Quick And Easy Natural Hairstyles For Teens

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By Kai Washington-Brown

Running late and don’t know what to do with your hair? Whether you’re headed to school or out with friends, these simple and super cute hairstyles are perfect for the natural hair teen on the go!

Twist Outs & Flat Twist Outs

Twist outs are the saving grace for any natural teen because they are really easy to do and can be done on just about any length. Twist outs also work greatly as the base to many styles because it adds lots of textured to your already textured natural hair. This tutorial features 3 adorable hairstyles where the base is a twist out. Pick one, and your hair is sure to be on fleek in 10 minutes or less!

Video Credit: iMadameJay

Flat Twist Protective Style

This hairstyle is perfect for natural teens how are active because it’s a protective style! Perfect for busy teens who just can’t be bothered right now because they are cramming for mid terms or finals. And who doesn’t love a cute protective style? This styles like the previous 3 can be done quickly and if you’re not the best flat twister, you can always replace the twists with braids.

Video Credit: Actually Ashly

Bantu Knots


Bantu knots are a simple way to get adorable, uniform, springy, heatless curls overnight. This style was done on freshly washed and blow dried hair. But for a real heatless styles you can start on stretched hair. You will be the envy amongst all your friends.

Video Credit: Angela Lauren

Which one of these super cute hairstyles will you choose?

Kai Headshot About The Author:  Kai Washington-Brown, is a high school junior dedicated to her education as well as her natural hair. She is known by many in her community for her excellence in academics and community involvement.  She is a notable dancer; as has been dancing for 14 years of her 17 year life. Chat with Kai on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.