Are you a black woman with glasses having trouble finding hairstyles that match your overall look? If so, you are not alone! Many black women face the same challenge when re-cutting their hair.
Your new hairstyle should compliment your facial features and glasses. Sometimes you may notice that your new hairstyle looks much better with your glasses.
On other occasions, you get a new decoration and it just doesn’t seem right. That’s why before making any changes, you should look for a hairstyle that suits your face shape and looks good with glasses on and off.
Modern hairstyles for black women with glasses
Many hairstyles can look amazing with your damn skin and glasses. First, find a hairstyle that suits your face shape, eyeglasses, and personal style.
From short to long hair, straight to curly, there is a hairstyle to suit every black woman with glasses. The hairstyle should make you feel confident and stylish. So, let’s dive in to discover the trendy African American hairstyles for black women with glasses!
1. Thick box braids
Oval faces look good with any hairstyle or frame. So if you like box braids, we’ve styled them to look professional and cute. Get jumbo hair bundles in the same color as your natural hair and braid them tightly. To build symmetry, go for a middle part.
2. High Top
Square frames are perfect for those black women with heart shaped faces. Instead of choosing a plain dark color, choose something less common, like this matte beige that adds warmth. Opt for a short pixie cut that will help you better control that thick, coarse hair.
3. Half twisted bun
Twisted braids are very fashionable and very suitable for black women who wear glasses. Choose diamond-shaped frames with golden accents and part your hair into two parts. Tie the top in a rolled bun and use a crunchie to secure it.
4. Layered bob
Rectangular glasses are ideal when you have a round face. Pair them with a layered bob hairstyle that keeps the front sections shorter than the strands at the back. Smooth your hair with a flat iron to get that professional and elegant look.
5. Curly Weave
Style your hair with lots of layers if you have natural curls or a weave. Attach the extensions and cover the roots with your natural hair; No one will know you have them. Get a cool casual look with modern rounded frames.
6. Dark yellowish short hair
Cat eye frames are perfect for oval, square, triangular or heart-shaped faces. As for the hairstyle, a very short cut that allows your curls to form is going to suit you very well. Bleach your hair and dye it teal green.
7. Caramel Ombre
As a black woman with such gorgeous curls, your hair obviously has a lot of volume. However, when you get your next cut, you might consider getting some layers, so your hair has a rounded shape. Go for an ombre that warms your strands, and if you have an oval, square or triangular face, choose a pair of round glasses.
8. Fake ponytail
You might think that aviator glasses work well with any face shape or hairstyle. Opt for a sleek faux ponytail, especially when you have a perfect oval shape, or a prominent jawline. Wrap a strand of hair around the base to hide the bangs.
9. Black and brown box braids
Box braids can help you achieve your goal when you want to add more color but avoid hair dye or bleach. Use colorful hair bundles for your braids and use your braids to create all kinds of hairstyles, like this big rolled bun shown above.
10. Thin dreadlocks
Short dreadlocks are a great way to achieve a low maintenance hairstyle. Layer your locks if you want to wear a cool look and make it wearable for work. If your hair is short, you can always use extensions to achieve your dream hairstyle.
11. Curly hairstyle for women over 50
Curly hair looks amazing especially when it looks and feels healthy. Always use products designed for ringlets and mousses that better define your curl pattern. Flip your bangs to one side, and if you have an oval, round or heart-shaped face, choose rectangular frames for your glasses.
12. Hairstyle with a headband
Curly hair like this can be hard to tame, but a headband with a cute print or pattern will help keep those locks at bay. Use mousse to give your coils more definition and bounce.
13. Curly top bangs
Sometimes, when you need to tame your hair and still have a beautiful hairstyle, the best option is also the easiest. Use styling jam and gel for the roots and comb the hair into the top ponytail. Your rich hair will do the rest!
14. Flawless back bun
Do you like the looks of the teachers with glasses? Get wide rectangular frames and comb your hair back. Apply styling gel and pomade liberally so that the hair looks shiny and wet. Pin it in the back, in a pony, then use a sponge bun to wrap the hair around it. Using a toothbrush, shape the baby’s hair from the forehead and temples.
15. Thick layered hairstyle
Such thick and voluminous hair needs an amazing shape. Consider layering it and tossing your top to one side to build more height. If you have brown skin, you can choose a caramel color for your frames.
16. A turban mirror
Having a bad hair day? Don’t worry, Turban has your back! Get a colorful scarf with hanging tassels and wrap it around your head. On one side, meet the ends and roll them up, tucking the tassels underneath.
17. Black straight hair wig
Wigs can be your best friends when you need a dramatic change. First of all, if you have coarse hair, we recommend that you style cornrow braids to keep your hair in one place. Use a wig net cap and position your wig using the small combs inside. Leave the edges to make sure the whole look has a natural aspect.
18. An extremely thin smurf
Extra thin dreads are ideal for black women who wear glasses. This hairstyle is low maintenance, but you need to spend more time when washing. Soak your dreads in baking soda and vinegar for better residue removal. Be sure to rub the shampoo with your hands and create enough foam for a deep clean.
19. Messy Corse hair
A pixie cut for coarse hair will allow you to build height. Keep the sides shorter so they work amazingly with your rounded glasses. Choose frames with a pattern that warms your face with caramel and brown nuances.
20. Field buns
Space buns are so cute and channel your inner child. They take years off your face and are a great hairstyle option when you’re a black woman who wears glasses.
As a black woman who wears glasses, you need a hairstyle that complements your look and makes you stand out. Remember, whenever you choose a new hairstyle, consider your face shape and frames, because these two should match for an outstanding look.