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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Video Hairstyles: Triple-Twist Ponytail

July 20, 2010

I wanted to provide a video tutorial for one of the first hairstyles I ever put on this website, because I received several requests from followers to do so.

The 2008 hairstyle was called Triple-Twist Ponytail (click to view photos/instructions)…

Triple-Twist Ponytail

Items Needed: Brush, comb, 2 rubber bands, and hairspray.

Time Requirement: 3-5 minutes.

Skill Level: Easy

What I love about this hairstyle is that it can be done so quickly, yet it looks fairly complex! Even dad’s can do this since it does not involve any braiding! (The thickness of the ponytail will vary based on how thick or thin your daughter’s hair may be. You may find that to change up this style a bit, you could use two ponytails instead of one.)

Funny enough, I decided to turn the camera on my husband during the filming of this hairstyle… so there is a brief cameo by my dear hubby a few seconds into the video.  He wasn’t too happy with me, but I thought you should all get to meet him!  (He’s getting a kick out of the YouTube comments this video gets.)  Here is the video tutorial…

Happy Hairdoing!

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Cute Hairstyles: Triple-Twist Ponytail

November 12, 2008

Items Needed: Brush, comb, water bottle, 2 rubber bands, and hairspray.

Time Requirement: 3-5 minutes.

Skill Level: Easy

Of many of my long hairstyles, this one uses a much a much easier ponytail option.  Easier than it looks!  Begin by parting hair on either side…

Pull hair back into a tight ponytail and secure in place with a rubber band…

Now part hair into three sections (have your daughter hold some of the sections if that helps)…

Beginning with the section on the left…separate that section into two equal pieces and twist together. This will form one long hair twist. Have your daughter hold twist to keep it tight…

Now move to the middle section. Part into two pieces and create another twist and have daughter hold also. Repeat this on the far right section as well. You should now have three hair twists…

Take the three twists, place them together and secure by rubber banding all three twists together. Gently let go of the twists. The triple twists will loosen slightly when you let go–but this will cause them to essentially twist together. This creates the awesome hair twist look you see in the photos. Instead of three obvious individual twists–it looks more like one really neat-looking twisty braid!

Here is the twisty hairstyle with some added bling!

Happy Hairdoing!

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