Kinky twists: 6 A-list looks to keep on your radar

Amra | 11 April 2017
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Thinking of getting kinky twists? Then prepare to fall in love with these 6 kinky twists braids hairstyles, fresh from the red carpet!

 

Need one final push to convince you to try kinky twists for the year ahead? Well, if you’re anything like us, you may find yourself spending the majority of your time searching the Internet for stylish kinky twist styles to rock, yet never actually following through with it. But don’t be disheartened, because we’re here to help you finally find the kinky twist hairstyle of your dreams.

Below, we’ve found 6 kinky twists/braids hairstyles from the red carpet, to tempt you to book that salon appointment ASAP! Want to see? Then keep on scrolling to see which A-list kinky twist hairstyles we’re fawning over!

Kinky twists: 6 A-list trendsetters rocking the look

 

kelly jenrette with kinky twists hairstyle on the red carpet
Halo twist. Credit: Startraks for Rex by Shutterstock

Halo twist

It’s no secret that we at All Things Hair adore braided halo hairstyles. And the second we saw Kelly Jenrette’s halo kinky twist hairstyle, we totally fell in love! While it looks complicated, in reality, it’s a lot easier to recreate. Don’t believe us? Here’s how you can get this flat twist hairstyle in a jiffy!

Is it your dream to give a fairytale finish to your look? Then you need to try this romantic kinky twisted hairstyle, stat! Just be sure to finish off the look with a spritz of the Alberto Balsam Stunning Shine Sprayto give your mane a star-worthy glow.

kinky twist hairstyles: yvette brown with kinky twist side ponytail, wearing leopard print dress
Side ponytail. Credit: Brian To for Rex by Shutterstock

Side ponytail

Absolutely addicted to your ponytail, yet want to stylishly switch things up? Upgrading this hairstyle staple is easier than you think, simply by working in some twists and pulling it into a side pony!

Yvette Brown’s hair is the ideal example of how effortlessly chic this ‘do can look. We just love how she’s fashioned her kinky twists into a textured side ponytail and paired the look with a leopard print dress.

short kinky twist styles: shadia omar with lob kinky twists wearing sparkly playsuit on red carpet
Kinky twist long bob. Credit: Rob Latour for Rex by Shutterstock

Kinky twist long bob

Looking for kinky twist braids hairstyles for cropped manes? Then prepare to fall in love with this super-chic twisted long bob, which we spotted on singer Shahidah Omar. We particularly love Shahidah’s deep side parting and think the look draws attention to all the right angles.

little mix star leigh anne with long kinky twists braids hairstyles streetstyle shot
Long kinky twists. Credit: Beretta for Rex by Shutterstock

Long kinky twists

On the other end of the spectrum, however, we think long kinky twist styles look best when rocked in a half-up ponytail hairstyle. Why? Well, this pretty and practical ‘do shows off your gorgeous Rapunzel lengths, while also keeping your tresses out of the way.

We’re sure you’ll agree that Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s kinky twist ‘do is completely mesmerising! Anyone else getting serious mane envy?

Danielle Mone truitt with kinky twists styled into a vintage updo
Vintage kinky twist updo. Credit: ddp for Rex by Shutterstock

Vintage kinky twist updo

Looking for kinky twist hairstyles that’ll allow you to channel your inner pin-up? Then you need to take inspiration from this elegant vintage hairstyle, rocked by Danielle Mone Truitt on the red carpet!

Now all you need to do is adorn your retro-chic pompadour with some tropical flowers, then find a swanky soiree to show it off at!

olourful kinky twist hairstyles: jade avia with long purple kinky twists wearing denim
Colourful kinky twists. Credit: Rex by Shutterstock

Colourful kinky twist hairstyle

Want to make your kinky twists really pop? Then why not try experimenting with some fun hair colours? From on-trend denims to dreamy pastels (and even subtle hygge hues) the shade choices really are endless.

Jade Avia’s colourful twists, pictured above, are a great example of what you can do with kinky twists. Trust us: a vibrant mane will give those around you major hair envy!

Editor’s tip: Found all of these kinky twist hairstyles mesmerising? Great! Just be sure to arm yourself with the Tresemmé Botanique Nourish & Replenish Hydrating Mist and the Dove Advanced Hair Series Pure Care Dry Oil. This will help keep your strands fully nourished and hydrated on-the-go.

 

Have these kinky twists left you lusting for more braid hairstyles? Then skip on over to our Braids page, where you can indulge yourself in a stunning array of woven manes!

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