Our goal and infinite mission for 2023 and beyond is to embrace and wear natural hair crowns no matter the month, season or occasion.
Gone are the days of obsessing over checking length and indulging in hairstyle compromises that compromise the integrity of your mane. The Hypebae beauty team has celebrity stylist Larry Sims, Gabrielle Union’s resident hairstylist Janet Jackson, Queen Latifah, and natural tresses. We’ve hired many other black and brown girlies who know how to rock to the max. Sims has given us a true tee about style that you can not only see on her carpet in her favorite A-Listers red, but feel compelled to try it out at your next salon appointment. IT” Girlfeel.
Why not try what you feel with hair as versatile and dependable as ours? Read on for the hottest natural hair trends to burn in 2023.
Trends: braids, locks, textured hair
Looking ahead to 2023, Sims says, “We’re going to see dope combinations of braids, locks, and textured hair.” The look can be dressed up or down. No matter how you rock this powerful combo, it’s destined to steal your wig. Give this look an invigorating, hydrating finish with Flores by Gabriel Union Soothing Scalp Tonic and his Drops of Exotic Oil.
Trend: Gold flakes
Gold is always a staple all year round. Sims says he’s “topping the crown with flakes of gold” for 2023. Gone are the days of wearing our hair naturally without detail. It simply enhances the overall ambiance that rocks the natural look.
Trend: Afro Puff
Afropuff revival is coming. “To level up this look, try to incorporate bracelets, metal, and jewelry into the base,” suggests Sims.
Trend: Unconventional Over-the-Top Braids
For those interested in making their editorial hair glamorous, Sims says, “Be bold with your braids in 2023.
Trends: curls and color
Adding hair color to your look is always a great idea, but having full-bodied curls takes the moment to the next level. You can really enjoy the bold colors while still rocking your natural curls.The key to pigmenting your curls is moisturizing them properly.”
This interview has been condensed and edited for clarity.