Braided styles will always sit at the forefront as the perfect protective style go-to. But there happens to be a two-strand opponent, better known as twists, that embody the same mesmerizing and protective qualities. Two-strand twists are a low tension, low maintenance, and super-easy style iteration to achieve in less time than braids take. Whether you’re trying to grow out your hair by switching from wash-and-gos to protective styles, or you’re just bored with your current go-to hairstyle, I've rounded up the prettiest twisted hairstyles to keep you out of a hair rut. From a sultry twisted faux hawk to waist length passion twists, prepare to screenshot and make an appointment with your stylist to recreate this season's most stunning twisted styles. Check out our favorites, ahead, and grab your leave-ins and wide tooth combs—you're in for some beautifully twisted hairspo.