45 Best Natural Hairstyles to Rock Right Now
No matter if your curls fall in loose ringlets (a 3A curl pattern) or super tight coils (a 4C curl pattern), natural hair is incredibly versatile — and beautiful. As with any hair texture, though, it can be easy to fall into a rut and repeat the same familiar style over and over again. When something works for you, it works for you.
Whether you have very short hair, medium hair, long hair, braids of any length, bangs, or are thinking about switching it up, these on-trend new styles, from ponytails to buns and beyond, offer up all the hair inspiration you need. We also gathered plenty of options for your next protective style, whether you want to try box braids, cornrows, or even dreadlocks.
As these celebrities demonstrate, there are countless ways to embrace or enhance your natural texture and express your personal style, whether you’re looking for a look that’s polished, bold, or something in between. Take a cue from Taraji P. Henson and rock a luscious twist out, or go for long pigtail braids like Janelle Monáe. Below, some of our favorite natural hairstyles to try: