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.
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.
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.
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-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.
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.
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.