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Styling: How I take one idea and spin it three different ways!

My first thought was to do a Cornrow Twist Hawk, but I know that this daughter likes to see her hair. She always complains when I position the bulk of her hair in the back so I shifted the cascade of hair to the side. She's also always asking to wear her hair down, but her hair is very fine. Sometimes I worry that her braided styles look sparse. To give her the illusion of having her hair down I designed a second cascade in the front. Now we're both happy. She gets to feel like her hair is "down" while I tuck it safely up. The cascaded twists also makes her hair look much fuller.

This daughter also likes to wear her hair down as much as possible. She's mature enough to be satisfied with twisting her head to see the cascade to the back as long as I give her a nice side bang to enjoy.
Head Mocha Girl is game to try new things, so I go all out by giving her a Swooped Cornrow Twist Hawk. She gets bored easily with her hair so I made the twists small enough for her to gather several different ways to change up her look.


  1. Loved these styles...i tried it on my daughter and she absolutely loves it...We cornrowed to the end...she doesn't like the twist (we had a bad experience which was my fault).

  2. That's great! You'll find lots of variations--as long as you and your daughter are happy that's what matters the most.

  3. Beautiful hairstyles. Wow, you sure know how to do some stylish cornrows!


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