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43 Eye-Catching Twist Braids Hairstyles for Black Hair

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Twist braids are stylish and versatile way to protect your natural hair. There are so many ways you can wear this trendy look. However, with all that choice, it can seem impossible to find your next protective hairstyle, so we are here to help. We have found 43 eye-catching twist braids that you need to try! You will find cute shorter styles, glam twists, updos and more. There are even some fun hair color ideas, too. You won’t be bored with your hair after reading this, you will be booking your next hair salon appointment!

1. Red Twist Braids

Make a statement with red braid twists like these! This first hairstyle features long twist braids in a beautiful, bold red shade. You can recreate these or choose one of the many other amazing red tones available. Dark red would be perfect for the fall and winter. Any braid length would look gorgeous in red.

Statement, Red Twist Braids

Source: @axellepro

2. Twist Braids into a High Bun

Twist braids look beautiful when wrapped into a high bun, just like our next pick. These twists have been styled into a very high bun and have been accessorized with a cute scarf. Scarves are a great accessory for hair as you can use any color and pattern. It is a stylish way to make your hairstyle unique.

Twist Braids into a High Bun

Source: @a.dai.sha

3. Stylish Short Twist Braids

Shorter hairstyles have become one of the must-have looks. Here is a stylish example! This idea features short, thick twists that create a long bob. It is a chic hairstyle that will suit everyone. You can recreate this or add some funky color. Accessories like hair cuffs would look pretty too. If you are a short hair lover and would like to try this look, we recommend you check out the Dynamite Hair Collection on Instagram. The hair used for this look is 12″ Havana Twists.

4. Ombre, Micro Twist Braids

Thinking about adding bold color to your braids? Then you need to check out this next hair idea. These micro twist braids are long and thin with an ombre look. The hair starts as a dark, natural color at the top and then a beautiful copper shade has been added midway. Recreate the coppery look or try your own bright color.

5. Long Twists

Our next idea features thick twists that have been styled onto the side. Something as simple as sweeping your braids onto one side will instantly give you a chic and elegant look. For this, the longer the braids the better, and you can always have the twists created thick or thin, whatever you like the best.

6. Crochet Twist Braids

Another way you can style your twist braids is in a half-up bun like this. With this style you get the best of both worlds – you can have a gorgeous high bun but also have long, loose braids too. Hair like this looks amazing in any color and you can choose to accessorize with hair cuffs or not. With a bun like this, you cannot go wrong.

Crochet Twist Braids

Source: @i.am.rachel

7. Trendy Braid Twists with Curls

Next, we have a trendy hair idea to share with you. These twist braids are very long and have curls at the end. Curls look amazing with twists and it is just a glam way to style the braids. You can recreate long twists like these, or choose a shorter option. Either way, you will look like a goddess!

8. Cute Micro Twists

When choosing twist braids you can decide on whether you want chunky or thin braids. Both look gorgeous, but here is a beautiful example of very thin twists. As you can see, the thin twists look so stylish and create a softer and subtler finished result. We love this hair idea!

Cute Micro Twists

Source: @ronkeraji

9. Jumbo Rope Twist Bun

If you do prefer thicker twists, you need to check out this braided bun. For this look, jumbo rope twists have been used. This is a stunning hairstyle that will wow anyone who sees it. Large braids like these make the rope twists really stand out. Choose a bun like this or leave your braids loose.

10. Mermaid Style Braids

Mermaid hair is one of the must-have looks! If you love this trend, you may like our next idea. Here we have long twist braids with ombre color. The top of the hair is dark and then a beautiful green shade has been added midway. Hair like this is stylish and magical.

Long, Ombre Twist Braids

Source: @billykiss

11. Stunning High Bun

Earlier in the post we featured a high bun, next we have another gorgeous bun idea. This one sits very high on the head and has a double wrap look. It is just stunning! Hair like this would be perfect for a special occasion or just on the days where you want to feel like a Queen!

12. Side Twists

Next, we have a different version of side braids. Instead of just resting on the side, these twists have actually been braided that way. This is a statement making and stylish hair idea. Recreate a similar look to this one or try shorter side braids.

Here is how you can achieve this stylish, crochet look:

13. Short, Chunky Twists

Looking for a shorter hair idea? Then these twist braids are for you. Here we have a chunky twist bob with a cute side style at the top. We love this hairstyle and the color. You can recreate this look or try a different twist color. Thinner braids would look beautiful too.

14. Super Long, Chunky Twists

Our next idea features long, chunky twists. The twists have also been accessorized with a cord and hair cuffs. This is a beautiful hair idea and the twists look stunning. Hair like this will suit anyone and you can create a similar style with or without the accessories.

