Afro Wedding Hairstyles For Beautiful Black Brides & Grooms

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The mainstream wedding industry is full of amazing straight hair wedding hairstyles and bridal accessories. However, black brides, colourful people and mixed chicks with beautiful luscious curly locks (like you) are looking for Afro wedding hairstyles and accessories to highlight a natural look. Black wedding hair designs for frizzy curls are understated. So, where do you start your search?

And how do you choose the right style to achieve a fearless and flawless look? Imagine you have short, long, in between or shoulder length Afro hair. You might be having a tough time. Why? Your crowning glory could be thirsty, tangled and totally stressed. Your twirly hairstyle that kinks and turns can be tricky, coarse, hard, and rough. Perhaps you are fed up with your dry Afro hair shrinking on you – I know I am. How do you keep your hair moist, looking shiny, and totally under control? Do you nourish and nurture it before your wedding day?

Well, the saying goes: whether you are an ebony brown bride, dark-skinned bridesmaid, caramel coloured groom, ivory white groomsman or Nubian person, “The most sophisticated Afro hair styles of all time for people of colour is a symmetrically cut nurtured hairstyle. Beautifully tamed tresses, not messy and seriously cared for oozes understated elegance on the wedding day.”— But, don’t take my word for it, pick one of these shear genius styling ideas. Untangle your ultra tight curly locks. Here we go…

Afro Wedding Hairstyle – Black Wedding Hair Designs –  Tips & Tricks for Colourful People

Black wedding hair designs and Afro wedding hairstyles and accessories for black brides, colourful people and mixed chicks! pexels-lombejr

1. Ombre Afro wedding hairstyles

On your big day Ombre Afro wedding hairstyles and accesories can suit the silhouette of your fitted bridal dress, jumpsuit or outfit. This colouring technique shows off a delicate Afro structured texture. And, if your neckline and shoulders are your biggest feature this must-have style should be your priority.

Afro wedding hairstyle bride surrounded by white and pink roses

Are Keratin treatments safe for naturally curly hair? image Darrell Fraser

2. Afrocenchix – Afro wedding ointment

Feel more sexy like the Melanin person you are. Tip: get an Ombre treatment one month before the wedding. Why not try,  it’s a simple solution to ensure natural hair looks fine. Moreover, it’s easy styling on the day.

Expert reveals how to look after Afro hair depending on black chick, brown chicks and mixed chicks curl type. source: – image credit pexels-ricaldo-donaldson

3. Cherry-Tinted Afro 

If you are an urban person, then imagine making your grand entrance down the aisle with a super slick and sleek cherry-tinted Afro hairstyle. A gorgeous fashion forward statement for a funky chic wedding outfit. On top of that every part of you will look ravishing and naturally beautiful. And you will ooze confidence and radiate with a healthier looking Afro. What’s more, you’ll be sensationally elegant on your wedding day.

Natural Afro wedding hairstyles

Mixed chick or not! Nourishing and nurturing the Afro before the wedding day ensures every black bride looks her ultimate best! pexels jonathan borba

4. Teeny Weeny Afro

If you are a true romantic person,  why not transform you super short hair into a beautiful pixie curly cut. It’s the best and easiest Afro wedding hairstyle ever. Also known as TWA (teeny weeny Afro) it looks flawless when shaped, braided, twisted and waved. Basically, its styled with simplicity. And the latest Keratin treatments [Brazilian blow out – chemical process make your natural hairdo look frizz-free, smooth and lovely. Otherwise, you can fiddle, fuss and straighten it with the old fashioned hot comb.

bride with maid of honour tending to bridal dress

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5. Accessorised TWA

Afro wedding hairstyles come in every shape, size and style. With extra volume on your wedding day, your Afro hair will have more body. Why not, wear your short hair with accessories. Imagine a wedding hair fascinator, swarovski crystal tiara or a royal replica diamond crown fit for any black person’s hair type. Hair accessories keep short locks at bay. In fact, your curls will look wonderfully radiant. Additionally, your unique Afro allows you, the beautiful person of colour with curly hair to feel super special.

