June 01, 2014

Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney’s Maleficent

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Some of our most popular hairstyles are Disney inspired. This week’s hairstyle fits right alongside them!Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney's MaleficentOur family went to watch Disney’s Maleficent together as a family over the weekend.  By the end of the movie, Bailey and I had conspired to give you this tutorial today!

The inspiration for this hair style comes from quite a few scenes of Princess Aurora when she was living in The Moors. The style consists of two loose twists into a twistback and adorned with flowers.

Aurora also has adorable curls framing her face, but Bailey’s hair is too long to get that exact look, so our front curls are longer.Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney's MaleficentFeel free to tag your own photos of this hairstyle with: #CGHAuroraTwistback

We used baby’s breath to decorate this hairstyle, but you can pretty much use any flowers you would like. In the movie, Aurora actually had a tiny blue flower in the center for this style, but we simply had to use what we had on hand.Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney's Maleficent

Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney's Maleficent

Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney's MaleficentMy kids LOVED this movie Maleficent, and I did, too! The way the story tells the truth behind Maleficent and Aurora’s relationship is very endearing. Without giving too much away, this is certainly a movie we will own as soon as its available for download!

Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney's Maleficent

Princess Aurora Twistback | Inspired by Disney's Maleficent

The ending was beautiful! Definitely a movie for the entire family!


Items Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, 1 small hair elastic, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 4-6 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

Step-by-Step Instructions:

  1. {Optional Step} Use a medium-sized wand to add soft waves as a base to this hairstyle. If you prefer to to use no heat, use two simple braids the night before.
  2. Begin this hairstyle by parting the hair down the middle of the head…
  3. Next, section off a strand of hair about 1 inch above the ear, and about 3-4 inches back from front of the head…
  4. Divide this strand into two equal, but smaller sections…
  5. Begin a simple twist using this hair {you want the hair to go in a diagonal direction behind the ear and towards the back of the head} and don’t twist the hair too tight {you want this to be soft looking}…
  6. When you are done twisting it, clip it out of the way or have your daughter hold it and repeat on the other side…
  7. Complete Steps #3-6 on the other side of the head…
  8. When you have both twists completed, secure them in the middle of the back of head with an elastic…
  9. For the next step, you will need to loosen up the twists…
  10. Do this by gently tugging on every other twist elbow so that the section pancakes out a little…
  11. Repeat on as many bumps as you would like, on both twists, so that they look very loose and almost “messy”…
  12. Now, to hide the rubber band, take a small strand of hair from the remaining hair behind the elastic, loop it upward over the elastic and down behind the twists…
  13. Using the same strand of hair, take it around the front of the elastic again and then back behind, and secure with a small bobby pin…
  14. Add hairspray and flowers {if desired}.

Hope you enjoy this Disney-inspired hairstyle, and see you here next week!

Happy Hairstyling!

Be sure to watch my twins BrooklynAndBailey share with you some of the amazing things their fans all over the world have sent to them in their “P.O Box Haul”…

  • Lanee Colarossi

    My family just watched this movie several weeks ago (I know, we’re not always up-to-date with the newest videos), and I came back to this tutorial and did this with my younger sister’s hair. She loved it, didn’t want to take it down. I think some of your Disney hairstyles are my favorites!

  • Paula Salinas

    The flowers look so cute and girly, i love it

  • Gess

    I was trying to do this a while back and was doing some really acrobatic stuff with my arms didn’t know this was actually this simple! Love this tutorial! ❤❤

  • cortney brown

    Pretty! Such a soft look.

  • Diana

    I love this hairstyle and all of the hairstyles you do!

  • Rockclimbinggirl

    How did you curl her hair for this? Did you use a wand or an iron? Also, what size?

  • i love just love your hair styles! Can you add fashion advice too?! 🙂

  • love them!

  • I love your beautiful hair styles they r amazing! Can you add fashion advice to it?! PLEASE!!:(

  • Haircrazy

    I love your styles! I bet if you posted cute outfits you would be amazing at that too!

  • Haircrazy

    I love your hair styles! But could you make the videos NOT on youtube because my parents wanted me to be safe on the computer so they out a program that makes it so i can not do things like youtube and i really want to know how to do you hair styles! 🙁 Also can u help me! I need a cute hair style to wear for st. pattys day with a normal outfit and i need a normal but cute hair style and i want my hair down for that style. HELP PLEASE!!!! 🙁

  • russel aquino

    i love hairstyle,,, and i like to learn more and i like to try this hairstyle so that i watch the videos to learn more..,,

  • Lucille

    I love this hairstyle. It is over the top awesome.

  • Alma

    Ever since I started watching your videos,I been inspired by all of you guys that I decided to do my daughters hair different everyday . Love your website and all your hair do’s .

  • Emily


  • Natasha

    Videos of the hairstyles please because some of your users who are not speaker of english cannot understand the method

  • Alicia

    Is it possible for you to also have some posts in a another section of the website, or possibly some videos of hair care, stuff like that?

  • I love this hairstyle!!! i got so many comments when i wore it to school! you are the best!!!

    sincesrly your biggest #1 fan

    • Kate

      I know it’s amazing

  • Stevie Kyra

    I saw the movie on Saturday, and when I saw this hairstyle on Aurora, I thought, You know, CuteGirlshairstyles really needs to have a tutorial on this gorgeous hair. Next thing you know, here it is! Lovely, absolutely stunning!

  • Can’t wait to watch the movie!!!

  • Chloe

    OMG this is so cute, can you do it on your own hair.

    and what about a fishtail headband for next Sundays hairstyle!! please think about it and tell me what you think and please reply ASAP! thanks Mindy

    • Stevie Kyra

      You definitely can do this on your own hair. I did this on mine this morning! However, my hair was too short to tie the twists together in the back, so I pinned them separately and hid the pins with my own hair. It still looked fine, though.

  • Rachel

    I think this hairstyle looks like it came right out of a fantasy novel! It’s so beautiful and simple. I am also a huge fan of CHG and BrooklyandBailey!

    • Haircrazy

      I know right?!