15 Fool-Proof Ways To Style 4C Hair

It’s easy to find yourself in a rut when it comes to styling your natural hair. If you’re tired of your everyday twist out or plaits, we’ve got some solutions for you. And it starts with some major hair inspo to look through and give a try!

Samantha Callender Dec, 09, 2016

1 of 15 @sheilandinda/Instagram

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

2 of 15 @lecterfro/Instagram

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

3 of 15 @thatschelsea/Instagram

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

4 of 15 @vanlenore/Instagram

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

5 of 15 @simply.comfort/Instagram

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

6 of 15 @vintage_curl/Instagram

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

7 of 15 @centricsista/Instagram

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

8 of 15 @igbocurls/Instagram

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

9 of 15 @ronelle_4chairworld/Instagram

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

10 of 15 @joynavon/Instagram

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

11 of 15 @kienyabooker/Instagram

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

12 of 15 @typicalblaqueen/Instagram

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

13 of 15 @tanyaweekes/Instagram

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

14 of 15 @_tayloranise/Instagram

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

15 of 15 @girlwithnocable/Instagram

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