12 Easy Hairstyles for Thick Coarse Hair in 2019

These styles work well with your hair type. 

If you ever wondered how you can tell if you have thick, coarse hair, you can simply look at the size of the strands of your hair and pay attention to the way it reacts when washing and drying. If your hair takes a longer time to dry, it’s definitely on the thick end of the spectrum. While having thick hair has its benefits, like being strong and able to withstand damage longer than finer hair types, many women face drawbacks when it comes to finding hairstyles for thick coarse hair.

While you can do any hairstyle on your hair type, it all depends on what you can tolerate and what you’re looking to achieve. Are you looking for a style you don’t have to redo each day? A short cut could be your answer. Looking for a style that helps you embrace your thick and curly texture? A wash and go style may be up your alley. Whatever you’re in search of, we’ve rounded up some hairstyles for thick, coarse hair types for you. Read on:

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: afro
Hairstyles for Thick Coarse Hair: Go carefree with a TWA. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Teeny Weeny Afro

If you have thick natural hair and you’re looking for a style that only requires minimal styling, a TWA cut may be the right fit for you. Keep your afro style moisturized by styling with Dove Absolute Curls Supreme Creme Serum.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: coarse bob
Thick hair gives your bob a full appearance. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

2. Coarse Bob

Take advantage of the full looks you can create with thick hair. Start with this coarse bob style.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: halo braid
All about the fluff.

3. Thick Halo Braid

Who doesn’t love a good thick braided style? With thick, coarse hair you can create this pancaked version of the look.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: curls and braids
Hairstyles for Thick Coarse Hair: Have fun with your texture.

4. Curls and Braids

Play around with your curly locks. Mix up your look with braids.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: crimped hair
Crimps are back. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Crimped Hair

This blast from the past is back in full force. Take advantage of this crimped hairstyle while you can. Back-comb the ends of your hair to create a fuller and naturally frizzy look.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: wash and go curls
Hairstyles for Thick Coarse Hair: Wash it and air dry!

6. Wash-and-Go Curls

Not into the amount of time it takes to dry your thick and curly hair with a handheld dryer? Try this wash-and-go curly style instead.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: lob
Thick and blunt. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

7. The Thick Lob

The lob hairstyle is one of those cuts that are really easy to style on a daily basis. We love how much body thick and coarse hair types create on the look.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: chunky body wave
Thick and full of body. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

8. Chunky Body Wave

Want to try hairstyles for thick, coarse hair with flawless body on long hair? This chunky body wave is easier to create than you think. At night, wind your hair into a low bun. In the morning release and set with Dove Style+Care Flexible Hold Hairspray.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: pixie
Short and fluffy. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

9. Pixie for Coarse Hair

Layers create a fluffy finish on this short pixie style.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: ringlets
Juicy curls.

10. Ringlets

Use your fingers to twirl your thick curly hair into this ringlet style. A gel like TRESemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel will help with definition.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: shoulder length
Add some body to your thick hair. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

11. Shoulder Length Hair

Take your hairstyle beyond the blowout and set with hot rollers to achieve this bouncy hairstyle.

hairstyles for thick coarse hair: soft curls
Soft and fluffy curlicues.

12. Soft Curls

You may be spoiled for choice by the amount of hairstyles for thick, coarse hair you can create on natural hair types. How about narrowing it down to this soft and fluffy style? Use sponge rollers at night to maintain the look.

Here are some hair care tips of thick hair that will help you with maintaining healthy locks.