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15 Fool-Proof Ways To Style 4C Hair

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Samantha Callender
Dec, 09, 2016 4:04 PM UTC

This tapered cut gives short hair lots of volume and body.

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This elegant and simple updo is perfect for a quick and classy style.

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No pins, bands, or braids in this look. Let your tresses stretch in all their glory!

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Make this classic natural style speak volumes by pinning a fresh twist out (instead of using tight bands).

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A twist on the usually slicked back top knot, this coily-curly topknot is full of volume and fullness.

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An alternate version of the mohawk (where hair is pushed toward the center), this look focuses on pushes all the tresses to the side!

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This fun bang compliments the crown, and swoops back into a full pony.

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A full and fun twist on a classic bun style. Use pins instead of bands to hold the hair back.

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Makes your tresses look large and in charge! A great twist on a traditional ponytail.

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This chic style features tight curls pinned into a massive, statement making frohawk.

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This sleek part and swoop frames your face while giving lots of volume in the back.

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Pin curls toward the front of your head for a bold bang.

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A spin on the twist-out, this fluff outted style keeps your curl pattern, but takes your texture to new heights. 

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This style is simple, yet frames the face beautifully. Can be done with a twist out or even a blown out style.

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Take your shortcut to new levels with this deep side part and buoyant curls!

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