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February 11, 2011 | Comments: 0 | Views: 234

How do you select the perfect cheerleading bows for your team? Five questions to ask yourself when creating your perfect bow.

Hair holds special meaning in almost all cultures. Hair is a woman's crowning glory and women, even young girls can express themselves through their hair style. Cheerleaders know this, that's why they choose hair bows for their color, appeal and placement. Cheerleading bows complete a cheerleader's look. It is often preferred that all of the members of the cheering squad use the same cheer bow and style their hair similarly. This is to ensure that the team has a symmetrical look which enhances over all performance. Members of a cheering squad are usually big in uniformity. Cheerleading accessories, hair bows, cheerleading bags and cheerleading make up should follow the prescribed standard for the group. Uniformity is important when belonging to a team and a cheerleading squad is no different. You can't do much about the color and style of the uniforms but you can play around with hair bows because they offer a lot of possibilities. You can get one to match your team's colors in a different material or pattern.

Interestingly, cheer bows get a lot of attention from the audience. This may be because cheerleading bows can be used to make a statement or you can get a good idea about a squad's personality. One can also see how creative these cheerleaders are by the cheer bows they wear.

There are quite a good number of cheer bows to choose from. Commonly, a cheer bow is made of coated elastic with a bow attached to it. These cheer bows can come in many different types. These include cartwheel hair bows, pyramid hair bows, flyer cheerleading hair pieces, stunt bows, pom pom hair bows, pinwheel bows among so many others. Zebra cheerleading bows are especially hot these days. Most of these cheer bows can be purchased online and some teams opt to make them themselves. One can browse the internet the whole afternoon just looking at all of the styles and designs of hair bows out there. If you're lucky, you can come across online retailers that offer discount cheerleading bows. You can make use of scrunchies for cheerleading practice but during games and competitions, nothing beats wearing the colors of your team in a style that stands out. Some cheerleaders want to punctuate a cheerleading stunt with a cheer bow that catches the light in the perfect way.

Choosing the cheerleading bow that complements your uniform well should take some practical things into consideration. Here are the five questions to ask yourself.

1) What hairstyle will you all all wear?

2) What main color is needed and what background colors compliment that main color well?

3) What materials textures and patterns do you like? (It would be best to get some samples to try.)

4) What size works well?

5) How will it be attached?

Choosing the right cheer bow is an important matter for cheerleaders. It is one way to ensure that your appearance is nothing short of astounding on game day. Cheer bows are not just for holding up your hair place they also signify belonging to a group. It is part of a uniform of either a large or small organization of which you are a representative. A cheerleading bow may seem like a small thing but for the people who know the meaning behind them they are much more.

Have fun and add an extra touch of beauty to your hair. Visit this Cheerleading Bow website to find your style and learn how to tie that perfect bow.

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