Marietta Hair Braiding: 3 Twists for Protective Summer Styling

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Looking for a braiding salon in Marietta? At Levell’s Salon, we offer a wide range of high-end African American salon services, from sew-in weaves to hair braiding. Our talented stylists can help you achieve any look, from classic and elegant to bold and creative. With summer approaching, it’s a good idea to opt for a protective style that will help shield your hair from the ravages of sun, heat, chlorine, salt, and all of the other hair hazards that come from fun in the sun. Below, check out 3 types of twist hairstyles for the summer.

Senegalese Twists

Senegalese twists are sleeker and more slender than some other types of twists. They give a very polished look and can be worn in a variety of different styles, making them a versatile choice. The Kanekalon hair commonly used for these twists gives them their smooth appearance, and the sections of hair used are relatively small, resulting in lots of thin, smooth twists.

Marley Twists

Also known as “Kinky Twists,” this method of hair styling is actually quite similar to that of Senegalese twists. The main difference lies in the type of hair extensions chosen, in this case a coarser, kinkier variety of hair. Common names for the hair used in this style are “Marley hair” or “Jamaican hair.” This type of twist hairstyle is a great choice for those who want a more textural look.

Havana Twists

Havana twists use the same type of hair extensions and the same twisting technique as Marley twists, but larger sections of hair are used, yielding fewer but fuller twists.

If you would like to try one of these beautiful styles, contact us today! Give us a call at 770.423.9900 to make an appointment at our Marietta hair salon.

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