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rope braids [Jun. 2nd, 2008|11:37 pm]
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[ceallaighgirl]
Hi again! I figured I may as well post my hair from a wedding I went to last weekend. There was swing dancing so I had to have my hair up and secure so that I didn't accidentally (or not-so-accidentally, haha) whack anybody with it.



It's sort of a variation on a hairstyle that I do kind of often. First I did a rope braid down either side, then gathered all my hair at the nape of my neck into ponytail. I split it in half and put each half into a rope going in opposite directions (the right rope twists to the right and the left rope twists to the left). Then I took the left rope and wrapped it around the other in a bun going anti-clockwise and pinned it down, and wrapped the remaining rope clockwise and pinned it down. Pretty simple and straightforward. Yay. Wish I had a better picture of it.

Oh actually here's a picture of it (without the side ropes) from last November. :-)
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[User Picture]From: blk
2008-06-03 05:59 pm (UTC)
Wow, that's lovely and looks very useful. How fast can you do this? Did it stay up all night?
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[User Picture]From: ceallaighgirl
2008-06-03 06:00 pm (UTC)
It took me about fifteen minutes.

Yeah, it held really well. It can hold pretty much for forever. When I do it for a Scottish country dance it holds up as well (which involves a lot of jumping up and down).
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From: (Anonymous)
2011-02-25 07:29 pm (UTC)

your braids

That is such a beautiful picture. I love your hairstyle:)
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