Do you ever have one of those days when you don’t want to do anything with your hair? You would just leave it down, but then it would be in your way and get into everything and get dirty. Ribbons are a nice, quick way to get your hair off your face and easily dress up a style. If you wear glasses like I do, it’s much easier to wear a ribbon than a hard headband with the glasses ear pieces. This week’s posts will be discussing hair ribbons of all different types and a variety of styles you can do with them.
About color, don’t be afraid of not matching exactly. With an outfit that is primarily made up of neutrals, I like to wear either a blue ribbon to match my eyes or a green one to contrast with my hair. I also have a collection of basic colors from white to cream, brown, and black that go with anything for a subtle look.
Today’s ribbon is your basic, average ribbon. The ones I am using are 5/8″ wide grosgrain, but you could also use satin. I like my ribbons about a yard long for this width. Here’s how to wear your hair in a ponytail with a ribbon.