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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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