I don’t know if this happens to you aswell, but when choosing hairstyles, i kind off get confused as to what i should rock next, and when this gets to much, i just result to weaves or adding a bit of extensions to my hair.
This really shouldn’t be the case, as a woman’s hair is her crowning glory, and it needs some time devoting and proper care all the time.
For the average Nigerian and black girl in general, hair care is even more of a challenge owing to the fact that the texture of our hair requires a tad more care and luxury to really thrive. Not to mention the increasing influence of Western culture. It’s for these reasons that many women resort to wearing weaves.
Getting to the main point, we need to properly study which hairstyle will really look chic on us, having in mind the type of body shape, we have.
At select a style, we have done a bit of research and we found some fashion tips as to which hairstyle suits what body shape. Knowing your body shape is really important, as this will help you a lot when picking your hairstyle.
If you have a Slim and straight figure, you should add body and curves to your hair, and going for medium length, wavy or curly hairstyles, to add femininity to your look. If you want, you can go for long bangs or add some layers, but please avoid following the big hair trend or your hair will look off on your body.
Same goes for too long, too straight and sleek hair as it will only make your thinness stand out more. Too short or spiky hair can make you look too masculine when you frame is boyish.
If you are a Curvy and full woman, layers look great on you when it’s medium length. An angled look will camouflage extra pounds while side parts and bangs will complement your curves. Avoid wearing short hair or hair that is too close to the head, the same goes for long and very full hair. Big curls and afros with lots of height and width that stop at shoulder-length are also a no-go for you.
For the Petite ladies, you should consider going for the loose, smooth and neat hair as this will make you look professional. Medium to short length hair with layers, angles and height at the top will do you wonders. you should always avoid too short hairstyles, because it will make your head look too small and hair that is too long will overpower your figure. Avoid high ponytails, braids and pigtail-like hairstyles if you don’t want to be labeled as ‘cute.’
For the luck Tall and athletic figure, your body type works best with most hairstyles so keep on experimenting to get your perfect look, but please Ponytails should be reserved for gym visit, instead, go for feminine styles with length and waves.