While some of us are hairstyling pros, there are others who still scour YouTube every week trying to just make our hair look presentable. For beginners or styling novices, here is a round up of basic natural hair styling videos from the best YouTube gurus.
Two Strand Twist Out
Naptural85 pretty much revolutionized my twist out game with her fail proof method that eliminates the need to separate your hair during the takedown. If you haven’t yet seen this video or tried this method, this is a must-see!
Maria Antoinette provide a very high quality, well narrated video on how to do a flat twist. Unlike many other flat twist videos, she uses big sections, which is helpful in first learning how to master the style.
I’ll be the first to admit that I need to watch this cornrow video about 10 more times before I can muster up enough courage to try them out on my hair. This video breaks down complicated cornrows into very straightforward steps. Start around 3:40 to skip over the long intro.
Bantu Knot Out
In this video, Chizi shows how to take stretched or blow dried kinky hair and create a tightly defined bantu knot out. Her secrets are using the right amount of product and doing minimal separating.
Roll, Tuck, and Pin
If you’ve been watching YouTube videos for a while, you know that Jenell made the roll, tuck, and pin popular. A great look for days when your twist out is lopsided or you need a quick formal do, this is a style that can be adapted in hundreds of different ways.
What are your go to styling videos?