July 27, 2010

Hair Week: Hair-do's

Thank you guys so much for your excited and kind comments from yesterday's hair post.  If you try something out and like it, you can add it to the You Roared Flickr group, even though it's not a crafted item.  I'm super excited about today's post.  I think we all need hair ideas for something more than a ponytail. 

While I was recording myself the other day, my husband was lingering around and I didn't know why.  Little did I know what he was up to.  I thought it would only be fair to show you the unedited version of his sense of humor.  Don't worry - you won't see anything you shouldn't because the camera angle was perfect.  He's crazy, but I sure love him.



Okay, back to the hair.  Here's the actual tutorial now for this braided front style.  I like this style because you can do it even when your hair is too short for a ponytail.




Here's one more thing I like to do to spice up a ponytail.  It's a super easy twist.



 While I was brainstorming ideas for Hair Week, I thought I'd see what YouTube had to offer.  I found these tutorials by Johnny Lavoy from Ford models.  They are fabulous.  If you want to see more of his tutorials, click HERE.  Great stuff.  Here are a few of his that I really liked:

Fancy-Schmancy Up-do, but Super Easy:



A Modern Look for a Plain Pony Tail



This one is a little more in-depth, but I had to show it to you because I thought it was so pretty.

Bohemian Braid



Jo from To A Pretty Life offered to show us a style she loves.  Here is her fun look.  I always like to have a good style that pulls all my hair up in the hot summer.  Click HERE to see how she does it.

Jo's Messy Up-do


Alright now ladies!  Go do your hair!  No more plain ponytails!

See you tomorrow!

44 comments:

  1. I love that Bohemian braid! How pretty!

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  2. My husband is the same way! Glad to know I'm not the only one living with a husband who still acts like he's in 2nd grade!

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  3. Laughing out loud at your husband! That's SO my husband! And I must comment on his sweet farmer's tan...it says, "I've been enjoying my summer!"

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  4. Your husband cracked me up.
    I love today's hairdos too! I can't wait to try these. They are a grownup version of braids. LOVE IT!

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  5. I laughed so hard at the first clip, and I still can't stop laughing. You can kind of see a slight smile on his face which makes it even funnier. Thank you so much for sharing that, I need a good laugh.

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  6. Thanks for sharing..I am loving the hair posts. You look great any way you where your hair!

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  7. so I was watching the outtake video and it stopped to buffer at 10 seconds. your face there is pretty awesome. :)

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  8. Thanks so much for this post!!! I have very long hair with some side bangs and i am always looking for a way to dress up a boring ponytail. I love the front braid, that would really hold my bangs back on a bad hair day! THANK YOU!!! my husband i am sure will thank you too, i think he is sick of the boring ponytail. I also LOVE the tip with the headband, my head bands have been sitting sad in a drawer since I got bangs, now they can come out to play!

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  9. So, I totally dreampt about curling my hair with my straightener last night.

    And now I just want to go play with my hair. But SOMEBODY wants me to play race cars with him instead. :)

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  10. Cheri, this is such a good idea! I think, like sooo many other moms, sometimes we feel like we just get stuck in a rut with things like our hair or we kind of lose our style. I am really excited about your tutorials because I have the same exact hair- a lot of fine hair with a wave, really curly in the back. Thanks for the ideas! I can't wait for the rest of the week!

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  11. so much fun! My husband would do the same thing to me if I were videoing myself. So funny!

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  12. I love the bohemian braid! Something else you may want to check out for this hair week is http://www.knotheads.com/
    fun for moms and daughters and a way to be extra creative with hairstyles done easy.

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  13. I LOVE this week's theme! I'm already loving all the tips--and have had a good laugh over your hubby's sense of humor!! Love those funny husbands! Thanks for bareing it all!! hee hee!

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  14. Those videos are great...thanks for sharing them! I live in updos. Today I have a side french braid like you have done, only instead of a pony tail I have it wrapped around a bun.

    Oh, and chopsticks are a girls best friend in updos. Once you figure out how to put them in right you can do an updo in not time at all! There are times that I don't even brush my hair - just twist it up and put some chopsticks in and I am good to go. :)

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  15. LOVE that first clip--totally made me laugh.

    This is a great week! Thanks for all the fun tips! I'm learning some new stuff. You are a babe, Cheri!

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  16. love these tips - so much new stuff to try out! Yeah!!!

    Also - i keep laughing about your hubby's farmers tan. And the way you said "Jeffery" is so the tone i would have used. I think many of us can relate. Too cute - thanks for sharing the outtakes too!

