Saturday, 9 August 2014

Cornrows // Hairspiration


So a while ago I stumbled across a couple of pictures of Ciara from a few years ago when she wore cornrows to an event. I also came across some candid shots of Jada Pinkett Smith, Kelly Rowland and (of course) Alicia Keys and their hairstyles instantly reminded me of primary school as cornrows were pretty much my staple hairstyle back then. Buuuut then I grew up and thought I was too cool for them and wanted to get a relaxer or do single braids haha (also, I guess I just associate cornrows with kids).  I think braids in general, whether they are french braids, fishtail braids or single plaits/braids, are super lovely on any type of hair so I searched the #cornrows hashtag on instagram & tumblr and sort of convinced myself to try out this hairstyle again and see how it looks on my 20 something year old face.


Currently, I am loving:
You know when something is just too perfect it makes you feel sick? Like sick in a good way? And you just think why? How? Yeah, that's the reaction I had when I saw the two video below - 
This video of Michelle Phan and her boyfriend Dom 
This video of Jack Harries surprising his girlfriend by travelling oh, only half way across the world, to see her.


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7 comments:

  1. your hair is amazing!! wish i could look as cool with cornrows (or have the type of hair to have them!) xx

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  2. Love all the inspiration! Cornrows look lovely on you x

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  3. the cornrows looks great on you :*


    Serah x
    Serah de Fashix

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  4. Wow cornrows really suit you! :)
    I just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for a Liebster award and you can read about it on my blog if you like! http://everyenvy.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/liebster-award.html
    xx

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  5. You look gorgeous! The braids came out great :)

    xx

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