15 Easy Senegalese Twists Hairstyles for Travel

15 Easy Senegalese Twists Hair Styles for Travel

4.  Mohawk

I loved this look for a night out in the Paris Jazz Clubs.  I wanted something edgy to go with my new dress I purchased in the Garment District.  The Mohawk requires 5 even sections across the head.

Place each section in a ponytail, two strand twist, wrap around, and tuck under.  I played up the look with my lightweight jeweled headband.

15 Easy Senegalese Twists Hair Styles for Travel

5. Sophisticated Lady

We went to dinner every night in Savannah on my girl’s trip. This night I wore a mid-length black and white striped dress.  I wanted to show off the length of my Senegalese Twist.

I sectioned my hair in two parts across.  More on the top, a little less in the back.  I pulled the top to one side, though not completely over. Just behind my ear.  I secured it with a hair tie.  I pulled all the remaining hair over to one side.

I enjoyed wearing the twists to one side. It played up my classy sophisticated look.  It went well with my big clip-on vintage earrings and red lipstick.  I’m such a lady!

15 Easy Senegalese Twists Hair Styles for Travel

6. Casual Chic

This is my go to, everyday casual chic look.  Senegalese Twist are so easy and require very little maintenance.    I use olive oil on my scalp every few days and sleep in a bonnet or a satin pillowcase.  I also clean my scalp with peppermint shampoo using a wash cloth once a week.

This Casual Chic look was done by braiding my twists down the middle in a loose french braid.  Once I got to the base of my neck, I created a twist and secured it with a hair band.
15 Easy Senegalese Twists Hair Styles for Travel

23 thoughts on “15 Easy Senegalese Twists Hair Styles for Travel”

  1. I love this!! I cannot believe you put these in yourself! I had Marley twists for the first time and loved them! I love all your styles. So creative!

  2. Love all the great styles you mentioned in your blog Katrina and of course you look beautiful! Ive been looking for a summer hair style wear I dont have to play with my natural hair everyday and I can also look professional for work. Definitely will try your recommendation just need to find someone to do it for me at a reasonable price. Dont have patience like you to braid my own hair 🙂 Thanks Katrina for your inspiration and once again excellent work on this blog.

  3. Does your head feel heavy when wearing the Senegalese twist in a bun? Do you recommend that my natural hair be straight before adding the hair or can i add the hair my natural curl pattern? Which option will blend best with my hair with minimal fuzziness. Thanks!

    1. I think it depends on which hair you use. The Marley twist I recommend using your natural hair. The Kanekaleon hair worked with my natural hair but may be better if I would have blown it out. I may try that next time. I also used lots of Jam!

  4. So cute Katrina, you did an excellent job in styling. I need to watch some You Tube Video’s pronto!!!

  5. I really love the elegant look! I don’t know how to do hair to save my life but I have learned a few natural hair tricks on YouTube. I may just have to try these twist thank you so much for sharing!

  6. So impressed that you did these yourself; your hair looks fantastic! You’re making me consider trying out Senegalese twists now! So versatile. I think my favorite look is #14 “Classy Lady”, but they’re all superb. Looks like a fun trip too!

    Great post!

  7. A HUGE thank you for this! As a low-maintenance kind of gal (who recently acquired the Twists) , this step-by-step instruction guide is amazing!!

    Also would love any tips on hair products to use as well 🙂

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