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African-American Men's Hairstyles

Kashmira Lad
Whether it's shaved, short, long, curly, high fade, or a buzz cut, African-American men have lots of choices when it comes to styling their hair. Here are a few hairstyles to pick out from.
African-American men have naturally curly hair with a unique texture. This means, men have quite a huge variety as to how they can cut and style their hair. As a haircut can give all sorts of impression to the world, it's best to sport a style that suits your personality and hair length and texture.
So here are few options for you in the following section. Go through each of these styles to pick the one that suits you best.

Best Hairstyles for Men

If you're confused as to which style will look good on you, there are one of two things you can do. Firstly, you can look for inspiration from your favorite celebrities and artists. And secondly, consult with an experienced stylist for the latest trends. But until then, here are some of our personal favorite hairstyles for African-American men.

Natural Curls

This style looks excellent on any face shape and hair density. But since you have naturally curly hair, it might be a bit dry to begin with. So, it's best to maintain this style by apply a leave-in conditioner after you've washed your hair. Use of gel is recommended before you detangle your hair with a wide-tooth comb.


These are box braids that help protect your hair, reduce the amount of maintenance required on them, and keep your locks intact for a long time. Even though cornrows are a popular choice, there are many more braid hairstyles you can go with. Before finalizing on a style, consult with a hairstylist to find out if your hair can take the stress of braiding.

Buzz Cut

Again, this hairstyle will suit any face shape and hair density. To style your hair, you will need to apply a scalp and hair moisturizer, and brush them with a boar bristle brush. Make sure you apply a little bit of coconut oil over your hair and scalp to keep it moisturized.


Locks and dreadlocks look absolutely amazing on anyone. When your hair is long and free, you can style it in countless ways. You can speak to an experienced stylist who can help you achieve the look you want. It's essential to wash your dreads regularly and palm roll your hair when damp.
Apart from these styles, you can search for other styles that may be trending currently.