Short 4C Hairstyles for Work

Short 4C Hairstyles for Work

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You are at the right place if you have recently joined the natural hair community and are looking for the best short 4C hairstyles for work. You can achieve so many different styles with 4C hair. The styles range from box braids to flat twists, among others.

However, you need to be a little creative when it comes to these hairstyles for them to work. For starters, you need to use the right products for your hair texture.

Short 4C Hairstyles for Work

There are so many ways to style your short 4C hair for work. Some of these hairstyles might require you to use braiding hair or extensions. This means getting creative. Here’s some inspiration for short 4C hairstyles for work that look beautiful and are also easy to manage.

  1. High Puff

The high puff is one of the best short 4C hairstyles owing to its versatility. You can wear this hairstyles anywhere and at anytime without putting in too much work.

The high puff is a typical ponytail with a short afro up do. For this hairstyle, you’ll need a detangling brush, wide tooth comb, coconut oil, hair gel to sleek back your natural 4C hair and a hair tie.

  1. Flat Twists

This is one of the simplest short 4C hairstyles for work. The style is not only sleek and easy to do but also helps grow your hair. For this style, detangle and stretch out your hair, section it in two different parts, and then start twisting as you would with cornrows.

  1. Halo Braid

For this hairstyle, you’ll need to sleek back your natural hair tightly, add jumbo braiding hair at the top, and then use edge control to lay your edges. This style is quite simple but classy.

  1. Mohawk

This is one of the easiest hairstyles to achieve on short 4C hair. It’s a trendy, fun and equally protective hairstyle that you can effortlessly rock to work. Pick out the hair to a beautiful afro with volume, brush it to smooth out the hairline back, and use bobby pins to sleek down the sides. You can place the pins in X formation for more security.

  1. Half Up Half Down

You might need extensions for this short 4C hairstyle for work. Alternatively, use crotchet kinky hair at the back. To rock this hairstyle, section your natural hair in two different parts, ensuring the top part is smaller and leaving most of it hanging at the back. Use a strong holding hair gel to sleek down the top bun, and then fluff out the bottom part to an afro.

  1. Low Sleek Bun

Low sleek bun is a classic hairstyle. Create a dramatic side part, use eco style gel to sleek down your hair, brush it to the back, and then wrap an extension or braiding hair around the small ponytail to create a thick bun.

  1. Wash n’ Go

Are you aware of your natural curl pattern? As a 4c hair Naturalista, it’s easy to think your hair is just kinky and not curly. But even the tiniest curls can be defined! While wash-and-go hairstyles may be a bit out of my comfort zone, I think it’s a great option for those with a teeny-weeny afro (TWA). It may take a bit longer to execute than other short 4c hairstyles, but it’s definitely worth a try.

  1. Twist Outs

Just as the name suggests, these are unravels twists. You can use the LOC method to define the curls and prevent frizz.

  1. Space Buns

Looking for a fun and easy way to style your 4c hair? Look no further than double the buns, double the fun! Space buns are the perfect lazy-day hairstyle that are quick and easy to do. Plus, if you’ve got short 4c hair, you can add some clip-ins or braiding hair for bigger buns.

  1. Sleek Top Bun

Want to switch up your sleek bun game? Try the sleek top bun! It’s just like the low sleek bun, but with a twist (literally). Instead of brushing your hair to the back, you’ll brush it upwards. You can add extensions or braiding hair for a thicker bun, just like before.

With all these amazing 4c short natural hairstyle options highlighted above, you’ll be inspired to rock your own hair all summer long without needing a hairstylist. Just remember to keep your 4c hair well moisturized and you’ll be good to go!


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