The hairstyle in theses pictures is an example of senegalese twists updos and gives you an idea of how versatile braids can be, whether they are twisted or braided. For one, senegalese twists are simply braids done with hair extensions in a two strand twisting technique. You can attach the hair by twisting from the roots of the hair or start off braiding the hair 1 inch down before the twist begin.
This updo is one of the many styles that you can create with these senegalese twists which is very much like wearing single braided extensions. Colored hair can be added for a two tone look. Also, you can create these braids with straight synthetic weave or with kinky synthetic weave as shown in this kinky twist braids ponytail picture.