During winter days a lot of us prefer wearing a hat even if it makes hair styling almost impossible. Anyway some hats can make your appearance more characteristic. It can show you more sporty or more elegant depending on the type of the hat you choose. As the weather gets better and we put down these articles of clothing we may consider bringing some colour into grey days and wear some hair accessories. It’s not a really new thing, they had their special role throughout the history, too. Different types of accessories from various materials were to show social class, age or even religiousness. And not only for women. From the quiet wide range of such products, in this post I write about hair bows for little ones.
Hair bows are mainly worn by pretty little girls now but it wasn’t like this in the past. It was really popular among both genders in the 17th and 18th century. In Europe it was worn also by kings and court members. Popularity continued in the 19th century but the 20th century was already a little different. Hair bows needed a few decades’break to come back again from around 1940. Of course there is some practical line in using hair bows but it’s mainly about adornment. Maybe that’s the reason of loosing its popularity among adult ones. Now we try to live a practical life, to arrange all the necessary things, do our best at work and try to be a good parent and wife. Maybe in this rushing life we are not open to see the beauty and fun of life.
We’ve grown up and try to see things as they are. And hair bows doesn’t seem to fit grey weekdays and not adult appearance. I’ve heard too many times to grow up and stop doing (wearing) childish things. Maybe you, too. Well, I still like the women who are brave enough to wear hair bows. But now let’s get back to hair bows for the little ones.
I decided to write about this topic because I had a really strange experience. I just heard someone talking about how unfair it is to dress a little girl in girlish clothes with girlish accessories, just like hair bows. Some people think, it will show that child only the importance of the outfit and force her to follow society’s expectations without exploring her gender . Later I read also about gender neutral parenting. It’s a real thing followed by a lot of people. Of course it’s not my goal to say what is good and what is wrong. I wouldn’t even judge any point of views but this post is probably not valuable at all for you if you support gender neutral thoughts. I’m happy to see that children are still able to dream and believe.
A little girl doesn’t like a girlish hair bow only because of society. She doesn’t even know what society is. If she loves hair bows and likes to wear them, it’s honest. And why should you say no when she would like to explore herself this way, with hair bows for the little ones.
I’m sure… we all have experienced that hair is vulnerable in general. A child’s hair is even more sensitive. That’s why it’s important to choose hair accessories especially for children. Have a look at these ones:
If your little princess would like to wear a different colour every day this set of 3 inches headbands would be a good choice.
These handmade hair bows are really large and so impressive in 15 different colours. They fit many outfits and they’re made of safety materials, no harm to baby’s skin.
I wrote about autumn hair colours in my posts lately and I didn’t even realise that we are getting really close to Halloween. Well, the plan was writing about more autumn colours but I get a little deeper into historical facts and strange beliefs about red hair and it made me remember about the last night of October. In the past redheads were said to be witches and witch costumes are really popular this crazy night so I decided to write my next post about Halloween, the scariest autumn celebration. And what’s hair care got to do with Halloween? On the last night of October not only the kids go to the streets every year but adults go out to different kinds of parties with frightening costumes and amazing make-up.
Hair is also involved because hair style or hair colour is often an important part of their scary appearance. Ones prefer wigs while others choose hair dyes that can easily be washed out after the party. And some people like to keep the new hair colour so we are all looking for different solutions. These are my reasons to write about hair care now that we are getting close to Halloween.
Briefly about Halloween
The word itself is a contraction of All Hallow’s Evening. It’s celebrated in several countries though in different ways. In my home country this period of the year has a quiet different mood. It’s not really about having fun or going to scary parties. It’s rather about remembering our loved ones we had lost. Although there are more and more Halloween parties every year, the main demand in shops is still not about Halloween sweets or scary costumes. Families go to the cemetery together with flowers and candles. It’s the celebration of all Saints and all Souls. In Anglo-Saxon countries the last day of October is for celebrating the witches, vampires and ghosts. It’s based on Celtic and pagan traditions. The ancients believed that the border between the living and the dead is the thinnest this night and the ghosts of the dead can return to earth. The celebration is not only about scary costumes but scary house and garden decorations, too. And what is this big hype about Halloween, the scariest autumn celebration? It was believed that creating cold and frightening surroundings and wearing scary costumes can help to ward off ghosts.
During Halloween you can forget every day’s routine for a while and open your mind to something special and magical. Choose a costume and keep away as many ghosts as possible. 😉 If you are a redhead you are one step ahead. You can wear one of the most popular costumes and scary the night as a witch given there have always been some strange beliefs about red hair. But maybe you want to make a full transformation and you’re open to wear a wig or ready to hair dyeing.
Should I choose a wig?
Wigs are really popular during Halloween. I suppose it’s because of its simplicity. Wearing it you can avoid temporary or permanent hair dying. Even if you regularly colour your hair it’s possible that you don’t want to use any chemicals just because your Halloween costume requires another hair colour or style. So spend some time with checking the product range, from your home if you like, then just put it on within a few minutes when time has come. If you want a solution with immediate result that lasts only till the second you want it, wigs are for you. It’s also a really good solution if your hair is not suitable for the desired hair style.
Wash out hair dyes and hair chalks
Such hair dyes are also popular mainly in bright and striking colours. You can easily apply hair sprays and get rid of the brave colour before going back to school or work. 😉 Some people don’t like to wear a wig and hiding their own hair. Some say wigs are too warm and I’ve heard complaints about itchy scalp, too. If you have ever experienced any of the mentioned or you think it’s better to avoid them and just wanna have fun on the last night of October these hair sprays or hair chalks can be good options. Another good point about them is the fact that you can mix the colours. Dream your unique Halloween hair and make it. If you dreamt about bright or various colours hair sprays are for you. My favourite is Qivange Hair Chalk Pen Set because I love its bright colours.
If you want neither wigs nor hair dyeing you still can have a cool hair style with wearing Halloween hair accessories. Here are my favourite ones:
Do you think there are almost the same costumes every year in the malls? Get ready for Halloween, the scariest autumn celebration and find your perfect costume from the convenience of your home.
Please follow and like us:
We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website.
You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings.
You can adjust all of your cookie settings by clicking the gear in the left corner.