Flat Twist French Braid
Hair / Violet

Flat Twist French Braid

   This style concept happened by accident (don’t they all?) but has become a favorite in our hair repertoire since we accidentally created it last year.  With a whole slew of swimming heading our way this week, we knew we needed something close-to-the-head that wouldn’t give the swim cap any trouble.  And since the thermometer … Continue reading

Ballet Hair Updo
Hair / Violet

Ballet Hair Updo

In honor of receiving her first leotard/tights/ballet shoes later this week… … a style fit for a ballerina. We pieced this one together on the fly, not having a clear idea of the outcome until the last few minutes.  Seriously.  Because that’s just how we roll with hair, I guess. It lasted beautifully all week … Continue reading

Repeat Style:  Mini-Braids
Hair / Violet

Repeat Style: Mini-Braids

Our absolute-favorite-go-to-in-a-pinch style.  We love mini-braids for all the reasons I always write about in these posts.  Versatility.  Longevity.  Shake-a-bility… you know, all the important reasons for a 3-year-old. This time we did a section of cornrows in the front to add a little interest and also keep the braids out of Violet’s eyes.  On … Continue reading

Rosette Style
Hair / Violet

Rosette Style

Inspired (as usual) by my favorite natural hair care site, Chocolate Hair Vanilla Care, I decided to try out what is supposed to be a fairly quick and simple style that still looks elegant and formal:  Rosettes. The pros:  It was relatively quick and easy to do.  It looks unique and beautiful, but is comfortable … Continue reading