Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Switchback

This hairstyle is super easy but looks like you put a lot of time and effort into it.  (The best kind of hairstyles!)  Start with dry hair and make sure you have a bunch of bobby pins handy. 
Brush all of the hair straight and grab the top bit of hair from ear to ear.  (I've also made a small off-centered part on the top of the head.) 
  Pull it a bit more to the left than to the right and place bobby pins in an "x" pattern directly in the middle of the head to hold that hair flat.  (I used about 4 bobby pins.)  Now roll the hair to the right over the top of the bobby pins and secure that twist in place with more bobby pins. 
Grab some new hair from each side - under the previous hair - and add the previous hair in with that.  This time you will want to pull it all slightly more to the right and get your "x" bobby pins in place right in the middle of the head.  Now twist the hair to the left over the top of the new bobby pins and secure that twist in place with more pins.
  Continue grabbing new hair and alternating your left and right twisting until you get to the nape of the neck where you will secure it all into low ponytail. 
Go ahead and add some curl to the ponytail and you're finished!  The is a fast one that we're going to add to our favorites!


Truman Family said...

This is beautiful. Do you by chance have a video?

kdbodie said...

I love this style, but Im having trouble with the instructions.... I don't know if it is just me but maybe in between pix or a video would help. Thank you!

Julie said...

I will work on a video for you ladies! :)

Caitríona said...

this is beautiful, but i think i need a video as well thanks :)

Anonymous said...

Were you ever able to make a video for this one?