African American Hairstyles - Long and Luscious to Cute and Curly

by Paul Jones
January 20, 2017

Beyonce Hairstyle Beyonce unleashes her glamour with this gorgeous two-toned hairstyle with perfectly defined waves all through the sides and back adding plenty of volume and bounce. This is a great hairstyle for a long face.

An international diva, Beyonce Knowles has inspired African American hairstyles all over the world. Her hairstyle has changed from a long ruler straight seductive look to a long luscious wavy look. This sophisticated yet soft style is great for a long face and good for any occasion.

Beyonce has also been known to wear hair extensions to create some of her glamorous styles and they have always been apart of black women hairstyles. They are still very popular today and you see them on other black women celebrities more frequently. Just check out some of Alicia Keys "volume-ized" hairstyles.

This year cute curls and long ringlets have made a come back from the 80's and have found there way into African American hairstyles. Rihanna leads the way with her recent "red hot do."

Halle Berry Hairstyle Halle sports a very short, uniformed layered hairstyle which is low maintenance and easy to style. This chic look is great for most hair, however will need regular trims to keep it in check.

The Halle Berry look is always popular and looks great on anyone, but those women out there with the more narrow faces can pull this look off spectacularly. What is great about this look is you can grow this short hair style out just a little bit and create the wavy and crazy curls for a fun and spontaneous look, perfect for any occasion!

For those of you out there looking for a bit longer hair style, but still on the short side, the smooth and sleek look of the short bob is perfect for you. This is a style that can be so versatile; you will never get bored of it!

By creating this short bob with several different layers you can easily alternate between the smooth and sleek look to the layered and textured look that can be fun for going out or even fun for work!

Jennifer Hudson Hairstyle Jennifer Hudson sports a glossy hairstyle draped over one shoulder with luscious length styled in large waves. An elegant style for a round face.

Although a few more products are required to maintain this hairstyle, it is more than worth it!
The smooth and straight is as popular as the curls and waves of this year. This means no matter how long your hair is you can straighten it out and spray some shine serum on it to make it sparkle in the light. By having your hair cut so it is angled around your face, adds more body and dimension to a straight hair style.

So if you are someone who does not like the look of the pin straight, consider the angled cut and make your straight look a little fuller of body than others. Literally the hairstyles of the past and putting a new cutting edge spin on them is very popular. This year, whether long hair is your preference or you prefer the short and sassy hair styles, they are both in style and you can make either look absolutely fabulous by using the right products to enhance these cuts on a daily basis.



Gabrielle Union hairstyle Gabrielle Union a vision of beauty with a smooth hairstyle blow-waved straight to get that sleek, glossy look.

Before you book an appointment to change your look for check with your hairstylist and get their opinion. They know your hair and your face shape best and they can help you make a decision that will look amazing, not look like a mistake. Not everyone is suited for each and every trendy haircut and only your hairstylist can help you make this decision.

You can also count on your hairstylist to help you learn how to style your new cut and what products are best to use for the textured look and the body boosting, etc. After all, you are changing your entire look so you want to make sure you can wear it properly, each and everyday without your hairstylist. Enjoy the new trends but find the one right for you!



Kerry Washington with long luscious curls

Nothing says assurance and sexy like a soft cascade of loose, wide curls pinned to the side.

Tyra Banks with med length angled cut hairstyle

Cool and sophisticated look created with angled layers and cute curls just above the shoulders.



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For those of you out there looking for a bit longer hair style, but still on the short side, the smooth and sleek look of the short bob could be a possibility for you. This is a style that can be so versatile and you will never get bored of it!

By creating this short bob with several different layers you can easily alternate between the smooth and sleek look to the layered and textured look that can be fun for going out or even fun for work! Although a few more products are required to maintain this hairstyle, it is more than worth it!

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Long Hairstyle PicturesLong Hairstyles with fine or thin long hair worn straight usually will look very boring. However when pinned back it will appear to have more fullness especially if you roll the hair on curlers.

Picture of Long Curly HairstyleLong Wavy/Curly Hairstyles although classic and feminine are probably the most sexy. For round faces this hairstyle is better than completely straight hair. Either naturally wavy or gently permed it will conceal wide cheek bones.

Medium Hairstyle PicturesMedium Length Hairstyles are easy to take care of and style than longer hairstyles yet more versatile than shorter hairstyles. Medium hairstyles match most facial shapes well as there is just enough hair complimenting the facial region and enhancing other features.

Short Hairstyle PicturesShort Hairstyles Short Hairstyles are generally best with an elongated oval face, are quick to blow dry or air-dry and can be styled with a little mouse or gel.

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