Egg Tails | Easter Hairstyles

April 19, 2011

Two years ago we posted a photo tutorial of our Egg Tails, which were a huge hit for little girls at Easter Egg hunts or at family parties, Crazy Hair Day, etc.

It has turned out to be one of our fun Easter Hairstyles (although not appropriate, in my opinion, for Easter Sunday)!

Egg Tails | Easter Pigtails

Yesterday, I took a Facebook poll asking viewers if they thought I should do a video tutorial of this style before Easter and the response was overwhelmingly… YES!!! Sooooo, we scrambled to find the supplies and filmed the ponytails this morning.

Egg Tails | Easter Hairstyles

I am telling you, this hairstyle is a definite conversation starter! I guarantee that you will have people stopping you in the street trying to see exactly what it is that you did!

In fact, the Egg Tail video tutorial is already getting a great response on YouTube! {Two years ago a viewer’s daughter was at an Easter Egg hunt wearing this style and was photographed for her local newspaper!}

Egg Tails | Crazy Hair Day

In our original photo tutorial two years ago, we used full-size Easter eggs.  This time, we used the mini eggs so that we could fit three in each ponytail.  It turned out super cute.  (Be sure to start looking today for these mini eggs, because they are hard to find!  Hobby Lobby had been carrying them, but we found ours at WalMart.)

We also enhanced the hairstyle to include a trick we used last year to help keep the eggs from falling out.  You will have to watch the video to see exactly what it was!

Before you view the video, though, be sure to review the old photo tutorial (“Egg Tail” link above) beforehand just to make sure you understand each step well.  Then after seeing the video, you will be a pro!

Items Needed: Rat-tail comb, spray bottle, hairspray, 36 clear elastics, 8 hair bands, 6 mini plastic Easter eggs, and two ribbons (your choice of color).

Time Requirement: 20+ minutes

Skill Level: Hard

Happy Hairdoing!

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XO Valentine's Day Hairstyle

February 13, 2010

Here is my last Valentine’s Day hairstyle for 2010, and it requires a little bit of “creativity” to see it! It is a little out there… so I did this on my #3 daughter last week as a test to see if people at school could figure it out, and everyone did.  In fact, some of her teachers took pictures.  It took a bit of practice to get it, so I explain some of what I learned in the video tutorial below.  Here it is…

XO (Hug & Kiss) Hairstyle

Items Needed:  Brush, comb, spray bottle, 5 elastic bands, and 3 ribbons

Time Requirement:  20 minutes

Skill Level: Hard

Also, don’t forget our other Valentine’s Day Hairdo’s!  Be sure to email photos of your V-Day do’s or simply post them to our Facebook page!

Enjoy, and Happy Hairdoing!

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Rows of Three | Cute Hairstyles

January 07, 2010

*Note from Mindy: Congratulations to Kenzie for being our January’s Hairdoer of the Month!!! She just turned 13 last month, and came up with this hairstyle for her little sister on her own! Bless her heart, each photo file was 4MB in size so it had to take her forever to upload the photos and send them to me by email! Her little sister is so lucky to have such a wonderful big sister to do her hair. Please join with me to congratulate Kenzie! (She will also receive 20 extra entries into our next giveaway!)
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Rows of Three

Hello, My name is Kenzie, I will be 13 this month , and I do my little sister’s hair. This hairdo is called ‘Rows of Three’.

Items Needed: Comb, brush, water bottle (if her hair is not wet), 21 small elastics, bow.

Time Requirement: 20 to 25 minutes.

Skill Level: Medium

First, part hair down the middle and right behind ears. Make 3 temporary ponytails…

Now take one of the sections and part it into three more sections…

Next take one of the three sections and make a small square at the bottom…

Then make another square, but add the bottom pony to it (should look like this)…

After that, do the same thing with the last piece and don’t forget to add the pony under it…

Now do the same thing to the other two sections (should now look like this)…

Now for the other side of head, do the exact same thing as you did before. Then when you have six ponytails on top, take the front two and put them in an elastic…

Do the same with the next two ponytails, but add the top one in…

And the same thing for the last one…

Now take out the bottom temporary pony, brush hair, add a bow… and your done!!

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Happy Hairdoing!

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Halloween Hairstyles: Spider Web w/ Messy Pull Through

October 07, 2009

After our “Adopt a ‘D0 – Cute Girls Hairstyles Review Board” (my four beautiful DD’s… ages 9, 9, 6, and 4) viewed all of October’s “Hairdoer of the Month” entries, the girls chose this style due to the Halloween season! There were so many beautiful hairdo’s submitted, it was hard to choose! All other entries will be rolled over to next month, so keep them coming!
 
Congratulations to Marilyn and her daughter on being October’s Hairdoer of the Month!!! Feel free to stop by her blog and congratulate her!

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Spider Web with Simple Messy Pull Through

Time Requirement: 20 min. This does take a little more time. I probably wouldn’t do it for a school day morning, but very fun for a Halloween party.

Items Needed: 14 mini hair ties and 2 large hair ties.

Skill Level: Medium

Begin by brushing your DD’s damp hair back straight until smooth. Then begin sectioning off the top of her hair in four sections, secure each with a mini hair tie. I chose orange for Halloween. I think it makes it a little easier if you tie the bottom portion of your DD’s hair back during this part…


Then continue down the left side of her head and do three more sections. Securing those the same way…


This part is a little confusing to describe so check out the photo for better explanation. Brush the remaining hair down again and starting from the left side follow the part down from the top left hair tie section, and make a new section at the base of your DD’s neck. Twist the first hair tied section, and add it to the new section at the bottom and secure with another small tie…


Continue doing the same thing with the other three sections, and leave one last section on the right side of her head loose for the next part…


Now go back over to the far left side of your DD’s hair and twist the top side section of hair and then weave it in and out across the back of her head through the vertical sections, and attach with another hair tie on her right side with a section of the hair left out…


Continue doing the same thing with the other two sections weaving them in and out oppositely like weaving a basket (or a web), and secure with two more ties…


After all the hair is secured simply twist the bottom hair out adding piece to piece until they are all together, and do the same thing down on the right side, and secure them all together with a large tie. The picture above is a close up of the twist…


You can turn it into a pony tail or, what I did was on the last twist of the hair tie I only brought the hair half way through and let the ends hang over. Then secure it one more time with another hair tie to keep it tight. Spike up the ends, hair spray and add a fun halloween hair clip. I did not have any halloween clips, but I am definitely going to make one now to go with this. I think it would be really cute with a spider attached to it…




My DD’s and I had fun doing this, and even if you don’t pick ours we enjoyed spending the time together any way! You can always check out our family blog at http://www.thetibbittsfam.blogspot.com/!

Thanks for all the things you do. You have inspired me on many a hair day crisis, and we have come out of them looking happy and beautiful!!

Thank you,

Marilyn

Happy Hairdoing!

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