It’s so amazing to see that lately, a lot of black women are choosing to rock their beautiful natural hair. Most black women shy from using their natural hair because it can be difficult to style especially if you do not know the right products to use. This is especially the case with women with type 4c hair.

That’s why we’ve put together these beautiful 4c hairstyles for black women. So whether you’ve always rocked your natural hair or you are not beginning to embrace your type 4c hair, these hairstyles are for you.

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4c hairstyles

Blowout

Blowouts are just gorgeous. They give your hair a fluffy voluminous look. If you’ve never done this hairstyle, you should definitely give it a try and you’ll love it.

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Afro

Afro is undoubtedly one of the effortless ways to style your natural hair. Although type 4c hair can be difficult to comb through, using the right products can make it easy to comb through.

A leave-in conditioner like this one will make your natural hair soft and easy to comb through.

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Topknot with layed edges

This is also another easy natural hair do. Moisturize and comb your hair as you would and hold it together in a bun up.

Now if you love to lay down your edges, grab an edge brush and styling gel and lay down those baby hairs.

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Top bun

You don’t always have to lay down your edges if you do a topknot hairstyle. You can leave your edges as it is. It totally depends on you and what you are in the mood for.

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Headband

Using hair accessories like a headband makes styling your natural hair easy and beautiful. All you have to do is comb through your hair and put a headband on.

To make it even more stylish, use styling gel for the front and leave the back in its afro state.

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Short hair

It’s easier to style your natural hair if it’s a bit longer but that doesn’t mean you can’t style your short natural hair. This is a gorgeous hairstyle for short natural hair.

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Split bang with a bun

This look is great for those days when you just took out your braids and you are not sure how to style your hair. You can leave the front and split it into two halves as split bangs and then hold the rest of the hair at the back in a bun.

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Messy updo

Don’t be misled by the name. Although this hairstyle is called messy, it is actually a very chic and stylish way to style your natural.

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Curly updo

To achieve this look, you need to define your curls. One way to do this is to braid your hair, leave it in overnight and then take out the braids in the morning.

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Curly bangs and a bun

Twist out the front section of your hair and leave it in overnight. untwist them in the morning to get them curly. Then hold the rest of your hair in a bun on top.

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Curly hair

You can also define your curls and style it like this. To do this, you can either twist them out or use the three-strand method. You can untangle your hair once it has established its shape to reveal your style. To get the curls to hold, use a curl definition cream or gel. When you leave your curls loose for all to see, your naturally curly hair looks wonderful.

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Faux hawk

You don’t have to shave or cut your sides in order to rock a Mohawk. You can try a faux hawk by using styling gel for the sides. And braiding the top part to give you a sleek look.

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Faux hawk with curls

Another way to do faux hawk is to lay down the sides and then curl the top part.

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