28 Graceful Short Hairstyles for Black Women For 2013

Black women are blessed with thick strong hair that can be styled in different ways. If you are a black woman looking for an easy to manage option, cut your hair short. When Afro hair is trimmed away to open up the forehead, it can display your strong facial features prominently. Whether you keep your natural curls or get your hair straightened, there are many fun hairstyles you can try.

Short hairstyles for black women often have a back to basics look, in which the hair is cropped to reveal the ears. These sparse hairstyles come from tribal traditions, and go well with the defined facial features of black women. To give your hair a trendy look, you can cut it very short, with layered strands framing the sides of your face. To get a punk look, try edgy hairstyles such as undercuts, with razored patterns on the side of your head. You can also wear your hair very short and keep it neat with a hairband. If natural Afro curls are the look you want to work with, there are many hairstyle options you can explore. Short dreadlocks are a great option, and you can also try soft rounded hairstyles framing your face. Here are some cool hairstyles.

Undercut Sexy Look

The jet-black hair is straightened and styled in a sexy undercut, with some shaggy layers covering one eye.

Undercut Sexy Look

Undercut Sexy Look

Punctuated Undercut

Razored in two neat lines near the ear, this undercut style comes with a touch of color in the layered front strands.

Punctuated Undercut

Punctuated Undercut

Fun Pink Afro Style

The jet-black curls, piled in a retro short high bob haircut, are spiced up with dashes of pink.

Fun Pink Afro Style

Fun Pink Afro Style

Short Layered Undercut

In this short layered hairstyle, the front hair is brushed across the forehead.

Short Layered Undercut

Short Layered Undercut

Massy Hairstyle

Stunning masses of Afro hair make a natural frame for the face, in this short hairstyle.

Massy Hairstyle

Massy Hairstyle

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Two Colors

The shock of black curls is surrounded by brown shaded hair. An interesting hair fashion idea.

Two Colors

Two Colors

Short Retro Theme

With the side hair razored and a heap of black curls piled on the head, this is a retro undercut.

Short Retro Theme

Short Retro Theme

Boycut Difference

The straight hair is styled very short in a boycut, with some of the hair reverse brushed for a sexy look.

Boycut Difference

Boycut Difference

Rounded Hairstyle

Naturally curly hair is cut short in a rounded style, to make a gorgeous profile.

Rounded Hairstyle

Rounded Hairstyle

Neat Short Hairstyle

In this hairstyle for black woman, the hair is trimmed back from the forehead and kept in place with a hairband.

Neat Short Hairstyle

Neat Short Hairstyle

Get Short

The extra short dreadlocks style opens up the face of this young black woman.

Get Short

Get Short

Black Chin Length Style

In this chin length Afro hairstyle, the depression in the middle gives a bifurcated look to the hair.

Black Chin Length Style

Black Chin Length Style

Black Trim

The Afro curls are trimmed very short to sit away from the high forehead.

Black Trim

Black Trim

Headband Black Hairstyle

The cropped curls are pulled away from the forehead with a hairband. A pretty Afro hairstyle.

Headband Black Hairstyle

Headband Black Hairstyle

Traditional Hairstyle

The hair is cropped very short to expose the ears, in this traditional Afro hairstyle for women.

Traditional Hairstyle

Traditional Hairstyle

Comfort Hairstyle

The naturally curly hair is tied back to open up the forehead. A girly hairstyle.

Comfort Hairstyle

Comfort Hairstyle

Textured Style

In this short hairstyle, the hair is trimmed in very tiny layered strands to create a rich texture.

Textured Style

Textured Style

Bare Black Style

Cropped extremely short to keep the forehead bare, this traditional hairstyle goes well with the long face.

Bare Black Style

Bare Black Style

Abbreviated Style

The black curls are kept very short, with a prominent hairline and exposed ears.

Abbreviated Style

Abbreviated Style

Short Mature Haircut

The mixture of black and white curls is cropped to make a squarish frame for the forehead.

Short Mature Haircut

Short Mature Haircut

Black Undercut

Short straight front layers are brushed over the face, with the side of the head razored neatly, in this elegant undercut.

Black Undercut

Black Undercut

Black Soft Style

The black curls are designed to softly frame the face, with only the lower tips of the ears exposed.

Black Soft Style

Black Soft Style

Colors Style

In this intense dreadlocks hairstyle, a touch of mauve hair color gives an interesting look.

Colors Style

Colors Style

Short Dreadlocks Style

Masses of short dreadlocks surround the face in a round frame, in this elaborate black hairstyle.

Short Dreadlocks Style

Short Dreadlocks Style

Short Afro Curls

The thick black curls have been arranged in a rounded style, with a few curls brushing the shoulder.

Short Afro Curls

Short Afro Curls

Undercut Afro

The very short cropped hair emphasizes the side trim, in this punk short hairstyle.

Undercut Afro

Undercut Afro

Short Afro Arrangement

Smooth shiny hair is arranged with gel in a sleek retro short hairstyle.

Short Afro Arrangement

Short Afro Arrangement

Deep Fringe Afro Style

Short side layers go well with the deep front bangs, in this short hairstyle.

Deep Fringe Afro Style

Deep Fringe Afro Style

 

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Black Hairstyles With Bangs, Waterfall French Braid, Cute Hairdos and Cute Ponytail Ideas.

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