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Feb 2nd, 2003 at 11:38am
 
I have looked on hundreds of hairstyle sites, but have never ONCE found this hairstyle anywhere! I am so shocked, because this is my absolute *favorite* hairstyle, so easy to do, and it always works even on the worst hair days! My friend taught me this a little over a year ago, and once you master it, you will love it! It works on formal occasions, work places where you have to have your hair tied up, times when you don't have enough time to do your hair, or just when you want your hair swept away from your face!

Here's my secret!!! My friend called it The French Twist, and it required just one hairstick. Twist your hair as you would when you make a normal bun, and I like to leave a little bit sticking up from the top because it's kind of funky  Tongue. Then take the hairstick and push it UP through the BOTTOM of the bun and then DOWN again through the TOP of the bun. I don't know if these instructions are easy to follow or not! But I really hope you try it, because you will be so grateful when you master it! Oh and a word of caution - don't tug the bun too tight or the hairstick will never go through, and if it does it will rip at your head *shudder*. You have to be able to wrap it medium tight; too loose will cause it too fall off and too tight will cause unpleasant results!

Grin Let me know what you think!
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Re: My favorite hairstyle
Reply #1 - Feb 2nd, 2003 at 7:16pm
 
I'm not sure I am following your instructions.. ??? ...When you say to go up from the bottom then down from the top, are you essentially flipping the bun over?  Do you have a picture of this style?  It sounds interesting.
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Reply #2 - Feb 2nd, 2003 at 10:57pm
 
Yes you are pretty much flipping the bun over. I could get a picture of me with that style, but I don't have FTP space or a website to put it on so I don't know how I'll upload it onto this site  Cry. Once I find this space or a site I will do my best to get it onto here!
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Reply #3 - Feb 2nd, 2003 at 11:31pm
 
I had the same problems when I wanted to post pics of my hair. I got a free homepage from http://www.beepworld.de
The only problem is the explanations are done in German  Undecided

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Reply #4 - Feb 3rd, 2003 at 12:51am
 
I have used Picturetrail, which is free, for posting pictures.  The instructions are in English and are quite easy to follow.  The main site is www.picturetrail.com

My site is http://www.picturetrail.com/gallery/view?uid=771714

good luck!
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Reply #5 - Feb 3rd, 2003 at 9:27am
 
Ooh thanks, I'll try and get my pic posted there either later tonight or sometime tomorrow (I have to find a time when I have no homework and when my mother is free to take a pic!). I hope it will be clear enough, anyway let's hope for good luck in getting that picture lol!
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Reply #6 - Feb 4th, 2003 at 8:15am
 
I have got the pic on the website. Every time I put the url and then preview this, the pic doesn't show up.  ???
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Reply #7 - Feb 4th, 2003 at 8:40am
 
Hm...did you put the WHOLE url shown when you opened the pic (because your hp isnīt ready and only the index is shown?). This is very long. In my case it does work.
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Reply #8 - Feb 4th, 2003 at 10:38am
 
You could just post the URL and we could connect to it (as I did in my previous post).  Keep trying, we would love to see the picture!
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Reply #9 - Feb 4th, 2003 at 10:51am
 
Well I can't seem to get the picture on here, but here is the link if you want to go to it: http://www.picturetrail.com/gallery/view?p=999&gid=1659754&uid=907601&members=1. I don't know if it's clear or not, but well, I tried!  Smiley
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Reply #10 - Feb 4th, 2003 at 12:53pm
 
The picture was a bit dark, but I think I can make out the hair style.  I'll have to try it myself.  Thanks for sharing.
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Reply #11 - Feb 5th, 2003 at 10:49am
 
Robin,
I loved your pictures!  I'll have to try that site sometime. Shocked.  I always get greate information here.
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Reply #12 - Feb 5th, 2003 at 5:18pm
 
janwillow;
Keep coming back and be sure to ask your questions!

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Reply #13 - Feb 13th, 2003 at 3:34pm
 
I have found another style which I really like. You begin at the crown of your head and make a basic french braid, but when you have picked up hair from above your ears, just braid your hair as normal without picking up more hair. You can add a couple of twists or accent braids around it as well.

I am not sure how clear this picture is, but if you want, I've posted a pic of my hair in this style on this page: http://www.picturetrail.com/gallery/view?p=999&gid=1659754&uid=907601&members=1. Sorry but my hair isn't very long at the moment  Cry.
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Reply #14 - May 19th, 2003 at 3:22pm
 
It's a funny coincidence apparently that people are talking about a hairstyle called "The French Twist."

I subscribe to a hairstyle website that sends out notices when they post new styles and they just posted pictures and instructions for a style they call "The Twisted Loop" too!

I think it's similar to what you're talking about:

http://www.dressytresses.com/hair-styles/twisted-loop/default.asp
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