Please give me that hairpin info! Thanks for the other info as well. My hair is long (to my waist)but the pins would really help!
Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi@...
> wrote :
> Heh, I always parse her dress as pink. I'm in the middle of making a copy of it.
> And yep, that's hair taping. I think the way to do it is to put
> ribbon in a darning needle and "sew" the ribbon around the layers of
> the bun after having the bun in.
> If you want to get cinnamon bun like that, where the rings are
> progressively larger (as opposed to same-size-rings stacking outward
> like http://www.flickr.com/photos/maco_nix/4770673360/ ), you need to
> use lots of pins and have pretty long hair. I use 3" stainless steel
> hairpins of the old-fashioned variety (not weak bobby pins), made by
> an Amish man. (Are we allowed to post links to online shops here? If
> so, I can give you my source.)
> The trick to avoid it stacking up is to put pins in on every
> go-around. So I start twisting and I immediately put a pin on each
> side to keep the center bit from popping out away from my head. Then I
> go around a second time, one pin on each side. Then the third time
> around, this time a pin on each side plus top and bottom, to secure
> the ends. I say "pretty long hair" because 3 go-arounds is all I get,
> and my hair is long enough to sit on.
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