These chic, easy natural hairstyles are all you need to spruce up your mane game!
Looking for stylish, easy natural hairstyles to help break you out of a beauty rut? Well, it’s time for you to call off the search and get ready to be inspired because we have found you 18 easy, breezy and beautiful natural looks to try!
From non-basic buns to Rihanna-approved bantu knots and everything in-between, there’s bound to be a look here you’ll want to call your own. So, what will you go for?
18 easy natural hairstyles that are drop-dead gorgeous
1. Natural bun
2. Pineapple bun
Editor’s tip: Easy natural hairstyles, like this, work best with a hair gel. Why? Because they help lay down baby hairs and leave your tresses looking on-point, ofc!
And trust us, the VO5 Wet Look Styling Gel is a great one to try if you want to recreate this easy ‘do as it provides 24 hour hold.
3. Romantic low bun
4. Croissant bun
If you haven’t heard of the croissant bun, your natural mane has seriously been missing out!
Not sure what it is? It’s basically a modern take on the classic Gibson tuck, and also a great way for you to keep your coils stylishly tucked away.
Next read: Low manipulation hairstyles you need to know about.
5. Halo braid
Want to show off your braiding prowess? Try weaving this heavenly halo braid. With your natural hair protected like this, you’ll be able to take on any occasion in style.
6. Space buns + hair cuffs
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7. Half-up, half-down bun
Busy day ahead? Power your way through it in style by working your mane into a chic half-up, half-down bun hairstyle, like this beauty has done.
Not only will this style allow you to show off your cute coils, but it’ll also allow you to show off your pretty face, too.
8. Double buns
Looking for easy natural hairstyles that have a festival flair? If you can create half-up hairstyles, then you can totally achieve this playful double buns hairstyle. Just don’t forget to add some glitter for extra sparkle!
9. Braid out
10. Twist out
Just because you can’t braid, it doesn’t mean you can’t get in on the fun! In fact, you can get beautiful, bouncy curls with a twist-out. And lucky for you, we’ve got a tutorial on that, too (yay!).
Next read: Here’s how to do the perfect twist-out.
11. Fluffed out curls + flowers
Editor’s tip: Ensure your afro looks super moisturised with the help of a leave-in conditioning mist, like the TRESemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist.
This divine smelling mist will hydrate your tresses, while also leaving them feeling soft and looking refreshed, too.
12. Natural hair + headband
Summer heat can make creating a stylish hairstyle daunting. Keep cool and look cool by grabbing a printed headscarf and working it into your mane.
13. Natural ‘frohawk
Let those strands shine! A natural ‘frohawk is not only showstopping but also highlights the bounce of your lovely curls in a fierce and unique way.
Next read: 10 badass and beautiful mohawk hairstyles for black women.
14. Braided ponytail
15. Side ponytail
Work your natural hair to the side to achieve this elegant low ponytail look. The best part? You can use this pretty hairstyle as a chance to test out the bangs trend, just like this.
16. Flat twist pigtails
In case you didn’t get the memo, adults can rock pigtails, too! And, if you struggle with braiding, your next bet is this cool girl-approved double strand twist.
17. Half done boxer braid ponytail
We love easy natural hairstyles that incorporate trendy boxer braids, like these half done pigtail Dutch braids.
So, instead of braiding all the way, keep it playful at the bottom by leaving your natural hair out, for a look that is full of chic contrasts.
18. Bantu knots
Show off your playful personality with these sleek sectioned-off, bantu knots. Remember, the more sections you divide your hair into, the more bantu knots you’ll have. So, for bigger bantu knots, you’ll want less sections.