Get the Look: 6 Loose Twists to Welcome the New Year

If you’re looking for a fast and easy-to-install protective hairstyle, then try Loose Twists! This style is a variation of twists that are installed a bit looser than your typical twists style. They are a gorgeous style that can be worn in a variety of ways, and with longevity depending on how you choose to style them. 

Check out the style guide below to determine which twists style is best for you for your next protective style!  

Here are six ways you can style these wonderful twists:

1. Jumbo Loose Twists 

Jumbo Loose Twists
For the fastest and easiest install, wear jumbo loose twists.

The easiest and fastest way to get this look is to style your twists in jumbo sizing. This look will last you for 3-4 weeks – for increased longevity, use Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion Smoothing Hair Serum to prevent frizz and smooth hair. 

2. Twists with Highlight 

Wavy Twists
Add highlights to loose twists to amp up the look Photo by Barış Selcen

Spice up your twists with highlights! Highlights are the perfect way to amp your protective styles such as twist one especially when placed evenly throughout your twists. 

3. Medium-Sized Twists 

Medium Twists
Get these or a longer-lasting twists style. Photo by Guilherme França

If you’re looking for protective styling that lasts a little longer than 3-4 weeks yet is easy/quick to install, then you get these medium twists! Use SheaMoisture Papaya & Neroli All Day Frizz Control Styling Gel when installing the twists for the long-lasting finish you desire! 

4. Natural-Textured Twists

Natural Loose Twists
For a more natural look, twist with kinky hair Photo by Leon Ell’

Want loose twists on your natural hair or in a style that resembles your natural hair? Then create twists with your natural hair or kinky textured extension hair. This is a long-lasting style that is not only super glamorous but very natural!

5. Unraveled Natural-Textured Loose Twists 

kinky twists
For a refined look, unravel your loose twists. Photo by Rikonavt

Once you’ve worn your natural-textured loose twists for a bit, revamp your look by unraveling your twists while leaving the base of the twists alone. Use Then, use the SheaMoisture Wig & Weave Tea Tree & Borage Seed Oil Shine Spray to keep your unraveled twists looking sleek and healthy. 

6. Regular Extension Unraveled Twists 

untwisted loose twists
Regular hair extensions can be used to unravel loose twists. Photo by Miguel Davis

If you install your twists with standard extension hair, you too can still rock the unraveled twists in a beautiful way. Follow the same steps as you would with the natural-textured twists. However, instead of using your shine spray use Suave Dry Texture Finishing Spray to help give your style a long-lasting and elevated look!

Will you be trying out the loose twists as your next protective style? Show us your look by tagging us at @AllThingsHairUS. Also, for more natural inspiration, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter below! 

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