Monday, July 19, 2010

Hair Days

Good hairs days, bad hair days...we all have them.  Me, I'm on a messy hair kick lately and this is my new Favorite doo!  A slight modification to the bun.  Basically, I just tie my hair in a couple of knots - YES knots! - and then hold it place with chop sticks.



















Here goes - grab two pig tails if you will, and tie them end over end into a knot up high on the back of your head.  Repeat step 1.  Hold it with one hand while pinning with the first chopstick...then add the second.  Is it a little loose?  Don't worry, you'll get the hang of it.


As long as I can remember, I've had really, really, really long hair.  Except for the few years I was with EMANUEL/Emanuel Ungaro and Liz Claiborne -- I was going through a bob phase then.  Did I mention I was blond too... (can you imagine me as a blond?)  Anyway, I digress...  My point being that with long hair I've always been pretty creative with my hair styles &  love putting it up or tying it back.  

I happen to love the way this style looks?  You?


























We happen to LOVE asterisk & ampersand - a steampunk inspired hair stick Goddess.  Now I've browsed the web end-over-end and have never seen anything as stunning, creative or natural as asterisk & ampersands work.  While I'm sure a lot was put into the pieces, the end result conveys effortless style & simple elegance - which is why I love it so.  I'll be getting my order in shortly as it's time I retire those Hello Kitty chop sticks for a piece more my style!


What's your current favorite hair style? Do you have a "can't live without" hair accessory?  Feel free to share your favorites here -- links are welcome! 

10 comments:

maureencracknell said...

I wish I had my long hair -- I just decided, in a moment of complete insanity : ), to get it all cut off. I am already growing it back out. I love your doo - looks great!

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Creations by Juliann said...

I love to pin my hair up with a No.2 pencil that I have. I should try using chopsticks instead, lol. I love your doo... it looks awesome :)

~k said...

Lately I've been bobby pinning sparkly brooches in my hair! Love the knots you created!

Additionsstyle said...

My hair has never been long enough to tie it into a know. I am just glad I can put it in a pony tail these days. Your knot is cute, I love how the tails hang down.

southwestskyjewelry said...

Every time I get my hair cut, I miss having long hair, mostly because I can just pull it up or back when I don't feel like styling it...I think your doo looks great!

Diana said...

Bobby pins and hair elastics are complete necessities in my life. I hardly every where my hair down.

I'm a big fan of french braids, but I'm not very creative with it. I usually just braid it to the side and then put it in a bun.

Marilyn (Pulp Sushi) said...

I love this do, and I love your hair! I'm jealous. I've been keeping my hair in a messy bun all Summer. Very low-maintenance.

Dyche Designs said...

Great hair do and I looooove the color. My hair is thin and drives me insane. It's hard to keep in any any kind of style and I'm always looking for ways to add more volume to it.

littlewrenpottery.co.uk said...

Beautiful blog! I have long hair but I can never get the hang of styling it. Looks great!