Combo Flower Girl Hairstyle


Combo Flower Girl Hairstyle (1) Wedding season is quickly approaching – or for some – it’s here. Seems like I’ve been getting a lot of request for things lately – which is cool because it definitely keeps me on my toes to come up with new & original hair ideas for you guys – so keep ’em coming! Anyway, a couple weeks back you may remember THIS flower girl hair style I did for Jennifer H. Well she wrote me again because her dd yet another wedding line to be in and needed another style that was half up/half down and that she could could put a big 4 inch bow into. I struggled a bit as I thought about it, because I figured having a big bow in it would just cover up the style and it would be pointless to have more than the hair simply pulled back. But I was really pleased with what I ended out doing, and hopefully she is too. This is kind of a hairstyle that combined several different ones – so I hope you like it!

I did this after Bee’s bath so her hair was fairly damp. Part the hair right down the middle (sorry if this one looks a bit crooked!) Then part it from ear to ear …

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Divide each side into 2 sections and make a ponytail with each of them – so you’ll have 4 ponytails.

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Then with a bit of the hair behind the part that runs from ear to ear part it out like I did in THIS old hairstyle (sorry I didn’t get a better picture of this) – but you’re basically parting from the right lower ponytail to the left lower ponytail and pulling it into a separate ponytail on the crown of the head.

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You can see it better here in this next picture how I pulled up the hair – on the last wrap of the rubber band as you’re making the ponytail don’t pull it through all the way – leaving a loop for a messy bun in a minute.

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Here’s a view from the side:

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Now split the top 2 ponytails in half and join the right half of the left pony & the left half of the right pony with a rubberband in the middle above your messy bun’s rubberband. It’ll kind of make an ‘M’. Let the “tails” of that section straddle your messy bun loop.

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Then take the ponytail above the left ear, and the remaining half of the top left ponytail and twist them to make a rope/twist braid – secure it temporarily with a clip.

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Repeat on the right side and secure it with another clippy. Now it’s going to sort of look like an M with big long twisted sides!

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For a moment take and clip the loop/messy bun up out of the way.

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Take the twist braids/corkscrews and join them with a rubber band underneath the loop/messy bun.

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Drop the loop back down and make a messy bun. Since you’re not working with much hair for this messy bun, just randomly pull the loops up and bobby pin them as you think looks best. I still used my messy bun technique – but was working with a lot less hair!

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Then I dried the rest of the hair hanging down and curled it. It was still damp in spots, as we didn’t have much time before I had to leave, so I didn’t curl it as much as you may want to – to fancy it up!

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Put your big bow underneath the messy bun and you’re set. I got this darling pink & brown one from All Things Ribbon and I think it’s bigger than 4 inches – but that way I knew this would hopefully work for Jennifer!

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Be sure to put your bow low enough that you can hopefully still see the twists … on this pic you can’t seem them as much on the left side.

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Combo Flower Girl Hairstyle (1) She hasn’t yet learned how to smile with gum in her mouth – without the gum coming out too! So hopefully this doesn’t gross you out! LOL

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There you you have it. A half up/half down flower girl hair style that will work with a nice large bow!

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2 Responses

  1. Erin McWhirt says:

    I really love this…. I just tried it on my 3 year old daughter, she is going to be a flower girl tomorrow (found out 2 days ago, and your website is a God send), and it looks pretty good… not exactly like your work, considering my baby girl has very wispy hair, but it works for her… YAY!!! If you would like a pic of how this works on a 3 year old who still has baby hair, I did take some pics, just don’t know how to share them here

    • The Mom says:

      I’m so glad you found a style that worked for you! We’d love to see how it turned out! Feel free to e-mail me pictures or if you are on FB you can share them on our wall!

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