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Trending: 30-Minute Crochet Havana Mambo Twists

Avatar • Sep 6, 2015

Crochet braids have been the trending protective style for over a year. Now, instead of using crochet braids to rock a loose hair look, you can also try your hand at Havana twists. Yes, instead of sitting for 6–7 hours at a time for individual Havana twists, you can install these Havana Mambo twists in under 30 minutes.

So how is it done? You’ll need to buy around 6 packs of Janet Havana Mambo Twists Braid Hair in your desired length. The hair already comes pre-twisted, all you’ll need to do is cornrow your hair as you normally would in preparation for crochet braids. Then you’ll take a latch-hook tool and loop the twists under your braids.

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Want to really give off the look of individual parts? Try a smaller braiding pattern.

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For fun, here are 14 ways you can style the Havana mambo twists:

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This Youtuber was able to save the hair from a 3‑week old install to make a cute curly wig.

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It ain’t over til you say it’s over!

 

Have you tried out any other crochet braid styles?

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About Rinny

Texan by birth, Los Angeleno by situation. Lover of Tame Impala and Shoegaze music. Comedian by trade. Macaroni and Cheese connoisseur by appetite.

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redpaperlantern
redpaperlantern
5 years ago

The last young lady s so talented. I always wondered if the hair could be reused, and apparently, it can be. I have never had my hair braided in Havana twists or any other braids outside of when I was a teen, oh so long ago, but the braids look interesting. It seems really costly, $9.99 a pack @ 8–10 packs, for such a short term hairdo, though, so I would never try them, but they look really nice. Also, I would prefer smaller twists, not the jumbo ones.

felicia
felicia
5 years ago

I’m like 30 minutes… no way! That is really cute.

Cindy P
Cindy P
5 years ago

wigtypes.com has this hair for $7.68

GHAnana85
GHAnana85
5 years ago

KMT we do not have this in the UK, looks like i’ll be twisting the hair myself…i have already lost the will.

Damikay
Damikay
5 years ago
Reply to  GHAnana85

I’ve seen this hair in Shaba Peckham branch, £5.99 per packet.

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