Most women’s pride and joy is their hair. From long and wavy to medium length to short, every woman’s hair is different and beautiful in its own way. Short hair can be incredibly versatile; you can play with texture, partings, accessories, and even add in braids to mix up your style from day to day.
Looking for new, easy ways to style your short, natural hair? Check out this list of natural hairstyles for short hair in 2021.
Short Hair Styles by @houseofpeniel
Mix and match caramel blonde twists
Tired of a regular hairstyle, try this blended braids with twists featuring blonde highlights.
Flat twists with highlighted bangs
Updo with upswept cornrows
Feeling adventurous? Try out this short hair with stylish undercut. Spice up your look by experimenting with different colours.
Be edgy and daring in blonde curls with shaved sides!
You’re sure you don’t want to rock this formal look?
To make your look more gentle, braid the headband of two braids, starting in the forehead.
Flat twists can be a lovely idea if you want to design a new updo.
Feminine and so cute to look at.
For an easy style that you can dress up or dress down, short hair is where it’s at.
Cornrows with highlighted twists are the new cool. Have fun with colours.
Straw set for natural hair
These tiny spirals are an excellent protective style for naturally curly hair.
Tuck and roll, twists and extension Natural Hair Styles by @vognaturals
Simple twists hairstyle
Twist that black hair, girl, it looks incredible!
Allow your braider to get creative and join twists with cornrows for a customized look you’ll be proud to rock.
Need a protective style for hair growth? Look no further!
Unleash your badass side to the world with this edgy and cool look.
Why not highlight your bun?
Why choose between cornrows and an afro when you can sport both?
Play up natural tendrils with braids by the side. Style looks great with daring makeup and jewelry.
Look effortlessly chic in cornrows bun
Twists are twirled round one another to create a unique look.
Cute and simple slick style bantu knots
Beautiful Natural Hair Styles by @topclass.beauty
Turn heads with afro boasting angled cornrows
Cornrows with curls
This beautiful hairstyle creates a visually interesting and dynamic look that uplifts any casual outfit
Sick of your normal wash and go? Throw a few twists along your hairline.
Feel confident with braided mohawk
Go blondie with flat twists!
Cornrows with twist outs
Add a weave to the front and braids to the side for an elegant bouffant style.
If you want to add some spice to your braided style, try a fun roll with a regal bouffant.
Twisted cornrows updo
Look at those hair lines and twists.
Braid some stylish cornrows on the sides to spice up your twisted Mohawk.
Short Hair Styles from @kinkycurlycrowned
Celebrate the beauty of natural hair with this glam updo
Beaded braids and afro
Simply chic and beautiful!
Creative-yet-simple style for your baby girl
Check out this smooth and stylish top bun with accessories.
Cute Minnie Mouse buns are perfect for girls and women who don’t mind a simple and fun hairstyle.
Front bantu knots with curly hair
Such a mix, isn’t it? The knots are the cherry on the top.
Crown braids are undeniably fashionable
Mother and daughter rocking their afro puffs
Slick baby hairs are lovely.
This perfectly shaped afro has a tapered shape that looks incredibly feminine.
Wouldn’t you want your daughter to make a statement with this hairstyle?
Short Hair Styles from
Triangular faux locs offer a delicate feminine look.
Finger coils are a huge trend right now! They are cute and chic and super easy to create!
Faux locs parted in the middle.
Side swept faux locs
Short Hair Styles from @fayette_nyehn
It’s a beautiful option when it comes to hairstyles for natural hair that’s rather short.
Natural updo bun
This twisted out ‘fro is fierce, fabulous, and fantastically easy to steal.
Simple and convenient afro puff
This half twisted style is a good way to keep hair away from your face.
Double puffs for short natural hair
A natural hairstyle that’s never going to be outdated
Add some colour to your hair and give life to your favourite short style.
Short Hair Styles from @yoursnaturallysalon
Protective twisted bun for simple look
An updo with a little wave action.
Headbands are cute, but braided bands around your head are even cuter!
Natural updo with voluminous top
An updo with highlights gets you attention.
Stylish braided mohawk that’ll make your girl stand out.
This style looks cute on all hair types.
When bun meets afro
Create a dynamic look with half up bun and full lush ‘fro
Tuck and roll bun hairstyles are a great way to make a statement
Two tone afro
The blonde colour makes the style pop.
Want a protective hairstyle that helps hair growth and feminine look? This is it.