25 Pretty Short Afro Hairstyles

Afro thick curls have a special magic that makes them easy to be styled really short. Whether you see Short Afro Hairstyles for men or for women the chances of playing with the curls is a great attraction for a hair stylist. Curls that are very thick can be styled to make a frame for the head. Dramatic and full of life Afro hairstyles that are short can bring out the unique patterns of curls. The best part about short hairstyles is that they are easy to manage with just a bit of brushing.

When you go through pictures of short hairstyles for Afro curls you can see the amount of variety and creativity in the styling. Some of the short hairstyles pile curls on top of the head, while many hairstyles play with the hairline. In some men’s hairstyles the hairline can fall right across the forehead, or come in a straight line that curves gently in at the temples. A cool and modern way to style curls is to straighten it and get it cut in short layers. Many hairstyles also go for creative razoring that gives a brief glimpse of the scalp. The razoring can be quite close to give a soft and fuzzy look to the hair. Many short hairstyles for women let the hair fall a little below the ears, and with curls the effect can be spectacular. The soft curls make a thick smoke like pattern as they fall below the ear. You can also have many hairstyles in which the hairline is the center of attention. Neat scissorwork can make zigzag patterns or other interesting patterns at the hairline, thus making magic with cool Afro hairstyles.

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Soft Afro

The short hairstyle covering the ears with a soft smoky look gives a great Afro feel to this hairstyle.

Soft Afro

Soft Afro

Short And Sexy

Jet-black curls surround the head and rise in a high style in this glamorous Afro women’s hairstyle.

Short And Sexy

Short And Sexy

Sculpted Hairstyle

Check out the heavily razored look in this Afro hairstyle for men. The patterned touch at the hairline plays with straight lines for a cool and edgy look.

Sculpted Hairstyle

Sculpted Hairstyle

Red Hairstyle

The hairline is given a gently curved look in this Afro men’s hairstyle touched with bright red.

Red Hairstyle

Red Hairstyle

Black Magic Gal

Here you can see the magic of thick black Afro curls cut really short and covering the ears.

Black Magic Gal

Black Magic Gal

Bling Formal Look

Smooth black straight hair has been styled with a side parting that covers some of the forehead in this formal Afro women’s hairstyle.

Bling Formal Look

Bling Formal Look

Dream In Blue

In this beautiful side parted hairstyle for women the hair is brushed to give it a shiny and puffy look above the forehead.

Dream In Blue

Dream In Blue

High Afro

The hairline goes right across the forehead in a straight line while the thick brown curls rise in a huge frame surrounding the head.

High Afro

High Afro

Afro Updo

The straight black hair is brushed back from the forehead and puffed up to give a retro feel.

Afro Updo

Afro Updo

Afro Short Layers

Thick black straight hair has been styled in short layers for a stylish look. The much shorter layered strand comes daintily over the forehead.

Afro Short Layers

Afro Short Layers

Black And White

The thick black curly frame curves all around the head to make a shining Afro hairstyle for mature women.

Black And White

Black And White

Elegant Hairstyle

Here is a look at an elegant black and white picture in which the hair has been pulled back to open up the face.

Elegant Hairstyle

Elegant Hairstyle

Afro Great Look

The huge bush of black hair comes right down over the forehead making for a top-heavy look in this great Afro men’s hairstyle.

Afro Great Look

Afro Great Look

Hairband Fun

The narrow hairband gives a stylish look to this smart short women’s hairstyle for Afro curls in which the curls are piled on top of the head.

Hairband Fun

Hairband Fun

Picture Of A Guitar

Get a look at the mass of dark brown curls flying all around the head in this picture of a guitar player.

Picture Of A Guitar

Picture Of A Guitar

Classy Afro Hairstyle

The hairline is given a smooth and curvy feel to go with this feminine and attractive Afro women’s hairstyle.

Classy Afro Hairstyle

Classy Afro Hairstyle

Smoking Hairstyle

You can see black curls running wild and unkempt to make a heavy frame for this lean man’s face.

Smoking Hairstyle

Smoking Hairstyle

Neat Afro Hairstyle

This is a strong bold style with an Afro touch for men. See how the hair is neatly trimmed to make a clean hairline while the curls creep down to the back of the neck.

Neat Afro Hairstyle

Neat Afro Hairstyle

Braided Afro Look

The Afro style narrow braids are dressed in a pattern with the rest of the curls making a thick cloud at the back of the head.

Braided Afro Look

Braided Afro Look

Afro Gentle Look

Afro style dense curls have been trimmed to give a soft and sensuous feel revealing the woman’s scalp in this cool hairstyle.

Afro Gentle Look

Afro Gentle Look

Afro Short Layered Look

The choppy scissorwork gives an edgy modern look to this straight black Afro layered hairstyle for women.

Afro Short Layered Look

Afro Short Layered Look

Afro Brown Curls

This is a smart and formal Afro hairstyle for women in which the curls cover half the ears and are tinted a dark brown.

Afro Brown Curls

Afro Brown Curls

Cool Hairstyle

Dark brown shiny waves brushed back from the forehead make an attractive frame for the man’s face.

Cool Hairstyle

Cool Hairstyle

Nirvana Hairstyle

The colorful bandana makes a great combination with the short Afro men’s hairstyle that reaches below the ear.

Nirvana Hairstyle

Nirvana Hairstyle

Hairstyle Top View

Take a look at the dense black curls that sit a little above the ears in this classic Afro hairstyle.

Hairstyle Top View

Hairstyle Top View

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  • Marie

    These are all very goo hairstyles for black people. ^^

  • Tarun Jaitely

    Inspirational collection of short afro hairstyles.