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Hair Tips & Tricks

All things you need to know and have to get the best looking dancer's hair you can!

Top tips on perfecting that ballet bun!

Note - if your hair is shorter/thinner than the girl in the video, you can twist and wrap it into a bun in one section rather than two!

Either way, the most important trick is to pin as you go!

What do  I need in my hair kit?

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Hair Bobbles & Elastics

Hair bobbles should match the colour of your hair and its always good to have a range of sizes! Smaller hair elastics can be useful to have on hand too, especially for things like plaits!

Hair Grips/ Bobby Pins

These are the narrow hair grips that slide into you hair to help with fly-aways and holding back shorter hair. These should match your hair colour!

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Bun Pins

These are the pins you'll use to help secure your bun! These should also match your hair colour.

Spiral Pins

For dancers with very long and/or thick hair, we recommend getting spiral pins too to help secure all that hair in a bun!

Bun Nets

Bun nets help hold you bun in place and help prevent any hairs from escaping. These should match your hair colour.

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Hair Brush and Comb

It's very important to have a hair brush on hand that suits your hair texture. Older girls may also find it useful to have a comb to help with sectioning hair and defining partings.

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Hair Spray and Hair Gel

Important for securing your hair style in place, holding back any fly-aways and completing the smart look we want as dancers!

It never hurts to learn how to French Plait either as we often use these styles at show time!

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