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