How to Make Two-Strand Twists on African American Hair

For African Americans with natural hair, styling hair in two-strand twists is easy to do and maintain. This style is protective and gentle on fragile hair. With a little practice, anyone can create this style on her own.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Wide tooth comb
  • Rat-tail comb
  • Hair clips or pins
  • Styling product of your choice
  • Spray bottle containing water (optional)

Step 1:
Shampoo and condition hair. Towel dry.

Step 2:
Section hair into four equal parts with rat-tail comb. Start at a back section of hair while using clips or hairpins to hold other sections out of the way.

Step 3:
Separate a section of hair about one inch wide and comb through with wide tooth comb. Divide this section into two. Apply styling product sparingly and then twist the sections around each other all the way to the end.

Step 4:
Pay attention to apply product to the ends of the hair, which are usually the dryest areas.

Step 5:
Back of head, two-strand twists style Repeat steps three and four over entire head.

By hasnainslife Posted in Braiding