Afro Hairstyles

Afros are Afro-American hairstyles. They are particularly popular in the African-American community and with people with naturally curly hair.

Halle Berry Medium Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle with Layered Bangs - Black

Styling Time: 20 minutes
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Added: 28 Feb 2017
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,oblong,heart,diamond,triangular
Description: This naturally curly mane is layered all through the back and sides to balance out the body and volume. Highlights are added to give this casual style contrast and completes the over-all 'do perfectly. This hairstyle is best suited for those with naturally tight curly hair and will need regular trims to prevent split ends. Halle Berry is fond of wearing head turning hairstyles and her latest one is no exception. This 'do looks fabulous on her oval face shape and brings all of the attention to her stunning features. Halle has large, expressive features so rocking a voluminous cut is easy for her to do. This hairstyle shows off her long neck and high cheekbones, while the layers all over create shape and volume. As we are used to seeing Halle with very textured, short hair, it's great to see her in a carefree, sexy voluminous 'do that shows off her natural flair and style. Overall this is a great look for Halle that works with her face shape , sense of style and her hair type. Halle has a very soft-looking complexion that is a gorgeous light brown tone. She also has eyes that are dark which makes her suited to dark brown hair the best, however she can also pull off light brunette and blonde too thanks to her complexion. Here, she has chosen light blonde highlights with a brunette base. This is an excellent color choice for her as it makes her eyes pop and gives her complexion a warm glow. Not to mention, it adds more style and edge to her curly locks.

Amirah Vann Medium Curly Casual Afro Updo Hairstyle with Layered Bangs - Dark Brunette

Styling Time: 20 minutes
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Added: 15 Feb 2017
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,heart,diamond
Description: The sides and back of this 'do are pulled up and secured at the top of the head to add movement and shape. This fancy hairstyle is perfect to turn heads at any special occasion and needs strong hold product to keep it in place all day or night. Amirah Vann is fond of wearing a variety of exciting hairstyles and her latest look is no exception. This 'do looks fabulous on her oblong face shape and brings all of the attention to her stunning features. Amirah has large, expressive features so rocking a sky high up-do isn't a problem for her to pull off. Here she has managed to create the appearance of a short, asymmetrical 'do by sweeping her long curls to the top of her head and securing them loosely at the crown. This hairstyle shows off her long neck and high cheekbones, while the layers in the front covers her high forehead. Overall this is a great look for Amirah that works with her face shape and hair type well. Amirah has a very soft-looking complexion that is a gorgeous light brown tone. She also has eyes that are dark brown which make her suited to dark brown hair the best, however she can also pull off light brunette and blonde too thanks to her complexion. Here, she has chosen her natural dark brown shade to complete her look. This is an excellent color choice for her as it makes her eyes pop and gives her complexion a warm glow. Amirah Vann is an American actress, known for Tracers (2015), And So It Goes (2014) and Underground (2016).

Leona Lewis Medium Curly Casual Afro Updo Hairstyle - Light Blonde

Styling Time: 20 minutes
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Added: 15 Nov 2016
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,diamond,triangular
Description: The sides and back of this look are pulled up and secured at the top of the head to add movement and shape. This fancy hairstyle is perfect to turn heads at any special occasion and needs strong hold product to keep it in place all day or night. Leona Lewis is fond of wearing head turning hairstyles and her latest one is no exception. This 'do looks fabulous on her oblong face shape and brings all of the attention to her stunning features. Leona has large, expressive features so rocking a super short pixie cut is easy for her to do, even if it's a faux pixie! Here she has managed to create the appearance of short hair by sweeping her long curls to the top of her head. This hairstyle shows off her long neck and high cheekbones, while the layers in the front covers her high forehead. Overall this is a great look for Leona that works with her face shape and hair type well. Leona has a very soft-looking complexion that is a gorgeous light brown tone. She also has eyes that are green which make her suited to dark brown hair the best, however she can also pull off light brunette and blonde too thanks to her complexion. Here, she has chosen a light blonde shade to complete her ‘do. This is an excellent color choice for her as it makes her eyes pop and gives her complexion a warm glow. Leona Lewis is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner. She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington, London, where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

