30 Best Hottest Afro Black Men Haircuts – How to Grow and Take Care of It

Afro hairstyles and Haircuts are not as fascinating as they seem when you do not have a clue what suits you the best. It is even worse when you have to decide it for a kid who entrusts you that you will not play with his cuteness (fact cannot be denied that hairstyles have a major role to play in adding to the adorability of a baby too). No hair on head is still better than a bad hairstyle!

Many men, including you maybe, do not want to try something new when it comes to hair styles. You may be of the opinion that your hair may be too short or too curly or too thick to try a new style. Do you keep getting one mundane hair cut over and over again? Do you want to try something new with your hair?  It has actually been noticed that people in general tend to care more for such hair which has been styled rather than hair which have been left not styled.

Whether you are interested in styling your afro-hair in popular styles or styling it with a little out of the box thinking, the article looks forward in providing you with a list of the TOP 30 afro-hairstyles you could go for.

So, if you are looking for Afro hairstyles then you have probably landed on the right place as we have handpicked few hairstyles for black boys, covering hairstyles for black men to hairstyles for little black boys.

How to Grow  Afro-HairTexture

Afro- hair can be seen in people who have the African descent. Afro hair is naturally voluminous and ultra curly. You could try out various hairstyles specific to this type of hair. However, growing out afro hair can be tricky as curly hair take a longer time to grow. You can use the following tips to grow out your afro hair a little faster than normal.

  • Determine whether your hair type is wavy or curly or coily or kinky.
  • Wash your hair only when absolutely necessary.
  • Avoiding applying heat as much as possible.
  • Hair wash should always be supported by conditioning.
  • Apply a little amount of oil in your hair daily.
  • Moisturize your hair as much as needed.
  • Consider using a protein conditioner.
  • Grease your scalp when you feel dryness.
  • Do not use products which have neutralizing shampoo.
  • Take as many proteins and vitamins as possible.
  • Always try and protect the ends of your hair.

Top 15 Afro-hairstyles you can go for

#1: Clean Shave

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This cut will suit you the best if you don’t want to go forward with the whole process of choosing and styling as it involves shaving off all the hair on the top of your heard and not supporting a beard as well. The look is very refreshing and also the best solution if you have a receding hairline.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Wet your hair.

STEP 2: Wet the razor.

STEP 3: Apply copious amounts of shaving oil and shaving cream.

STEP 4: Shave along the grain until no hair is left on the head and the face.

#2: Frohawk with Goatee

The frohawk, though not seen being sported by many men still finds a place in this list. It is a lot like a boxed fade hairstyle which is narrow in the middle and combined with different styles of Mohawks.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Let you hair grow a little and after reaching a particular length razor off the sides, making the top hair strip left narrower than what is seen in a Mohawk.

STEP 2: After washing your hair, towel dry them and apply good amount of gel.

STEP 3: Use the comb to style it backwards or sideways to give the style and clean and neat look.

#3: Buzz Cut

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Buzz cut is another option for those men who do not want to deal with difficult hair. The hairstyle is military inspired which has a huge impact and is low maintenance. The look can be combined with a stubble, but try avoiding combing the beard with a fully fledged beard.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Go to the salon and get a buzz cut combined with faded sides.

STEP 2: After washing your hair, towel dry them and apply good amount of gel.

STEP 3: Use the comb to style it forwards.

#4: Pompadour with Strips

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The hairstyle is best suited if you have fine and straight hair. However, you can also take this cut even if you have tight curls. By taking this cut you will be able to exercise tremendous control on the shape your hair takes. Rather than going for the regular box cut you can go in for a quaff as well.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Go to a salon and ask the barber to give you a pompadour cut.

STEP 2: Every time you was your hair, towel dry them.

STEP 3: Take some gel and slick back the hair using your hands.

STEP 4: Use a rolling comb along with a hair dryer, push the brush backwards and the hair forwards. Make sure the front hair is pointing upwards at about a 60 degree angle.  

STEP 5: Apply hairspray if necessary.

#5: Afro Fade with chin strap

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The afro fade is a hair style you should go in for if you want to have a little fun with your hair. The style is a little funky. The cut is very much like a boxed fade with the difference that the hair on top is left to grow however it wants.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Grow out your hair and go in for a cut where the sides are tapered and the hair on top is left to grow however it wants.

STEP 2: Every time you wash your hair, apply a copious amount of hair gel.

STEP 3: Crunch the hair on top with your hands, a comb won’t be necessary.

