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25 Ways To Style Jumbo Marley/Havana Twists

Avatar • Jan 22, 2016

We are deep into the winter season and many of you are still protective styling your precious manes. Lately, I’ve noticed more naturals opting to protective style with jumbo Marley, Havana, Senegalese and Mambo twists instead of small twists. I love the trend and prefer larger twists over small ones. However, because of their size, they aren’t as easy to style. You can’t just put the hair into a pony tail holder, but there’s always a way around every hair dilemma. These tutorials prove that you can still create a plethora of beautiful styles with larger than usual twists.

This tutorial by LisaOfficiallyLove takes you from one hair style to the next with ease.

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Style 1 – Part your hair on the side and push your twists to the front and over your shoulders.
Style 2 – Grab two twists from each side of your head toward that back, then tie them together.
Style 3 – In the front of your head, pull a large section of hair up and make a small pony tail. A unique spin of the half up, half down hair style.
Style 4 – Take the same pony tail that you used for your half up, half down look and create a twisted bun.
Style 5 – Leaving the bun, pull the rest of your hair into a mid-pony tail, making sure to wrap a few twists around the pony tail.
Style 6 – Remove the mid-pony tail, but leave the high pony tail and create a twisted side do.
Style 7 – Simply push the front of your hair towards the back of your head.
Style 8 – Part your hair in the middle and push your twists forward and over your shoulders. Sometimes you need to just showcase the beauty of your twists.
Style 9 – Part your hair down the middle and grab hair from both sides of the head and tie it in the back.
Style 10 — Flip your head upside down and create a high pony tail by using only your twists. Wrap a few twists around your high pony and create a poetic justice look.
Style 11 – Using the same pony tail, twist your hair into large sections and tuck. Bobby pin any stray twists after creating your massive bun.

TheNotoriousKIA’s tutorial is straight to the point. Her tutorial title states that she only did 13 styles, but I counted 14!

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Style 1 – Part hair the middle and push your hair over your shoulders.
Style 2 – Created a twisted top knot on the top of your head, while leaving the back of your hair down.
Style 3 – Create a twisted loop on top of your head and leave the rest of your hair down.
Style 4 – Pull the rest of your hair into a low pony tail, leaving the loop in place.
Style 5 – Pull a small section of hair up toward the front of your hair, creating a partial half up, half down look.
Style 6 – Create a half up, half down top knot. Next, take a few twists and wrap them around the front of your head.
Style 7 – Create a full half up, half down look.
Style 8 – Move your pony tail from your half up, half down style to the side and create a side pony tail.
Style 9 – Make two top knot buns and leave the rest of your hair hanging over your back.
Style 10 – Flat twist a small section of hair in the front of your head and secure with a hair tie in the back of your head.
Style 11 – Flat twist a large section of hair going towards one side of your head and secure the end of the twist with a hair tie.
Style 12 – Put your twists in one large side braid.
Style 13 – Create a high pony tail, then make a large top knot by rolling and tucking your twists.
Style 14 – Using the same pony tail, create a donut bun by wrapping and tucking your twists in the same direction.

Are you feeling the jumbo twists this season?

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