Twist braids look simply gorgeous, particularly if they are well styled and well kept. A statement of black hairstyles, twist braids are praised not just for their incredible looks, but for being a protective hairstyle for black women too.
Typically, black hair flaunts gorgeous coils. However, when you’re looking for ways better to protect and style your hair twist braids hairstyles are the way to go.
If you’re looking for some hair inspiration to style black hair, just check out these twist braids hairstyles that will flatter anyone!
1. Classic Twist Braids
Thick and luscious, these braids look gorgeous let to flow freely, gathered in a ponytail or twisted in an intricate updo. The best thing about such long twist braids is that they are flattering for anyone. It’s the perfect black hairstyle that never goes out of fashion.
2. Lovely Shoulder-Length Braids
Thin twist box braids are stylish, easy to upkeep and a pleasure to see. This protective hairstyle won’t just catch the eyes of anyone around, but they will complement any outfit, from classy to sporty.
3. Twist Braids Fauxhawk
Did you think there wasn’t much versatility to twist braids? Think again. This is a fauxhawk created with the help of a set of beautiful and long twist braids that have been coiled on top of the head.
4. Big Twist Braids
When we say big, we mean it. They’re both thick and beautiful, but also incredibly long, making them a statement hairstyle. While the twist is a classic, the accented hair color is a new element to be tried.
5. Purple Ombre Twist Braids
Adding a pop of color to your braids is always a good idea. This year’s main trend is all about non-traditional colors, so how about a nice shade of purple of your choosing?
6. Senegalese Twist Braid Hairstyles
Gorgeous twist braids in the classic Senegalese style that can be left to flow freely and tamed for a more formal look. Yet they are still fun and versatile enough to be flaunted in other hairstyles ranging from chic and classy to edgy and eccentric.
7. Senegalese Twists Hairstyle
These perfectly styled Senegalese twists look simply luxurious. Add the accent color that’s worn as a decoration and you’ve got a stunning hairstyle bound to make you look special.
8. Tiny Senegalese Twists Updo Hairstyle
Senegalese twist braids, like most other twist black hairstyles, can also be achieved through this minute twisting. They look classy and delicate. Gathered in a high bun, these tiny twists are a delightful sight.
9. Box Twists with Mid Knot
When you’re looking for a relaxed hairstyle, simply gather half of the twists in a loose mid-bun. It’s a relaxed and casual hairstyle, ideal for sporting on a hot summer day.
10. Long Twist Braids
Thick and dramatic, these long twists look amazing in a lighter color that perfectly complements the skin tone. Take a break from the free-flowing braids and create this style-forward look.
11. Long Braids on Blonde Hair
Twist braids aren’t reserved for brunette or non-traditional hair colors only. They look gorgeous on fine blonde hair too, whether it’s your natural hair color or you use a weave.
12. Thick Braids Bun with Bandana
Adopt a hairstyle that’s fun and casual like this impressive high bun with twist braids. To secure it, use a fun bandanna in a contrasting color or hairpins and elastics.
13. Blue Twist Braids
There are a number of ways in which you can sport a neon color. You can dye your own hair, get a weave, use hair extensions or, most commonly these days, yarn extensions.
14. Lob Twists
Twists are so versatile that they even lend themselves to the hairstyle of these past few years – the bob. This, for example, is a gorgeous lob or long bob created out of twists.
15. Gray Peekaboo Highlights
Peekaboo highlights are a fantastic way to update or breathe new life into your hairdo without changing it too much or spending too much money on it in case you’re on a budget.
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16. Crochet Twist Hairstyle
A tint of burgundy beautifully crocheted in the thick long braids is exactly the distinguishing note this hairstyle needs. We highly recommend that you also use hair accessories.
17. Chocolate Highlights
There’s no need to stop at just one hair color when you can have a fantastic combo such as this one. It’s a basis of brunette braids with a set of chocolate brown ones on top.
18. Pink Twist Braids
Speaking of hair colors, are you ready to go pink? This is bubblegum pink to be more precise, and you can get this exact shade if you opt for twist braids made out of yarn.
19. Long Havana Twist Hair
With golden streaks here and there, these long Havana twist braids invite you to a world of dreams. Weighing heavily on one side of the face and flowing freely in the back, this hairstyle is vivid, fresh, and energetic.
20. Lovely Havana Twist in High Bun
For all those special occasions in your life, try this style-forward high bun revealing the beauty of Havana twist braids accented by a subtle dark cherry note.
