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21 Beautiful Black Women Slaying In Yarn Twists, Braids and Locs

Spring's on the horizon and we're getting inspired by these colorful dos. 

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By Nikki Brown · March 8, 2017

Whether you want to step outside the style box or have a penchant for all things outrageous, yarn twists, braids or locs are a fun way to up the ante.

Mixing your natural tresses with yarn (yes, actual yarn) are a quick and easy way to experiment with a new look, without the worry of keeping it permanent or having a negative reaction to synthetic tresses.

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The cozy aesthetic is perfect for winter, but obviously wearable year-round. Don’t believe us?

Get inspired by these beautiful Black women, who clearly know the power of this distinct style…and a whole lot of color. 

Ultramarine and ultra fabulous. 


Now this is how you make a hair statement. 


Simple and chic. 


Bejeweled and multi-colored. 

Only for the bold. 


So vibrant! 


Orange is always a good idea. 


Obsessed with these dark pink locs. 

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Need we say more?


Queen status. 


The more color, the better!


We almost missed those red and yellow twists! 


Aqua hues for the win. 

And in a top knot--fab! 


We spot a purple unicorn. 


Loving this faint purple slay. 


Slaying in space buns! 


All it took was one twist to take this look next level. 


All brown everything. Gorgeous! 


She's pulling off this eccentric look. 

Did you count them all?