Twist outs are a go-to hairstyle, especially for 4c hair types. They are super easy to do and we have barely touched the surface of its full potential. There's so much to do with your ocean of twisted waves and we gatchu! From colored twist out styles to twisted updos, here are 21 twist out styles to spark your hair creativity.
How do I style my twist out? 21 Cute hairstyles for you
To give your natural hair a brand new look, you can try;
Bantu knots with a twist out
If you want to wade in the waters of your African roots, do this Bantu knot and twist out style. It's sophisticated and beautiful, especially when adorned with cowries and gold clips.
Colored twist out
If you follow our blog, you should know how much we love natural hairstyles with a touch of color, especially those with a touch of temporary hair color wax from Curlfit. With their hair makeup, you can easily achieve this colored twist out on your natural hair regardless of your initial hair color!
The trick to doing a curly mohawk with natural hair is to leave the middle column of your hair. Divide your hair into three vertical sections and play around with the first and second sections. You can do cornrows, flat twists, or even Bantu knots. You can also decide to pin it up to meet the middle section. Here's a tutorial to do just that.
Two Strand Twist out with a middle part
As far as extensions go, unraveling your twists is the best way to give your weave a brand new look.
Flat twist out with accessories
Whether you've not fully learned how to cornrow or you're looking for something quick to try, flat twists are here for you! We love this flat twist front pattern and how her bronze hair makes the look extra sophisticated.
Show off your texture by leaving two stray curls in front. This style is especially perfect if you have 3a - 3b hair.
Braided ponytail / bun
What's better than a regular bun? A bun with some texture of course! You don't have to tie your entire crown up. First, section out a front portion of your hair depending on how large you want your bun to be. Just like the image above, you can flat twist it to an updo or you can just tie it up.
Chunky flat twist out
The volume and subtle wave you achieve with chunky flat twists are too irresistible to go unnoticed. Your hair is flat on your roots but bursts out in large waves from the middle of your crown to the end.
Sneak your way to this deep ginger look with this copper hair makeup. We love how it blends naturally with her skin.
Related: How to dye your hair at home safely
Flat twist + Twist out combo
If you want to stand tall will a mini up do, try out this single middle flat twist look. And with defined baby hairs - absolutely stunning!
Half up half down low ponytail
This is another easy half up half down twist out style you can try. Check out her large bouncy waves.
This style is majorly for short natural hair and is better done with mini twists.
Dyeing your hair can be a lengthy process, you can cheat your way to the end with hair makeup. We love how these Red wine tips accentuate her curl pattern. If you want more colored hair inspiration, click here!
Ponytail with bangs
If anyone to you curly naturalist couldn't have bangs, that's a lie. Elongate your twist out by doing cross bantu knots and leave out your bangs to show case your texture.
Rubber band hairstyle
When a twist out isn't edgy enough for you, throw in some rubber band braids by the side and watch your twist out style transform. Here is a tutorial on some rubber band hair tricks you can try.
Side parted twist out
The default twist out style is a side-parted twist out. We love how she accentuated her straight parting with gel and bobby pins.
Elevated twist out
Jazz up your twist out with this elevated illusion. It's actually a half up half down twist out style but your twist out volume makes it look elevated. To do this hairstyle you want to make sure you do mini twists and notj umbo twists. Section your hair into two (up and down) and tie the up section tightly so that your curls burst widely out of the band. Make sure you refresh your twist out with water before doing this style.
Low ponytail style
You don't have to go in with a dozen of products to achieve this look. Simply take two sections of hair above each ear and tie them together at the back of your head. Voila, a twist out princess look.
The headscarf look
If you want to add more sauce to your twist out, add hair accessories like patterned headbands, gold cuffs, hair clips, beads, cowries, tassels, etc. The list is endless!