Quadruple-Flipped Ponytail #2 | Easy Hairstyles

August 07, 2012

Some of you may remember about a month ago where we showed you a very simple, yet beautiful Quadruple-Flipped Ponytail hairstyle.  Today, we are showing you a second way to create this cute ponytail but using a different technique and with a softer look.

What we enjoy about this hairstyle is that is that it looks a lot like a Fishtail Braid, without having to braid it that way!  {Fishtail braids are one of the most time-consuming braid techniques.}  I also did this on straight hair, to get the softer look that we really wanted.

You can use a Topsy Tail tool if you really want to, but the flips were large enough that I did them with my fingers instead.  That preference is totally up to you.

Quadruple-Flipped Ponytail #2 | Easy Hairstyles

When we were finished filming, my husband said that this one is easy enough that we should add it to our “Daddy Do” hairstyle list! To prove it, he recreated the style for me! My only regret was that we did not have him film the tutorial!

Quadruple-Flipped Ponytail #2 | Easy Hairstyles

This hairstyle is perfect for sports, especially if you wet down the hair first and pull the flips tighter than I had done.

If you have longer hair, you can also continue adding flips to the hair… one fan on YouTube said that she was able to get in 7 flips!

Enjoy!

Items Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, 5-6 clear hair elastics, Topsy Tail tool {or use your fingers}, hairspray and accessory {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 5 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

Happy Hairdoing!

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The Subtle Bow | Easy Hairstyles

July 11, 2012

For this week’s post, we wanted to show you a super-easy hairstyle that can be done in literally one to two minutes!

Hairstyle bows are very popular right now, as seen everywhere but also evidenced by our Bow BraidPonytail Bow, Lady Gaga Bow tutorials, etc.  However, this hair bow is a lot more subtle and perfect for girls and women of all ages! Super cute, too!  It is a hairstyle that can be done in a pinch!

The Subtle Bow | Easy Hairstyles

I have had one subscriber state that this really could be a Daddy Do, and we are bummed that we didn’t think of that first because my hubby could have done this one easily!

If a guy can tie his shoe, he can do this hairstyle on his daughter!

To dress up the hairstyle further, you may choose to curl the tassels of the bow and the style would be very  elegant!

The Subtle Bow | Easy Hairstyles

Also, we added a small clip with guests Elle & Blair Fowler, two of the top beauty idols on YouTube who happen to be sisters! We met them both at VidCon and had a great time chatting and laughing! Aren’t they both so beautiful??? If you stop by their channels, be sure to comment and let them know that Mindy from CuteGirlsHairstyles sent you! It will put a smile on their faces!

Enjoy the video!

Items Needed: Brush, rat-tail comb, spray bottle, 2-3 bobby pins, hairspray {if desired}.

Time Requirement: 1-2 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

Happy Hairdoing!

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Daddy 'Do Update

July 29, 2011

The day we posted the Daddy ‘Do, we receive a “Thank You” video response on YouTube from Sean, a single dad with two absolutely beautiful little girls!

In the video, he shows the Four-Twist Ponytail and one of our High Bun hairstyles on his daughter! I think he did an amazing job! I loved the cute “Thank youuuuuuuu!!!” from the girls at the end!

Thank you for being such a wonderful daddy, Sean! You are an inspiration to us all! {Everyone be sure to comment either here or on YouTube!}

Sean’s video…

Note from Mindy: Sean graciously allowed us to embed his video for you all to enjoy!

Happy Hairdoing!

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Four Twist Ponytail | Daddy 'Do Hairstyles

July 27, 2011

It is time for another Daddy ‘Do hairstyle, a style that is so easy a dad can do it!

This incorporates a high ponytail that is then separated into four equal parts.  Each section is then divided again, the two strands twisted into each another tightly, then secured with a rubber band.  Repeat the same for the other three sections of the ponytail.

Now we all know the above to be a Rope Braid cheat for dads.  With a rope braid, you can actually tightly twist the two strands independently and then twist them around eachother, securing with a rubber band.  For this tutorial, we simplified the process so that the dads are not spending 20-30 minutes on the style.

My daughter is only 11 and she does this style on herself in just a few minutes.  She prodded my husband to see if he could do it, and the tutorial below was the result!

Four-Twist Ponytail (Side)

The best part for dads, is that by leaving the style in overnight… he can take out the twists the next day and have a fun curly ponytail {2nd Day ‘Do}!  Enjoy!

Items Needed: Rat-tail comb, brush, water bottle, 1 hairband, four clear elastics, hairspray and accessories (if desired)

Time Requirement: 5-10 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

Happy Hairdoing!

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{As awkward as it isfor my husband to film hairstyles like this, because he has big hands and is not used to doing hair all the time, it is just as awkward for me to film the tutorial!  Watching back the video, I was horrified to notice that I spent more time watching my hubby do the style than watching the viewfinder on the camera!  My filming was way off!  Sorry!}

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High Cheer Bun | Updo Hairstyles

July 13, 2011

A month ago I was in California with my best friend and her daughters, where I filmed a few updo hairstyles.  This one is perfect for cheerleading or ballet, since it is a bun hairstyle, but it is also perfect for occasions such as prom or other formal occasions!

I forgot to snap a few still shots of this style when I was in California, so I recreated the hairstyle on  my daughter last week.

 Side View High Cheer Bun (Side)

Top View High Cheer Bun (Top)

Back View High Cheer Bun (Back)

What I love about this particular bun style is that you can finish it off in any number of ways. We show three options here… wrapping the bun with a braid, splitting the hair and then cross wrapping, and then twisting the hair strands and wrapping.  One that I forgot to mention is that you could fishtail braid the strands and then wrap the bun.  That makes four options you can use!

This tutorial is filmed on the daughter of my best friend, who can sometimes be a goof!  Check out her cheesy smiles anytime the camera focuses in on her directly!  She is a great girl!  Enjoy!

Items Needed:  Brush, comb, water bottle, 2 hairbands, 2-3 bobby pins, and gel/pomade/hairspray (if desired).

Time Requirement:  2-3 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

 

 

Happy Hairdoing!

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