Laverne Cox Long Wavy Casual Hairstyle - Dark Blonde

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
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Added: 22 Aug 2016
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,diamond
Description: Gorgeous large curls are dressed all through the mid-lengths to ends of these tresses giving this style plenty of bounce and movement. This 'do is easy to re-create with the right tools although may be time-consuming with long and/or thick locks. Regular trims every 4-6 weeks will help prevent split ends and keep the hair looking thick and healthy. Laverne Cox looks lovely here in long wavy locks that show off her best assets. This ‘do frames her oblong face shape nicely and makes the most of her naturally thick hair texture. Laverne has a high, rounded hairline which makes her best suited to a grown-out fringe, as seen here. The center part and voluminous waves help to frame her face and soften up her jaw line. Layers throughout give this hairstyle movement, and also helps to reduce any heavy or bulky weight in the hair. Laverne has a warm, medium-dark complexion with gold undertones and dark brown eyes. This makes her best suited to hair colors on the warm spectrum like golden blonde and brown tones seen here. To warm up her complexion and give her tresses a sun-kissed look, she has added light blonde highlights throughout the ends. This gives her hair some extra pizzazz and a beachy finish. Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality television star, television producer, and LGBT advocate

Laverne Cox Medium Curly Formal Bob Hairstyle - Medium Blonde (Golden)

Styling Time: 20 minutes
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Added: 16 Jun 2016
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,heart,diamond,triangular
Description: This medium length bob is dressed in curls all through the back and sides to give the over-all hairstyle plenty of bounce and movement. The shape of this 'do is perfect to complement an oblong face and great for any occasion. Product is needed to tame fly-away hair and regular trims will help maintain a healthy look and feel. Laverne Cox looks lovely here in a shoulder length layered bob that is perfect for both day and night. Laverne has an oblong face shape with a defined jawline so ‘dos with texture and wave work well to soften her features. Her layered locks have a natural curly texture which gives her hair extra body and bounce while her deep parted side fringe highlights her eyes. This ‘do is a simple but timeless hairstyle that is ideal for her face shape as it balances out her features and gives her face a more oval shape. Laverne has a rich warm skin tone with dark brown eyes which makes her best suited to dark brunette and black hair the best. However, thanks to the golden tones in her skin she can also pull of brassy gold and blonde hair colors as seen here. Overall this golden blonde tone warms her skin up and shows off her eye color nicely. Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality television star, television producer, and LGBT advocate.

Draya Michele Long Curly Casual Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 20 minutes
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Added: 16 Jun 2016
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,oblong,square,heart
Description: The ends of this black mane are layered to give this hairstyle a textured look and feel. The body and volume throughout the lengths and ends makes this softening hairstyle great for those wanting a 'do to compliment a square or round face. Regular trims every 4-6 weeks is needed to prevent split ends. Draya Michele looks glam and sexy here in wavy layered locks that fall just past her shoulders. This hairstyle looks great with her oblong face shape as it camouflages her wide angles and highlights her strong cheekbones. Draya's ‘do also makes the most of her coarse hair type and pumps up the volume, thanks to her hair's natural wavy texture and blunt-cut ends. The length is also working well for her here as oblong-shaped faces look great with longer , voluminous cuts that add width around the face. Draya has a warm complexion and dark eyes. She is suited to wearing hair colors that have a dark brown or black base to them due to her dark features and medium skin tone. Here, she goes for a glossy jet black shade that looks great with her skin tone and eye color. Draya Michele is an American television personality. She was one of the main cast members in the VH1 reality series Basketball Wives LA since its premiere in 2010.

Annie Ilonzeh Medium Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 20 minutes
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Added: 20 Apr 2016
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,oblong,heart,diamond,triangular
Description: A combination of layers cut all through the sides and back of this 'do balances out the volume and bounce of the natural curls for a voluminous look and feel. This 'do is perfect for those with naturally tight curly hair looking for a style to compliment a long face and will need product for hold and shine. Annie Ilonzeh looks lovely here with curly shoulder length hairstyle that has a sculpted silhouette. Working with her natural hair texture, this 'do has been cut with graduated layers to create a gorgeous halo effect. This is ideal for her face shape, which is an oblong, as it benefits from the added fullness around the face and chin area in particular. Annie has a short forehead with a straight hairline which is ideal for wearing a grown out fringe and part-less 'do. Annie has a warm complexion with gold undertones and dark brown eyes. This makes her well suited to natural black and brown hair tones the best. Here, she goes for a warm, glossy black shade. This color works well for her and warms up her skin tone, plus it makes her eye color even more noticeable. This is a great choice for her complexion and it gives her locks a healthy, shiny finish. Annie Ilonzeh is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Maya Ward on General Hospital and Kate Prince in the short-lived ABC reboot of Charlie's Angels.

