How to make a Mohawk with feathers

Introduction

How to make a Mohawk with feathers

You’ve always dreamt to amaze your friends with an eccentric hairdo? If so, this can be your chance! To make such a Mohawk, you don’t need neither to shave your temples clean nor to spend half a bottle of hair gel.

You´ll need

  • Artificial or natural feathers of any color
  • a tongs shaped oblong metal hairpin with 8 holes (in case if you don’t have a hairpin with holes, make them in a usual one with the help of an awl or a hole punch)
  • An awl or a hole punch
  • Glue
  • A ribbon
  • Scissors

Steps

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    We are going to use the French plait as a basis. You should plait not by grabbing the hair on its whole volume but having marked out a large stripe on your head for this purpose (as it is shown on the photo).

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Such a “preparation” is ideal for a Mohawk, as the hair locks will be gathered upwards and not backwards.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Open the hairpin and fix it in this position.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Choose the feathers of suitable length and size. Lop them carefully and sharpen their tips so that they could get in the holes of the hairpin.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Insert the feathers into the hairpin starting with the biggest ones. Leave some free holes between them (we are going to use these holes later).

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Add some glue on the inner and outer part of the hairpin.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    When the glue dries up, insert the feathers left into the free holes. Place them vertically and don’t forget at that to glue each hole thoroughly.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Leave the hairpin for 5-6 hours.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    With the help of sharp scissors or a knife cut off all the odd tips of the feathers so that you could shut the hairpin without misshaping the glued decoration.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    You can cut off the odd ends and tips of the feathers, but don’t overdo!

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Cut out a piece of ribbon as long as the hairpin is.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    In order to avoid feathers and glue scrambling to your hair, glue the ribbon to the upper part of the hairpin. At this step it is possible to make the hairdo more voluminous by gluing smaller feathers to the bottom of the bigger ones.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Let the hairpin dry up and after that you are welcome to make your hairdo.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    Such a feather Mohawk looks very weirdly.Only an extremely daring and self-confident girl can afford to make such a hairdo.

  • How to make a Mohawk with feathers

    In the case of the long Mohawk like mine, use one more hairpin the same way.

Warnings

  • The white and pink feathers make especially delicate and romantic hairdos.

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