It sounds like there is a lot going on here, but it actually all works together nicely, and the style is was easy to achieve and maintain.
First, I parted her hair from ear to ear. Then freestyled some cornrows and added ribbon, lacing it in her hair like you would a sneaker. The ends of the corn rows are pulled into 2 ponytails and secured with an ouchless band. (note: I braided the cornrows all the way down.) Then I braided both of the ponytails of braids together into one big braid. The rest of the hair is braided at night into 3 cornrows, and in the morning I take them down for a beautiful braidout. Ally says she has gotten so many compliments on this hairstyle at school, even teachers are stopping her in the hallway to get a closer look! And seriously, it doesn't get any easier than this!
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