Twist your Hair

If you’re looking for an alternative to the braided look, twist hair instead. Easy, elegant and effortlessly chic, this do may just become your new go-to hairstyle. Follow our quick steps… and do the twist!

What Will I Need to Achieve Hair Twists?

  • Conditioner
  • Wide-toothed comb
  • Tail comb
  • Edge control
  • Hair band
  • Bristle brush
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Step-by-Step: Achieving Hair Twists

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways Step 1

Step 1: Condition your hair

Make sure your hair is conditioned and moisturised. When applying conditioner, focus on the ends and make your way up to the roots, distributing the product evenly.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 2: Brush through your hair using a wide-toothed comb

Using a wide-toothed comb, brush through your hair making sure there are no knots or tangles. Start at the ends and work your way towards the roots. If it’s easier, work in sections.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 3: Part your hair

Use a tail comb to part your hair. You can section in the middle or go for a side parting. If you have decided on a side parting, part on the side at the front, bring the parting to the centre and part in the middle at the back.

The Simple Hair Twist

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 1: Start small

Grab a small section at the front and start to twist it.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 2: Pass the hair from one hand to the other

As you are twisting, pass the hair on from one hand to the other and grab the baby hairs with your thumb, pushing them in. Use the index finger to push the locks in from the other side. This way you can make sure your twist is as tight as possible.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 3: Add edge control as needed

To tidy up the twist, add edge control for a truly neat finish.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 4: Split the hair into two as you get to the bottom and twist them around

When you get to the bottom, split the hair into two and start twisting each strand separately and then wrap them around each other.

The Advanced Hair Twist

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 1: Take two hair strands at the front

Grab two hair strands at the front of your head, one that’s closest to the parting and the other right next to the first one.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 2: Start twisting them away from the face

Start to twist the two strands away from the face. This means that you will be bringing your hair up, and as you do this, grab more hair around where the twist is going.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 3: … And repeat

Keep flattening your hair with your hand and repeat the motion all the way to the bottom.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 4: Twist each strand one at a time

Once you’re at the bottom, twist the strands – one at a time – and wrap both around.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Step 5: Neaten and add edge control

To make sure your hair is flat and neat, apply edge control and use a bristle brush and lay your finger on top of the hair.

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Looking lovely!

Enjoy your new hair twists!

How to Hair Twists in 2 Ways

Top Tip: What to Do If a Twist Gets Loose

Tie up with a hair band to secure and once again go for two strands. Twist one in one direction and the other in the opposite direction. Once you’ve done that, wrap them around each other.