Want to go all natural but need some inspiration for an afro hairstyle? You have come to the right place because here we will show you some of the prettiest afro hairstyles. There are so many reasons why women choose the afro style. This style looks amazing, helps keep your hair from tangling, and leaves you feeling free and confident.
You can wear this beautiful style on all lengths of hair, or you can even buy yourself a new wig to pull off this look. Try to retwist your style curls every night and wear a silk scarf when going to bed. This will make your curls last for 1-2 weeks. They will only stay fresh for a few days if you do not do this. Now, let’s take a look at all these trendy afro hairstyles for women in 2023!
1. Mid-Length Afro Hairstyle
First up is this beautiful mid-length style. Here she has added a simple and trendy middle part and added plenty of volume and texture in by keeping her curls tight and it looks amazing.
2. Afro Curly Wig
Looking for a perfect afro curly wig? You could always go with this next style. Here she is wearing her hair big and long with a shorter layer on the top. Be sure to add in a few layers to frame the face, and you are all set for afro style.
3. Afro Curly Textured Hairstyles
This next look is short, and the curls fall right above the shoulders. She has also added a short fringe and added a few pops of a lighter brown color to add texture to her style.
4. Full Afro Curly Style
She is smiling so big here because she knows she looks good. She went with a classic afro hairstyle that is rounded off at the ends. Keep it natural and big and you are going to love the way you look. This is one of the most popular afro hairstyles.
5. Afro Buns
A playful way to wear your hair that would look great on women of all ages. In the photo above she has added two small buns in the front section of her hair and left the rest loose and curly, and it looks stunning.
6. Twisted Afro Styles
Want to keep your curls out of your face? Try this twisted afro curly hairstyle. Here she twisted back the front section of her hair in four small sections and twisted them on top of each other to form this beautiful look.
7. Short Afro Hairstyles with Cute Bun
8. Split Dye
Looking for a split dye style? You should try this dark black and light brown color combo. She has kept most of her hair dark, with just one side dyed a light brown color. Keep it big and curly and add in short bangs in the front and you are all set.
9. Side-Parted Afro Hairstyles
Like the old-fashioned side part style with your afro curly hairstyle? So do we, just take a look at the photo above and you will see why. She has kept her hair long and curly with a perfect part on one side and it looks amazing.
10. Afro Puff with Headband
Here is a simple solution to keep your curls out of your face. She has wrapped a pretty yellow band around her hair and slicked back the hair in the front to keep her style looking sleek. Change up the color to match your mood and look for the day with this afro puff hairstyle.
11. Voluminous Hairstyles with Afro
Here is a volumious afro hairstyle for all you natural girls out there. You can wear this style any time of the year and know you always look fresh.
12. Shoulder-Length Afro Styles
Here is a look for ladies who have big spiral curls. Here she has kept her hair right above the shoulders with plenty of layers added in. Be sure to keep your hair long enough for your curls to take shape and you are going to love your new style.
13. Afro Curls for Thick Hair
This next look is perfect for women who have thick and natural hair. Here she has styled her dark curly hair with a thick afro that is parted on one side. This is a classic hairstyle that will never go out of style.
14. Afro Curls with Blonde Highlights
One of the best ways to add texture to your hair is to add highlights. In the photo above she went with golden blonde highlights and it looks amazing with her skin tone.
15. Salt and Pepper
Up next is a look for all the women out there with salt-and-pepper hair. Here she has kept her afro natural and curly with a thick side part and a few layers around the face, which looks amazing.
16. High Bun Afro Styles
Here is a quick and fun hairstyle to wear when you want to keep your hair out of your face. Here she pulled her afro curly hair into a high bun. This is a great style to wear to the gym or when you are out running around town.
17. Blonde Afro Hair with Bantu Knots
Bantu knots are one of the most popular hairstyles with younger women. Here she added two small braids in the front to frame her face and give it a unique style. She went with 5 Bantu knots, but you can go with more or less it is all up to you.
18. Thick and Chic Afro
This next look would be perfect for you if have thick and curly hair. Here she went with a fresh and natural look with a few pops of light brown color on the ends. This would be so beautiful on women of all ages.
19. Natural Afro Hairstyles
Natural hairstyles vary because no two women have the same hair. Here she kept her natural hair dark and curly with a few shorter layers in the front and it looks perfect for an occasion.
20. Sleek Hair into Afro Curls
Sleek and curly hair go hand in hand. She has pulled her hair back into a sleek section in the front and left the bun big and curly bun. She has also pulled a few curly strands out in the front to frame her face and it looks stunning and sophisticated.
21. Classic Afro Styles
Next up is a big full look with dark black hair. She has kept it all natural here and used plenty of product to ensure that her curls stay looking fresh for a few days.
22. Shaved Afro Curls
You can wear afro curly hair in a short style too. She has shaved her hair around her natural hairline and added a few designs. This edgy hairstyle will leave you feeling and looking so cool.
23. 4C Afro Curls on Black Hair
If 4C curls are your favorite type of curls, then you have to try this shorter hairstyle. Here she added 4C curls to her style and added a short fringe in the front too. She kept it all dark, but you could also add in a few highlights to add a bit of texture.
24. Messy Afro Hairstyles
Here is a messy afro hairstyle that is pulled up into a loose bun. She kept the hair natural and loose all the way around and popped the hair up in the back using a clip or a few hair bands, and it looks amazing.
25. Honey Blonde Afro
You could always go blonde with your afro-curly hair too. Here she added in the perfect amount of blonde to make her style pop. Try this lookout during the summertime, you are going to love your new style.
