Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Braids to Side Bun

Start on the side of her head and make 2 small french braids back to her ears.

Then pull all the hair into a side low ponytail on the opposite side of the braids.

Then make a messy bun with the hair in the ponytail. I use bobby pins to place the hair where I want it to be.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Medium Length Style

A highlighted, sassy style in a medium-to-long length.
Courtesy of Danitra R

Toddler Fun Hair

First make a small ponytail across the front of her head and pull it through itself to make the twist. Then make 2 small ponytails on each side and pull them through themselves.
Pull the side pony's and make one more small ponytail using all the other small ponytails. Then pull it through itself.

Curly Hair

This one is similar to the last post the only difference is instead of crimping the hair we used made large ringlets.

Old Holiday Hair

This is an old picture but since I haven't been doing this hair blog for a long time but I have been doing hair for awhile I found some old hairstyles. My daughter likes to pick her own hairstyles sometimes and this is one of hers.
She has a small french braid across the top of her head and then we used YES an old crimping iron to do the rest of her hair.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Fun Holiday Hair

I first started by making ringlets all over her heads. I purchased a really neat curling iron a while ago that had groves in it that makes perfect ringlets for little girls hair.
Next make a small french braid across the front of her head.
Take half of her hair and pull up into a ponytail. I then used a small elastic to make somewhat of a messy bun. I pulled out some of the ringlets and used bobby pins to keep the ringlets perfect.
Then I took a red ribbon and attached a safety pin to the end. I then went in and out of her ringlets to give the swirl look.

I love my little girl's hair down but I have to do something with the front or else it's in her eyes & face & it drives me nuts. This is SUPER easy & can be done on short or long & it was very quick. & I actually recycled this hairdo which I usually never do - but it looked really good the next day, so I pulled her hair into a side pony on that same side, braided it & it looked really cute.
Start with four elastics on the side that you part it on.
Split the middle ones in half & add together to make your next row of 3
One more time of splitting the middle ones & adding to make a row of 2.
Braid as far down as you want to go.
I kept her hair straight except for the 2 braids - I curled them & her hair was out of her face all day. Loved it.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Gorgeous Bob Cut

This is a lovely bob cut that would be great for a bride with short hair.
Courtesy of our friends at Essence.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Toddler Rolls

As most of you with toddlers know pictures are not always easy to get so this is the only one we got of this cute hairstyle.
Her hair is in 4 small rolls that go back to the crown of her head. The rest of her hair I rolled brushed under to give her a little bit more volume.

Monday, December 14, 2009

French Braid to Side Pony

Make a small french braid across the front top of her head. Make sure the braid goes all the way down. This is similar to a previous post but instead of a regular ponytail do a far side ponytail.

I had another blogger tell me about wrapping the braid around the ponytail so I have done that to her side ponytail. (thank you to this blogger for the idea)

We love flowers and right now she always wants the same flower so we added this flower for fun.

Friday, December 11, 2009

I know these are really called topsy tails - but I like to call them tuck under knots. Most of you by now know how to do the tuck under knots. So this is just puffy braids on each side with each one a tuck under knot. Super easy to do. Sometimes - I get sick of curling the ends, or doing messy buns - I just wanted the tuck under knots to go all the way down.
Start at the top & after each elastic, do your tuck under knot & then go on to the next.
I did 3 going down the head on both sides.
Once you do 3, you've got your 2 piggy tails left. Continue with the tuck under knots on the pony tail until as far down as you want to go.

& we're finished. This would work on long or short - even if you just went once or twice down with short hair. It's super easy & pretty fast when we're in a hurry to be going somewhere.
front/slide view
You could even add some ribbons at the end but she's starting to not like bows as much. I even thought about threading ribbon through back & forth to make it look more christmasee - maybe we'll try it later & post it to see how it looks.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Shakira Hair

Pick one side of her head and make 2 small french braids along the top of the ear.

We curled her hair to make the big loose curls with a straightening iron. Or you can use a
1 1/2 in curling iron. (I apologize for the pictures my husband needed my good camera and left me with a really old one)

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Real Bride: Breezy Sophistication

This is a sophisticated hairdo topped off with a feathered birdcage veil.
Submitted by ElegantEventDesign.com
Photography by ImaginePhotographyOnline.com

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Not a Hair Post but Fun

I was emailed this information and wanted to share it with all of you wonderful mom's

Twelve Days of Christmas

One of our Mom-Stuff Team has posted her Twelve Days of Christmas for you. You can use it as is or any part of it as neighbor gifts. We would like to thank Amber for this contribution. We know you will love this. For more gift ideas we have added some more simple and inexpensive gifts in our Family Fun section titled Friend gifts.

Twelve Days of Christmas by Amber at www.mom-stuff.com

Last year I decided I wanted to bring some joy to a family’s life that I knew was struggling due to the troubled economy. Everybody needs a little bit of cheer all the time but especially at Christmas. I focused on family time to bring some joy to this family each evening. This is my version of the Twelve Days of Christmas.

My version of the 12 days of Christmas is very different than the original version. I took a variety of poems and printed them out on Christmas stationary. To use my format buy stationary with printing across the tip as in a header. I then bought or made an item that goes along with each poem I have listed. The items I included at the bottom of each poem. I put each item into a Christmas sack with the tag tied with curly ribbon. Each day I would deliver the poem and the item to my family’s house. My hope was to create a family bonding time for each of the 12 days before Christmas and add some Christmas JOY. I hope you will enjoy this and have a Merry Christmas.

On the 1st day of Christmas my true friend gave to me. This is what the tag read just change the 1st to 2nd or the pattern can be found by clicking here

The 12 poems are listed below by clicking on each one it will take you to the actual poem

A Parent’s Night Before Christmas
Legend of Christmas Stockings
Legend of Mistletoe
Legend of Poinsettia
Legend of the Christmas Rose
The Candy Cane Legend
The Legend of the Christmas Bell
The Legend of the Christmas Balls
The Legend of the Christmas Spider
Under Santa’s Hat
Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus
The Night before Christmas for Moms

Toddler Twist into Small Ponytail

As most of you who have toddlers know it is difficult to get pictures so we did our best but these were the only 2 that worked so I hope you can get the hairstyle from them
I made a parallel part diagonally along the top of her head. I then made a diagonal part and made a twist (or pulled the hair through her small ponytail)

Then make a second ponytail parallel to the first one. I have been roll brushing her hair while it is wet to give her some more body.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Haute Cross Buns

This is a gorgeous pinned back hairstyle with a sassy bun style at the back.

Double Twists into Ponytail

Another variation of the double twists. I made a diagonal part and then made 2 identical twists.

Once the twists are done I pulled the remaining hair into a ponytail and the last pull through I left the ends of her hair in the elastic.

A very simple and yet fun hairstyle.