#6: BOX FADE

box fade
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The boxed fade style has been in the most trendy styles since the 1970’s. It showcases the perfect amount of nostalgia. The look is combined with sides tapered with a short length and a sharp rectangular top. If you want the standard look go for short tapered sides and a tight top.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Go to a salon and get a fade cut with the surface on the hair on top being cut as a box.

STEP 2: Every time you wash your hair, apply copious amount of hair gel.

STEP 3: Take the comb and a blow drier and blow dry your hair while combing upwards to maintain the style.

#7: Dreads with Buzzed Sides

Dreads with buzzed sides is your go-to stylish option if you have medium length hair. The style is very popular among young boys. You can also go in for a variation of this style that is the style that is the dramatic dreads. The look stands out due to the dreads on the top of the head and clean buzzed sides.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Go to a salon and get a buzz cut with the surface on the hair on top being left as it is.

STEP 2: Take little amounts of hair on the top and start combing downwards. Continue doing so for the entire hair on the top of the head.

STEP 3: Keep applying gel to give it a glossy look.

#8: Long Braids

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Since both African men and women have strong hair, many are seen supporting the African braids style. The braiding helps in keeping your hair strong and also doesn’t need you to worry about styling it for month’s altogether. African braiding has many variations and you can go in for any that you like, there is hardly any scope of going wrong there.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Grow out your hair to a length preferred b you.

STEP 2: Wash your hair and apply copious amount of hair gel.

STEP 3: Divide your hair in many small sections and start braiding from the tip of the scalp.

#9: Split Ends Black Men

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Another play at the afro fade where you can go funky with your hairstyle, relaxed afro is a cut more suited for men with medium length afro hair. A relaxed afro is a longer version of a normal afro and can be styled in different ways.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Let your hair grow to the medium length that you prefer

STEP 2: Every time you wash your hair, apply copious amount of hair gel.

STEP 3: Take copious amounts of styling gel and crunch up the hair on the top of the head while using a blow drier to set the hair.

#10: Dramatic Dreads

As mentioned above, another variation of dreads with buzzed sides is dramatic dreads. In fact, this variation is more sported than dreads with buzzed sides. The look gives you an edge by showcasing you as bold and knowing what suits you.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Go to a salon and get a buzz or faded cut with the surface on the hair on top being left as it is.

STEP 2: Take little amounts of hair on the top and start combing downwards. Continue doing so for the entire hair on the top of the head.

STEP 3: you csn twist and turn the dreads to give it a standing look. Use a hairspray to set the look.

#11: Tight Coils

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Tight coils is another medium length hairstyle and is the one that will make you spend the most time in a salon. Tight coils will be better suited to those men who have kinky curly hair, therefore, if you do not have very curly hair, this style may not be for you. The tight coils helps give the curly hair shape with ringlets forming in the hair.  

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Grow put your hair to a medium length and visit the salon and tell the barber about wanting the tight coils.

STEP 2: Prior to washing your hair, use coil your hair using hair roll ons.

STEP 3: Do not comb the hair, they have been set to maintain the coils.

#12: Naturally Long

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If you have decided that you do not want to chop of your beautiful African hair you can always just not cut them and wear them long the way they are. You can even support a ponytail if you like. Naturally long afro hair without anything done is rarely sported due to the volume of the hair but it’s a nice look to have if volume is manageable.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Grow out your hair to a length that you prefer.

STEP 2: Use conditioner after ever wash.

STEP 3: comb your hair when semi damp to avoid knots as much as possible.

13. Dreadlocks

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Dreadlocks are very often sported by people of African descent. Dreadlocks are a go to if you have very dry hair and easily get knotted. Dreadlocks can be sported in short, medium as well as long hair but once you go in for the dreadlocks it will be quite impossible for your hair to come back to their natural state, thus meaning, if you want to change your hairstyle after this, you might either have to chop of that portion of your hair or go in for a head shave.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Grow out your hair to the length preferred by you.

STEP 2: Wash your hair and apply good amount of styling gel.

STEP 3: Divide the hair into many small sections and using a comb start combing downwards and move upwards continuing the same downward motion.

14. LONG PLAITED DREADLOCKS

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As mentioned above, dreadlocks are sported by many people of African descent. Above is also mentioned that, going in for dreadlocks is like a final say in the styling process for the particular bunch of hair and you will have to go in for a shave or a cut to try out as new style. However, long plaited dreadlocks are quite popular and also can be given a clean look when focused on.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Grow out your hair to the length preferred by you.

STEP 2: Wash your hair and apply good amount of styling gel.

STEP 3: Divide the hair into many small sections and using a comb start combing downwards and move upwards continuing the same downward motion.

