16 June 2015
So this is my new obsession...
I remember when everyone used to get these things like ten years ago on holiday - I don't actually think I ever got one though. I probably did, but either way I thought they were the best thing ever back then, and the love for them has slowly come back.
I sat looking on Pinterest for about half an hour they other night, looking for hair wrap inspiration (because where else would you go for inspiration?), and I've come to the conclusion that I really like the ones that are a bit on the messy side of things - you know, hair showing through, the colours criss crossing and merging into one another. I think it gives a more bohemian look compared to the neater versions.
They are so easy to do as well - you just braid a small section of hair and tie s few strands of embroidary thread around the top of the braid. The length of the thread really depends on how many different colours you are planning to use, and how many times you are going to wrap each colour around, but a good starting point is three times the length of your braid. You then wrap each thread around the braid tightly, swapping the colours as you go, and tie a knot at the bottom to finish it off - easy! Okay, it is a tad fiddley to do on your own hair, but it's pretty easy to get the hang of.
I actually added a little feather charm half way down on the blue, yellow, and red one that I completely forgot to photograph...
I can't wait to rock up to Glasto with these in.
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