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Black And African American Hairstyles Pictures

Looking for pictures of African American hairstyles for some style inspiration?

There are literally thousands of black hairstyles you can do at home on your own or in the salon with a little help from your stylist.

Whether its braids, weaves, cuts, curls, long, short and everything in between, black hair gives you the versatility to try different things and always look good doing it.

Here are some hairstyle galleries featuring gorgeous creations of every hair type color and combination that you can imagine. Find something you can try the next time you get your hair done!

African American Hairstyles I

Are you bored with your hairstyle and don't have ideas for anything new?

Don't worry! I think we all go through a style slump at one point or another

The good news is that there's inspiration everywhere, and if you're too busy to find it yourself BWBC is here for ya! Explore the latest African American hairstyles and see if anything tickles your fancy.

Celebrity Hairstyles - Beyonce

Beyonce has got to be one of the biggest African American style icons of our time. With a mother who is also her stylist, who can blame her?

If you're a Beyonce fan, take some time to sift through her diverse catalog of hairstyles and find some inspiration for your own style.

Braided Hairstyles

Braids are a style tradition for women of African descent. Children and adults, men and women all look gorgeous and regal with a beautifully braided hairstyle.

It's almost a rite of passage to have our hair woven intricately into various patterns ranging from simple to complex.

Check out all of the looks you can create using simple braiding techniques.

Updo Hairstyles For Every Occasion

I'm a big fan of the updo hairstyle. Ask any of my friends and they'll tell you that my signature hairstyle throughout most of my college years was a high bun.

Updo's fast and easy to do and they say "elegant" in a way most other hairstyles can't.

Create beautiful updos by combining ideas from a wide variety of style options.

Black Hairstyles Done With Extensions

One of the great things about trying different hairstyles is that nothing is impossible or permanent.

Weaves have given black women more options than ever before to let your imagination run wild and create your own style. Go ahead - have hip length hair or be a red head for a day!

See all the the options you have for using extensions to get the look you want.

Short And Sassy Styles

Sometimes less is best, especially when it comes to hair and style. Nothing sets off a beautiful face or brings attention to striking facial features than a cropped cut.

Do more with less with a treasure trove of ideas for short and sassy hairsyles. Cut, color, bump, wave and mold your way to fierce perfection!

Beautiful Ponytail Hairstyles

When you want a fun, sleek and simple style there's nothing better than a ponytail. Ponytails used to be reserved for bad hair days, but they've come a long way.

The right ponytail style works for doing some shopping with friends or for attending red carpet events.

Explore the possibilities that a great ponytail brings.

Dreadlock Hairstyles

Dreadlocks are one of the coolest ways to wear your natural hair. And, they don't have to be basic or boring either.

A well groomed head of dreads looks beautiful on its own, but there are endless options for how you can style them with a little creativity.

Get ideas for dreadlocked hairstyles ranging from simple to sophisticated.

Protective Hairstyles

Did you know that a big part of the health and length of your hair depends on the way you wear it every day?

It's true! Your hairstyle can help or hurt your hair length goals.

Find out how different hairstyles help you to gain inches of length and which ones you can try to get results.

Tips For Creating Unique African American Hairstyles

Sometimes getting hairstyle inspiration isn't easy.

What I like to do is flip through as many african american hairstyle magazines as I can get my hands on. Another thing I do is watch award shows and anything else that features famous Black and African American women. This works especially well if you're into trends. Those ladies are always on top on their hairstyle game.

Youtube is another hot spot to get hairstyle inspiration. In the last few years youtube 'gurus' have taken over. You can find tutorials for anything from how to part your hair to how to do a full head sew in weave.

There is hairstyle inspiration everywhere! Think creatively and by combining different elements like color, texture and styling techniques you can easily create a look that's your very own.

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