One of the many reasons you might love your hair in its natural state is because you can do just about any and every hairstyle under the sun! Case in point: One of our favorites at the moment is this roundup of different iterations of mohawk hairstyles for Black women. Before you think that you may have to cut your hair to join in on this hairstyle, think again: None of these hairstyles require hair cutting unless you truly want to go down that route.
14 Mohawk Hairstyles for Black Women
Scroll through this gallery for easy, edgy, and versatile mohawk hairstyles for Black women:
1. The Big ‘Fro
Style your big afro into a fun mohawk style by way of a frohawk. Pin sides up to create the look in an instant.
2. The Everyday Mohawk
Some may think that the mohawk style isn’t a look that can be worn on a daily basis. We beg to differ. This casual look is proof that your mohawk can be worn to the office and beyond.
3. Coil-Out Mohawk
If you’re on the hunt for a new way to style your coil out, you must try this mohawk style. Define sections of hair with a gel, like TREsemmé Flawless Curls Defining Gel.
4. Mohawk with Defined Curls
Wash and style your hair with products that give you flawless definition. Make sure to wash and condition your strands with a moisturizing duo like SheaMoisture Papaya & Neroli All Day Frizz Control Shampoo and Conditioner.
5. Roller Set Mohawk
Use rollers down the middle of your hair to create this style. Leave it as is or comb out the curls to create a fluffy and bouncy effect.
6. Double Pony
There’s a hair hack for just about every hairstyle in the book. Want an easy way to create a mohawk on natural hair? Try this double ponytail style as demonstrated by Mini Marley.
7. The Fancy Mohawk
Believe it or not, mohawk hairstyles for Black women can be dressed up. Preparing for a gala? A fancy and festive hair accessory can make your style appropriate for the occasion.
8. Mohawk-Inspired Cut
Into the mohawk look and want to get a haircut that looks just like it? Go for this mohawk-inspired curly cut.
9. Mohawk Ponytail
Did you know you can create a mohawk with just one ponytail on natural hair? You can! Gather hair up into a high ponytail and spread your ends apart to create the mohawk shape and pin in place.
10. The Peacock Mohawk
Straighten your hair with a flat iron and feather your ends out like a peacock to recreate this mohawk style. Use a teasing comb to add volume at the roots of your style for a high mohawk style.
11. The Twist-Out
To recreate this look, twist damp hair into double strand twist and release once hair is dry. Pin hair up on both sides to create your mohawk and gently fluff with your hands.
12. Voluminous Mohawk
Make a grand statement with a voluminous mohawk style. Pick your hair up and out until you get the volume you desire.
13. Mohawk-Inspired Pixie
Want an edgy twist to your pixie? Go for this mohawk-inspired look. Add volume to the base of the style by gently teasing your strands at the roots.
14. Mohawk Ringlets
Style your hair into this simple style. Create ringlets by finger-coiling small sections of hair.
Are you thinking about trying out one of these styles? Be sure to grab a picture of the results and tag us over @AllThingsHairUS!