Twist hairstyles: Super chic ‘dos to try

Mitch | 25 March 2018
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Not exactly a black-belt braider? Then try twist hairstyles—they’re much easier to create than intricate braids and have the same dreamy vibe you’ve always loved about pretty plait styles. Check out the different chic looks you can steal, here!

Twist hairstyles are fun and pretty, and actually give braids a run for their money. They offer a fresh new way to wear your hair when you’ve gotten tired of plaits, and allow you to play around with different styles and versions. Plus, if you’re not a master braider, you’ll find this variation a lot easier and faster to create.

We put together some really cute twist hairstyles that you would want to steal. Our favorite is look #4. What’s yours?

Twist hairstyles: All the chic looks you’d want to try

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Cute and casual: The twisted half-up.

1. Twisted half-up

This twisted half-up half-down hairstyle is cute and casual, and will give you an upgraded look whether you’re headed for school, or you’re off to hang out with your friends.

TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops

Editor’s tip: This ‘do would look extra pretty if your hair is extra shiny. For a glossy finish, apply a drop of TONI&GUY High Shine Serum Drops on your dry hair before you start twisting and styling.

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Twisted low ponytail.

2. Low & loose twisted ponytail

This look has just the right amount of romance to it, perfect if you’re going for a soft, feminine vibe. It can be casual but at the same time it’s also dreamy enough for date nights and other fancier occasions. You can leave a few loose strands for a nice face-framing effect.

Dove Oxygen and Nourishment Shampoo

Editor’s tip: To achieve that pretty bouncy tail, wash your hair with Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Shampoo and Dove Oxygen & Nourishment Conditioner so it’s left looking and feeling soft, nourished, and full of natural volume. Then add soft waves by using a flat iron with rounded plates before twisting.

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The glamorous twisted bun. Credit: indigitalimages.com

3. Twisted bun

Here’s a super glamorous twist hairstyle that you can wear to parties, events, even weddings and other formal occasions. It’s the perfect hairstyle pick if you want a chic, trendy look that has that cool runway vibe. Don’t forget to lock your style in place with a good spray of TRESemmé Freeze Hold Hairspray. This would keep your bun and the rest of your hair from sliding down or coming off in the middle of your party.

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Twist and weave. Credit: Raquel Brust.

4. Triple twist weave

Like we said, this one’s our favorite. It’s very pretty, and although It does look complicated, it’s really not, and you can totally nail this look on the head! It can also take you everywhere, from office, to after-work drinks, and everything in between! To learn how to recreate this look, check out the tutorial here.

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Stack ’em good.

5. Twist & Stack

Here’s another interesting way to wear a twist hairstyle. Doesn’t matter if you have long, medium, or short hair—this look works for any length. To create this look, create loose curls, and when you’re happy with your waves, take about an inch-wide section of hair from near each of your temples and twist them, and bring together with an elastic. Create two to three more pairs beneath and over the first. Set in place with a generous mist of TRESemmé Salon finish Extra Hold Hairspray.

Aren’t these twist hairstyles such beauties? Now if you still prefer braids over these twisted ‘dos, you can head over to our Braids page—we’re pretty sure you’ll find a lot of looks you’ll love!

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