A seriously quick and easy crazy hair day do for when you a) forgot b) are running late for school c) lack the motivation to make cupcakes out of your daughter’s hair.


  • 4 elastics
  • 2 long ribbons
  • brush and comb


  1. Brush hair then with a comb, part in the middle.
  2. Put hair in piggy tails. Then tie a ribbon around each elastic. Begin to plait the hair and catch in the ribbon in one of the three strands of the plait.
  3. Plait until the end of the hair and secure with another elastic. Repeat on the other side.
  4. If you like, you can put a ribbon at the bottom of each crazy plait.

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    • 11 Jun 2016
      2:00 pm

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  • Wow, I love this idea. I’m not great at doing hairstyles, but I can manage a simple plait with no problem and adding a ribbon will work great. Thanks!


  • Wooohooo so glad I came across this, my kids take after me with platinum blonde hair and I don’t like putting colour in it. YAY.


  • Super easy and also good to help nits away


  • My daughters will love this, I plait their hair all the time!


  • You could got really crazy and add a different colour ribbon to each piece of hair. You could also have a go at adding bits and pieces to the ribbons


  • A really good idea to make a plain plait into something creative that looks amazing. Thank you.


  • My daughter loved wearing this for school discos!


  • I remember wearing my hair like this for basketball. Love it.


  • Such an easy but effective hair style


  • I love the ribbons what a smart idea


  • Gonna do this in my girls hair I think they will love it.


  • Ribbons always look cool in hair plaits

    • Thanks that is a great quick way if you forget that it’s crazy hair day


  • Love this idea. Pretty.


  • You could also mix it up by having two different coloured ribbons.


  • You are very clever. Love the look. Thanks for sharing.


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