Easy Candy Cane Twist Hairstyle (To Do On Your Own)

I always get lots of requests for hairstyles that you can do on your hair. I love this request because it is important to find holiday hairstyles for yourself, not just for the little ones. This easy Candy Cane Twist Hairstyle is a favorite of mine that I love to do each holiday season.

Easy Candy Cane Twist Hairstyle

Easy Candy Cane Twist Hairstyle (To Do On Your Own)

If you’re on the hunt for an easy one, you’re going to fall in love with this one. I’m going to go out on a limb and even say that it doesn’t get much easier than this. It’s super simple and really cute for the holidays ahead.

For this particular hairstyle, all you need to do is twist your hair. That’s it! Just take 2 sections of hair and twist them together. That’s the basis of this hairstyle.

Easy Candy Cane Twist Hairstyle (To Do On Your Own)

You also need a ribbon. I chose a red one since it’s a festive holiday color, but you can choose any color that you want! I will add below a great deal that I found on the satin ribbon that I love to use.

How To Do an Easy Candy Cane Twist Hairstyle

Here’s my quick and easy hair tutorial for the candy cane twist.


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1. Part the hair on the side and grab a section on top.

2. Hair tie this section off to the side.

3. Take your ribbon and loop it through the hair elastic.

4. Allow it to dangle on both sides.

5. Twist the 2 sections of hair together and hair tie on the bottom.

6. *You can leave as is, but I like to bobby pin it behind my ear.

Favorite Ribbon To Buy

Here is a GREAT deal on hair ribbons. You get all of this ribbon for only $7.99! You get all the colors… this will work great for you throughout the year.

best ribbon for the hair

Buy it here.

I shared that ribbon above because in case you don’t have a ribbon on hand, it’s great to know where to get some and I recommend these ribbons.

Best Hair Products for Your Hair

1. I love love love using these hair ties. These are fantastic for keeping the hair from creasing and they don’t damage the hair either.


no crease hair ties

2. I love using a leave-in conditioner spray on Victoria’s hair before I start. I just like to make sure there aren’t any tangles before we get going.

Aussie Hair Insurance Leave-in Spray

3. Looking to tame the flyaways? This hair wax stick is amazing to use!

Samnyte Hair Wax Stick

4. These are the hair elastics that I’ve been using lately. They’re durable and don’t damage the hair. The quality is incredible, not to mention they’re super inexpensive.
best hair elastics

5. Hair Styling Cream – dae Hair Cactus Fruit 3-In-1 Styling Cream

dae Hair Cactus Fruit 3-In-1 Styling Cream

This is my favorite hair styling cream right now. Hands down. For what it’s worth right out of the gate, it smells amazing! Literally. One of the best-smelling hair products ever.  I know that’s not the biggest selling point, but it definitely helps.

  • SIGNATURE BLEND – Our Cactus Fruit 3-in-1 Styling Cream is a clean, multitasking formula that smooths styled hair, preps shiny blowouts, and defines natural curls.
  • BENEFITS – Infused with desert-derived extracts, it adds polish and shine, while hydrating botanicals moisturize hair and tame frizz.

Buy dae Hair Cactus Fruit 3-In-1 Styling Cream.

Try this other Holiday Hairstyle:

Prettiest Holiday Braid

About Audrey

Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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