4 Hottest 2015 Summer Hairstyles for African American Women

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Summer is here and it’s that time again to find a fresh, new hairstyle to go along with the fun season. Changing your wardrobe altogether, as well as your hairstyle, will spice up your look and make you feel confident and fabulous.

So, which are the hottest 2015 summer hairstyles for African American Women? We will get into that shortly. First, we need to remind you that short to shoulder-length hairstyles are ideal for summer (click this link for all the Short HairStyles for African American Women articles). Also, adding a bit of color to your hairstyle will give your whole look that much needed oomph. Now, let’s jump right into it.

Top Summer Hairstyles for African American Women

1. Side Bun Hairstyle

This stunning hairstyle will keep hair off your face, accentuating all your facial features. For this hairstyle, you will need to get braids installed. If you happen to have dreadlocks, they will work perfectly.

– Get some bobby pins and a hair tie, a ribbon or any other beautiful hair accessory that you can get.

– Next, gather your braids into a side ponytail and secure the ponytail with the hair tie. If you choose to use a hair accessory instead, make sure that you affix it to the front side of the ponytail so that it’s noticeable.

– Now, wrap the ponytail around the base as well as the hair accessory in order to form a bun.

– Finally, secure and hold the bun in place with bobby pins.

Another variation of this hairstyle would be to just leave the ponytail hanging, taking inspiration from Beyoncé’s Met Gala look. It will create an effortlessly chic look.

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #1: Beyoncé's Met Gala Hairstyle

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #1: Beyoncé’s Met Gala Hairstyle

2. Au Natural Hairstyle

It seems the natural hairstyle trend is here to stay. Do away with the relaxers and get a chop. Simply shampoo, moisturize and condition your hair. Comb it into an Afro if you like and put a hair accessory for a fun take. You can also add volume at the top by leaving it a few inches longer than the sides. Or how about spikes? The choice is yours.

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #2: Au Natural Hairstyle

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #2: Au Natural Hairstyle

3. The Natural Medium Hairstyle

Take a hint from Diana Ross who has worn this hairstyle since forever and now, several celebrities like Brandy, Naomi Campbell and many others seem to have embraced this fabulous hair trend.

This summer, choose to be daring and extravagant with natural, curly hair. This look works very well if your locks are medium length. If you prefer an asymmetry voluminous natural hairstyle, make a deep side parting and then combine the sleek hair with natural playful curls.

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #3: The Natural Medium Hairstyle - Diana Ross

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #3: The Natural Medium Hairstyle – Diana Ross

4. The Pixie Hairstyle

One reason why this hairstyle is in style this summer season is that, there are so many variations to it, meaning that it will suit almost anyone.

The pixie haircut is boyish and so, it’s for that woman who has a strong sense of self confidence and wouldn’t mind a hairstyle that’s a little more playful and fun.

Another plus is that, it’s so easy to take care of, offering a great deal of styling convenience for the busy woman. You just need your moisturizer and hair spray for some shine. To make a statement, add a bold color or some highlights and you’re good to go.

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #4: The Pixie Hairstyle

Summer Hairstyles for African American Women #4: The Pixie Hairstyle

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