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21 Hairstyle Ideas For Short Natural Hair

Now that spring is in full swing, it's time to freshen up your look!

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By Jennifer Ford · April 11, 2017

And what better way to switch things up than to chop a few inches (or more) off your strands? After struggling with split ends and brittleness all winter, a new cut is just what you need to revitalize your day-to-day styling.

Manicured manes are stealing the spotlight this season and when it comes to rocking the look, the possibilities are fun and endless. We’ve spotted everything from tapered twist outs to TWA’s with bright pops of color, and they’ve got us ready to reach for the scissors and hair dye. 

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Not only are these short coifs super stylish; they’re also easy to manage and perfect for withstanding the heat and humidity. Short hair for spring is a no-brainer. 

For inspiration, check these amazing cuts below.

Bantu knots are the perfect way to fake shorter strands for spring.


This purple cut is lit!


Make your  curls pop with ombré color.


Bold finger waves for the win. 


This pretty pink pixie is cut and color goals.


Up the ante with your twist out by shaping it up.


We love this coiled coif.


This cut and color is definitely spring hair goals.


A big chop is always a good idea.


This platinum grey tapered cut is dope!


Fresh to death.


We love this curly fro-hawk.


This is how you slay a short cut.


What a chic twist out!


This cut is equally feminine and edgy.




This cut is sure to turn heads.


Blonde bombshell.


Bring on the bangs!


This cut is fresh!


Kill them softly with this soft ombre twist out.