STEP 4: Plait half of your hair or entire hair according to the way you want.  

#15: Bun On Top

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The bun on top is a variation to keep your afro hair long, either open or in a ponytail. You can always go in for putting all of your hair up in a bun or only half of it. Whichever may be the case, you can go in for any because the volume of African hair make the bun look fuller and thus better.

Style it yourself process:

STEP 1: Grow out your hair as long as you wish.

STEP 2: Always condition after ever hair wash and use hair gel before proceeding in making the bun.

STEP 3: Pull your hair back and collect the amount of hair you want in a bun. Twist the collected hair and start coiling it at the back or top of your head.

STEP 4: You can use bobby pins or rubber band to make the bun stay and use hairspray to set it further.

Afro Hairstyles for little Boys:

#16: Curly & Cuddly:

Curly & Cuddly

When your kid is under 1 year of age, you may want to hold up for some time before you give him a haircut. At this cuddly age, you can use clippers that keep your kid’s twists soft. It stands as the most popular among the black toddler boy haircuts.

Don’t go by their tiny size, they still deserve to have cool hairstyles to make them look cuter. Check out from the below black little boy haircuts:

#17: Natural Curly Hair:

Natural Curly Hair

If your kid has a natural gift of curls, then you might feel yourself lucky as this is an unbeatable of all little black boy hairstyles and requires the lowest maintenance, even suits on every face. The longer the curls grow, more perfect look they give to your candid boy.

#18: Classy curls:

Classy curls

Natural curly hair paves way for many lil black boy haircuts styles. The amazing locks deserve to be showcased and so the hair must be cut close to their roots. Hair gel does the best to hold up the curls and speaking about this style; it is suited for all types of faces with medium to thick hair volume.

#19: Twisted Afro for long hair:

Twisted Afro for long hair

A superbly cute of all black baby boy hairstyles that suits to every face with long hair irrespective of the hair volume.

#20: Short –Afro:

Short –Afro

Going by the name, it is one of the simplest black hairstyles boys would like to wear, who have a rounded face and short soft curly hair. However, this hairstyle is best suited for Afro-American boys due to the texture of their hair.

Cool haircuts for black boys

Don’t only look smart with your hairdo this fall; nail the best for yourself that would last through the year with these black boys haircut styles.

#21: The Buzz Cut:

The Buzz Cut

It is one of the most popular black boy hairstyles as it looks clean, demonstrates discipline on the grounds that the style needs proper upkeep and it is not, in any manner, difficult to pull off! Hence, a buzz cut makes everything less demanding.

#22: Taper Mohawk Cut:

Taper Mohawk Cut

the coolest of all young black boy haircuts, this cut has a strip of remarkably long hair in the middle while both the sides are shaven.

#23: Side Parting:

 Side Parting

Side parting with a lower tapering is an extraordinary choice among the black boy haircuts alternatives if your child is already mannered and tasteful, yet at the same time needs to look exceptionally cool. This black boys haircut is not only contemporary but it goes wonderfully well with medium or thick hair. This cut also gives a decent flash of a designer look, suitable for little boys.

#24: S-Curls:

S-Curls

Out of the many hairstyles for black boys, S-curls stands out if your boy likes to keep his hair a little longer at the top while curling down on the sides and at back. S-curls are cool among the little black boy haircuts, as they add to the beauty of natural curls with a pinch of style.

#25: Flat-top haircut:

Flat-top haircut

There are numerous haircut styles for black boys, however, this one you can get at home only you need to be precise with this cut. The top needs to be flat around one inch long while all the rest of the hair at sides and back needs to be cut.

#26: Fade Haircut:

Fade Haircut

an expert Sunday’s best look! This style functions admirably with coarser hair, and toes the line between a slick innovativeness and suitable for those young boy who have somewhat of a more extended top; they can carry this haircut effortlessly.

Blur the sides and top strongly and let the hair to stay at a medium length. With the help of dedicated equipments, turn the tips of the medium length hair on the top vertically and let dry. This style is a cool and tops the list of Afro hairstyles for boys.

#27: The Braided look:

The Braided look

An awesome style to try among the list of black hairstyles for boys with long hair. A mix and match touch of braids and razored hair at the sides makes this hairstyle none less than a perfect!!

#28: Fro-Hawk Look:

Fro-Hawk Look:

An ideal hairstyle for a sporty and fascinating look! Easy upkeep is an add-on for this look.

Now that you have a bunch of black haircuts for boys of age between a few months to teen to little bigger, you may not feel it as a head scratching task to choose what is best for your kid or for your own self.

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