15. Simple and Stylish Twist Braids

If all the bold colors and statement styles are not for you, you can choose a hairstyle that is simple and stylish like this one. Here we have sleek twist braids that are long and medium thickness. It is just a timeless hairstyle that will suit everyone and it can be worn for any occasion.

16. Accessorized Crochet Braids

Next, we have a cute and stylish hair idea. Here we have long, thick twists with a side part. A couple of hair cuffs have been added, too. You can always create your own version of the look, try thinner or shorter braids with the beautiful side part. Either way, you will look gorgeous!

Accessorized Crochet Twist Braids

Source: @zitastones

17. Senegalese Twist Braids

Love the bun hair ideas? Then you may like this one too! Here we have a twist braid bun, but this one has thinner twists and a more relaxed finished look. The bun is not high and tightly wrapped, instead it is lower and looser. There are also two loose braids at the front too. This is perfect for the ladies who want to look casual and stylish.

Senegalese Twist Braids Bun

Source: @tupo1

18. Jumbo Braid Twists

Our next idea features more jumbo twists. These twist braids have been styled with more hair on one side, and has been accessorized with hair cuffs. This is a beautiful hair idea that will look stylish on anyone. You can recreate this look or opt for shorter jumbo braids.

19. Vibrant Hair Idea

Have you been bored with your hair and what to try a bold new look? If this sounds like you, you need to check out these twists. These twist braids are a beautiful burgundy shade and a color like this will make you stand out from the crowd. Burgundy will suit all braids and styles so what are you waiting for, give it a go!

20. Glam Twist Braids

Next, we have a very glam hair idea! Here we have long twist braids that have been styled high on the head. By styling some of your hair like this, you get a gorgeous half-up, half-down look. A hairstyle like this will suit thin and thick twists in any color. You can also try shorter twist braids too.

Glam Twist Braids in Brown Shade

Source: @billykiss

21. Jumbo Twist Crochet Braids

Here is another jumbo twist idea. For this look, partial crochet braids have been used. It is simply stunning. Hair like this is perfect for the ladies who want an elegant and classy hairstyle that will wow. Recreate long braids like featured, or try shorter ones. Whatever suits you, as both will look beautiful.

22. Trendy Medium Twists With Gold Hair Cuffs

Looking for a trendy new hairstyle? Then this could be it! Here we have twist braids that start off chunky and then gradually get thinner. The twists has also been accessorized with gold hair cuffs. We love how the braids subtly get smaller, it gives the hair a stylish finished look. Twists like these would look amazing in red, too!

23. Thin Twists Bun

The next hairstyle we would like to show you is this bun with thin twist braids. For this one, the bun has been styled quite low and has some loose braids too. This is a cute and stylish hair idea that will suit everyone. It can also be dressed up or down, so it will suit any occasion.

Thin Twists Bun

Source: @tarnde

24. Beautiful Jumbo Twist Braids

Next, we have beautiful jumbo twists. For this look, the twists are long with box parts. The color of the twists is a combination of black and a dark caramel blonde. We love the color and the size of the twists because they create a bold and chic hairstyle. You can recreate these twists or try a different shade of blonde.

25. Twist Braids and Curls

Glam up your look with twists like these! This hair idea features long twists with loose and curly hair. The twists are also accessorized with stylish gold cuffs, cords and more. This is a statement making style that will steal the spotlight. We love the curls because you get the best of both worlds as you can wear twists and gorgeous curls together. This look is perfect for summer vacations. Hair used: Zury Water Wave (3 single packs).

YouTube tutorial:

26. Large Side Twists

This next hair idea is chic and super stylish. Here we have large and chunky twists. The twists have a side part which creates a beautiful side swept style. Hair like this will suit everyone and it can be glammed up or down to suit any occasion. You can try a similar style with thinner twists too.

Large Side Twists

Source: @niquestrose

27. Super Long Twists with Curly Ends

We love this next hair idea! This look features long boho twists that have been styled into a half up ponytail. The hair is also decorated with shells and gold rings. It is so trendy and cute. The shells would be perfect for the summer and vacations. This 30 inch knotless twist hairstyle was created  with 4 packs of X-pression hair and 3 packs of beach curls by Free Tress.

28. Stunning Purple and Pink Twists

If you love bold hair colors, then take a look at this! This hairstyle features long twists that start black then the color changes to a bright purple and then to a pastel pink. The pink and purple color combo is so pretty and cute! You can recreate this look or use more vivid purple and pink tones. Either way, your hair will look fabulous! We think these colors would look great with a bob too.

29. Trendy Twist Ponytail

Next, we have a trendy ponytail to show you. The hair is styled into Marley twists and it is styled quite high on the head. There is a also a stylish pattern at the front of the head too. This hairstyle looks effortlessly amazing and it will suit everyone. A ponytail can be dressed up or down to suit any occasion.

