We’re in the home stretch of summer, so you may be itching to give your hair a break from protective styles like cornrows and braids.
Not sure what to do with your strands?
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Well, whether you want to alleviate tension or simply bring back your curls, we’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up 16 humidity friendly heat-free hairstyles to carry your 4c locs throughout the rest of summer. Scroll through to check them out!
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Tapered haircuts look great on 4C hair.
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A rod set is a safe way heat-free way to get incredible curls
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Puffball ponytails are a humidity friendly style for women with 4C hair. The bigger the better.
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TWA's (that's teeny weeny afro), are an effortless styling method. You practically let your hair grow freely from your scalp.
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Braid your hair at night and set it with a setting lotion to unravel perfectly crimped hair by morning.
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The effortless 4C friendly hairstyle that's fit for a queen.
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A buzz cut is one of our favorite styles for women considering a big chop.
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Space buns are our go to look for the festival season.
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A blow out is a low-maintenance style we love with high volume.
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The frohawk is a rendition of the classic Mohawk for women with 4C hair.
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Flat twists are a great alternative for cornrows. They don't cause as much tension because this technique involves twisting your strand from the root to the ends.
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This styling technique adds length to 4C hair without the use of heating tools. The most common way to achieve this look is with a twist out.
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A Bantu knot out is the simplest way to get curls without using heat.
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Bantu knots can be worn tightly rolled or unraveled as gorgeous curls.
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A twist out is a great way to achieve loose to tightly coiled curls and can last for up to three days.
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A pompadour is our favorite updo for 4c hair.
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