Ever since I was pregnant with Alea, I’ve always dreamed about having a little girl and doing her hair. I had dreams of pony tails and braids and just brushing long beautiful locks of hair on my future daughter. Those dreams came to a halt when Alea was born with basically no hair and didn’t really grow enough hair until she was two-years-old to put it in teeny-tiny little pig tails that stuck out of the top of her head like little baby bull horns.
Alas, she did finally grow hair after the age of two, thank goodness, and I’ve finally been able to live my dreams of doing her pretty hair. Her not having hair for so long may have even scarred me a little bit, as I’ve always been completely paranoid of getting her hair cut. When these photos were taken, her hair was almost down to her bottom, but since then, she recently had several inches cut off and her hair is now just below her shoulders. Mommy problems, I tell ya. Mommy problems.
Since I love doing A’s hair so much, I thought it would be fun to show you a hair style that I originally learned and do on my own hair, that I finally decided to give a try on A’s. She was a little hesitant to the idea of a “bun” in her hair, but once I told her she would look just like a princess, she was game!
Braided Top Knot
1. After shampooing and conditioning with SoCozy’s 2-in-1 Shampoo and moisturizing Conditioner, spray hair with So Cozy’s detangling spray and brush through hair, making sure there are no snarls.
2. Add a dime sized amount of SoCozy’s styling cream and a dime sized amount of SoCozy’s mousse and massage into hair—especially the ends. This will help the style hold.
3. Next, brush hair into a high pony just above the crown of the head. Secure with an elastic band.
4. Then, leaving a small section of hair out, wrap the rest of the hair around the ponytail and secure the end with a bobby pin.
5. Next, braid the strand of hair you left out and secure at the end with a small elastic band, wrap around the bun, and secure the end with a bobby pin.
You’re sure to be your girl’s hero after you make her look just like a princess! That was certainly Alea’s reaction! She was so excited to go to preschool and show all of her friends her new princess hair style. And believe it or not, it actually held up pretty well at school—thanks to the So Cozy hair products. I love that they don’t have any funky ingredients and they actually do their job on my daughter’s fine hair.
I think this is the next hairstyle we’ll be trying. It looks tricky at first, but this tutorial from So Cozy is so helpful and makes it look so easy! Alea’s going to be so excited to try it!
I found all of the products in today’s post at Target, with the exception of the mousse, which I purchased from their website. I really am impressed with how Alea’s hair has changed from using these SoCozy products. It’s so much easier to manage and maintain which make it so much easier to do fun hair styles like this one! Did I mention how amazing they smell, too? With scents like guav-o-rama and fruity-tutti, what’s not to love!
How does your little girl like to have her hair done?