We all want to make the most of our natural beauty, but sometimes we need help getting started. Did you know that if you have 4C hair, you can use it to your advantage in finding new hairstyle inspiration? Natural 4C hair is beautiful when worn in its natural state but it can also be a challenge to style.  Lucky for you, we rounded up easy hairstyles for 4C hair that won’t leave you frustrated after a failed attempt at recreating them in your own hair. 4C hair can be difficult to style, but with the right products and tools, you will have a variety of options to choose from. Here are the most flattering hairstyles for 4C hair that look great on all occasions. Continue reading to learn how to identify 4C hair and find hairstyle ideas that are perfect for every occasion.

What Hairstyles Are Good For 4C Hair?

So, now that you've got a handle on what 4C hair is, you're probably wondering about hairstyles for your hair. And sure, there are plenty of options for styling 4C hair! With all of the different styles, 4C natural hair can offer, it’s not surprising that you have a lot of options when it comes to how to style 4C hair. We’re going to get you started with some hairstyles for 4C hair including the best braids to get for 2022. The beauty of these styles is that they don't require heat styling — which means they're perfect for protecting hair from moisture loss. Just keep your natural curls moisturized with a deep conditioner. Now that we have some basics out of the way, let’s dive into this easy-yet-versatile hairstyle that takes advantage of protective styles like bantu knots and box braids!

Top Knots

This hairstyle is edgy and fun, and the best part is that it’s actually two styles in one! This hairstyle is easy to achieve. Simply part your hair into sections, spray each with water, add a styling product like the coco creme coil enhancing moisture butter, twist each section into a small topknot, and secure it with an elastic. For an even sleeker look, you can use the edge control smoother around your edges. Secure each top knot with an elastic band. Finish by applying edge control around your edges for an even sleeker look.

Jumbo Braids

Here are the best braids to get for 2022: They’re quick, and if you have enough experience, you can do them yourself. To keep your hair fresh during the days or weeks that the style is in, shampoo with a clarifying shampoo like our sulfate-free shampoo or our aloe-infused formula. Then condition your strands with a moisturizing conditioner like one with aloe. Once it’s time to style your mane, separate it into about eight to 10 sections and braid each section before securing it with an elastic.

How Do You Know You Have 4C Hair?

Type 4c natural hair styles is very tightly coiled, making it the most delicate and fragile of the four curl patterns. You might have a slight zig-zag pattern to your hair or tight ringlets. But it can also be delicate and prone to breakage and shrinkage if you don’t moisturize it properly. Your hair is beautiful, but because it’s so delicate, you need to take extra care of it by using a moisturizing hair routine and avoiding hairstyles that can damage your strands.