Appropriate meet hairstyles

Tea

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Gymnast
Jul 2, 2019
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I recently cut my hair short, it is around chin length. My hair is too short to put up into pony tails or buns. For practice recently I’ve been doing a half up half down hairstyle with a headband.
Now that the competition season is near, what are some appropriate meet hairstyles that will stay out of my face and I won’t get deducted for.
 
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raenndrops

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Oct 24, 2009
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As long as the headband stays in place (and won't fly off while you are tumbling), then you can wear a headband. I would suggest one that goes with your team leotard.
Another option would be to gel the heck out of your hair and slick it all back ... but I would still suggest a headband with it just in case.
 
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Getoutyall

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Apr 19, 2017
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When my daughters hair was chin length we would do like four little pony tails in the front (to keep bangs back) pulled back into a Regular pony tail. Hope that makes sense.
 
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&bs

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Dec 18, 2013
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Could you do 2-4 braids back to about 1/2 way. Similar to above response but braided.
 
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mommyof1

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Jan 31, 2012
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My daughter had chin-length hair for a while. We used to do a spiderweb with just the front hair, two rows of spiderweb ending in several tiny ponytails lying flat on the head with the back half of the hair down.
 
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PinPin

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Jan 20, 2017
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We also do multiple rows of tiny ponytails each in turn pulled into the next row's pony tail.
 
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