Celebrate your crown this World Afro Day

World Afro Day is around the corner, and if you need fresh afro inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. Type 4 hair is a beautiful and unique hair type that can be styled in so many ways, including the iconic afro! So of course we had to join in on celebrating this amazing hair type and iconic look!

The awesome thing about afro hairstyles is that there are so many stunning styles to choose from, and don’t get us started on the accessories! As tough as it was, we’ve rounded up our favourite afro hairstyles for you to rock and celebrate this special occasion in style. Thank us later!

 

Stretched, fluffy ‘fro

world afro day: woman with a white polar neck shirt and a big fluffy afro hairstyle
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An absolute classic, we had to start the list with the fluffy ‘fro. This afro hairstyle looks great on just about anybody, and requires less styling, while still making a statement.

 

Afro updo

woman with a bold yellow dress and an her hair tied into a high puff updo with a rolled fringe
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We’re getting a little spicy with this look. An afro updo like this can take you from a World Afro Day-out with the girls to a night out with bae. Simply put your ‘fro up in a sleek puff, and create a tucked-in fringe at the front hairline.

The key to this afro hairstyle looking its best is to keep it sleek and chic. We suggest slicking it down with a strong hold gel, like the VO5 Sculpted Mega Hold Styling Gel.

 

Flower fro

world afro day: woman with afro hairstyle wearing a large red flower crown accessory
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If you’re low on time but still want to make a statement, grab an accessory. We love this flower crown because it really takes a simple afro hairstyle to the next level.

 

TWA

woman with a small afro hairstyle
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Your ‘fro doesn’t need to be big, to be iconic! Fluff out your curls and coils, and rock your TWA with confidence and grace and the queen you are this World Afro Day!

 

Frohawk

world afro day: woman with her hair in an afro fauxhawk style
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For our fiery ladies out there, this one is for you. The frohawk is such a fierce and eye-catching look, you’re guaranteed to turn heads. Rock this look on World Afro Day if your aim is to have all eyes on you.

 

Short blonde designer TWA

woman with a short, blonde afro hairstyle, with a shaved design on the side
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If you’re looking for the kind of afro hairstyle that you can rock everyday, all day, we suggest colour-treating your hair or trying out a cool design. This can be a big step though, so you will need to take extra care of your hair once you do it. If you’re keen on this bold vibe, here are some more cool options of blonde afro hairstyles.

The bleaching process can strip your hair of its natural moisture, so keep your hair hydrated and moisturised with the right products. The TRESemmé Botanic Shampoo and Conditioner are formulated with coconut and aloe vera, to really give your hair the moisture and care that it needs.

 

High Puff

woman with her curly afro hair in a high puff hairstyle
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A favourite everywhere, the high puff is a great afro hairstyle to rock on World Afro Day. This look is just so simple, versatile and beautiful, it’s no wonder that everyone loves it so much!

 

Afro with braids

close-up image of a woman with a large afro with light brown-coloured tips, and cornrows braided above her ear
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Want to rock a hairstyle that will allow you to show off your ‘fro this World Afro Day? Say no more! There are many ways you can play around with this look; add beads, a headband or afro hair extensions to give your hairstyle more volume.

Keep your fro moisturised and hydrated with TRESemmé Botanic Moisture & Replenish Rich Oil Mist.

 

Next Read

For more South African hairstyles, check out these hairstyles inspired by iconic South African women.

 

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