21. Banana Twist Braids Hairstyle
There’s really no limit to the versatility and beauty of twist braids hairstyles. This braided hairstyle is called the banana twist. A fun name like that does little justice to the intricate work and stunning results.
22. Black Braid Hairstyles
23. Twist Braids in a Gorgeous High Bun
An amazing choice of color for these twist braids locked in the perfect tight high bun. The minute details of the fashion add an edgy note to the hairstyle.
24. Green Twists Highlights
Voluminous and luscious, these green twist braids have a sporty air to them. Don’t be fooled, though. They can be twisted to create other hairstyles in no time that highlight their beauty.
25. Classy Braided Hairstyle
This hairstyle wins the grand award for one of the most intricate and astonishing twist braids hairstyle out there, as well as extra points from us for sheer elegance.
26. Kinky Twists Hairstyle
This lovely side hairdo with messy twists framing the face brings out the versatility of kinky twist braids. As we mentioned earlier, along with crochet braids and free tress braids, these thick twists are close to a natural look.
27. Short Twist Braids and Kinky Braids Hairstyle
Short hairstyles with twist braids like these look rich, luscious and beautiful. The short twists on the side are also sweet and playful. That accounts for a cool note.
28. Glossy Twist Braids
Give your braids an extra kick by using a bit of glossing agent every time you wash your hair. it can be some hair oil or hairspray, depending on the type of hair you have or on your needs.
29. Half Done Twist Braids
Notice the relaxed look of this braid hairstyle. It looks gorgeous on all types of hair. Styled as a half twisted half loose style gives it an even more playful note.
30. Marsala Twist Braids
Marsala is a shade of purple. It’s sweet and delicious, which means it will give an entire plethora of makeup choices to play with. Go for pink for daytime and silver for evenings and nights out.
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31. Cute Short Hair Crochet Braids
Another lovely hairstyle featuring short twist braids. We love the natural tone and playful note of this free hairstyle with twist braids that will win your heart in no time at all.
32. Long Cherry Crochet Braids Hairstyle
You cannot deny the attractiveness of these free-flowing, brightly colored, luscious crochet braids. The daring look is also achieved thanks to the contrasting dark sour cherry color.
33. Long Twist Braided Hairstyles
Senegalese braids look the best when they’re long, full, and thick. This hairstyle looks natural, yet complex. The golden accents flatter all skin tones and eye colors.
34. Thin Blonde Braids
We are simply in love with these thin and sleek braids that come in two colors – brunette and blonde. They add up to an exquisite and elegant look that is always selfie-ready.
35. Marley Twist Braids
There are many versions of twist braids out there just waiting for you to try them out. It all depends on your personal preferences. These, for example, are Marley twists styled in a high ponytail.
36. Beautiful Twist Braids
Styling your twist braids is not always easy. But, sometimes, the easiest solutions are the best. Create a deep side part in your hair by flicking some of the braids to one side.
37. Straight Hair One Rope Braid
This is a perfect example of how well rope twisys work on straight hair. A hairstyle with an added luxurious note that you can coil around your head Medusa-style.
38. Pretty Twist Braids
A hairstyle that’s perfectly suitable as a wedding hairstyle, a formal hairstyle or a casual, playful hairstyle. Short braids are easy to wear plus they’re incredibly pretty to look at.
39. Modern Twists
We absolutely love how this idea has been styled. The beige blonde twists play off the chunky golden necklace which makes them shine in a luxurious way.
40. Bohemian Braids and Natural Curls
Are you looking for a refreshing, bohemian hairstyle to sport this summer? Twist braid styles finished with natural coils are the way to go. Place them on your forehead to look more like a hippie.
41. Butterbeer Blonde Twists
Butterbeer is a shade of blonde that is slowly taking over the hairstyling world. The term has been borrowed from the world of Harry Potter, and it describes the sweet drink they used to have in Hogsmeade.
42. Deep Twist Crochet Braids
Deep twists mixed with crochet braids render this amazingly sweet looking hairstyle. A very high ponytail adds even more volume to this one of a kind hairdo.
43. Senegalese Twists in Fishtail Braid
If classic twist braids don’t cut it anymore, try combining two twist styles for a fresh, energetic look. Senegalese twist braids and fishtail braids look stunning together.
