Today, new Afros are created to celebrate African-American culture throughout the world.
Applying twists to an Afro to add dimension. Shape curls close to the head in rows, or let it loose wild, forming Afro style. Separate the hair and create twists that can hang in different lengths or partially brush out for buoyant, free-form curls.
2. Roller-Set Afros
Roller-set Afros have the volume of Afros and maintains the fullness of the Afro with sophisticated style. But, they have no the tight curl.
- Shampoo and condition hair.
- Divide into segments.
- Set on large rollers to dry.
3. Afro Puffs
Afro puff is a variety of a traditional Afro.
To make Afro Puffs, you should part natural hair down the middle into two sections, and then wrap rubber band or hair elastic around the base of each segment of hair, and brush upward curls of each puff. You can also use conditioner to add extra whimsy and puffiness.
4. Bantu Knots
Bantu Knots are small, coiled buns secured against the side of the head.
- Comb hair into small sections about an inch apart.
- Apply gel.
- Twist curls around a finger.
- Tuck it under the twist with a bobby-pin.
- Repeat this process until the little knots or twists cover the entire head.