Top Curly Hairstyles For Black Women

Published By Brooke
Updated 11-30-2016

Curly hair can get a lot of attention, but with all the curly looks out there it might be a bit hard to decide which ones are right for you. We have compiled some of the hottest curly hairstyles for black women to get you started on a new look.

Long Tight Curls

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If you are not afraid of the volume of this look, then it has a lot to offer the stylish lady. Even if your hair is shorter now, this look can be achieved with quality extensions or for the very short haired lady, a wig. This is a lot of hair to deal with though so make sure that your lifestyle is compatible. The quality of the hair you buy matters even more with curly looks because they can get frizzy and unmanageable faster than smoother looks.

Marcel Wave

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This natural looking wave screams class and old school glamor. For ladies that don't mind showing off a beautiful face, this is a look to try. While this particular wave is not seen as much as it used to be, it is making a comeback. Those that want a low maintenance and stylish look for the office would do well to consider this. Of course, you can team this up with a fashionable color or highlights.

Curly Bob

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A chin length medium curl bob is an elegant look that can be worn by women of all ages. This is a look that many can achieve with their natural hair with the right treatment. A smoothing keratin treatment and permanent wave and relaxer may be all you need. Curly bobs can be made into an updo with relative ease for a different look.

The Lady Pompadour

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Sure there have been a lot of guys getting pompadours but the truth is that it can be a rocking look for the ladies as well. To get this look hair should be cut very short on the sides and back. Medium short highly defined curls on top call out for attention. Great skin and facial structure will be front and center with this look.

Twisty Dip Dyed Curls

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For a new and interesting look, there is the twisted curl. This curl pattern is different so make sure to show you, stylist, this picture, so they know exactly the pattern you are going for. This would be a fun look for younger girls as well, and you can only imagine the different color patterns. Variations of this look could be going for a longer length or more of the secondary color.

Curl Fun

Curly hair can be fun to play with and the volume it can create is enviable. If you have not had many curly styles in the past then trying out a few looks using wigs can be a good place to start. Curl patterns are numerous with some women always liking tight curls rather than longer looser ones.



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