And here is the LHC thread that introduced me to the style:
I guess you can either twist it to one side or the other. Probably because I am left-handed, I ended up twisting towards the left. This is how it came out, with a Ficcaré-style clip (a fork or hairstick works as well):
My hair being very slippery, I guess it didn't came out as polished as I'd ideally wanted it to be, plus the orchid shape isn't that good either. But practice makes perfect!
- YouTube video useful tutorials:
This one (by findingmyowntwofeet) was very useful to me when I first tried the style. It's also one of the Orchid videos that ressemble Anais' original tutorial the best, imo:
Then I've selected a couple more, by Haartraum and torrinpaige. These seem to do an additional twist when creating the orchid shape, I haven't tried that version yet: