Adding delicate twists to your hair can create a gorgeous braid-effect finish that is bouncy, light and incredibly versatile too. Twisted hairstyles are the perfect way to show off your hair if you have a gorgeous colour transition like a balayage or an ombre effect, and though they may look a little funny at first, twisted hairstyles are undeniably stylish. Here are some of our favourite chic twisted hairstyles that will help you transform your look. Let us know what you think!
Cute twisted hairstyles for natural hair – Dark Brown Pinned Twists
This utterly stunning woman has taken her twisted hairstyle to the next level, by twisting her twists into twists! She’s worked her beautiful dark brown hair into tight twists throughout, and then twisted them in sections and pinned them, two at either side of the head and one on the top, creating the perfect practical hairstyle that is simply gorgeous.
Twisted Sophisticated Up Do – Cute twisted hairstyles for black women
This lady has absolutely beautiful short, black hair which falls in graduated layers around the face, creating a gorgeous frame for her wonderful features. She’s worked her gorgeous hair into tight twists from root to tip throughout, and pinned the hair up to create a cool and sophisticated up do. The fringe section still falls to add the ultimate finishing touch.
Black Twisted Side Ponytail
This lady has kept her hair incredibly classic, opting for one colour shade throughout; a glorious and glossy black. To enhance her wonderful and natural hair, she’s worked tight twists throughout, from root to tip to create a fantastic alternative to a braided style. She’s swept her hair up into a super stylish side ponytail to let the twists fall down her shoulder.
Black and Copper Chunky Twists – Cool twisted hairstyles for kids
This lady’s short hair is a gorgeous ombre blend from black to a vibrant copper shade. To show off the stunning combination of colours, she’s worked some incredibly chunky twists into her hair from root to tip, creating a wonderful and unique style that we think looks cool! She’s left the twists to hang loosely around ear level for a bouncy finished style.
Half Up Glossy Black Twists
This lady has accentuated her stunning and natural glossy black hair by working some tight twists throughout to create a unique slant on a more traditional braided style. She’s left the ends of the twists loose so that they fall on gorgeous ringlets, creating the most beautiful finish that we ever did see. She’s pinned half her hair up and let the other half fall in gorgeous twists around her face.
Middle High Ponytail with Twisted Finish – Twisted Hairstyles for Black Hair
This lady has worked her hair off her face in stunning tight twists throughout, from the root to the tip. She’s added subtle silver beads scattered loosely throughout the twists to add an incredible shine to the finished look. She’s swept her hair into a high ponytail at the centre of the head, letting her twists fall down on either side of her face in style.
Multi Tone Brown Twists – Twisted Hairstyles for African American
This absolutely stunning lady has a gorgeous natural brown tone to her hair that is both warm and glossy. She’s worked a beautiful lighter brown throughout in highlights, and a blonde shade too, to create a gorgeous overall finish. To emphasise the colours at work, she’s twisted the hair into twists from root to tip throughout, and swept it over for the most fabulous finish.
Chunky Black and Burgundy Braids – Twisted Hairstyles for Medium Hair
This lady’s hair is to die for! Her gorgeous and glossy black hair blends seamlessly into a deep burgundy tone that is utterly stunning. Her hair falls longer around the front, framing the face perfectly, and then with shorter layers at the back. She’s worked chunky twisted braids throughout the hair which allows her to create so many versatile finishes, as proved in the picture above!
Twisted Front Bun – Twisted Updo for Women
This lady’s black hair has subtle highlights of a lighter brown running throughout, creating the most gorgeous sun-kissed finish that we ever did see. She’s worked twisted braids throughout it, and swept her hair up into an incredible high ponytail. She’s finished the look by creating a cool, twisted bun look towards the front of the head which is oh so fabulous.
Black and Red Twisted Up Do
This strikingly beautiful lady has seriously gorgeous hair, working from black roots to a bright and vibrant shade of red through a lovely balayage blend. She’s swept her hair up from the front into a unique doughnut style up do which is full of volume and incredible amounts of sass. The finish is both striking and stylish; we just can’t get enough of it.
Brown, Copper and Blonde Twisted Braids – Chic Twisted Hairstyles
As proved by this stunning lady, implementing twisted braids into your hairstyle is the perfect way to show off the different shades of colour in your incredible hair! This lady has a deep, dark brown base colour, lifted by a copper, light brown and blonde selection of highlights which are showed off through these twists which run from root to tip.
Black and Blonde Short Twists – Twisted Hairstyles for Short Hair
This lady has worked a gorgeous caramel shade of blonde into her rich, glossy and black hair, which is cropped short around the ear level. She’s worked her hair into lots of shorter twisted braids right around the head. These twists create a cute finish which we think looks wonderful – the perfect way to finish off shorter hair. What do you think?
Brown and Red Twisted High Ponytail – Chic Twisted Hairstyles for Shoulder Length Hair
This lady has deep and rich brown hair which she’s highlighted with a gorgeous and rich red tone throughout. She’s twisted her hair into tiny twirls throughout, leaving the ends loose to form wonderful ringlets, and she’s swept the twists up into a high ponytail to show off the amazing style and emphasise her incredible choice of colour here!
Dark Brown and Caramel Twists
This lady has used the fantastic twisted style to her advantage, showing off her wonderful chunky highlights to perfection. Her natural hair is a striking chestnut brown colour, which she’s highlighted with the most incredible shade of caramel blonde. She’s worked the different colours into a tight twisted effect and let the twirls hang loose to show off these wonderful colours.
Black to Brown Balayage Twists – Twisted Hairstyle for Black Women
This lady has gorgeous and glossy black hair, which she’s blended into a beautiful light brown through the incredible balayage hair colouring technique. To highlight this amazing colour transition, she’s worked a wonderful twisted style from the root of the hair, leaving the ends to fall in gorgeous corkscrew ringlets. We love this curly look!
Curly Black Twists with Headband – A Really Cute Twisted Hairstyle
This lady’s luscious long and black hair is beautiful and glossy. It falls around the shoulder length in beautiful natural curls, which this stylish lady has worked together to create gorgeous and tight twists all over the head from root to tip. She’s swept the front sections backwards and finished the look with a gorgeous Grecian style headband for the perfect twisted hairstyle. You can find more hairstyles 2017 on our site.
Swept Back Twisted Bob – Twisted Hairstyles for Natural Hair
This lady has worked a twisted style into her lovely and dark black hair in a cool, contemporary and casual style which we think looks fantastic. Twisted from root to tip right throughout the hair, this lady has swept the front section of hair backwards into a cool and fashionable swept back style that is just perfect for a day time finish. And you can find more classic bob haircuts here.
Black and Purple Twists – Twist Braid
This lady has the most beautiful graduated bob that we ever did see! It’s cropped around shoulder length, with gorgeous, shorter layers throughout the length created a fantastic gradient style. It’s perfect to highlight the black to purple balayage blend she’s opted for with the colours, which have been twisted into amazing twisted braids throughout the hair.
Black and Brown Twisted Curls
This lady has gorgeous and glossy natural black locks. The ends are subtle finished with a lighter brown that creates a simply perfect look. She’s worked her beautiful hair into tight twists which form a gorgeous curly style, creating a light and bouncy look across the head that we can’t get enough of! The front section, she’s swept back for a relaxed finish.
The Twisted Hairstyles is not only great for women, but also perfect for guys! If a twisted style is something you’ve never previously considered, then it makes a gorgeous alternative to cornrows or more traditional braids. It keeps all the hair tight and swept, incredibly practical and beautiful too! Styles Weekly hopes that we’ve inspired you to work some twists into your gorgeous hair for an amazing change.