Afro Wedding Hairstyles For Beautiful Black Brides 2B

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Afro wedding hairstyles highlight the natural beauty of black brides luscious locks. Are you an ebony black, dark-skinned or caramel coloured Queen looking for understated Afro hair styles? Well, there are so many amazing styles to choose from, where do you start? And how do you achieve a flawless look?

Whether you have short, long, in between or shoulder length Afro hair, your crowning glory could be thirsty tangled tresses. A twirly hairstyle 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 on your wedding day?

Well, the saying goes: “The most sophisticated Afro style of all time for black brides is a symmetrically cut hairstyle. It looks beautifully tamed, not messy and seriously cared for. It 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…

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1. Ombre Afro Curls

In the run up to your wedding day, you may like a Ombre Afro hair style. This colouring technique shows off your delicate Afro structured texture. And, if your neckline and shoulders are your biggest priority this is perfect. You’ll feel more womanly and sexy like the Melanin Queen you are. Tip: get an Ombre treatment one month before the wedding. Why not try, afrocenchix  it makes natural simple and ensures easy styling on the day.

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Expert reveals how to look after Afro hair depending on your curl type. source: – image credit pexels-ricaldo-donaldson

2. Cherry-Tinted Afro 

Imagine making your grand entrance down the aisle with a cherry-tinted Afro hairstyle. It’s a gorgeous fashion forward statement, that might match your bridal dress to your tresses. 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.

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3. Teeny Weeny Afro

Transform you super short hair or pixie curly cut into the best looking 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.


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4. Accessorised TWA

With extra volume on your wedding day, your Afro hair will have more body. Why not, wear your short hair with accessories. Imagine a bridal hair fascinator, swarovski crystal tiara or a royal replica diamond crown fit for any black bride’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 Queen of colour with curly hair to feel super feminine.


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5. African-American Ombre Frohawk

How do you stand out from other black brides on your wedding day? Let’s be honest, Afro hair is stubborn and unmanageable. However, with a little help from Nyfasi Deluxe Detangler comb and good hair conditioner you can create a beautiful looking ombre frohawk. Ask your hairdresser to recreate this look for your wedding day.

6. Bold Undercut and coils

Another thing, you want to feel fit and healthy on  your big wedding day, right? And If you are a fanatical sports person or swimmer then your luscious TWA or golden curly locks needs protection. So, mix a handful of Vaseline, carrot or argan oil together in your palms. Gently rub the mixture into your hair before you jump in the pool or go to the sauna.

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7. Fiery and Natural Twist-Out

Weddings are fun and exciting, and 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.

8. 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. 


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9. Grey Afro Hair

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.

10. Bouncy and Natural Curls

Finally, are you still going ahead with your wedding plans? In light of the coronavirus you might need some help with cutting your hair. 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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About Clover Jean: I'm the London celebrant based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Officiating weddings, renewal of marriage vows 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. What's yours? Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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