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Odango Hairstyle


In the japanese the term odango means dumpling. The odango hairstyle is the Japanese hairstyle and it was very famous hair style in the japan. Odango hair style is especially knows for women's hairstyle. Dumpling is used to explain a odango hairdo which means the woman's hair is bound in two round or nearly-spherical buns on every side of her head. In the North American, dumplings means odango not adapted they adapted the meatball hairstyle which similar to odango hair style. In the 25th century the name odango was changed to sweet mochi ball. In china the odango hairstyle is called as ox horns.

Odango is Similar to Double/Pigtail Buns

  • Odango is often called Double or pigtail buns and buns means twist.
  • The double or pigtail buns are also know as a bobtail hairstyle, normally worn by women.
  • There are so many buns such as formal buns, informal buns, high buns and low buns of shapes are used.
  • Stylish Double Bun is great for medium to long hair. If your hair is naturally wavy or curly then do not worry about straightening.
  • Double or pigtail buns where the hair is pulled backside from the face in the twisted or plaited and wrapped in a rounded twist around itself, normally on the back of the head or neck.
  • Double buns means two pigtails of hair that hang down from the two circular twists that why double buns is similar to odango hair style.
  • Double or pigtail hair style became very fashionable because this hair style was appreciated by most of women.
  • Double or pigtail hair style also worn by men where men's have a single bun in the back.
  • The heroine of famous serial sailor moon in that she also wears two pigtails of hair that hang down from the two circular buns.
  • The word odango in the japanese can refer to many variety of buns hairstyle.


Twin Braided Odango with Kanzashi accessories

The Twin braided odango is similar to kimono hairstyle which is the japanese hairstyle and it looks great. The twin braided hairstyle have two or more circular twists but you can set up a many circular twists as you wish. There is a few accessories which is used to decorate the twin braided hair style.

How to do Twin Braided Odango hairstyle?

  • Twin braided hair style is possible with long hair.
  • Rattail comb, two or more rubber band, a few pins and kanzashi accessories means kanzashi hairpins which is a japanese hair accessories.
  • Make two section of your hair and wrapped in a rounded twist then tie in to rubber band.
  • Tie hair into two high, even ponytails using thin ponytail bands.
  • At the end of this hair style add Kansas hairpins.

How to do Simple Odango hairstyle?

  • Odango hairstyle needed very long hair and it is similar to twin braided hair style.
  • Odango required some two or more hairpins and rubber band.
  • Section your hair down the middle of your head.
  • Using two of the hair knot, pull every side of hair up into pigtails means twist.
  • Tie the ponytail into a easy knot and sketch it tight to the scalp to form the characteristic ball.
  • Use a second ponytail band to hold the knot in place tight against the head.
  • Odango hairstyle is perfect for those who have long hair and look great on long shaped face.

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