Fantasia Barrino Short Wavy Formal Pixie Hairstyle with Side Swept Bangs - Black

Styling Time: 20 minutes
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Added: 12 Apr 2016
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,oblong,heart,diamond,triangular
Description: The sides and back of this look are cropped close to the head while the longer length through the top is curled perfectly to add a movement and shape. This fancy hairstyle is perfect to turn heads at any special occasion and needs strong hold product to keep it in place all day or night. Fantasia Barrino is fond of wearing head turning hairstyles and her latest one is no exception. This hairstyle looks fabulous on her oblong face shape and brings all of the attention to her stunning features. Fantasia has large, expressive features so rocking a super short pixie cut is easy for her to do. But here she has managed to add a twist with some large curls. The closely cropped sides of this cut show off her long neck and high cheekbones, while the jagged fringe in the front covers her high forehead. Overall this is a great cut for Fantasia that works with her face shape and hair type well. Fantasia has a very soft-looking complexion that is a gorgeous medium brown tone. She also has eyes that are dark brown which make her suited to dark brown and black hair the best. Here, she has chosen a shiny jet black shade to complete her ‘do. This is an excellent color choice for her as it makes her eyes pop and gives her complexion a warm glow. Fantasia Barrino is an American R&B singer, songwriter, actress, and author. She rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the reality television series American Idol in 2004.

Marlon Yates Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
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Added: 15 Jul 2015
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This afro style is tapered in to the head through the back and sides, blending into the top length that is long enough to give this casual style a low-fuss finish. This look is best suited for those with thick hair and needs regular trims to maintain shape.

Alfred Enoch Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
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Added: 10 Dec 2014
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: This afro do is tapered into the head through the sides and back leaving the top long enough to give this look height and shape making it a great casual style to frame a round face. Regular trims is needed every 4-6 weeks to help this style in shape and only a little product is needed to add gloss.

Craig Robinson Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
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Added: 23 Jul 2014
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This puffy afro hairdo is rounded perfectly through the top to achieve a well shaped hairstyle that is best suited for those with naturally thick curly hair. Regular trims is needed every 4-6 weeks to maintain this shape and a small amount of product will add shine.

Lupito Nyongo Short Curly Formal Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
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Added: 14 Apr 2014
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: This natural black mane is clipper cut short and close to the head around the back and sides maintaining a neat edge, while the top length is left long enough to give the over-all style shape and height. This is a great look to balance out a round face and needs regular trims every 4-6 weeks to maintain shape.

Michael Ealy Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 26 Feb 2014
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This natural afro mane is tapered into the nape and sides while the top is left slightly longer to achieve a rounded shape. This is a low-fuss hairstyle best suited for those with thick tight curly hair and needs regular trims every 4-6 weeks to maintain shape.

Updo Long Curly Formal Wedding Updo Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
3 Views
Added: 12 Feb 2014
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: This high and fancy 'do is perfect for those wanting a head-turning style to compliment a round face for any special occasion. These naturally thick locks are styled into curls, pulled up and pinned to the crown to achieve this shape. Strong hold product is needed to keep this updo is shape all day or night.

Corbin Bleu Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 25 Jun 2013
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: Only a small amount of product is needed to style this curly 'do. The back and sides are cropped short blending in perfectly to the top length that is left long enough to allow a rounded shape making it a great look to balance out a long face. Regular trims is needed every 4-6 weeks to maintain this hairstyle.

Loretta Divine Updo Long Curly Formal Braided Updo Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
2 Views
Added: 10 Apr 2013
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: These naturally tight curly locks are braided all over then styled up into this head-turning upstyle best suited to frame a round face. This look is perfect for those with naturally thick hair and needs time and product to re-create.

Trevor Jackson Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 28 Nov 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This mini afro 'do is tapered around the back and sides while the top is left slightly longer for shape. This hairstyle is perfect for those with naturally tight curly hair and will need regular trims every 4-6 weeks to maintain style.

