The frohawk hairstyle is the Friday that your natural hair has been waiting for the whole week. Once your fresh and luscious twist out gets less defined, this afro masterpiece comes in to say “the show must go on!.” Even though it’s not a style you would wear to work, it’s a real ace in the hole when a date or a party is knocking at the door. The edgy, a little bit punky, and fun hairstyle can come in countless different variations: your afro ‘do can feature anything from braided to sleek, well-gelled sides. And today, we’d like to focus on the basics. With these tutorials, rocking a unique curly frohawk will be a breeze!


Fluffy Pony Frohawk

Fluffy Pony Frohawk Tutorial
Source: OnlyOneJess Let’s start with something totally different. First of all, it’s a frohawk natural hair of any length can bring to life. Secondly, its technique is fascinating. And last but not least, the style gives a ravishingly defined and unique look. Follow these steps! What you will need:
  • a rat tail comb
  • a brush
  • styling gel
  • smoothing mousse or foam
  • argan oil
  • a perm rod set
  • hair ties
How to:
  1. Start with your freshly-washed hair.
  2. Take a rat tail comb and create a part in the middle of your head, parting it from ear to ear.
  3. Using the rat tail comb, split the back section into three subsections, working in the same manner.
  4. Apply some styling gel to the lower section and smooth it out with a brush.
  5. Create a ponytail out of the section and twist your hair down.
  6. Repeat the same steps with the rest of the sections.
  7. When you reach the top section, spritz it with water and split it into smaller pieces.
  8. Detangle your hair with a rat tail comb, apply some smoothing mousse to the piece, and wrap your hair around a perm rod.
  9. Go on wrapping your hair around the perm rods, working with small pieces of hair.
  10. Unravel the previously made twists and wrap the hair around the rods as well.
  11. Leave the style overnight.
  12. In the morning, put off the rods to separate your curls. Make sure to apply some argan oil for a more defined look.


Braided Frohawk On Natural Hair

Braided Frohawk On Natural Hair
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Now, it’s time for a style that every natural-haired girl can’t resist - the braided frohawk. Try it out, and even Frohawk Two Feathers will get speechless about this masterpiece! What you will need:
  • a rat tail comb
  • an afro pick comb
  • bobby pins
How to:
  1. Start by combing out your curls so that they create a full, puffy afro look.
  2. Section off your hair, preparing it for braids.
  3. To begin braiding, section off the strands with the help of a rat tail comb.
  4. Once the first braid is ready, add two more braids with the same pattern.
  5. Create three more braids on the other side.
  6. Secure all the braids with bobby pins.
  7. Use an afro pick comb to add more volume.

Flat Twist Frohawk

Flat Twist Frohawk #frohawk #frohawkhairstyle #hairstyles
Source: LaVidaRosa You’re about to learn one more fantastic way on recreating the retro-inspired frohawk. And this time, we will show you how to embellish the sides with something more interesting than braids - the good old flat twists. By the way, it’s an overnight hairstyle, which means it’s totally healthy for your locks. What you will need:
  • a rat tail comb
  • an afro pick comb
  • bobby pins
  • a hair tie
  • hair clips
  • leave-in conditioner
  • moisturizing milk and oil
How to:
  1. Start by parting your hair on each side with a rat tail comb and tie one of the sides into a high pony.
  2. Before working with your curls or kinks, apply a decent amount of a leave-in conditioner and moisturizing oil to make them manageable.
  3. Take a rat tail comb and separate off a little section at the front, securing the rest of the hair with a hair clip.
  4. Starting from the bottom, flat twist the section.
  5. Take off little sections of the same size from the clipped portion until the side is completely twisted.
  6. Follow the same pattern on the other side.
  7. For the middle section, create thick flat twists, working section by section, and then wrap them into bantu knots.
  8. Tie your hair with a scarf to secure the knots and twists before going to bed.
  9. In the morning, make sure that the bantu knots are dry and then unravel them.
  10. Take an afro pick comb to get rid of the parts and create an even flow of curls.
  11. Using bobby pins, pin your hair close to the middle to create a hawk, placing the pins straight back to the nape of the neck.
  12. Follow the same steps on the other side.
  13. For a fuller effect, fluff your curls by running your fingers through the top.
There are lots of frohawk styles to play around with, and the tutorials you’ve seen today are only the beginning. Still, if you master these ideas, any other frohawk designs will be nothing but a piece of cake!


FAQ: Frohawk

What is a curly mohawk called?

A frohawk is known as a curly updo or afro with a centered portion of hair that extends from the forehead to the nape and is made to seem like a mohawk.

How long is too long for a mohawk?

You’ll need hair that’s a little longer in order to cut a mohawk. It should be more than 1 inch length. Decide if you’re going to gel your mohawk or leave it as it is (lazyhawk) before you start cutting.