When you're in a beauty rut, it's a little like looking in your closet and seeing absolutely nothing to wear. Sure, you have the bones to create a killer look — a bold liner here, a bottle of texture spray there — but sometimes you just need a boost of inspiration. That's why we created Short Cuts, a series of quick, easy-to-follow videos meant to educate, refresh, and excite the beauty nerds in all of us. Whether you're looking to learn something new or to refresh your current routine, there's a Short Cut for you.
Step 1: Unravel your twists, lightly combing out the front with an Afro pick.
Step 2: Create a side part, and section off.
Step 3: Beginning on the right side, smooth your hair back and secure it with a bobby pin right above your ear.