23 Hot Marley Twist Hairstyles to Try Right Now

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Marley twists are one of the most popular protective hairstyles. This natural looking style features two strand twists and is very low maintenance – perfect get up and go style! With Marley twists you don’t have to worry what you’re going to do to your hair, and for the days when you want to change up your look, you can do so many styles within 5 minutes. It’s a low maintenance style, so you have the opportunity to actually leave your hair alone and to see it grow. If you want to find out more about this popular protective style or want to know the difference between Marley, Havana and Senegalese twists, just keep reading. We’ve got you covered.

Havana twists vs Marley twists

Havana twists are bigger and the hair is lighter. Because the hair is lighter, you can do them bigger without giving yourself or your client an eternal headache. Marley twists have less volume than the Havana twists and are done with any type of Marley or kinky hair. Also, they require more packs of hair because they are smaller in size and thickness.

Marley Twists vs Senegalese Twists

The only difference between these types of twists is the type of hair that is used.  Senegalese twists are done using smooth, Kanekalon braiding hair (the same hair that’s used for box braids) while Marley twists are done using the Marley hair extensions. The Marley hair is coarser but looks more natural. When twisted, it looks exactly like really thick natural hair. Also, the Senegalese twists are really thin and dense and have a silky texture. When twisted, they look like a rope.

How you get all the twists to be the same size?

The Marley hair comes individually, so you can count how many strands of Marley hair you want to use per twist. Use 3 or 4 strands of hair for a medium sized twists and make sure you keep the same consistent size throughout the hair for a neat and clean look. Also, make sure to brush out the ends of your Marley hair before creating the twist. The Marley hair usually comes clumped up at the ends, so that way it is easier for you to braid the hair when you get to the tip. You don’t want the ends to look thick, you want them to look natural. Your braids should start thick and fade off to nice, thin ends.

1. Half Up, Half Down Marley Twists

First up we have this gorgeous half up and half down Marley twist style. This is a beautiful style that will suit women of all ages. Something like this would be great for the summer. You could have any twist length and even add in some vibrant colored twists.

2. Short Marley Twists

3. Mohawk Marley Twists

Want a funky style? Then you’ll love this Mohawk twist hairdo. The hairstyle features thick Marley Twists with gold braid cuffs and small braids on the side. Twists like this will wow for any occasion. You could recreate something like this with or without the cuffs.

Mohawk Marley Twists

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4. Long Marley Twists

Looking for a summer hairstyle? Then why not try these gorgeous long twists. These chunky twists look stunning, even when they are left freely hanging. With this look, every day will be a good hair day. We promise!

5. Marley Twists Updo

If you are looking for a hairstyle for a special occasion, this updo could be for you.  Something like this would be perfect for a date night, wedding and more. It will suit women of all ages.

6. Jumbo Marley Twists

Jumbo Marley twists can be a trendy option to protect you natural hair and give it a much needed break. These jumbo twists look stunning, especially with triangle sections.

Jumbo Marley Twists

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7. Marley Twist Bun

Want a hairstyle that will wow? Then go for a Marley twist bun like this! This gorgeous hairstyle looks fit for a goddess. A hairdo like this would be perfect for a special occasion or if you just want to add a touch of glamour to your everyday look. You could recreate this as a smaller bun, too.

8. Burgundy Marley Twist Styles

9. Blonde Marley Twists

Stand out from the crowd with these lovely blonde twists. Make sure to check out Priscilla’s YouTube tutorial where she shows you 10 easy ways to style your Marley twists. For this look, she used Marley hair in T27-613.

Blonde Marley Twists

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10. Red and Black Marley Twists

Make a statement with vibrant Marley Twists! These amazing twists feature a black and red combination. Something like this is perfect for the summer as it suits the fun vibe. You could recreate this look with any color. To create a jumbo twist, you will need to use at least 5 pieces of hair per twist.

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