Top 15 Different Black Hairstyles

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While a red frock suits her daughter, the black is the best look for the lady. While a periwinkle might be the right shade for the bedroom wall, it is nothing compared to the soft peach hue that is to adorn the drawing room wall. While the high heeled stilettos in blue looked great with the short white dress, you are sure the lip smacking red heels would go well with your little LBD. Colors do matter and often at times, the body color, especially the one on the hair can account for a change in your look.

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Usually hair comes in a lot of different shades and it is often noticed that a look can be made or destroyed simply with a hair hue. Often the intricate knots are much prominent in the blond or mouse brown or even fiery red hair since the lightness of the color accounts for more visibility. The same deep knots in a darker hued hair will not look all that good and therefore it is here that we need to know which hair color and what style should our hair look best in. In this article, we would like to talk about the various times black color looked great on different hairstyles.

1. The Goth Look:

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This is a simple enough hairstyle where the main attraction lies in the way her locks have carelessly fallen on her forehead and has been swept aside softly to one side. The main part of this look is based on the hairstyle itself where the front locks are cut short but with a blunt look so that they can fall one beside the other creating that slight slant that ends up in a bigger lock. The rest of the hair at the back is propped up and then messily tied in an up do.

2. The Pinned up Princess:

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To get this hairstyle start by teasing your hair properly before you move further with this look. One would require a good amount of volume to get this look right and for that you can even use bump it’s or hair buffers to buff up the hair. Prior to this opt for soft princess curls which are not too dominating for the look and yet subtle and understandable. Tease the hair properly and then use a simple pin to pull back the front locks from the middle and clip it above.

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3. The Braided Bun:

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If you have a fine or thin consistency of hair you would do great for this hairstyle. To start off try combing through your hair properly so that you don’t have a difficult time handling your hair for this look. Back brush your hair properly and then segment the hair into two, obliquely if possible. Now start braiding the hair corn row style so that now you are left with two French braids. Now comb and tie a bun with the rest of the free hair and use a braid to wrap the bun from the underneath.

4. The Wrapped Around Bun:

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This is a classic hairstyle for the prom nights or the late night dinner dates when romanticism is your theme and looking good for the event is your goal. Look trendy and beautiful in this awesome wrapped around bun. To get this look you would need a hair band, a fancy one if possible. Put the hair band in and let the stray locks on the front out. Now start wrapping your hair individual one lock at a time and you would end up with a classy low bun.

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5. The Fishtail Braid:

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Braids are a go to look for many girls where the fast and busy mornings can only be overtaken by the simple skill of knowing how to differently use techniques to braid the hair. One such technique is the fishtail braid which is similar to our normal braid but with a slight modification. Use some loose curls and a teased head of hair to get the look you want.

6. The Simple Pony:

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Nothing can beat the record when it comes to the fastest made hairstyle which is a simple enough pony. Now the early mornings are very busy. With the work hours slowly progressing and you trying to figure out which outfit to sport today, the safest option to go for is a well made pony. Back brush your hair well and detangle the locks properly so that you can have a smooth pony.

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7. The Layered Braid Look:

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Now for this hairstyle it would be preferable if you know how well to do cornrow braid. If not simple French styled or normal braids would do the job. Start by segmenting your hair into three layers and French braid them in a 360 degree angle. If possible braid them normally and then attach them at the back of the head. Use the separate braids, three in number and then pull them all the way back and tie it into a solid middle bun.

8. The Side Bun:

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The side bun is another variation to the otherwise simple low bun where the hair is brought to the side and then tidied up into a beautiful bun. To get this exact look start by brushing your hair to add a smooth texture to your hair. Now leave the front locks free and then separate the hair into locks. Now roll each lock to the side and pin it down.

9. The Head Band Braid:

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if the boring everyday hairstyles are taking a toll on your look, always opt for variations. Now when it comes to variations here is a classic go to look for all girls. Braids are one of the lethal combos when it comes to newer looks for the hair. Start by taking a section from the front and then braid it well. You can use more than one braid. Now bring them all the way round like a head band and pin them.

10. The French Braid Pony:

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The summers can be a real bummer for the long layered beauties and it is here that we need to take care of our luscious locks the right way without letting the sun damage the look. This is why here is another power packed hair care routine consisting of buns and braids. This time the braid is French styled starting from one or either side of the parting. Midway through the French braid start braiding it normally and finally end the whole thing by rolling the braids into a bun.

11. The Retro Bun:

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Classy and elegance goes hand in hand and therefore here is an awesome hairdo that all the black beauties can opt for. Start by properly parting your hair from the mid section and use hairspray and a proper brush to make the side sweep.  Now gather the hair from the rest of the head from the back and properly smoothen it down. To get this look it is of primary importance that you tone down and slick down your hair since your hair needs to be perfectly set. Use hairspray and then gather your hair into a proper high bun. This can be a great look for the parties where you can pair a sweetheart neckline alongside.

12. The Three Tired Look:

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Ponytails are not only classy but also easy to make and therefore here is just the right kind of look for you. Everyday boring college hairstyles need a break and therefore start by segregating your hair into three layers. Pony up each layer and then start rolling and looping the hair. Loop the top pony and then integrate the second pony with the first and continue.

13. The Trend Setter:

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Here again we segment the hair into three to four layers and then start rolling them up. Bun the hair, each section and then pin it up. This way you would be left with three to four hair rolls. Start the front with a soft bang sweetly swept to the side. For the lower end keep a strip of lock free and falling down to add to the look.

14. The Back Braid:

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This hair is made of the finest black mixed in with brown highlights and therefore here is a great way use these two beautiful shades into making a hot hairstyle for the sizzling summers. All you need to do is to take a handful of your front locks from either side of your head and then braid and pin them at the back. Start by individually braiding the front locks. Now bring the right lock all the way to the left and pin it there. Repeat the process with the other side.

15. The Dutch And Rope Braid:

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Here is another classy hairstyle that will bring a smile to your face and some joy to your heart. This is a classic mix up between the Dutch styled rope braid. The same can be done with simple rope braid where the rope braid ends at the nape of the neck and the rest is continued in a normal braid.

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