Want to create a crazy ‘do without having to hit the store? We found the best ideas with stuff you have at home
“Mom, it’s crazy hair day tomorrow!” Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard those words and cringed! Whether it’s Red Ribbon Week, Halloween, Spirit Week, or just your kids’ school’s attempt at stressing out parents, wacky hair day tends to drive moms and dads crazy. But don’t stress: we’ve got some simple crazy hair ideas that don’t require tons of effort, but pack on the wow factor in a big way.
Crazy Pipe Cleaners
Ok, parents, this is easy peasy. Grab pipe cleaners at your local craft store (we found these uber cool multi-color "fuzzy sticks" at Amazon), twist around a pencil, then stick in whatever style you want! For this crazy hair day idea, we opted for double buns with a few extra bobby pins and they lasted an entire dance class.
If you're a parent who thinks ahead, this fun hair color from Rock the Locks is a kid-friendly way to add a pop of color! Lasting five to 15 shampoos you can use again and again and rest easy in this vegan and phthalates, sulfates, and parabens-free formula.
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Crazy Hair Day Idea: Cupcakes
One of the easiest crazy hair day ideas, all you need are two cupcake liners for this sweet look. Make two buns, then cut slits in the bottom of the liners before slipping over the bun.
You can finally use all those pipe cleaners you've had lying around! Grab those plus a puffy ball and googly eyes, then add to a bun for a cute look that works for any crazy hair day. Head to One Creative Mommy for all the details.
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The Prettiest Pumpkin for Wacky Hair Day
Perfect for Halloween, this pipe cleaner pumpkin is a quick style that definitely passes the wacky hair day test.
Little Mermaid Tail
Master braiders will love this fun hairstyle that incorporates Ariel! Braid your fave mermaid into the braid, then top it off with a little green hair spray to give that authentic “tail” look.
Ok, we admit this isn't the quickest crazy hair day idea, but it's definitely epic! If you're down for some hair dying, tree trimming antics then this amazing tutorial from Paint the Moon is for you!
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