Braids, wigs, weaves – black women have the magical ability to shake up their style whenever they feel like it. And when it comes to wearing our natural afro hair, there’s a whole catalogue of styles we can try to revitalise our hair routine. If braiding has never been your forte, flat twists – where two strands of hair are twisted together and pulled back behind the head – are an easy, quick alternative that still looks flawless. To show us how, afro hair stylist Charlotte Mensah paid an exclusive visit to the Standard: Charlotte said: “For this hairstyle, I used Manketti Oil Leave-In Conditioner, Manketti Hair Oil for smoothing and straightening the curls and locking in moisture. “Finally, I used the Manketti Oil Finishing Mist to give the hair added shine.” She added: “I love this hairstyle as its both romantic and ethereal. It’s perfect for a wedding, corporate event or simply a unique day to day look.” Charlotte is a multi-award winning Afro hair stylist specialising in natural hair. You can find out more about Charlotte’s brilliant work on her website, Instagram or visit her in her Hair Lounge Salon, based in Portobello Road, London.