A scrunchie is a fabric-covered elastic hair tie that forms a ruffle when twisted around a ponytail. Large, elaborate styles, unassuming forms are available in different colors, fabrics, and designs. There are also different patterns, such as leopard print, tie-dye, and dotted. There are also scrunchies with prints of animals or pictures of flowers on them. [ Overall, there are hundreds of different designs of scrunchies. The size of scrunchies also varies, ranging from as small as a normal hair tie to the over-sized scrunchie that is as big as the back of the head.
Origin – it was invented in 1960 but it wasn’t a thing until the Scunci brand launched it in 1987. It was patented by Rommy Revson because She wanted a gentler version of the metal hair ties used in the 1980 The name scrunchie was a natural evolution as the fabric scrunched up. The brand’s hair tie fits in easily with the loose, colorful, casual look of the late 80’s and 90’s. They initially became popular in 80’s because they were a less damaging alternative for pulling big hair up. For about a decade, the scrunchie was the default way Americans put their hair up. Later it had a downfall in the trend in early 2000. Scrunchies regained popularity in the mid-2010, it was seen all over runways and in the hair ad on the wrists of celebrities.
HOW TO MAKE- scrunchie is one of the best-styled accessories and a trending one and is easily accessible to everyone. It is easily accessible because it can be easily made
MATERIALS NEEDED –
•a piece of fabric strip –a piece of fabric 4-inch -5 inch wide (depending on how wide you want your scrunchie) and 17 – 20 inch long (3 times the length of your elastic). For a very thick and dense scrunchie, you can cut a long fabric of up to 45 inches.
•Cotton Thread (which matches the fabric color]
STEP 1-Fold one short edge of the fabric 1/4 inch to the inside. Press in place with an iron.
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