The classiest short hairstyles for black women involve a combination of pronounced texture and statement color.

Hairstyle with Red Balayage Bangs

This excellent cut with bangs and tapered nape really shifts the focus towards the models eyes and cheekbones. Not only is it extremely practical and easy to maintain, but it is also more versatile than you would imagine.

Classy Tapered Short Hairstyle

Taking care of natural hair can be tricky if you have thick curls. Keeping things short and sweet makes the cut much easier to maintain.

Extra Short Natural Cut With Shaved Part


Short Glossy Side-Parted Bob

One perk of natural locks is that they’re usually healthy and strong enough to handle coloring. Shades of purple make for an interesting mix, especially when contrasted with black hair.

Pixie Bob With Indigo and Purple Accents

Platinum locks standout beautifully against deep and rich skin tones. Making such a bold color choice for short hair is a chic way to tone down the total look.

White Pixie for African-American Ladies

Some simple African American short haircuts manage to make dapper styles. Color and styling can really do wonders. This medium brown hue matches the color of the girl’s eyes and makes her complexion brighter.

Asymmetrical Pixie Haircut

Dark purple hair color looks interesting on black women, especially if it’s a short hairstyle. Purple in this case is not as expected as different shades of red,

African American Curly Purple Pixie