Dope 2018 Summer Hairstyles for Black Women

No matter what kind of hair you have, I think every girl can agree on one thing: it can be really annoying in the summertime. A lot of us resort to simply wearing our hair in a bun or ponytail all summer, which is fine, just a little boring after a while.Want to do something more interesting with your hair?There’s something for everyone, whether you have loads of natural curls or you’re rocking box braids. There are even more gorgeous hairstyles for you to rock on those hot summer days and nights—keep reading to find out which one is perfect for you!

1. Short Cut

Yes, there is something in the short hairstyle which makes it very pleasant to the eyes. Maybe because it is cool to look at and devoid of long embellishment, and thus it is cute, simple, and definitely beautiful. Moreover, whatever your skin color is, you will surely find short haircuts cool and comfortable to wear.

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2. Braided Updo

Braided updos are great hairstyles to learn. There are so many different looks that you can create. Not only that but an updo can be worn for any occasion whether you haven’t washed your hair and need a quick style or if you are going to a special event.

Braided Updo

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3. Crotchet Braids

Crochet braids made a huge debut in 2016 and it looks like they are not going out of style anytime soon.This style is not only simple but easy to do as well. A great protective style with endless numbers of options, crochet braids allow you to experiment with various lengths, colors, and textures, all while keeping natural hair safe and undamaged.

Crotchet Braids

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4. Havana Twist Bun

Havana twists are cute and will suit everybody. These twists have been styled into a bun. This is a chic style that will look great for any occasion. Protective styles like this will add a touch of glamour to all of your summer looks.  You could recreate this with smaller twists to.


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5. Faux Locs

Faux locs are versatile, fun, and generally fabulous, plus, just about anyone can wear them – that’s why faux is really kind of fantastic. Dreads have a long, rich history, and the culture attached to them is beautiful. Fake locs allow practically everyone to experiment with dreadlocks and braids of all different styles, textures, lengths, and colors.

Faux Locs

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6. Cornrow Style

The cornrow braid has been seen on many different celebrities for years, walking the red carpet in style. It’s also a popular look for hair models and runway models during Fashion Week. Below are many great looks that are not only beautiful but pretty cool as well. These looks will have you running to the salon to get your braids completed immediately.


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7. Goddess Braids

Goddess braids have been a staple hairstyle option for women with black hair for as far back as any of us know. Even if traditionally black hairstyles are not the type you are interested in, the option has been presented and there are several reasons as to why. Goddess braided hairstyles are actually an excellent way to give your hair a break, retain length and moisture and are considered a great and stylish protective style option.

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So those are 7 dope hairstyles for the 2018 summer! Hope these were helpful and you feel inspired enough to do them!

2 thoughts on “Dope 2018 Summer Hairstyles for Black Women”

  1. It’s a really very good post related to hairstyle, All these hairstyles are amazing which guides everyone, it gives such a great information which is very helpful. thanks for sharing such great ideas.

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