44. Cute Short Braided Hairstyle
Short Senegalese twist braids are the perfect way to add some volume and structure to your hairstyle. These ones are shoulder length and look stunning and sleek.
45. Afro Twist Braids
Resembling kinky twist braids, these cute afro twist braids are a natural protective hairstyle. Pinned to the scalp on the sides, they have an edgy yet classy note.
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46. Natural Twist Braids Hairstyles for Long Hair
These thick Senegalese braids finished with undone ends are a simple, relaxed hairstyle to sport all day long. If you use hair extensions, you can add as much length as you want.
47. Cute Natural Look: Purple Short Crochet Braids
Drop the locks for these stunning crochet braids. Thick and voluminous, they add a playful note to the natural hairstyle thanks to the lovely iris color, which belongs to the purple family.
48. Cinnamon Brown Twists
This is another hairstyle which decidedly wins style credits for the intricacy of the twists and braids. We also love the color, which is a stunning and glossy cinnamon brown.
49. Updo with Senegalese Twist Braids
A sophisticated texture rendered by the play of the beautiful brunette hair color and the Senegalese twist braids. A beautiful women’s hairstyle with the added advantage of sporting protective features for your natural hair.
50. Simple Thin Marley Braids
Marley braids are a trademark black hairstyle. Simple or styled in an updo, ponytail or high bun, thin Marley braids can look both classy and super casual, depending on your styling needs.
51. Small Senegalese Twists
Here is a lovely and casual twisted crown placed right at the front. This is one of the best beach hairstyles out there, so don’t be afraid to use it as much as possible on your holiday.
52. Metallic Hair Accessories
Dark hair with metallic accents looks amazing styled in these tight twists braids. When it comes to metallic accessories for your hair, we say that the bigger they get, the happier you will be.
53. Metal Cuffs Hairstyle for Long Twist Braids
One of the best things about luxurious black hair is the fact that any detail in a contrasting color or material stands out. These metal cuffs introduced in the box braids are an amazing style element to try on for a daring look.
54. Decorated Twist Braids
Twist braids look astounding on any hair type and in any hair color. Particularly if the colors are chosen so that they complement the skin tone and facial features. We love the choice of the golden head chain here.
55. Intricate Havana Braids Halfdo
When it comes to styling twist braids, there are no limits for your creativity. This hairstyle sporting gorgeous Havana braids in a fantastic dark cherry color is here to prove it.
56. High Bun Hair Braids
Marley braids of impressive lengths are brought together in an oversized high bun. The extra style points are won by the long braids which seem to coil on forever.
57. Loose Twist High and Voluminous Bun
Please announce the proper styling authorities because we have found the perfect casual hairstyle with twists for when you go to the office. No more worries and stress!
58. Elegant Braids Hairstyles
Are you looking for something more elegant? Choose these classy and effective twists for an added sophisticated note. You can even wear this hairstyle at your own wedding.
59. Red to Brown Flat Twists
This simple hairstyle looks remarkable on anyone. One of the most sported black hairstyles, it’s also deemed one of the most versatile. With braids that beautiful, you can test that claim yourself.
60. Braids in Messy Half-Up Bun
Messy hairstyles are always a pleasure to wear whether you are working or simply enjoying brunch with your friends. And when you have twists, it’s even easier!
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61. Top Knot with Twists
The top knot is a very simple and casual street style. You can whip it up each morning as you prepare to walk out the door, and we guarantee you will still be the prettiest girl on your block.
62. Lime Green Twists
Acid colors are one of the most beautiful variations of the non-traditional color trend. They make you look like a superheroine from the comic books. This is lime green which looks even cooler thanks to the twists.
63. Olive Green Braids
If you prefer something a little bit darker, you can always try olive green. It has a wonderful Mediterranean feel to it which you can cultivate even further with the right accessories and fashion choices.
64. Copper Braids Halfdo
Copper is a beautiful hair color that has been replacing replaced rose gold in terms of preferences, a feat that no one thought possible. The great thing about it is that it flatters all skin types as well as every eye color you can think of.
65. Magenta Braids
Are you looking for a pink hair color, but not quite? Then meet magenta, the answer to all your dreams! It makes for a very 90s look, especially when paired with accessories from that decade as well.
Ready to Change Your Look?
Twist braids are protective black hairstyles that have been adopted by fashionistas everywhere. They’re both cute and playful and classy and formal too and they’re an outstanding style bound to get you noticed.
Let us know in the comment section below which one of these were your favorite styles!