14 Super Cute and Easy Hairstyles for Black Girls

These celebrity-inspired ideas are beyond adorable.

Hairstyles for Black Girls
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Whether it’s the throwback magic of beaded braids or the effortless feel of a wash-n-go, there are many ways to style your daughter’s textured hair. And don’t worry, we get it. While it may seem mind-numbing to keep up with the endless possibilities for natural or relaxed hair, you’ll soon discover the joy of watching your girl rock her new style with confidence.

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Marsai Martin - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Gabriel Olsen
Sleek Updo

Marsai Martin’s fun updo scores big points and is easy to replicate. Haven’t mastered the art of smooth edges? Grab a along with your favorite and you’re ahead of the curve!

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Skai Jackson - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Theo Wargo
The Twist-Out

We’re all pretty much suckers for a smooth and defined twist-out. Perfect for a rough and tumble day at school or an afternoon with friends, get this frizz-free look using a creamy with medium hold.

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Faith Herman - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Getty ImagesKevork Djansezian
Twisted Up-Bun

Most girls love the look of a princess. Try adding a modern twist as Faith Herman does here by mi in a bit more texture to that top-bun. Two-strand twists or simple braids work to elevate a simple look.

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Eris Baker - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Getty ImagesGabriel Olsen
Adorned Puffs

Hands down one of the simplest styles to replicate, Eris Baker embellishes with just the right baubles. Fluff and tease your daughter’s hair while securing each puff with a .

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Storm Reid - Hairstyles for Black Girls
JB Lacroix
Textured Bangs

For a look that says you tried hard (but with minimal effort), take cues from Storm Reid’s loose and free textured bangs. No need for combs, brushes, or cords — sweep hair up in an easy ponytail, and then two-strand twist her bangs using light-hold gel. Once dry, you're ready to unravel and play-up this easy style!

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Faith Herman - Hairstyles for Black Girls
David Livingston
The Pony Twist

Playful with a side of embellished twists, Faith Herman rocks a look we can all be envious of. Want to take it up a notch? Secure her updo pony twist with a few and you’ll have a new protective style that'll last for days.

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Skai Jackson - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Getty ImagesPaul Morigi
Braided Faux-Hawk

She’ll be a guaranteed head-turner in this braided faux-hawk worn by Skai Jackson. Edgy while giving just the right amount of flair, there are more than a few ways to rock this textured signature style.

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Shahadi Wright Joseph - Hairstyles for Black Girls
JB Lacroix
Pompadour Fun

A statement style that’s easy and refined? Well, we can’t help but think Shahadi Wright Joseph enjoys being a scene stealer in this trendy upgrade to the classic bun. To get the look, loosely bobby pin her bangs back while smoothing down any stray baby hairs.

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Lidya Jewett - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Michael Tullberg
Easy Wash-n-Go

Here’s the perfect wash-n-go option for healthy coils. Show her the ropes by moisturizing with a light then air drying (it's totally okay to ditch the hot blow dryer, you’ll thank us later!). Don’t forget to fluff and separate strands for the full effect.

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Eris Baker - Hairstyles for Black Girls
David Livingston
Slick Flat Twist

Creating new shapes and textures is how your girl will grow to adore her hair (and that’s the key, right?). Get creative with protective styles like this one worn by Eris Baker. A flat, twisted low-bun is the perfect no-fuss style for any occasion.

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Jayden Rey - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Jean Baptiste Lacroix
Braided Top Knot

The fall and winter months are still the best time to give you both a break from over-manipulating precious strands. Extend the wear of your extensions by tending to your scalp and sleeping with a .

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Shahadi Wright Joseph - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Amanda Edwards
The Braided Up-Pony

Cornrowed back with fun curls at the ends for that added twist, Shahadi is the princess of no-fuss styles. Set your curling iron to a low setting and curl braided strands (two to three at a time). Finish the look by smoothing down her edges.

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Storm Reid - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Earl Gibson III
Bantu Knots

For strands that tend to break easily and are delicate to the touch of a brush, we can’t help but get excited to see these Bantu knots on Storm. Edgy? Yes! Made to feel like a queen in no time flat? Without a doubt. Check out this easy step-by-step to perfect this protective style fave!.

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Navia Robinson - Hairstyles for Black Girls
Gary Gershoff
Loose Waves

Okay, so we won’t kid you into thinking that gorgeous loose waves come with minimal effort. Instead, we’ll tempt you with a chic look Navia Robinson makes look easy. All you’ll need to complete this look is a flat-iron and mastering a few curl-bumping techniques. To tame flyaways, smooth on a dime-sized amount of where needed.

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