Posted June 23, 2011 by Sunny Subramanian
The following article was written by Ashley Palmer.
Feather hair extensions seem to be the latest fashion craze, but is this trend worth killing for? Thousands of roosters are losing their lives so that people can wear their feathers as hair accessories. To me, that sounds more like a tragedy than a trend.
Luckily, I’ve got some tricks up my sleeve, and with these easy, fun, and animal-friendly DIY versions of feather hair extensions, you can get the look without harming any birds. It’s a win-win situation! So get craftin’, and go flaunt your featherless fashion.
Cut the ribbon lengthwise to form very thin strands. One end of each should come to a point. Lay out the cut ribbon and add colored stripes with the paint or nail polish. Let dry overnight. Secure to your hair with the bobby pins.
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