Natural Hair: The Complete 2018 Style Guide For Beginners

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The days when we were thought kinks and Afro hair were improper and not beautiful are over. Thanks to the movement, heralded by our beloved Youtubers. The most stylish to wear your today is rocking it natural. However, if you’re just starting your journey, it may be very overwhelming what hairstyles to try. We have put up a style guide for styles that you can rock any day, any time and every time!

Classic Afro

This age-long hairstyle is still very much loved. It’s simple and quick to achieve. If you are looking for an unconstrained and stylishly wild appearance, this style is perfect. You can make it a tad more stylish, by adding a side part or making finger coils to give better definition to the tip of you afro. However, it is very important for your hair to be properly sealed with moisture before you rock this hairstyle. This is because the classic afro exposes your locks and makes it lose moisture faster.

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Space Buns

This cute, hyper-girly hairstyle is definitely one you should try if your natural hair has grown to a considerable length. Space buns gives you a tender, teenage, high-school look. You can also rock these buns with some twist outs or a fro at the back.

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Finger Coils

The most beautiful thing about your natural hair is how you can twist and turn it into different shapes. Finger coils is achieved by twirling your hair around your finger. When achieving a finger coil, your hair should be conditioned, moisturized.  Applying a curling custard is the best to help you define your coils.

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Twists

This is the most common of all natural hairstyles. This is because it protects your curls an is best if you are trying to retain your hair ‘s length so that your hair grow longer. Twists are also easy to make. As always, your hair should be moisturized when you are twisting.

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Twist Outs

Twist outs are achieved when you take out your twists. They are the best way to achieve defined curls to rock. Especially for very kinky 4c hair textures. To achieve very defined twist outs, your hair must be properly moisturized and conditioned. Applying a curling custard when twisting will giver better definition. After twisting, You should let your hair air dry. Or wear a scarf overnight.

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High and Low Buns

Perfect for both work and casual appearances. You can wear your low or as a beautiful high bun  up-do. Add a side part or wear it straight back. Don’t forget to brush up or gel your baby hairs to give your hair a sleek look.

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Crown Braids

This perfect protective style is a go-to when you need to give you hair a break. Crown braids are pretty and give a lovely frame to your face. Don’t forget to fix up your baby hairs with a brush and some edge control gel.

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Flat Twists

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Mohawks

Mohawks are adorable. And there are lots of ways to style a Mohawk. You can achieve a Mohawk by flat twisting or braiding the sides of your hair and leaving your well defined curls in the middle. Another way to achieve a Mohawk is to pin it all up to the middle.

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Afro Puff

Don’t want to wear an untamed head of coils? Then, an Afro-puff is your best alternative. Instead of leaving your curls wild and free, you can hold upwards together with a hair band or a scarf. MAke sure you seal it with moisture as well so it doesn’t get dry and frizzy.

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Shaved Sides

It’s a little hippie. It’s sexy and it’s chic. If you love to wear shorter hair, this is definitely the choice for you. It’s easy to maintain and you can even add a little bit of color to your tips and wear them as finger coils!

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Bangs

Bangs are hair let down on your forehead. If you thought the best way to rock bangs were on fringe bobs or whatever, it’s time to change your mind. Natural Hair bangs are best for medium length hair. You can wear your bangs as twists or coils.

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Natural hairstyles for beginners

Up dos

Updos are elegant and formal hairstyle choices. It’s also a protective style and a great choice it you are looking to give your hair a break and let it grow. They are great for wedding, dinners and even formal occasions.

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