Want to protect your natural hair from damage and give it some rest from hair styling tools? Do it with kinky twists. kinky twists are a versatile protective style that looks chic, modern and neat. They will definitely make you stand out from the crowd. Other protective styles that you should check out are: Senegalese twists, box braids and faux locs.

There are some interesting ways to style your twists. You can shape them into gorgeous hairstyles for both everyday wear and special occasions. Kinky twists styling options are endless, but we are bringing you the best 10 looks that are easy to copy and play with.

1. Kinky Twists Mohawk

Showcase your shaved sides in this stunning mohawk style. With this hairstyle, you are sure to make a statement. For days when you don’t want to rock a mohawk, you just hide your shaved parts with your long twists… from a good girl to bad in one easy step!

2. Long Style

Kinky twists are one of the most gorgeous protective styles and a perfect way to forget about styling your hair for next 6-8 weeks. Even if you just leave your twists loose on your shoulders, they are still effortlessly beautiful and powerful. With this protective style, you won’t remain unnoticed, trust us.

3. Burgundy Twists Half Updo

This half up, half down bun is probably one of the easiest hairstyles for kinky twists. How to achieve it? Simply separate the top section of your hair and pull it into a ponytail. Secure the ponytail with a hair band or a headband (depending on the size of your twists). Wrap the ponytail around the base to create a small bun. Secure it with bobby pins.

Hair cuffs are a great finishing touch that can bring your hairstyle to a whole new level. Make sure to try them!

4. Black & Red High Bun

A high bun is easy and elegant way to style your twists. The updo is appropriate for any occasion – work, job interview, party or simply as an everyday style. For a bold and fierce style, lighten your hair up by inserting few red twists. Besides red, honey blonde, light brown and burgundy are also safe styling options.

5. High Ponytail

Give your twists an update with some silver beads for hair. Kinky twists are beautiful on their own, but every now and then you can make them pop even more. The same effect can be achieved with gold or silver beading wire. You measure it, wrap it around the twist and voila – your twists are easily and cheaply embellished.

6. Cornrows + Twists Updo

When in doubt between twists and cornrows, combine these styles together. As you can see, the end result is jaw-dropping. This updo is also known as a faux hawk. To upgrade your look, pair it with a beautiful pair of statement earrings.

7. Purple Style

Keep your hair back off your face by simply bobby pinning few front twists to the side. If you have time, you can braid a classic French braid or Dutch braid from each side and secure them with hair elastics. Braids are a cute and easy way to refresh your look, especially during summer.

8. Cute Updo

Go classic with this cute and flawless updo. You probably didn’t know you can pull off such an eye-catching look while having twists in, right? Well, styling possibilities are endless even when you’re rocking a protective style. You just need to be creative or get your inspiration from some of the most talented hair stylists on Instagram and Pinterest.

9. Long, Blonde Twists

With a right styling color, your twists can be left loose over the shoulders and still look attractive. The style proves that a great hairstyle looks effortlessly chic even when you don’t style it. Some people think that blonde hair looks tacky and unnatural on black women. What are your thoughts?

10. High Bun

Everyone can do this amazing high bun style and look amazing in under 5 minutes! High buns will never go out of style because they are easy, elegant, and you can’t mess them up. Soon enough, this updo will become your favorite go-to style!

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