11 of the Best Shaved Hairstyles for Black Women

Short, sweet and edgy styles you'll love.

While there is comfort in having long hair since you can style it a number of ways, there’s something really liberating and fun about short hairstyles. At the moment we’re having a slight obsession with shaved hairstyles for black women. Whether you believe it or not, you can update the look of your shaved hairstyle to create fun, fresh and new styles and we’ve got the proof.

Scroll through this gallery to see how you can pull off any one of these shaved hairstyles for black women whether you’re going for a buzzcut, a pixie with an undercut, or a side shaven look:

1. The Bald Shave

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Dare to go bare with your hair.

Go all the way for the shaven look with this bald style. There’s nothing more freeing than going for this bald style.

2. Blonde Shave

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Make it blonde and bold. Photo credit: Craig Alexander

Just because you shaved your hair off that doesn’t mean your look has to be boring. Go bold with a platinum blonde hair color to make your look stand out. Keep your baby curls happy by washing with a duo like SheaMoisture Moringa & Avocado Power Greens Shampoo and Conditioner.

3. Blue Mohawk

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Go with the blue.

Tired of wearing the same mohawk style but don’t want to get rid of it just yet? Update it with a fun hair color. Everyone loves a blue hue, no?

4. Dreads and a Shave

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How cool is this hairstyle? Photo credit: Craig Alexander

This is a look you definitely need to add to your shaved hairstyles for black women list! You can get the best of many words with this hairstyle. This dreadlock and side shave is everything you need for a bold hairstyle.

5. Super Short Shave

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Go short, now shorter. Photo credit: Craig Alexander

Keep your shave extra short for a style that will set you apart from the rest. This cut is easy to maintain and requires zero styling. What could be better?

6. Wash and Go Mohawk

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Cute natural style for curly girls.

Create defined wash and go styles on your mohawk hairstyle. If you’re after curls without the crunch, use Suave Professionals Define & Shine Serum Gel to style your hair.

7. Combed Out Curls with Undercut

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Brush your curls out for an undone look.

Switch up your curly undercut style and create this fluffy brushed-out look. Use a detangling brush to gently undo your curls and set with a shine spray.

8. Long Wavy Hair with Undercut

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You can wear this look more ways than one.

If you’re looking for shaved hairstyles for black women with long hair, this is your pick. When you want to hide the shaved side of your hair, you can just flip your hair over to hide it.

9. Shaved with Side Part

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Play around with that real estate.

It’s all in the details! Add a side part to add a fun detail to your look.

10. Pixie Undercut

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Add an edgy look to your pixie cut.

Create an edgy look with your pixie by adding an undercut to your look. Recreate this sleek style with Nexxus Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel.

11. TWA with a Subtle Side Shave

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Give your TWA a subtle side shave. Photo credit: Roisin Murphy

Go for a sophisticated look with a teeny-weeny afro and a subtle side shave to create the appearance of more volume. This look is sleek yet full, and perfect for any occasion.

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