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Twist and Pin

Which hair pins do I use?

by Hair Romance on March 13, 2012 · 34 comments

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Let me tell you, the right hair pins make all the difference. My hair falls out of my Twist & Pin hairstyles if I use cheaper hair pins. Sometimes the cheaper brands from the supermarket or pharmacy work the first time but they bend too easily so the second or third time you use them [...]



Diane Kruger has an effortless style and I love this twist & pin hairstyle on her. One of the most common hair questions is how can I get more volume in my fine hair. I’ll have a style guide coming up, and you can find product tips for fine hair here, but if you’re looking [...]



Rachel McAdams, at the premiere for the latest Sherlock Holmes movie, looking fresh faced and gorgeous as usual. But then I noticed her fabulous updo and thought it looked kind of familiar… It’s the classic Twist & Pin – my all time favourite easy hairstyle. You can watch the how to video here, it was [...]


Hair Romance French roll

Hair Romance loves a quick and easy hairstyle and this is as simple as Twist & Pin! This is my take on the classic French roll and is a hairstyle I often wear. It’s chic and I like to leave it a little messy, for that effortless feel. Hairstyle How-To: Gather your hair into a [...]



The Twist & Pin is my favourite hairstyle technique. So good in fact I wrote a whole book about it! Why not give it a try today? My first ever episode of Hair Romance TV shows you how to do the Twist & Pin. The reason I love the Twist & Pin is because it [...]


alice + olivia’s spring showing at NYFW looked like a secret garden landscape. Love the bright 1960s beach colours mixed with other more subtle pieces, like a gold beaded dress with a nod to the 1920s. There were two hair looks for the collection, to reference the two sides to the alice + olivia spring [...]


Looking for some hairspirations? Here are more NYFW hairstyles to steal. Marchesa – Fishtail braided ponytail This hairstyle seen at Marchesa takes the sleek ponytail to another level. I recommend getting a friend to help with this as it will be very hair to do on your own hair. Start with poker straight hair and [...]

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Well I finally made my first YouTube video! I was prompted by my guest post for Cheri at I Am Momma Hear Me Roar last week as part of Hair Week and I filmed this on a glorious sunny day last week, just me and my tripod. It’s shot on my DSLR and it’s the [...]


How to Twist & Pin

by Hair Romance on June 28, 2011 · 18 comments

in Twist and Pin

Today I’m guest posting over at I Am Momma Hear Me Roar for the lovely Cheri as part of Hair Week. I’m sharing the how-to for one of my all time favourite styles, the one that started it all – the Twist & Pin. I even made a video – eep! Cheri had some great [...]



Here are some of the styles I created in the 30 Days of Hairstyles Challenge that you can now learn to do with the help of my exciting ebook 30 Days of Twist & Pin: