June 16, 2009

short hairstyle

I often get emails or comments that they wish their daughter's hair was longer or thicker or not so much in the mullet. Most everything I post - you can do on anyone - although some things you may have to simplify. I watched my little niece the other day & she did not want her mom to do her hair but when she was over, I asked if I could do it & she said yes. I thought it was a good chance to show a little girl with short hair & something fun you could do with it.
First, I wanted to show you what I was working with.
I started by parting her hair on a side slant. Going off of that slant, I sectioned the top half into piggies (scroll up to the top picture to see how I parted going off the side slant part)
Now go back & decide what side you want to start on & begin to make piggies directly underneath the first row of piggies. As you go along, cross over the top piggie, doing this all the way across.
When you get to the end, just bring the ends both together to make your side piggie. We didn't pull her hair all the way thru but then pulled strands just to give it a messier look.
Here's the front view. She would not smile normal so you get the pirate eye.

So now here's how my girlie's hair ended up being with this same style:
We did the exact same steps as I described but added a little "twist" to it. As you cross over each piggie, just twist over each other & pin one side while you are securing the other with an elastic.

Don't mind the very ornery face (she wanted to turn the camera on by herself so I don't get a smile) We left the pony tail down instead of pulling it into a messy bun & curled. Super easy - but a little different than the first!!

17 comments:

SugarandSpice said...

She is adorable, and I love her long beautuful ponytail!

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The Rasch's said...

Thank you for showing short hair. My daughter decided that she was done with long hair and cut it herself so I have been trying to see what I could do with short hair. I love your blog. It is wonderful. Thank you so much again!!!

Chablis said...

You're awesome!! SO DARLING, I can't wait to try it tomorrow!

thespackmanfamily said...

all I have to say is when and if I have a girl you need to do her hair. I will move next door so you can :) There is no way I could ever do that Jessica you are so talented

April said...

This is absolutely adorable! Thanks for sharing!

Megan said...

You are so amazing! I love this blog!

Laura said...

SUPER cute!

Mandi said...

I LOVE this one. I wish my curly sue had long enough hair to do this!!!!!

Rachelle said...

Thanks so much for posting that! I'm going to try it on my 3 yr. daughter's hair!

Alli Blue said...

This one is a keeper!

Karen said...

Oh wow, I'm so thrilled to see this one! My 7 yr. old daughter bravely decided to donate 10 inches of her hair last month (totally her decision, mommy and daddy actually tried to talk her out of it) and I've not been able to do many of our favorite hairstyles ever since. I can't wait to try this one on her, thanks!

The Kooky Queen--Rachel said...

Awww, you're wonderful!!! I needed this for my mullet-headed gal! :)

"Summershine" said...

I did this (the long hair version) to my daughter's hair for church on Sunday and it turned out sooo great!!! Thank you so much for all of the great ideas!!!!

The Kooky Queen--Rachel said...

I just had to come back and tell you that I did this on my niece for Sunday and it was DARLING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oaklee said...

I ABSOLUTLY LOVE your daughters hair and I sent you some pics of the hair I do so check!

bart eagar said...

Thank you! As a single dad, I need all the help I can get!

bart eagar said...

Thank you! As a single dad, I need all the help I can get!