As I mentioned in my last hair post (see the post HERE and another HERE), I'm always trying out new braids and simple up-do's that I love for days I don't want to wash my hair. Typically, I like to wash my hair every second or third day (depending on my gym schedule). By the third day, I'm looking for hairstyles to pull my hair away from my face without resorting to a classic top knot.
I threw my hair into this twisted style a few weeks ago and really loved the way it turned out. Since my hair is naturally very fine and slick when it's freshly washed (it'll hardly hold a bobby pin on day 1), I really don't think this hair style would look nearly as good if my hair was fresh. Having my hair unwashed (and down right dirty!) is what gives it a messy, piece-y, carefree kind of look.
It was super easy to create, which is always a plus. I think the first step has to be : start with dirty hair! Next, just separate two pieces of hair on one side of your head, twist the pieces in opposite directions and then wrap them around one another. Tie an elastic on it and repeat on the other side. I used a clear elastic to hold it together in the back to give it a seamless look. Lastly, pull a few pieces out around your face. I usually prefer to have a few pieces out around my face, but it's not necessary if you prefer not to.
I hope you like it! Send me pictures on Instagram (aandreclare) or snapchat (aandreaclare) if you try it out! I would LOVE to see!