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Wavy Hairstyles for African-American Women

Pragya T Mar 3, 2019
Are you looking for some great ideas of wavy styles for black women? Look no further, as here are the most popular wavy hairstyles and the procedure to learn how to make your hair wavy.
There are many ways in which one can style their hair wavy. The best way to do so at home is to use a commercial sea salt spray or any hair curling solution. All you have to do is to fill the sea salt hair mix in a spray bottle, spritz the mix on your hair, twist your hair using your hands or a comb and blow dry. 
This way you can get instant waves in your hair. This method is suitable for people who have straight hair. If you have curly hair and want to make your hair wavy, it is best you approach a professional. Other ways to make your hair wavy is by using styling gels and curling irons.

Wavy Styles for Black Women

There is no dearth of pretty hairstyles for African-American women. The two important things to keep in mind when considering a wavy hairstyle is to opt for a style which is suitable for your hair type and face type.
Here, are the tips on how to make your hair wavy and change your hair type. However, it is better if you use your naturally wavy or semi-curly hair for styling, as it will be easier to maintain.

For some wavy inspiration, look for the given hairstyles.

Romantic Wavy Hairstyle

Long Wavy Hairstyle

Short Cute Wavy Hairstyle

Soft Wavy Hairstyle

Very Short Wavy Hairstyle

Short Wavy Styles for Black Women

Romantic bob is one of the most popular short hairstyles. This haircut gives a soft and feminine look and highlights your facial features. This hairstyle is suitable for all face types, but especially suited for people with chubby cheeks. This hairstyle is low on maintenance and one only needs to get a trim every 2 or 3 months to maintain it.
You can take a middle parting or side parting, while sporting bob. If you wish to go for a side parting, accentuate the hairstyle with side bangs to make your look even more stylish.
If you are looking for an even shorter wavy hairstyle, check out pictures of Halle Berry's hairstyle in 2002. For this style, cut your hair extremely short at the back and leave the crown and front section of your hair a bit longer. Gel your hair and style the front section of hair in side bangs and flip out the sides of the hair.

Medium & Long Hairstyles

If you are thinking about long wavy hairstyles for women, the first celebrities that come to mind are Gabrielle Union and Beyonce. Both are style divas and keep experimenting with short and long wavy styles. Beyonce keeps mostly long and medium wavy hair, without any bangs or fringe, which gives her a soft and graceful look.
Since there are a number of wavy styles to try out, depending on your liking and hair texture, you can opt for soft waves, medium waves or curly hair. However, make sure your hair is straightened till your chin and then style the rest of your hair in waves.
If you are opting for hair styles for medium hair, then maintain the hair length till your shoulders or longer. If you wish to keep your hairstyle long, maintain the hair length till or below your chest.
Long hairstyles look best if soft waves are maintained. To make your hairstyle or haircut even more stylish, cut the front section of your hair in side bangs. You can also cut the front section of your hair in a fringe and give your hairstyle a bold look.
Accentuate your wavy hairstyle, with some highlights that match your complexion. The hair colors which look great on black women are shiny raven black, browns and burgundies and the best highlight colors are honey, ash and chocolate-brown. So, revamp yourself in any one of the wavy hairstyles, and enjoy your new look!