People are freaking out about these flower hairstyles for afro hair (and you will, too!)

If you haven't seen these flower hairstyles for afro hair yet, you're seriously missing out!  

Are you looking for a new way to wear your natural hair this spring? Then you need to take some serious style notes for the naturalistas we found rocking beautiful flower hairstyles for afro hair because they’ve got spring vibes written all over them!

The trend was started by Instagram star Kiera Please, and it’s all about getting playful with flowers (be they real or fake) and placing them in your natural mane. And guess what? The result isn’t just perfect for festivals or casual events, it can work a treat for formal affairs, too…

Flower hairstyles for afro hair: 7 ways to rock natural hair + flowers

close up shot of woman with big curly afro hair flower hair accessories in it, wearing white crop top and bangles and posing outside
Flowers in natural hair = #hairgoals! Credit:

1. Fluffed out natural hair with flowers

Some days, curls just have to be shown off! The best way to do it? By dotting around a few of your favourites flowers into your natural mane, like this beauty has done.

In order to get flowers in natural hair right you’ll need to use a wide teeth comb to fluff out your curls — the fluffier the better! Then, place your flowers around and get ready to take on the day, in style. Credit: @kieraplease

flower hairstyles for afro hair: close up shot of woman with natural curly hair styled into an updo with blue fake flowers in it
Natural hair with flowers work with updos! Credit:

2. Natural floral updo

As well as accessorising her natural hair with flowers, Kiera works them into her updos, too.

For example, these breathtaking blue flowers have been peppered into her pineapple updo, effortlessly matching her flower arrangement to her blue eyeliner. Credit: @kieraplease

Editor’s tip: Want to pull off natural hair + flowers? Then you’ll need to ensure that your afro looks super moisturised with the help of a leave-in conditioning mist, like the TRESemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist.

Enriched with coconut milk and aloe vera, this light-weight conditioning mist is great for detangling and hydrating your natural hair. But the best thing? It’ll leave your curls smelling heavenly!

close up shot of woman with natural hair flowers styled into a low ponytail hairstyle
Boring ponytails? Not here! Credit:

3. Flowers in natural hair +low ponytail

Swirly locks always look adorable when fashioned into a natural low ponytail, and this cute example is certainly no exception. Strategically pairing flowers with this otherwise simple hairstyle will really take your mane to the next level, so what are you waiting for? Credit: @roxiejanehunt

flower hairstyles for afro hair: close up shot of woman with natural hair styled into space buns and adorned with flowers
Space buns with flowers on them look ultra-romantic! Credit:

4. Floral space buns

When it comes to flower hairstyles for afro hair, you really can’t go wrong with ’90s-perfect raver buns, like the ones we spotted this curly-haired queen rocking.

With these sweet space buns in your life, your spring/summer activities (be it Afropunk or an outdoor wedding) will be no match for your budge-proof, blooming mane! Aren’t flowers in natural hair super fun?Credit: @deja_letrice

close up shot of woman with afro twisted pigtails hairstyles, wearing floral headband and posing outside
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5. Floral headband with twisted afro pigtails

Ensure things are neat and tidy with these twisted natural pigtails that stylishly keep hair out the way and under control, all while evoking spring vibes with a floral headband. Credit: @joyah

Editor’s tip: Low manipulation hairstyles, like this one, look their best when nourished, so make sure you’ve got an oil at hand, like the Dove Advanced Hair Series Pure Care Dry Oil Nourishing Treatment.

close up shot of women with natural hair with flowers in it, holding small red flowers and posing
Red flowers in natural hair? Yes it does work! Credit:

6. Half-up bantu knots with flowers

Nothing pops against chocolate brown hair quite like red flowers in natural hair! So, when we saw this beauty rocking her natural hair with flowers and half-up bantu knots, we couldn’t help but fall in love! Credit: @brialarine

close up shot of woman with short natural black hair with flowers in it, wearing white and posing in a studio
Dealing with shorter natural curls? You can try this! Credit:

7. Short natural hair with flowers

While you might think flower hairstyles for afro hair won’t work on short ‘dos, this beauty is here to show you how cool short natural hair with flowers can be.

Here she gives her TWA a spring upgrade by placing some white roses and smaller purple blooms in her mane, for an ultra-romantic effect. Ooh la la! Credit: @curlbox


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