26. Half Up with Bun
A classic way to keep your afro looking fresh is to try out this half-up half-down style. In the photo above she kept her hair pulled back tight into a cute little bun on the top. She has also left the hair in the back big and curly and the contrast looks amazing.
27. Black Fluffy Style
Fluffy afros are a must. Here she has her beautiful black hair styled big and beautiful with small spiral curls. Add in a thick fringe in the front and you are all set.
28. Natural Afro Hairstyles
Here is a shorter way to wear your afro-curly hair. Here she has styled her hair high and thick with the perfect amount of layers added in. You can wear this natural afro hairstyle all year long and it would look fantastic no matter how old you are.
29. Afro Curls with Burgundy Hair
If you need a fall afro curly hair idea, then you should try this burgundy color. Here she kept her hair all one red color and added short bangs to complete this beautiful look.
30. Twisted 4C Afro Curls
Here is another way to wear your new 4C curls. Here she added in a thick side part and styled her curls big and beautiful. She kept it all natural and black here and it looks so pretty, you could dress it up or down.
31. Full Blonde Afro Curls
Afros are back in style and better than ever. Here she has her natural afro and added in a lighter brown color and paired her new look with big gold hops and it looks so pretty.
32. Brushed-Out Hairstyle
Here is yet another way to wear your afro style. Here she has brushed out her curls and left them big and bold. This is such a pretty afro-curly hairstyle that once you wear it once you are never going to want to change it up.
33. Gorgeous Afro Curls with Volume
The words volume and afros are always going to be used together. Here she has her pretty black hair styled in a small afro with plenty of volumes. She kept it simple and classic here and the results are timeless.
34. Space Bun with Beads
Space buns are a new style for women that will keep their hair back and out of their faces. Here she has taken her space ball hairstyle to the next level by adding in a few color beads and it looks extra pretty.
35. Full and Voluminous
Up next is a look with a full and voluminous look. Here she kept it even and curly all the way around and added a few pops of light brown hair color, and it looks amazing. Wear it big and proud as she is here, and you will love your new style.
36. Afro Curls with Side Braids
Adding side braids to your short afro hairstyle keeps your edges looking fresh and clean. It also helps to show off your pretty face. You can keep the rest of the afro-curly hair as big or small as you wish, here she went with small spiral curls, and it looks amazing.
37. Textured Afro Curls with Dark Hair
Wow, this next look is so beautiful that so many women decide to make it their go-to natural style. Here she has kept her hair big and round with her curls teased out, which looks fabulous.
38. Short Afro Curls with Finger Coils
If you want smaller curls, you should try finger coils. This type of curl will keep your hair looking tight and fresh. Here she has also added in the perfect fall color burgundy, and it looks so beautiful.
39. Classic Afro Hairstyle
Here is another example of how to wear a perfect rounded-off afro hairstyle for females. She has kept her hair brushed out and styled into a perfect circle here. You might need to grow your hair out a bit to get the most out of this classic short afro for black women.
40. Brazilian Afro Style
Up next is another popular look. It is the Brazilian afro with small curls. Here she kept most of the hair along with a few shorter layers that frame the face, plus a small fringe in the front. She kept it all black for a classic finish.
41. Extra Short Afro Style
Just because you have short hair does not mean that you cannot have an afro style. She is wearing a short afro curly hairstyle with a beaded headband. You could wear this look to work or out for a fun date night too.
42. Afro Curls on a Long Hair
Ladies with long locs love trying this style out. Here she has kept her curls loose and long with a voluminous layer on the top. Be sure to add plenty of product, so your curls stay looking fresh for as long as possible.
43. Tapered Afro Curls
Next is a look with a tapered edge and a few designs added in. Here she has the bottom layer and added in afro curls on the top, which looks amazing. Come up with your design to make this style unique to you.
44. Coils with Center Part
There is nothing more trendy right now than a middle part. Here she has her middle part thick, separating her curly afro style perfectly. Be sure to add short layers that frame the face to get the whole vibe of this photo.
45. 4C Afro Curls with Headband
4C curls seem to be a popular choice for women who want to try out an afro-curly hairstyle. Here she has her stylish 4C curls pulled back with a black and white headband and it looks beautiful and stylish. The best thing about headbands is that you can change the colors to match your mood.
46. Blonde Hair with Dark Roots
Here is a lovely blonde curly hairstyle with afro hair. Here she let her curls take shape and they are big and bold. Add in a fringe as she has done here or keep it all one length, it is completely up to you.
47. Frizzy Afro
Here is another beautiful way to wear your black curly hair. She has styled her curls small and spiral here and they look amazing. Sometimes more is less and this one is the simplest of afro hairstyles.
48. Chin-Length Afro
If you have chin-length hair and want to mix it up a bit you could always try this next style. Here she has kept her curls natural and thick and brushed them up to create volume and it looks amazing.
49. Braided Updo Bun
Braids and afros are such a vibe. Here she has braided the outside sections of her hair, which all feed into a thick curly bun on the top. She has also added colorful beads on the bottom of her braids, which look so cute.
50. Ginger Blonde Afro Curls
Have you been thinking about going with a fresh ginger color? Let this next hairstyle be your inspiration. Here she has kept her afro curly hair big and added in the perfect ginger color to match her skin complexion.
Are you ready to let your natural hair shine and try out one of these afrohairstyles? Have you already tried any of these gorgeous afro styles? Let us know down below! We always love hearing your thoughts.
Lorene Kendall is a professional hairdresser who has been around in the industry for quite some time. She has traveled to different countries and cities because of her undeniable passion for styling. Her creativity and eyes for fashion are what make her stand out the most. With her talent, she provides service that will beautifully translate what her clients want into actual art.