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  17. this is so cool! has any one tried a flip through ponytail? i do it all the time and its so simple! you just take a regular ponytail (it needs to be kind of loose) and you push 2 fingers up through the hair between the band and your head. flip your ponytail up and pull it through the hole you made with your fingers. it a really cool do and keeps your hair out of your face.

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  18. I'm a new follower to your blog and spent a while scanning through your past posts and love it all. I have a french braid in the front of my hair about 2 to 3 times a week. I love them. I'll have to try the twist out next. Thanks for sharing such great ideas!

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  19. That video of your husband coming in was so funny that I had to show my husband. We were both laughing so hard. My hair is a bob so thank you for showing new idea!

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  20. Your husband is a hoot!

    This series is so fun. I tried out the curlying of the hair, and I felt so glam! Love that I have another option other than straightening my hair...now to go and try these!

    Thanks Cheri!

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  22. Okay now I totally have to grow my hair out!!! LOL TFS!

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  23. Hallo from Singapore!! I have been reading your blog and I must say I really enjoy your tutorials and great sense of humour!! Thanks for sharing. I find your blog really useful being a mom to 3 myself!! Thanks for blogging!!

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  24. You have officially saved my hair from complete "blah-dom!" Thanks for your skills!

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  25. i have short hair, so this will be perfect.. i try to braid the bangs all the dang time but its always an epic fail.. maybe watching the video will help some? i dont know but im gonna try ;).. thanks for sharing!!

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  26. I did my hair in the twist today and it was perfect! I tried the braid but I use my bangs and eventually when I run out of bangs, those pieces stick straight out! Great demos!

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  27. I had fun with my hair yesterday! I did the twist one and pulled it back in a ponytail. It was fun having a different look. I'm going to be a little more adventurous than the standard ponytail more often. :)

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  28. woah, thanks for sharing! I am a mommy of five boys 10,9,7,3,1 and yes they keep me running around like a mad woman. These little tips are so easy and are giving me hope. hee hee. It can be a challenge looking feminine when you're surrounded by boys! Thanks again.

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  29. Thanks for the great ideas. The girlies are all excited for me to try some new do's on them.

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  30. Awesome posts! I've been bored to tears with my hair lately but don't have time for intense styling. Loving these ideas! Thanks.

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  31. Really cute ideas! Thanks for sharing all the videos. I'm feeling a little inspired to venture outside my ponytail comfort zone.

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  32. Thank you thank you thank you! I have been wondering how to do that braid across the front for ages now, but I wasn't getting any great results searching online and I didn't want to go ask my 14-year-old neighbor how she does it. :)

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  33. Oh man, I BUSTED out laughing with that first one!!!! I love all the ideas. My hair is at that point where I thinking it's time for another cut but maybe I can prolong that a little longer with those ideas. They're so cute. I think I'll add you to my list of Thumbs Up Thursday posts at the Five Moms and a Blog. I really enjoyed my visit here today and I'd love to share it with our followers. I'll keep in touch!

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  34. I admire your husband's willingness to show off his farmer's tan. xD BOYS.

    I love the twisty option! I might have to try it today and take a picture for ya. =)

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  35. Crack me up!!! Now I have to watch it again and try to figure out the farmers tan comments.

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  36. Ok I get it, I missed that the first time. And I must agree, my husband would have thought he was pretty funny doing that as well. Hubbys of Bloggers should get their own circle. Jeffreeeeee!

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  37. Went and did the braid right after I watched this! I'm a new mom and have been caught with my hair in a ponytail for the past 5 days in a row! Letting my hair grow out and it's just easier to pull it back. Now I can look like it's on purpose :) I also love your hair when it's down...do you curl it?

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  38. I needed this because I hardly ever do anything to my hair except blow dry it. Pretty boring, huh?

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  39. Okay the front braid is perfect for me as my "baby hairs" grow out after having my daughter 8 months ago!! If I do the braid close enough to my hairline I can catch that shorter hair in the braid and no one knows I have them growing back---THANKS!!!!!!!

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  41. My hubby would totally do the same thing - only he would be mortified if I posted it on my blog! ;-) Thanks for the helpful video tutorials - I'll be rockin' a twist w/ my pony tail today!

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  42. Thank you for making these videos. I recently donated 11 inches of my hair to locks of love, then 1 inch more to even eveything up. I am lost w/o it! Daily I have to wash and style it because it's heavy so it's just a flat mess, but daily washing has made it to be super dry. With these 2 videos I will be able to make it look presentable w/o washing it daily. I hope these will work for me and help me to fall in love with my hair again.

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  43. I love your tutorials! Gonna try all of them when I get the time!

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