View Full Version : Figure 8 bun, finally managed a proper one!

April 5th, 2008, 02:49 PM
I tried the figure 8 again. Turned the hair quite tight around the center so I have little o shapes now, for bigger ones my hair is just too short.

Then I grabbed a short stick, a ketylo, and started to put that in.. well.. if I want to break a ketylo using my hair, I know how to do that now. I didn't push through, and grabbed one of my madlife sticks (heavy artillery) and put that one in.

I couldn't even stick it through the holes in the O's but had to push it more through the edges of it, or else it STILL wouldn't work. Currently the bun is sitting peachy, and I have a small tuft on the right hand side which I didn't have the last time I tried quite some time ago.

Here is my possible (didn't happen thank goodness) ketylo killer:

Sitting up normal:
http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/781/fig8yn7.th.jpg (http://img151.imageshack.us/my.php?image=fig8yn7.jpg)

Head bent forward to show the shape better:
http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/8246/fig8forwardof5.th.jpg (http://img151.imageshack.us/my.php?image=fig8forwardof5.jpg)

April 5th, 2008, 02:57 PM
Very pretty! You did a great job.

April 5th, 2008, 03:03 PM
Thanks! Now to duplicate it :lol:

April 5th, 2008, 03:11 PM
Soooo glad you didn't break your stick in it. :D (Naughty little bun ...)
It looks excellent. :thumbsup:

April 5th, 2008, 03:14 PM
Thanks!! I just managed to another one, it is larger, not really looking like an 8 now, but still quite intriguing :D

April 5th, 2008, 03:34 PM
yay!!! good job!! i remember how great it felt when i could do it for the first time... i didnt use the "take the top loop and fold it over method" though because it didnt look right when i did it... i just twisted the hair into a figure 8 and tucked the ends under one of the loops

April 5th, 2008, 04:48 PM
Hey cool, that looks great! Whats your ponytail circumference? I ask because I'm wondering how much longer I have to wait, and I'm excited that I must be close if someone with shorter hair than mine can do it.

April 5th, 2008, 04:54 PM
It's in the siggie ;)

April 6th, 2008, 01:13 AM
You did do a great job.

April 6th, 2008, 01:49 AM
Thank you!

April 6th, 2008, 07:03 AM
It's in the siggie ;)

Oops! Thanks!

April 6th, 2008, 07:09 AM
Woo! That's so exciting. I remember that feeling. Actually, I have it every couple of inches when I find I can do it again. :lol:

April 6th, 2008, 08:36 AM
Where are the directions for the figure 8 on the site now? I see the chinese bun, infinity etc, in hair styling in the articles section, but no figure 8.

April 6th, 2008, 08:48 AM
Very nice!

April 6th, 2008, 02:53 PM

I need to be BSL though to be able to make a proper one, right now it is still very tight on itself. :)