Twist out styles are the ultimate go-to-look for any naturalista because they are not only DIY friendly but bring out the best in your natural curls, kinks and waves. To get you headed in the right direction, take note of these key styling tips:
Tip 1. Water Works. Styling a twist out is best done when hair is damp. Not soaking wet, and not close to being dry, beginning to cultivate your look after a thorough shampoo is a great way to ensure hair is easy to manipulate and less prone to breakage.
Tip 2: Head in the right direction. Twist hair in the natural direction curls naturally coil in. This technique can help your strands remain in place longer and minimize maintenance.
Tip 3: Don’t Supersize. When creating your twists, keep them on the small side. Sectioning hair off in smaller sections to twist helps your final style look more defined and ultimately lasting longer. Choosing to go big with your twists may seem like a fast way to a fabulous style, but the look won’t last and will lack depth. Selecting a smaller set of tresses works best.
Tip 4: Tie Things Down. At night, cover hair with a satin scarf, protecting your crown and your hard earned hairstyle. A satin pillowcase works just as well.
Tip 5: For Shorter Tresses. For more length, try stretching your twist out by twisting hair into Bantu knots.
Tip 6: For Longer Tresses. To keep hair in terrific twist out shape, group your individual twists into about a dozen or so larger twists.
Alrighty girls get ready to twist and shout! Rock on!
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