African American hairstyles range from short to long haircuts, so you definitely have a lot of options to choose from. Many women opt for short, manageable African American hairstyles that can still look trendy and professional. The great thing about choosing short African American hairstyles is the fact that you can choose different styles at any time. African American hairstyles should adapt to your face, occasion, personality and texture of hair, so it is a very individual choice. However I can still give you some pieces of advice here. First of all, be creative. Try out several African American hairstyles at home; that can give you inspiration to modify your hair look. African American women are the beat at creating their own styles.
One of the most popular African American hairstyles is the Afro. It can be simply described as any length of hair that is in its natural state. Like many other African American hairstyles it is an easy, low maintenance style since it can be cared for with a pick or simply with your fingers. There is no need for chemicals, so you won't do any harm to your hair. What an exciting way to begin this article about African American hairstyles, now let's take a look at what else we can learn about that! Cropped cut is another popular African American hairstyle. It is created by the short hair layers all over the head finger-combed. It is fixed with pomade which also gives the effect of moisture. This African American hairstyle allows for diversity as you can make the layers look a bid different each day.
While going into naming and describing each of the numerous African-American hairstyles would be a huge task enough to make a several thousand page thesis, a number of things can be said in general about the African American hairstyles. One is that, as would be expected, there seems to be a greater variety of such African American hairstyles for women that there are for men though the African-American men are not altogether bereft of 'outstanding' hairstyles. One of the most remarkable of these African American hairstyles of men which by and large remained an African American hairstyle because other hair types could simply not accommodate it is the so-called 'Afro' hairstyle that rocked most of the 70s and 80s.
Where the hair was let to grow tall and thick (but not long enough to fall over), then combed thoroughly and vertically straight to come up with a very outstanding look on the part of the wearer that worked wonders; especially when worn with the 'belly bottom' trousers of that age when the 'Afro' ruled African American hairstyle circles. And since hairstyle fashion trends go in cycles, it is not surprising that the Afro is increasingly making a comeback though to be sure, nowadays, it is the ultra-stylishly minded individual who doesn't mind being labeled 'eccentric' who is likely to be seen wearing an Afro today.