30. Pretty Passion Twists

Looking for a stylish but easy to wear hair idea? If so, this is for you. Here we have long and chunky passion twists. The hair is simply styled with a side part. Twists like these will suit all ages and they can be recreated in any length. You could even jazz up the twists with accessories or different hair colors if you feel like trying a bolder style.

Pretty Passion Twists

Source: @curly_binky

31. Chunky Caramel Twist Braids

The next hair idea also features beautiful passion twists. For this look, the hair is styled into long twist braids that are multi tone. The hair is different shades which include black, brown and caramel blonde. We love the color combo, it will be perfect for the summer. You can recreate these twists or use a different shade of blonde.

32. Edgy Twists

This next hairstyle is one of our favorites because it is edgy and trendy. One side of the hair has long twists and the other side is short. We love this because it has that stylish half shaved look that has been in the spotlight lately. It is a bold hairstyle and it is perfect for the ladies who want to try something a little different.

33. Stylish Half Up Twists

If you like the half up hairstyles, then take a look at this. Here we have another half up ponytail with twists. The hair is also accessorized with beads and cuffs. This is such a pretty and gorgeous style. And the best part about it? It’s a wig! That’s right, you can buy this hairstyle minus the scrunchie and just wear it with ease! This is the Angelica wig and it is available at Rayzee Signature Hair.

34. Trendy and Simple Twist Braids

Next, we have another trendy and simple hair idea to show you. The hair is styled into long and chunky twists. Most of the twist are swept to one side. This is a glam, versatile and easy to wear hair idea that will suit everyone. Recreate this or you can try a shorter twist length.

35. Gorgeous Half Updo

We love this next hairstyle, it is another one of our favorites! For this look, we have long twists that are styled into a half updo. Most of the twists are loose while the rest are tied up in relaxed way. This is a chic and gorgeous hair idea. In the summer, it will give you a boho vibe. This hairstyle would look amazing in a blonde color too.

36. Simple and Long Twist Braids

The next hairstyle is another simple one that looks effortlessly chic. Here we have super long twists. As you can see, they look stunning and they are low-key but very glam. Hair like this will suit everyone. You can try a similar look or choose a shorter length. Gold cuffs would also look nice with these twists.

37. Stunning Half Up Hairstyle

You can also create a hairstyle with braids and twists. The combination of the two styles looks gorgeous. Don’t just take our word for it, check out this idea. As you can see, the hair on the head is beautifully braided while the rest of the hair is twisted. It is a trendy and statement making style that will wow. We love the accessories, they finish off the hair perfectly. If you want to stand out from the crowd in style, this hair is for you.

38. Glam Twists with Gold Cuffs

Give your hair a glam makeover with twists like these. This look features long, jumbo twists. The hair is also decorated with gold accessories. This hairstyle is pretty, versatile and it will suit everyone. Recreate these twists or you can try the look with different accessories such as beads.

Glam Twists with Gold Cuffs

Source: @0690.16

39. Long and Chunky Havana Twists

Next, we have a stunning and simple style. Here we have long Havana twists that are worn to the side. It is such a chic and easy to wear style. Hair like this will suit all ages and occasions. If you need hair that looks stylish with ease, then this is for you. Try the long twists or you can go shorter.

Long and Chunky Havana Twists

Source: @curly_binky

40. Small Twist Braids

Love ombre color? If so, check out this hairstyle. This look features side swept twists that start black and then change color midway. The color change uses different tones such as blonde and a warm coppery tone. This is a chic and trendy hair idea. Recreate the multi tone ombre or you can use any colors. You can even be daring and try vivid colors like red.

41. Long and Chunky Twists

The next hairstyle features more passion twists. These twists are long with a center part. We love these because they are simple, trendy and stunning. This is another easy to wear hairstyle that will suit women of all ages. Keep it simple like this or you can jazz up the hair with accessories. Cords would look amazing with these twists.

Long and Chunky Passion Twists

Source: @nnennab

42. High Half Up Bun

This next hair idea is another half up bun. This one features jumbo twists and half of them are styled into a sky high bun. High buns like these are so stylish and statement making. You get the best of both worlds – you can wear the must-have bun but also have long and loose twists. This is a cute and pretty style that would be great for the summer.

High Half Up Bun

Source: @kay.yarms

43. Chunky and Accessorized Senegalese Twists

Looking for a pretty hairstyle with accessories? If so, you need to see this. Here we have chunky Senegalese twists with cords and gold cuffs. It is a unique and stylish hairstyle. If you want to recreate these twists, you can. Then when you have your twists, you can check out seven different hairstyles to try with Senegalese twists so you can wear a different look every day! You can view the video on the page below.

We hope you have found some inspiration from our twist braid hairstyles!

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