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Old 10-19-2009, 10:49 AM   #1
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A Double-Dog Dare for those that are challenged by their little girl's hair!!

I have been at a loss as to what to do with my dd's hair. She's almost 2 and has very fine shoulder-length hair. My only ideas up to date have been to put one pigtail right on top or 2 on the side with the back loose.

I'm sure there are other mommies like me out there that look at their daughter's head and just feel baffled!

So.... I'm posing a challenge. Get your creative juices flowing! For one week, try a different hairstyle on your girl each day, and post pics daily of what you come up with! Whether it looks fantastic, or it's a total flop, let's see what you can do!

I'll start today, but before I do, here's a pic to make you giggle ... my dd with some major bedhead! She rolled out of bed like this a few weeks ago:



I'll be back a little later with a pic of our first "new" do!

ETA: Added helpful links. Feel free to suggest new ones, and I'll add them!

Helpful links:
http://shedoeshair.blogspot.com/
http://www.princesshairstyles.com/
Girly Do's By Jen
Babes In Hairland
Jackie & Kassie's Sweet Do's
Hair for the Mini Diva


WAHM Hair Goodies:
Pretty Pretties
BobBEEz
DS Mama Reuben Christopher
JoJo's Hair Clippies
Five Blessed Bows
Babes n' Bows Boutique
The Funky Birdie Boutique

General Tips:
*Use a rat-tail comb to get a straight part
*Use fingernail clippers to snip tiny elastics out
*You can also get the elastics out easily in the bath - put conditioner in the hair and in a few minutes, they'll slide right out
*Watch out for shampoos containing sodium laureth sulfate; it can cause or worsen dry skin (kiss my face products don't contain it)
*A tiny bit of hair gel helps contain fly-aways
*Little elastics can be found at the dollar store
*Distractionary items are our friend (shows, toys, things she can put together) while we're doing hair


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Old 10-19-2009, 11:02 AM   #2
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Re: A Double-Dog Dare for those that are challenged by their little girl's hair!!

that's so super cute!

If I had a camera cord, I'd participate.
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Old 10-19-2009, 11:03 AM   #3
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That is ADORABLE!!
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Old 10-19-2009, 11:12 AM   #4
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Great idea! I take that dare.....

Here is Kaitlin with her wild hair....I'll be back after I get it fixed.

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Old 10-19-2009, 11:32 AM   #5
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Karrie, your dd is really sweet.

I'm so glad you're going to play!!

Here's Monday's do on Emily. Four mini-buns. I started with 4 pigtails and just wrapped them around themselves and secured them with tiny butterfly clips.



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Karrie, your dd is really sweet.

I'm so glad you're going to play!!

Here's Monday's do on Emily. Four mini-buns. I started with 4 pigtails and just wrapped them around themselves and secured them with tiny butterfly clips.



i did this style today, except instead of the back two buns, I did one braid. It came out interesting! i don't like it, but I'll leave it in today.

Sry no pics - no camera cord... but thought i'd share the idea anyway!
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i did this style today, except instead of the back two buns, I did one braid. It came out interesting! i don't like it, but I'll leave it in today.

Sry no pics - no camera cord... but thought i'd share the idea anyway!
Fun! I'm glad you gave it a whirl The braid sounds sweet!

Here's Tuesday's "do" in our house:





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ohhh, I need to try this!!! DD3 has super fine curly hair, wonder if I could get her to sit till long enough to do this. It's not the sitting still, it's the NOT MOVING YOUR HEAD while I try and get this parted out!!!! lol
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DD is going to be one on Thursday so not too much hair yet.

With bows and without.



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Mary - WOW! That's like at least 4 times as much hair as my 13 mo old DS has! AND at least twice as much hair as my DD had at one year! lol!

Cute baby girls!

Love the 4 little mini buns! Do you think those will come out pretty easily since they are only secured with the little clip? Not being snarky, just thinking of the same 'do on my DD - it would last all of 10 mins, maybe.
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