Combine a beautiful lady, one daring haircut and a dose of freedom mixed with confidence and you get a sexy TWA wearing woman. Oh, you didn’t know? Let me say it again: TWAs are SEXY!
There’s something to be said for a woman who can shed her hair and still maintain her charm and allure. TWAs, or teeny weeny afros, are attractive, glamorous and can be downright sexy!
Whether you’ve done the Big Chop or just cut your hair into the style, having short hair doesn’t mean your styling options are limited. Sure you can throw on a headband or sport a pouf, but you can create some cool, chic styles too. In fact, there are many ways you can rock your TWA and still be fashionable.
If you have at least a few inches of hair, you have more than enough to play and experiment with. Try an asymmetrical style for a fun and charming look. Go for a faux hawk if you’re feeling a bit bolder! These festive and party-worth styles will garner the attention of the room, allowing you and your hair to be the life of the party.
You can also just rock your TWA as-is and still be free and sexy at the same time.
Take a small section of hair, add a bit of pomade and twirl your hair around your finger, creating springy tight coils. You can do them as big or as little as you like to create your own signature style. If you’re wearing a short, cropped look, be sure to moisturize your hair regularly so it doesn’t become dry and frizzy.
A short cut is a great time to try out color too! Since you will experience grow out relatively quickly from a TWA, you’ll be able to change up your looks just with a haircut or trim. Try a bold red, a sweet honey blonde or even go for a shade to match your skin tone. This creates a one-of-a-kind look that will certainly get you noticed!
As your hair starts growing out, you’ll be even more aware of your hair growth. You can begin to experiment with placing color in certain areas of your hair to give an even more stunning appearance. Adding color in the front of your hair will help frame your face, giving a pop of color and whimsy feel to any length of hair.
Color can also be added to your accessories stash too. You can be bold not only with your jewelry, but with scarves and makeup as well. You have the freedom to pull together different pieces into a cohesive, fresh look no matter what color hair you’re rocking.
You have to have a certain amount of confidence to rock a short, sassy cut. This, my dear friends, is called swag. Swag is the difference between dreading going outside with your TWA and holding your head up proud. This confidence is what makes a woman irresistible to the opposite sex and the hair crush of fellow naturals.
Show off your swag by building your accessories collection. Jazz up your look with some funky glasses, shoulder dusting earrings or a bold lip color. The options are endless when it comes to dressing up your TWA so don’t be afraid to try something new and different. Now is your chance to express yourself beyond your hair!
TWAs don’t have to be boring and they most definitely can be some of the fiercest styles in the natural hair community. Flaunt your kinks with confidence and know that you are indeed beautiful. Wear your teeny weeny afro proudly and you may encourage others to do the same.
I miss my TWA… The in between stage is testing my nerves!
My husband loved my TWA. He told me I looked regal! and I didn't argue with that 😉
I've had long hair most of my life and when I decided to go natural, I did the big chop. I love my TWA better than any style that I've ever had. It is sassy and classy. I plan to keep my hair in the TWA style. It is the best style that I have ever had. I get compliments on it all of the time. Great article.
I'm right there with you Dee and Antoinette– I'm in the "in between" stage now! I kept thinking why did my hair look so much flyer a few months ago– oh yeah it was shorter and styled! =) Puffs and hairpins are helping me through the awkward phase.
This statement is definitely true! At first it was a little nerve wrecking with my TWA, but the way it framed my face made my features POP! Now its in ugly middle growth stage lol. And people are asking me to shave it again -.-
I agree with this post, I actually liked my twa more than I like my "inbetween" stages length now :(.
This post couldn't have come at a more perfect time. After transitioning for 6 months, my hair appointment for the Big Chop is tomorrow! ¡Viva la Revolución indeed!