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By this point you've probably mastered our basic braids and are on the hunt for some nifty new 'dos to DIY. Challenge accepted! We asked DJ Quintero, a stylist at NYC's Serge Normant at John Frieda salon, to come up with four cool and creative new ways to twist up your tresses. They may look tricky, but these ingenious styles are actually quite simple — we promise you don't need an army of stylists to create them. Take a peek at our super-detailed, step-by-step guide and then recreate these cool coifs at home. Holiday party hair? Done and done.
Photographed by Shanita Sims
Photographed by Shanita Sims; Styled by DJ Quintero; Modeled by Lila Anton and Georgia McElveen
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Like NYC, San Francisco is credited for its walkability factor. And in many cases, it's a breeze to trot from 'hood to 'hood. But, there's one major (albeit gorgeous) obstacle that frequently stands in the way of our fancy footing plans: our notoriously high hills. As a result, it's pretty rare that you spot locals read