10 Two-Strand Twist Styles To Own This Month

Easy and ultra chic.


Simple and understated or bold and dramatic, two-strand twists are an easy and effective protective style. Not only does the natural look offer a range of versatility, it adds less tension than box braids. Ahead TZR has gathered 10 chic two-strand twist hairstyles currently taking over our feeds.


Low Bun

The classic low bun style can easily be created with flat twists. In sectioned rows, twist hair along the base of the scalp and pin into a polished curled bun at the nape of the neck.


Sleek Top Knot

Half-up styles instantly turn chic with a sleek top bun. For the best result, gather twists from the front and sides of the crown then secure them in a composed top knot.


Long & Free

Two-strand twists may not have the longevity of braids, but the natural messiness is a big part of what makes the style so effortless. For a tousled look, keep ends slightly curled and loosely unraveled.


Mini Twists

Free-flowing and flexible, these tiny twists are a nice option for everyday styling and long-term wear. If humidity is a concern, you can use an oil to combat frizz and smooth hair.


Copper Colored Highlights

Copper-toned hues perfectly complement darker hair colors and are an easy way to update your protective style. To achieve the look, blend in a colored braiding hair with your natural hair while twisting.


Undone Updo

This updo is the perfect balance between sophisticated chignon and messy bun. For the full effect, be sure to leave a few loose tendrils in the back and around the face to highlight your eyes and cheekbones.


Simple Jumbo Twist

Similar to jumbo knotless braids, large waist-grazing twists are an elegant way to frame the face and add length to your look.


Style with Scrunchi

Unfussy scrunchi styles are perfect for everyday. For an equally stylish look, opt for colored bobby pins in a similar hue – and a matching mani if you’re feeling bold.


Y2K Ponytails

Ponytails and face-framing tendrils are the epitome of the aughts and playful Y2K hairstyles. The key to this easygoing look is to just have fun. If ponytails aren’t your thing, try space buns or a spiky butterfly-clipped pony.


Dramatic and Daring

Where smaller styles are great for everyday, these voluminous jumbo twists have an alluring dramatic appeal. Keep them looking moisturized and juicy by applying mousse and covering with a silk bonnet before bed.