Saturday, June 1, 2013

Marley Twists? Havana Twists?

  Havana Twists as well as many other African Hair Braiding styles have become very popular as of late and here's a post to clear up what styles you're getting/doing and what makes them different.


   OKAY, Here’s a little breakdown. This photo is of the Marley Twist hairstyle. Marley Twists are similar to Senegalese Twists, braided at the root, except using Marley Braid Hair(which is coarse synthetic/kanekalon hair, more coarse than afro-kinky hair.)




















   Now this photo is of the Havana Twist hairstyle. Havana Twists are large shoulder length twists which are twisted at the root for a natural look. There is a specific blend of hair for this style which is less kinky than Marley Braid hair and Afro Kinky hair but thicker/fluffier than 100% kanekalon jumbo braid(the hair used for box braids).

 








   The last photo is of Havana Twists done with the Marley Braid hair. Which is why a lot of people get the styles mixed up. They are basically chunky Marley Twists, mostly because the type of hair for Havana Twists is not very easy to find. This style can also be done with the method of twisting at the root for a more natural look.












   Of course there are many other twists like Senegalese Twists, Kinky, Yarn, Nubian, and more. Check them all out as well as various styles of braids, plenty of hairspiration and on http://iloveboxbraids.tumblr.com/ Feel free to ask any question :)

8 comments:

The World Around Me said...

thanks for sharing, I love these styles

Anonymous said...

Quick Question...What do you do to keep your excess hair or fly aways from peaking out of your twists.

Anonymous said...

what type of hair is used for the havana twist?

Anonymous said...

Finger Comber for Havana twist

Anonymous said...

You can use marley hair

tennishabu said...

How much packs of hair was used for the Havana twists done w/ Marley hair??

tennishabu said...

How much packs of hair was used for the Havana twists done w/ Marley hair??

Nickie B. said...

Hi,

Just wanted to share, Havana Twist are done using FingerComber hair which is available at fingercomber.com. Marley Twist, no matter what size, are done using Marley hair, and Senegalese Twist are done using Kanekalon or other similarly textured synthetic or human hair.

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