This funky two-strand twist hairstyle features a bold custom hair color also. The color is a custom combination of different hues of browns and blondes. Deirdre Clay, a professional hairstylist from Wave Links Hair Studio in Fayetteville, NC designed this look on the model’s relaxer free hair. This hairstyle is perfect for any occasion. You can wear it as a daily office hairstyle or an elegant evening look.
Black hairstyles have always played a dominant role in the American fashion scene. What we see African American women wearing today will drive the fashion trends for other cultures across the globe also. UniversalSalons.Com is honored to have over 20,000 Black hairstyles images in our galleries. We had our style editors comb through our library and choose the trends in the Black hair industry today. These hairstyles represent the wide range of choices today’s Black women have when they make their style decisions. All our hairstyles were created by some of the top professional hairstylists in the Black hair industry. Check out our gallery of the ultimate guide to black hairstyles for 2020 & 2021.
Side part sleek ponytail hairstyles are one of the largest fashion statements for 2020 and 2021. This long, straight ponytail is the perfect attire for everyday wear or an elegant evening out. The look is defined by minimalistic lines from the hair being pulled all the way into a straight, flowing ponytail. There is a dramatic part on one side of the hair also. Side part sleek ponytails are gaining the spotlight after major celebs like Beyonce and Rihanna were spotted with the long tresses flowing over their shoulders.
Microlink Hair Extensions are healthy, braid less way to add length to your current hairstyle. This is also an excellent technique to use for those fashionistas that might want to try a new hair color without the commitment of a color process on their own hair. A microlink technique consists of attaching hair additions directly to your hair by way of a small silicone connector. When applied correctly, microlink hair extensions are safe and healthy for your hair.
Quick weave with closure hairstyles is a fast-growing trend within the black hairstyles’ community. Quick weaves are an elegant way to create different looks that can be interchanged in a short period of time. This hairstyle is also a great protective style that will keep your own hair healthy as you wear the look. This quick weave with closure features a bold fuchsia hair color. An asymmetric, layered, short haircut, and an edgy curl pattern. These techniques all come together to create a stunning look. It is guaranteed to be an attention-getter and keep your own hair healthy at the same time. Carla Harris, a professional hairstylist located at Ms. Carla’s Unique Hair Designs in Columbia, SC, created this elegant short hairstyle. Carla also took some time to give us a list of her secret techniques. They ensure that her clients’ quick weave with closure hairstyles will always look amazing.
This short quick weave hairstyle features elegant layers throughout the length of the haircut. Short quick weaves are extremely popular because of their low maintenance requirements and fun, trendsetting look. The close-cut sides create a sense of confidence and ambition. This look was created for the assertive fashionista who loves a soft, elegant look. To add to the beauty of the hairstyle, this quick weave is also a great protective hairstyle. While you’re going about your day wearing this short quick weave with layers hairstyle, your own hair will be safely protected from the harsh elements of your daily environment underneath.
We tend to forget that there are tons of Black fashionistas over the age of 60. This forgotten niche is still a vibrant part of our culture and they make important contributions to our fashion trends. Hairstyles for gray hair over 60 is one of the most sought-after image galleries on the web. Superstar hairstylist Carla Harris from Ms. Carla’s Unique Hair Design in Columbia, SC took senior hairstyles to a new level with this silver haircut with finger waves for Black women.
Bohemian curls are one of the hottest black hairstyles trends in America today. Hairstyles like this are some of the hardest looks to pull off also. It’s one of those carefree, get-up-and-go hairstyles that, just happens to fall in place perfectly. Everyone wants to look like they don’t spend a lifetime in the mirror working on their hair but in reality, that look isn’t easy to pull off. Professional hairstylist Nakia Boykin from Studio Bold and Beautiful in Columbia, SC comes to the rescue with this long bohemian curls sew-in hairstyle.
Every now and then, we want that special, exotic hairstyle that captures the room’s attention. When you want everyone to focus on you, try this trendy basket weave updo hairstyle. Marquita Biggs, a professional hairstylist located at Perfect Imperfections in Columbia, SC designed this elegant updo hairstyle. Her goal was to create a masterpiece that would be noticed right away. This look is Afrocentric, elegant, and exotic. It’s the perfect hairstyle for any formal affair. The look features an intricate basket weave that travels up the hair to two-strand twists at the top.
