How to Do a French Twist
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Finger-comb all your hair back. Separate a 3-inch section from the top of the head to the front of the crown and divide it into 3 equal-size sections.
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Loosely gather the rest of your hair low at the base of your neck as if you are making a ponytail. Smooth it out with your hands.
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Keeping the hair very tight, twist it about three-quarters of the way down.
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Once you get to the top, twist the hair into a little knot, almost as if you're making a bun. Secure it by pushing hair pins straight into the twist.
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French Twist Step 10
Gather the bit of hair that's hanging off into a little ball and tuck it underneath the twist, right below the crown. Secure with hair pins.
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Pin down any loose pieces to minimize the volume on top. Stick hair pins into pieces where there is too much volume.
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The French twist looks beautiful with bangs or wispy pieces framing the face. This classic and versatile hairstyle is perfect for a day at the office or a night on the town.
Meet the Stylist
New Yorker Chris Lospalluto has quickly become one of the most sought after young stylists in Manhattan. Having worked with respected stylists, such as Serge Normant, Chris has gained quite the celebrity following including Diane Lane and Shenae Grimes.
Chris finds inspiration in the glamour of the 1960s and '70s and enjoys reinterpreting those looks for a modern aesthetic