By Nobahle Setlogelo
The Sho Madjozi
This is by far the hairstyle of the year. Deemed the Sho Madjozi because it is and has been her primary hairstyle since she came onto the music scene. It's hella cute though.
Whether real or faux, locs have seen a major rise in popularity in 2017. The protective style is now just as much a go-to protective style as it is rooted in hair history. So much so that you can evee-packaged bundles.
Fresh cut and Fade
A hair trend that rocked popular culture fanatics and grooming enthusiasts alike, was the iconic Short Hair Cut and Fade that we've seen on the likes of Nandi Mngoma, Masechaba Ndlovu, Luthanda ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“LootLove' Shosha. This no fuss hair style is loved by both men and women.
The natural hair movement is booming and alive with every possibility. Various factors have contributed to the growth of the natural hair movement. The global trend of of chemical free consumers as well as an increase in black consciousness ideas amongst millennials.
Colour it up!
2017 has been the season of trendy coulors that turn heads. Grey braids, purple ombre`and blue hues did the rounds amongst fashionistas
Big Braids and High Ponytails
Nothing says ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œcatwalkÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â like big box braids and a high ponytail. Not only is this the stuff of models and celebs but it's also super-easy to do at home.
Bantu knots are fresh, edgy and were all the rage this year. With celebs like Rihanna rocking these knots, you know you can't go wrong!
The Marley Twist
This casual puffy look is perfect for those days you spend relaxing but still want to look fresh and trendy.
The short hair braided updo
2017 is the year of short hair! There's no need to rock a full set of long braids to get that trendy look, simply have your hair braided on the one side. Leave the top loose and curly for a vibrant look.