9 Fabulous & Short Winter Styles For Black Women

Running out of ideas when it comes to styling your short hair in the winter? Don’t worry, these celebrities have you covered. From glamorous updos to lovely, elegant curls, we have a short hairstyle to get everyone through the colder months!

1. Taraji P. Henson Short Black Hairstyle: Angled Cut with Side Swept Layers

Taraji P. Henson Short Black Hairstyle- Angled Cut with Side Swept Layers

Certain types of bangs come and go, but side swept bangs are always a hit- especially for the year 2014! We love side swept bangs because they are super stylish and incredibly feminine, giving any lady a delicate touch to her appearance. Taraji P. Henson looks stunning with this angled short cut paired up with matching side swept bangs that are flirty and delicate, perfect for any occasion. Oh, and did we mention how super easy it is to pull off this style? Go ahead and sweep it to the side!

2. Estelle Short Black Hairstyle: Bowl Cut Pixie

Estelle Short Black Hairstyle- Bowl Cut Pixie

We couldn’t help but fall out of our seats when we saw this lovely lady with her chopped locks- and for all the right reasons. Estelle switches up her hair with a cool boy cut that takes us back to our elementary school days. This is definitely a hairstyle that’s not for everyone, but if you’re bold and quirky like this sensational singer, then you might want to give it a try. Yes it’s different, but it’s actually quite intriguing and we can’t help but to love it. Talk about an edgy hairstyle that will get everyone talking.

3. Kelly Rowland Short Black Hairstyle: Topknot with Bangs

Kelly Rowland Short Black Hairstyle- Topknot with Bangs

Topknots are seriously all the rage right now. Like, if you’re not sporting a topknot, you aren’t in style. It’s as simple as that. We are LOVING Kelly Rowland’s gorgeous topknot because it’s accented with some thick, edgy bangs that really gives her whole look some serious attitude. This hairstyle can easily go from the office to the bedroom with ease, plus it’s really easy to put together. Just pull your hair up into a tight knot on the top of the head. Pull out your bangs and a few extra strands for an added glam effect like Kelly!

4. Ashanti Short Black Hairstyle: Slick Straight Bob

Ashanti Short Black Hairstyle- Slick Straight Bob

Sometimes it’s best to ditch the bells and whistles and just reach for your straightener, leaving you with a slicked down ‘do like Ashanti. She looks absolute glorious and fierce with her slick straight locks, and we can certainly say this hairstyle works anywhere. It’s great for the office, nights out with the girls, or just when you’re hanging out with your boyfriend on a Friday night watching movies. It’s super cute, yet has some serious attitude that we LOVE.

5. Jada Pinkett-Smith Short Black Hairstyle: Halo Braid

Jada Pinkett-Smith Short Black Hairstyle- Halo Braid

If I could sum up popular hairstyles for 2014 in just one word, I would choose this one: braids. Braids are ridiculously hot this year, much like updos- only even more so. Here we see Jada Pinkett-Smith sporting one of this year’s hottest hairstyles: the halo braid. And just as you’d expect with something with the word ‘halo’ in it, it produces a very angelic appearance that is downright beautiful. She looks like a majestic lady from above with this gorgeous hairstyle. It might look difficult to achieve, but there’s plenty of easy how-to guides online that can leave you with this seductive style in just a matter of minutes.

6. Ciara Short Black Hairstyle: Super Short Waves

Ciara Short Black Hairstyle- Super Short Waves

We can all certainly agree that Ciara is looking fabulous with her retro-inspired locks. Her lovely waves has a certain ’50s appeal that is oh-so-chic and beautiful. We also love how she’s added some caramel blonde highlights to one side of her hair, giving her a boost of attitude and sex appeal. Overall, this flashback style gets a 10 out of 10 from us.

7. Alicia Keys Short Black Hairstyle: Mohawk Inspiration

Alicia Keys Short Black Hairstyle- Mohawk Inspiration

There’s your typical pixie haircut and hairstyle, and then there’s Alicia Keys’ hair. Here we see this amazing gal sporting a hairstyle that is totally different from the norm. She uses styling product to mold her hair up into a mohawk-styled ‘do, leaving the sides of her mane shaved short to really give it that extra boost of edginess. With bright pink lips and a fierce style, this hairstyle easily equates to one of the most edgy and stylish hairstyles on the market. We absolutely love it, and if you’re bold enough to wear it, we say go for it.

8. Janelle Monae Short Black Hairstyle: Voluminous Pompadour

Janelle Monae Short Black Hairstyle- Voluminous Pompadour

Want to be the talk of the town? Then try on this super edgy and totally fun pompadour from Janelle Monae!

9. Sabrina Washington Short Black Hairstyle: Wild Shaves

Sabrina Washington Short Black Hairstyle- Wild Shaves

It started with girls shaving off the side of their heads for an edgy style. Now these girls are taking it a step further with funky and wild designs added right into their heads. Sabrina Washington showcases a super hot shaved head with leopard print detailed RIGHT into her hair. The end result? A ridiculous trendy and funky hair that is voluminous, quirky, and cool.

Which trendy short hair style was your favorite? Leave a comment below!



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