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Gymnastics Hairstyle - Rainbow Elastic Braids

This one was done last summer. I wanted to look at something summery today since it's been SNOWING where I live lately, ugh! I think this hairstyle would be great for a gymnastic competition!

I got the idea for the partings on this one from one of my readers hairstyles. It's just modified a bit. The princess is wearing what she calls "her rainbow outfit." We had to do some hair to match the theme for the day!

gymnastic competition hairstyle It's really pretty straightforward. I'm thinking you can get it from the finished result without me explaining every step.

Do your part from ear to ear first. Then part diagonally from above one eye, back to your original part. Follow this part for doing your sections on one side. For the other side, starting at the back, section diagonally in the opposite way. (As you can see, we did the elastics in colors like a rainbow.)
hairdo for gymnastics Everything is pulled into a regular bun at the back.
gymnist hair style
gymnastics hairstyle for girls We had to get a picture of her favorite tights too! She'd wear this outfit every day if I'd let her.

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  1. Cute hair and awesome yard! Are you an artist or something?

  2. I love it, my little girl has the exact same sweater, and that is darling hair to go with it.

  3. OMG I LOVE your yard! We're trying to find a way to redo our backyard (with a 175lb dog that's hard to do) and what you have would be amazing!

  4. Hi, First I want to tell you I love your blog. I don't have any girls, but maybe someday. Anyway, I just sent you an award. You can check it out here

  5. She always gives that same cute smile! Does she ever revolt against having her hair done?

  6. Another lovely hair idea - and perfect with her jumper.

  7. Those little ponytails are one of the only things I can do with my daughter's hair. It is so thin! What kind of elastics do you use?

  8. Lin, actually I honestly can only remember one time she didn't want her hair done and we did a ponytail that day. She's a true princess at heart!! I'm the one who has been known to throw a little tantrum once in awhile :)

    Angelas Accessories, I get our elastics at walmart. They're called "goody ouchless." The colored ones come in a package of 250 with 3 different sizes.

    Thanks for the comments everyone!

  9. Your girl is just darling. Love the hair, how fun!

  10. wow,you are so creative with all of your hairstyles.i have been trying them on my self and i love them.i am a gymnast and this hairstyle is my favorite!


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