Friday, October 1, 2010


I've done these braids many times before and they never get old for us.  We love the Squish Braids!  This is just a bit of a different take on them but still a very simple hairstyle. 
Begin by sectioning out some hair along the bang line in the front.  Set it aside and then pull the rest of the hair back into a ponytail. 
 Divide the section of hair in fron tinto two pieces.  Secure each area with an elastic. 
 Now (making sure the hair is VERY wet) create a loose regular 3-Strand Braid.  When you get to the end of the braid, hold onto the middle strand and pull it tightly while you squish the other two strands up toward the elastic. 
 Even it out so it looks the way you want and then add it into the ponytail with another elastic. 
Repeat these steps to create another Squish Braid with the other section. 
Once all of the hair is in the ponytail, take a small section of hair from underneath and wrap it around to hide the elastic.  Now grab your Topsy Tail and pull the end of the wrapped section through the bottom of the ponytail to secure it.  (Make sure it is also pulled through the elastic for a tighter hold.) 
 Now you can add a hair clip if you want or just leave it "naked".  :)