10 natural hairstyles that will make everyone stop and stare this holiday season

During the holiday season, there are lots of parties, celebrations, and simply more than enough reasons to play up your natural hair. Thanks to kinky, coily, and curly naturalistas such as Issa Rae, Solange, and Yara Shahidi repeatedly rocking red carpets with everything from elaborate textured ponytails to elegant frohawks, there are so many amazing ways to get inspired.

If you want to bring in the new year with a coiffure that’s truly stunning, we have handpicked 10 natural hairstyles for a showstopping look. Prepare to screenshot and show these amazing ‘dos to your stylist at your next salon appointment, or you can try doing them yourself.

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Try these natural hairstyles for your next holiday party!

Issa Rae, Solange, and Yara Shahidi serve natural-hair goals. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kristen Desiree

Add a few festive bobby pins to your curls for extra sizzle this season. (Photo: Instagram/curlyhairedchik)

Issa Rae

Try Issa Rae’s side-braided frohawk look. Take it to the next level like she did, by intertwining gold string. (Photo: Getty Images)

Zoe Zeigler

‘Tis the season to try out a fresh ruby red hue. (Photo: Instagram/zoezeigler)

Tracee Ellis Ross

A cornrowed chingnon with droplet earrings is a simple yet chic way to steal the scene at your next holiday party. (Photo: Getty Images)

Jessica Lewis

Cascading curls can easily take you from day to night. (Photo: Instagram/mahoganycurls)


Solange’s brushed-out curly style will make any outfit look good. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sunita V.

Everything feels right about this textured ponytail look accented with gold bobby pins. (Photo: Instagram/sunitav_)


A fab frohawk will make your beautiful glow that much harder to miss. (Photo: Instagram/beatbynesh)

Jessie Town

Three textured topknots are better than one, so you will be unstobble with this gorgeous look. (Photo: Instagram/jessie.town)

Yara Shahidi

A mix between soft fingerwaves and a volumious ponytail make for a winning match that will score you all the right stares. (Photo: Getty Images)

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