Afro Wedding Hairstyles For Fearless Black Brides & Grooms


6. Afro Wedding Hair Frohawk

Have you seen The Woman King? Well, there are many Afro wedding hair frohawk ideas in the movie staring Viola Davis. The hairstyle has a life of its own; stubborn and unmanageable. So, if you’ve got a figure-hugging wedding outfit, you can stand out from other people of colour on your big day. Let’s be honest, you need a smart hairstyle to show-off the pretty garment. And with a frohawk guests will stop and stare. However, you’ll need help from Nyfasi Deluxe Detangler comb and good conditioner to create a fierce and sophisticated looking frohawk. Ask your hairdresser to recreate the look for you.

Afro wedding hairstyles mixed chicks

John Ray Ebora – Pexels

7. Afro wedding hairstyles treatment

If you want to feel fit and healthy on the your wedding day or you are a fanatical sports person, swimmer or athletic bride or groom. Then your luscious TWA or golden curly locks need protection. So, give your hair some love. Mix a handful of coconut oil, carrot or argan oil together in your palms. Gently rub the mixture into your hair before you jump in the pool, go to the gym or sauna before you wedding day.

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Calling all mixed chicks and black brides here are Afro wedding hairstyles! – photo by Jonathan Borba from Pexels

8. Fiery and Natural Twist-Out

Weddings are fun and exciting, yet if you have bold undercut and coils, you want to look your best. Do you swim, then protect your hair. As an extra safeguard wear a swimming hat. After the workout, wash your hair with your favorite shampoo. Thereafter, apply leave-in conditioner such ‘As I Am’. It’s a great moisturizer to protect your Afro hair style. Afterwards, re-apply just the carrot and argan oil. You should notice a difference in the texture, extra sheen and a healthier look.

black bride wearing a lace coloured gown and glittery crown

The woman king – Turbarones Photography-Pexels

9. African-American Bantu Knots

Next, have you heard of this? Make your Afro hair look stunningly gorgeous with [Josephine Jean] my mum’s home-made hair conditioning remedy. Virgin olive oil and castor oil are products you can find in any good chemist or supermarket. Lastly, mix them together until they become smooth and manageable. Apply a small amount to your Melanin locks by brushing, rubbing it in or combing through, and you’re ready to go. 

Black wedding hair designs

Black beauty and hair recommends flowers as bridal hair accessories – adding them to your Afro can create a beautiful and romantic look.  Dionne smith celebrity hairstylist, personality and award-winning bridal hairstylist shows how it’s done!

10. Grey Afro wedding hairstyles

And what about those scattered grey bits in your Afro? They will not help you, if you want a Golden Halo Afro. Although, L’Oreal’s Magic Retouch Precision isn’t henna or another natural hair product, it works for grey hair. I know, I just bought it from the chemist. It’s, L’Oreal’s  mascara kit for hair. “Selling at a rate of three every minute, it’s the current ruler of root cover-ups for Melanin B2B’s.

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Afrohawk – pexels-rodrigo-feksa

11. Bouncy Afro wedding hairstyles

Afro wedding hairstyles are ahead of their time. In light of the coronavirus you might need some help with cutting your natural hair and curls. Let me share a secret with you. I’ve styled, shaped and cut my own hair for years. In fact, I’ve got Rose Line professional grooming scissors. So, if you are like me, then dare to design your own Afro wedding hairstyle. Good luck.

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Afro wedding hairstyles and accessories enrich black wedding hair designs – Avonne Stalling Pexels

12. Gold Butter Afro wedding hairstyles

Finally, with so many Afro wedding hairstyles to choose from. Are you blessed with a beautiful bush of gorgeous Afro hair, that’s extremely dry? Why not, get Gold Butter. No, it’s not a James Bond movie, nor is it a spread. It is the name of Wendy Agyin’s natural hair product to take care of frizzy hair. “Shampoo and ready? Forget it,” says Wendy. Gone are the days of straightened hair to conform to Western standards. So, moisturize with Gold Butter a sustainable care product to quickly and efficiently prepare your wedding hair for the big day.’


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About Clover Jean: I'm a London, UK celebrant based in Amsterdam, NL. Officiating symbolic weddings, vow renewals, funerals, celebration of life services and naming ceremonies is my passion. My guilty pleasures are singing with my Gospel & Soul choir, fine dining, travel hot spots and on-line retail therapy. Find out more, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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