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Twisted Hair Knot Tutorial

Up Hair Knots with Twisting Curves

Try a New Twist to Hair Knots

This flexible updo works surprisingly well on most  hair types. If you can wear a ponytail you can wear this twisted hair knot. However, if your hair is extremely thin or fine, this may not be the best look for you.

Support products such as a medium hold gel or mouse can be used to add texture and hold to the hair.  That being said, I used only a leave in conditioner on this model. My choice; Vitamino Color, from Serie Expert, a Loreal Professional product. To refine and hold the look I finished with Kenra Volume Spray.

Up hair with Twisting knots and curves from Kinney Systems Hair Design on Vimeo.

Updo Hair Knots Step 2 Twist

Step 1: 

  • Begin by parting the hair into thirds. The sections can vary so go ahead and be creative. Brush each section up and away from the scalp. As you hold the hair begin to twist it down onto itself.

Updo Hair Knots Step 3

Step 2:   

  •  Twist like the image. You should have one loose end and one end with a loop.

Updo Hair Knots Step 4 Tie Ends Together

Step 3:   

  • Run the loose end thru the loop end and tie the two ends together.

Updo Hair Knots Step 5
Step 4:    

  • My second section is larger than the first. Notice I over direct it toward the previous section.

Updo Hair Knots Step 6 Refine
Step 5:    

  • Refine with a paste wax or spray if desired. Again your choice, be creative.

Updo Hair Knots Step 7
Step 6:   

  • Notice, I over direct it toward the previous section and wrap it round it.

Updo Hair Knots Step 8
Step 7:   

  • Again, run the loose end through the loop end and tie them together. Use bob pins to secure the hair.

Updo Hair Knots Step 9
Step 8:   

  • My last section is much larger than the previous two, this creates an asymmetric design. I brush this section all together and take it to the other two sections.

Updo Hair Knots Step 10
Step 9:  

  • Run the loose end thru the loop end and tie them together. Secure with bob pins.
Updo Hair Knots Step Rear ViewUpdo Hair Knots Step Side View

The twisted hair knot is a great way to change things up! For a more finished look, simply add soft curls to remaining face framing layers.

Hair Stylist Perry KinneyGuest Contributor Perry Kinney has been a professional hairstylist for 34 years. Having worked in the industry as a Designer, Educator, and Senior Educational Advisor. Centered by continuing education with organizations such as “the American Board of Certified Hair Colorists” Perry keeps his focus these days on photo shoots. As a designer and owner of Kinney Systems Hair Design he now produces video tutorials thru his web site.




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