Twists.
36 Cute Black Girl Hairstyles To Try: 2023 Edition
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1. Box Braids
One of the best black girls’ hairstyles is the classic box braids. If you are looking to achieve this hairstyle, I highly recommend grabbing some Xpressions hair. The amount to use will vary on head size. To learn how to achieve this look and how much hair to use check out this Youtube video.
2. Updo With Puff Ponytail
If you are looking for a cute black girl hairstyle check out this braided updo by NovemberLov.
3. Braided Up Ponytail
This braided-up ponytail is super cute if you are looking for a new black girl hairstyle. If you aren’t sure how to braid hair yourself check out this video. This video will help you get an understanding of how to braid hair.
4. Full Curls & High Ponytail
This is a cute hairstyle to do on your daughter’s hair. These remind me of the Shirley Temple curls for black girls. This style is twisted at the top while the back hair lays on the back.
5. Ponytail With Braids
Another black girl hairstyle that I love is this updo ponytail with braids. This hairstyle also includes beads that you can add to the end of the hair. You can grab beads at your local beauty supply store or from Amazon.
6. Two long Ponytails
Here is a quick hairstyle that you can do within 15 to 25 mins. The good thing about this hairstyle is that while it takes a short amount of time it can also last at least 3 to 5 days. It’s a great protective hairstyle.
7. Side Cornrows with Two Strand Twists.
Looking for a cute black girl hairstyle? Check out this hairstyle which is a side cornrow with a two-strand twists protective style.
8. French Braids
French braids are always an easy black girl hairstyle that you can do very quickly.
9. Long French ponytail
If you love the ponytail look this black girl hairstyle will be a great one for you. It’s quick, easy and on top of that, it’s a great hairstyle to protect your hair.
10. Two french braids with edges
This beautiful black girl hairstyle is great for traveling and for events.
11. Bantu Knots
Bantu Knots are a great black girl hairstyle if you are looking for protective styling that is not only cute but can also help your hair grow.
Another great hairstyle is the Mohawk! This mohawk is stylish and also edgey.
13. Twist braids
One of my favorite hairstyles is twist braids. Twist braids are great when you want to give your hair break and also protect it.
14. Braided Ponytail With A Heart
This is a cute little black girl hairstyle.
15. Twist with beads
This cute twist braid hairstyle is a must if you are looking for a pretty braid look.
16. Cornrows & Twists
This hairstyle is one of my favorites because you can wear it as a protective style .
17. Kinky Curly Ponytail
This kinky curly ponytail inspired by a Kelly Rowland look is simply gorgeous.
18. Long ponytail with braids
Here is a ponytail look you can try for low hair maintenance. I love it because it’s so beautiful and yet simple to do.
19. Sleek Bun
Love this sleek bun on the hair model. This is great for events and for going out as well.
20. Two braided ponytails
How gorgeous is this two-braided ponytail look? This hairstyle is great for events and more.
21. Twists Braids
An Easy and beautiful black girl hairstyle is this set of twist braids on the model below.
22. Twist Ponytail
I absolutely love this braided-up ponytail with color. This is a great black girl hairstyle that you can try this month.
23. Braids Updo
Here is another beautiful braid style that you can try if you are looking for hairstyle ideas.
24. Natural Updo
Check out this beautiful updo on this natural hair model. If you are looking for a beautiful natural updo for a wedding or event this is a great one to do.
25. Silk Press Two Ponytails
Wow! This pretty ponytail hairstyle is a great one to test out for any occasion.
26. Updo with Braids
This updo hairstyle with braids is a huge hit and very beautiful.
I love a good fro! This one is a great one to achieve if you are looking for a natural hairstyle.
28. Large braid updo
Super cute black girl hairstyle that can take the stress off your hair and let it relax for a few weeks.
29. Braid Up-Do
This braided updo is super cute and very neat!
30. Curly twist out
Try this curly twist out if you are looking for a cute black girl hairstyle.
31. Twist Braid
Super cute twist braid that you can try on your natural hair.
32. Jumbo Braids
Love these jumbo braids. Not only is this style pretty easy to achieve but it’s a great one to protect your hair.
33. Cornrow Braids
These lemonade braids are super cute and stylish.
34. Pony Tail in Braids
Love this ponytail braid hairstyle for black girls.
35. Updo Ponytail
This updo ponytail is gorgeous. It also includes braids which makes it a great protective hairstyle as well.
36. Pretty Butterfly Locs
I love these butterfly locs on the hair model. These are great for an everyday look as well as for an event look.
How do I find a hairstylist that does children’s hair in my area?
If you are looking for a hairstylist in your area you can do a Google search and type in the keywords “Children hairstylist in my area”. After that, a list of hairstylists in your area will come up.
How can I grow my natural black hair?
Wearing protective styles is great if you are looking to grow natural black hair. Protective styles such as twist braids and box braids are great protective styles.
Can black hair grow fast?
Black hair on average grows between 4 to 6 inches per year. With African American hair it’s important to keep hair retention in mind. This means keeping the hair from breaking ends, breaking off, and splitting. You can combat hair-splitting and break off by keeping the hair well moisturized.
- Easy Natural Hair Routine For Growth
- What is Natural Hair: A Full Guide
Final Thoughts on Black Girl Hairstyles
If you are looking for an easy and beautiful natural hairstyle this post shared over 30 black girl hairstyles that you can try this month. I absolutely love switching up my hairstyles and trying something different so this was a fun post to create.
Since I am a visual person I have also included some hair tutorials below to get you started with below as well.
Do you currently wear your hair natural? If so, what are some of your favorite hairstyles?