Saturday, November 15, 2014

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Friday, October 3, 2014

Feature: Tutu Du Monde and Toddler Flower Girl Hair

Today's inspiration for your little flower girl comes from the sweet style of Tutu Du Monde 'In the Wings' collection. The self-described whimsy and delicate styles of princesses and fairies lets your little girl dress up like the star of a fairy tale. The vintage-esque dresses are accompanied by the line's gorgeous hair pieces, headdresses, hairclips, fairy wings, and jewelry.  Tutu de Monde also has a great selection of elegant shrugs and capes, which personally I have a hard time finding. These make a great option to convert a spaghetti strap dress into something more suited for fall and winter events.

The hairstyles featured in Tutu Du Monde's 'In the Wings' lookbook include elegantly loose buns. Note: Be sure to part your toddler's hair to one side, using extra gel if her hair isn't used to that, then secure each pigtail with an elastic into a ponytail before twisting it into a bun. Use a second elastic to hold the bun in place. Don't worry about the little wisps of hair that come down on the side, that's part of what makes this hairstyle so sweet!

Mint shoes picture above can be found at Joy Folie.
Ivory parasol (the same one I used in my wedding and it is truly gorgeous!) from Amazon.
Pink Peony bouquet from Wedding Chicks.
Flower Girl Basket can be found here.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Fabulous Detanglers for Little Girls Hair

A great detangler is a must-have when styling a little girl's hair, in any style from elaborate updo's to sleek, simple styles. My daughter has thick, wavy hair that is getting longer, and therefore more tangly every day. 

Our stylist recommended some highly effective detanglers that we are loving. They truly make the combing and styling process much easier and less painful for your little one!

A tip for combing out hair when it's wet, try using a wide tooth comb, like the one below. Then take a 2-inch section of hair, and start combing the knots out at the bottom of the strands, and slowly move upward. This is one of the best techniques I've learned from my stylist!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Toddler Braids and Twists

Finding a cute, stylish hairdo for your toddler girl can be challenging, and is by far the most popular on my blog. So I thought I would post some new styles, featuring toddler's fine, wispy hair pulled back into adorable twists and braids. The trick is to start with wet hair, and have lots of hair gel (not spray gel) on hand. 

If your little girl has a hard time sitting still, like mine, I would gather snacks and put on a movie or favorite tv show to distract her and help her hold still. These styles are nice because they don't involve any heat, like curling irons or flat irons. 

Styles tend to look cleaner if you take the time to get parts very straight, which is also much easier with wet hair and gel or pomade. Note: If using pomade, a tiny bit goes a very long way!

Toddler french twists and braids:
French Ponytail for Toddlers:

Uneven Rope-Twist Style:

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Little Girls Hair Twists

I love these cute styles using twists for a fun alternative to typical french braids...
French twists with Two Buns

Pretty Twist Braids

Friday, September 12, 2014


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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Updos Plus Fancy Hairstyles for Girls

Look no further than the deliciously frilly vintage styles of Dollcake Girls clothing and accessories for the most beautiful inspiration for a new updo to try on your little girl. Loose, high buns are all the everywhere in stylish girls clothing fashions, such as Biscotti/Kate Mack. These are also fabulous resources for accessorizing your little one's high bun, with feathers and vintage hair bows. 

Images courtesy of Biscotti/Kate Mack and Dollcake.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Spring 2014 Flower Girls Hair for Toddlers

Today's post is all about young flower girl hairstyles, and focusing on toddler flower girls with short or fine hair, where a headband or wreath is your best bet for a formal style.
Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings with flower girl dresses by Alfred Angelo also has some darling hair pieces in the Disney Blossoms Collection.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Disneyland Hairstyles for Toddlers to Tweens

Since we bought annual passes to Disneyland in 2012, my daughter has gotten nearly every hairstyle offered by Downtown Disney's Studio 365 Hair Salon, and a couple of our favorites from Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, which is inside Disneyland, they also have bibbidi bobbidi boutique locations at Disney World and on Disney Cruise Line's Fantasy Ship.

Disney 365 offers more Rock Star hairstyles, if your daughter is more of a diva than a princess and wants a gorgeous hairdo while you are at Disneyland and California Adventure. In fact, they use so much gel that the hairstyles often stay for several days, even through sleeping and swimming. 

I love how they let the girls choose colored hair extensions. 

This first style is 'Take a Bow', and the girls can choose one color of extension as part of the package.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Spring/Summer 2014 Flower Girl Hairstyles

The Tea Collection, of Sydney, Australia, has the most gorgeous line of flower girl dresses, and special occasion dresses as well as more casual clothing for little girls.

Get ready to be inspired for your upcoming spring or summer wedding, for flower girls and young wedding guests. These photos are stunning.
 These fishtail pigtails are darling for little girls with longer hair, and even curly or waves hair.
 Stunning yet simple boho-chic baby's breath head wreaths for flower girls
 Another take on the baby's breath headband for flower girls this spring and summer
 This style of ivory headband and messy waves are very chic right now for young girls.
 Simple pig tails with a middle part accent this simple flower girl dress.
 Beautiful messy bun can be achieved with either naturally curly hair or curling the hair first and then loosely pulling it up.
 Half-up style for flower girls and school days as well.
 A more elegant ballerina bun style.
 Curls pinned into a side bun on this tween-age girl
 Side french braid and curly pony tail for a more formal look.
For more stunning flower girl and special occasion dresses and accessories, or to purchase, visit their website at