Finger waves have always been a fun way to add flash to your hair while keeping it protected from the elements. Many people feel that hair additions are the only protective hairstyles out there, but finger waves will get the job done also. If you want to really jazz up your look add a vibrant hair color into the mix also. Constance Purnell, a professional hairstylist from Alter Ego Salon in Columbia, SC created this bold finger waves on short hair look.
When black women want long flowing hair without the use of harsh chemicals, their go-to technique is the silk press. Silk press hairstyles have been a mainstay in African American fashion since the 1920s. Beauticians would use a metal comb, heated by a stove, to straighten the curl pattern of African American hair. Silk presses give you the ability to have hair that will gracefully flow in the wind, while also keeping your natural curl pattern. The model in these images is wearing a silk press natural hairstyle from Lisa Motley, a professional hairstylist from Alter Ego Salon in Columbia, SC.
This year has seen an awakening in America. More and more people are beginning to show concern about the state of our union. This is especially true in the black community. With the increasing popularity of the Black Lives Matter movement and the determination of African Americans to finally tear down the racial biases that continue to separate our country this year will go down in history as a pivotal turning point in American history. With everything that’s going on, many black women are choosing new hairstyles that reflect a more culture conscious attitude. This goddess braid & afro mohawk hairstyle fits that category perfectly.
Black hairstyles have always been at the forefront of the fashion industry. Short hairstyles for black women are always the pinnacle of fashion. This pixie cut for black women is flattering and fun. This short, molded pixie haircut definitely hits the mark as it allows you to express yourself while being a little funky at the same time. Star Hewitt from The Remedy Hair & Body Spa in Durham, NC created this bold and edgy pixie.
The hottest trend in the black hair industry is protective hairstyles. African American women are searching for looks that will be eye-catching and keep their hair healthy at the same time. This quick weave bob with closure will do just that in drop-dead fashion. This beautiful hairstyle features elegant layers and splashes of honey and violet hair colors. Constance Purnell, a professional hairstylist from Alter Ego Salon in Columbia, SC created this look.
These chocolate ombre goddess locs feature a custom blend of browns and caramels applied in an ombre fashion. The hairstyle is in high demand because of it’s stunning beauty and its protective properties. Tish Summers from Shear diva Designs in Fayetteville, NC created this long flowing locs hairstyle. The faux locs application used is exclusive to the talented staff at Shear Diva Designz. This signature locs application ensures that your ombre goddess locs hairstyle will stay firmly attached without damaging your hair.
Today’s fashion scene comes with every hair color under the rainbow. In fact, actual rainbow color techniques are some of the hottest trends in black hairstyles today. One color that Black women have always had a passion for was vibrant reds and ginger colors. Ginger is an automatic attention grabber and the right shade will form a beautiful highlight to your skin tone. This ginger hair color was custom blended by Gwendolyn Coxum, a professional hairstylist located at Salon Hair Forte in Dunn, NC. Along with the bold ginger on top, this hairstyle features copper-gold undertones and a rod-set curl pattern.
This asymmetrical blunt bob haircut is not for the faint of heart. The bold lines and harsh angles are designed to showcase the model’s confidence and her zest for life. Professional hairstylist Deirdre Clay from Wave Links Hair Studio Inc. in Fayetteville designed this two-stage precision haircut to accentuate her model’s natural features. Dee, as she is affectionately called, put some bold color accent pieces in the front also.
This elegant style was created by Mikiko Boyd, a professional hairstylist located at Wave Links Hair Studio Inc. in Fayetteville, NC. It features a custom, corrective hair color, and a precision bob haircut. Bob hairstyles are a great way to exhibit your fun and flirty personality. Mikiko created a sew-in bob hairstyle that has the added benefit of protecting the model’s hair from her environment.
Long goddess locs are one of the most sought-after hairstyles for black women this year. When they are installed correctly, long goddess locs are trendy, they’re incredibly easy to maintain, and goddess locs are an excellent protective hairstyle for anyone trying to grow out their own hair. The issue many women have are improper installation of their locs. After all, goddess locs are a form of faux locs, meaning hair additions will need to be used. Many people trust this installation to unlicensed, individuals who don’t understand the essential aspects of a proper goddess locs hairstyle. We asked Tish Summers, a professional hairstylist, and a faux locs expert to help us understand the steps needed to make your long goddess locs look like a million bucks.
Goddess locs are a beautiful, protective hairstyle that pays tribute to our African heritage. They are a form of faux locs that are distinguished by their wavy, textured ends. Goddess locs, like the 20-inch install featured in these images are designed to look great in many different settings. They also keep your own hair safe from the elements because they are securely wrapped inside the faux lock.