Denzel Washington Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 31 Oct 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This naturally curly mane is cut short and close to the head all over to maintain a neat and tidy style that is easy to manage with regular trims every 4-6 weeks. This look is great for any occasion and needs only a small amount of product for shine.

Jaden Smith Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Dark Brunette

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 18 Jul 2012
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: This naturally tight curly mane is cropped short and close to the head around the back and sides while the top is left slightly longer to for shape and style. This look is great for those with naturally thick curly hair and will need regular trims every 4-6 weeks to maintain style.

Corbin Bleu Short Curly Casual Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 10 Jul 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square
Description: This naturally curly mane is cropped short in uniform layers to balance out the body and volume for an even look and feel. This casual hairdo is great for those with naturally thick locks looking for a low-fuss hairstyle that is easy to manage with regular trims.

Montego Glover Short Straight Casual Emo Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 27 Jun 2012
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: These naturally thick locks have been straightened and pulled up and back to achieve height and texture through the top making it a great style to balance out a round face. This casual hairstyle is easy to maintain with regular trims every4- 6 weeks and product for hold and shine.

Christina Brave Williams Medium Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Dark Blonde (Golden)

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 27 Jun 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: A combination of layers cut all through the sides and back of this big blonde 'do balances out the volume and bounce of the natural curls for a voluptuous look and feel. This look is perfect for those with naturally tight curly looking for a style to compliment a long face and will need product for hold and shine.

Chaka Khan Long Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Dark Red (Plum)

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 20 Jun 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: These hot red locks have only subtle layers cut around the edges which enhances the bounce and volume of the natural curls. This big voluptuous hairdo is perfect for those with naturally thick hair wanting a look with plenty of shape and width to compliment a long face. Regular trims will help prevent split ends.

Jordin Sparks Long Wavy Casual Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
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Added: 20 Jun 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: These thick locks have only long subtle layers cut around the edges the enhance the movement and bounce of the waves through the mid-lengths to ends. This bouncy 'do is great for those with a natural kink in their locks and is easy to maintain with regular trims every 4-6 weeks and a little product for hold and shine.

Amanda Seales Short Curly Casual Hairstyle - Black (Golden)

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 18 Apr 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This naturally curly mane is layered all through the back and sides to balance out the body and volume. Highlights are added to give this casual style contrast and completes the over-all 'do perfectly. This hairstyle is best suited for those with naturally tight curly hair and will need regular trims to prevent split ends.

Jaden Smith Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 03 Apr 2012
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: The back and sides of this naturally thick and curly mane is shaved short and close to the head blending into the top which is left long enough to show off the natural curls. This look is perfect for those with thick coarse locks wanting a hairstyle with shape and easy to manage with regular trims every 4-6 weeks.

Beverly Todd Medium Curly Casual Hairstyle with Layered Bangs - Black

Styling Time: 30 minutes
1 View
Added: 29 Feb 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: For those with naturally curly hair looking for a tidy hairstyle with shape, this look could be for you. A combination of medium to long layers are cut around the back and sides to balance out the volume and bounce for an look and feel. This will be a great hairstyle to complement a long face and will need product for hold and shine.

Corbin Bleu Short Curly Casual Afro Hairstyle - Dark Brunette

Styling Time: 10 minutes
1 View
Added: 23 Feb 2012
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: This curly 'do is cut short and close to the sides and back of the head leaving the top slightly longer to allow the natural curls to do what they do best. This casual 'do is great for those with naturally curly hair and perfect for any occasion. Regular trims is needed to maintain this shape and a little product for hold and shine.

Siedah Garrett Long Curly Alternative Braided Updo Hairstyle - Black

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
2 Views
Added: 15 Feb 2012
Face Shape Suitability: round,oval,heart,triangular
Description: This dread locked hairdo is pulled and pinned to the top of the head to form this very creative upstyle great for any occasion. This look is easy to re-create at home and will need plenty of bobby pins to hold style in place.

Viola Davis Short Wavy Formal Hairstyle - Medium Brunette (Chocolate)

Styling Time: 30+ minutes
1 View
Added: 31 Jan 2012
Face Shape Suitability: oval,oblong,square,diamond
Description: This full and fancy hairdo is thanks to the layers cut all through the back and sides allowing the curls and waves to sit perfectly. This formal hairstyle is easy to re-create with the right tools and products and best suited for long face shapes.





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