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17 Gorgeous Natural Hairstyles That Are Easy To Do On Short Hair

For everyone who ever felt like a failure after trying a YouTube tutorial.

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1. Faux Curly Bang and Bun

Mona B. is a short-hair style wizard! She made faux bangs and a bun using teal and black Marley hair. Follow every step in this demo.
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Mona B. is a short-hair style wizard! She made faux bangs and a bun using teal and black Marley hair. Follow every step in this demo.

2. Flat Twists

We're in LOVE with J. Mayo's flat twists on her tapered cut. Stretching your hair before twisting it will make things a lot easier. Catch every step right here.
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We're in LOVE with J. Mayo's flat twists on her tapered cut. Stretching your hair before twisting it will make things a lot easier. Catch every step right here.

3. TWA Puff

You don't need a massive 'fro to rock a puff. Watch Jaelah O'Neil's quick and easy tutorial here.
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You don't need a massive 'fro to rock a puff. Watch Jaelah O'Neil's quick and easy tutorial here.

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4. Fake It 'Til You Make It 'Fro Puff

But, if you do wanna wear a super big puff, just attach a curly textured ponytail piece. Here's how TwinGodesses does it on her short hair.
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But, if you do wanna wear a super big puff, just attach a curly textured ponytail piece. Here's how TwinGodesses does it on her short hair.

5. Heatless Roller Set

She does it again! J. Mayo uses three different-size rollers to catch all the pieces of her hair for this amazing heatless perm rod set. Watch and learn.
J MAYO / Via youtube.com

She does it again! J. Mayo uses three different-size rollers to catch all the pieces of her hair for this amazing heatless perm rod set. Watch and learn.

6. Scary Spice–Inspired Buns

These Scary Spice-inspired buns with leave-out in the back are so cute. Check out her tutorial!
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These Scary Spice-inspired buns with leave-out in the back are so cute. Check out her tutorial!

7. Slicked Down TWA

A slicked-down TWA works on just about every texture! The key is using a LOT of water and product. Watch Nia Hope's tutorial.
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A slicked-down TWA works on just about every texture! The key is using a LOT of water and product. Watch Nia Hope's tutorial.

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8. Wash N Go

Keep it classic and simple with a wash 'n' go 'fro! Classcie shares her super-easy regimen to get the look.
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Keep it classic and simple with a wash 'n' go 'fro! Classcie shares her super-easy regimen to get the look.

9. Textured Clip-Ins

Edge up your tapered cut by adding in some clip-ins for more texture and fullness. See how Lisa ala mode does it in this tutorial.
Lisa ala mode / Via youtube.com

Edge up your tapered cut by adding in some clip-ins for more texture and fullness. See how Lisa ala mode does it in this tutorial.

10. Halo Crown

Halo crowns are such an easy and beautiful go-to. Stretch your hair first so you can work with more length. See how Traeh does hers.
Traeh Nykia / Via youtube.com

Halo crowns are such an easy and beautiful go-to. Stretch your hair first so you can work with more length. See how Traeh does hers.

11. Sleek Low Bun

You can still pull your short natural into a low bun. Traeh Nykia's step-by-step process to slicking down her TWA is genius! Check it out here.
Traeh Nykia / Via youtube.com

You can still pull your short natural into a low bun. Traeh Nykia's step-by-step process to slicking down her TWA is genius! Check it out here.

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12. Braided Updo

Mona B.'s braided updo is great for everyday and fancy shindigs. See how she got the look here.
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Mona B.'s braided updo is great for everyday and fancy shindigs. See how she got the look here.

13. Finger Coils

Natural Hair Rebel's finger coils are POP. PIIIIINNNN'! The look is easy, but does require a little time. Watch this how-to and try it out!
Natural Hair Rebel / Via youtube.com

Natural Hair Rebel's finger coils are POP. PIIIIINNNN'! The look is easy, but does require a little time. Watch this how-to and try it out!

14. Bantu Knots with Braiding Hair

Adding in Marley or braiding hair is so easy. See how Monique does it in this Bantu knot tutorial.
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Adding in Marley or braiding hair is so easy. See how Monique does it in this Bantu knot tutorial.

15. Braided Headband

How cute is this braided headband, tho?! 4aDaniels does each step right here.
4aDaniels / Via youtube.com

How cute is this braided headband, tho?! 4aDaniels does each step right here.

16. Goddess Crown with Headband

If you're good at twisting or braiding, try this style for a more intricate crown. Add in a headband for some extra goddess flair. Mini Marley shows you how here.
Mini Marley / Via youtube.com

If you're good at twisting or braiding, try this style for a more intricate crown. Add in a headband for some extra goddess flair. Mini Marley shows you how here.

17. Twist-Out

Twist-outs are the perfect way to stretch out short natural hair. Check out EverythingEbonee's perfect demo.
EverythingEbonee / Via youtube.com

Twist-outs are the perfect way to stretch out short natural hair. Check out EverythingEbonee's perfect demo.

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