Hairstyles For Competitions

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  1. dat.jpp

    dat.jpp Best Flyer.. on a parent team

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    What are unique hairstyles for competitions? One that teams haven't done in a while.

     
  2. oncecoolcoachnowmom

    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    I am a simple hair person so I have really liked the return of braids, low pony, etc. (a la Panthers, Cali Classics, etc.)

    Biggest consideration: everyone's hair can't do every single thing.
     
  3. cheermomforever

    cheermomforever Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    Simple is better, if u chose “unique” then some will look more “unique” than others
     
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    HighPonyFTW Last Pass... on International Open 1

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    CP's youth team last year had a curly side pony with a tail-less bow. 10 minutes start to finish, no tease or weave necessary.
     
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    molls They call me Susie

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    I LOVED seeing low, "college" style pony tails this year. Bring it back.

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  6. oncecoolcoachnowmom

    oncecoolcoachnowmom Bestest Newbie '14

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    I think Stingray Worlds teams (Orange, Steel, Electric) did this this year and I loved it!

    I am also a fan of the "no bow" styles a la Gens/SE scrunchies, and ECE's high pony hair clippy thing.
     
  7. Sterling von Shimmer

    Sterling von Shimmer I named my pet Sir Fierce-a-lot

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    Be careful what you wish for here. Unique hairstyles are cute, but often difficult for girls to do on themselves which means it’s usually left up to a handful of girls and/or parents to do everyone’s hair. Which can be a huge headache and sometimes downright undoable if you’ve got an early call time. I only say this because my HS team fell victim to this trap at Nationals. We had no idea how much time it would take for three girls to do the whole team’s hair, we did no dry run, and ultimately it just cramped our whole schedule. All for something that didn’t get us any extra points anyway. If you’ve got the resources and time, great. But give yourself lots of leeway.
     
  8. DonnaM

    DonnaM I Fierce Board instead of work/study

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    We’re going back to a simple pony this year, with a clip vs a bow. One reason was that we did a French braid (that was pretty much hidden by the bow) into a ponytail, and it really was difficult to get everyone’s in because not everyone knew how to do the braid. (I managed it, but only because it was hidden enough by the bow that it didn’t have to be “perfect”).

    I like the Dorothy braids with two small bows, but it would be hard to get everyone’s hair braided. There was also a gym that had a single bun that looked good.
     
  9. JerseyGirl112

    JerseyGirl112 I text ACEDAD all the time

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    I may be alone in this, but I love the cheer bow and I missed it this year with so many teams going in other directions. I still have all my bows.


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  10. Natalia5

    Natalia5 I nugget in the back

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    TBH I kind of missed it too :( The tailless ones are my favorite AND I also liked seeing more POC rocking their natural hair with headbands or side bows, etc. :cool:
     
  11. Cheerfun2

    Cheerfun2 I'm an announcer on CBS for Worlds (or should be)

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    +1....I miss bows, too! Some of these braids and things look like dance hair to me.
     
  12. oncecoolcoachnowmom

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    Yes to POC and just wearing bows/headbands now. I usually had to get box braids or micros for cheer because my straightened hair did not always make for the sleekest of ponies once I sweat for more than 30 seconds (back before anyone was really doing afros.)
     
  13. Jennifet

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    I prefer a bow with a slick straight pony
     
  14. Sterling von Shimmer

    Sterling von Shimmer I named my pet Sir Fierce-a-lot

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    I’m just glad tight plastic-y curls are out. May they never return.
     
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  15. FamousxMindset

    FamousxMindset Slow your roll, Sparkle.

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    French braids are super hard for me and I am a hair person lol.

    I'm in love with the curly low side pony. No teasing look good on multiple textures, lengths, and densities. The girls also loved that they can take their hair down after a comp and not look crazy lol. For worlds I did my entire x-small teams hair 9 girls and all but one kept that style in for the entire weekend.

    I like buns but my kids would hate it.

    Lastly stop saying straight hair is easy, it's not.
     
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