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HOW-TO: Twisted Texture by Ursula Stephen

Celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen is one to watch. She’s the hands behind the covetable locks of Rihanna, Mary J. Blige, Kerry Washington, and Laverne Cox. Known for her edgy and versatile styles, Stephen has graciously shared with us a simple up-do easy to recreate at home.

Tease the crown of the hair for volume.

Smooth top and pin down crossing bobby pins to secure hair down.

Take a section of hair from each side and tie into a knot.  Tie as many times as needed depending on length of hair.

Hold knot in place and pin down to secure.

Continue step 3 and 4 all the way down the back of your hair.

Pin down and loose ends for a finished look.


Be sure to follow Ursula Stephen on Instagram for more #manespiration.

Photos by Kathleen Elie.

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