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Hunger Games Hair Braids, Nails and Makeup

Don’t you know, survival in a post-apocalyptic world is in the styling details.  If you’re in District 12, you’ll need an economical hair braid and a batch of accurate arrows.  If you’re in the Capitol, you’ll need…everything else.

Hunger Games Hair Braids

This looks like the Capitol’s version of braiding. Crazy braids.


I jest!  Here are some real-life braids and tutorials.

Fishtail Braid from Oh the Lovely Things

Cascade Braid from A Beautiful Mess Blog

and also Maiden Braids from the same. (really, browse this whole blog. so fun!)

Boho Braid from The Beauty Department

Wet Hair Braiding Tutorials — great for quick mornings, post-gym class, after swimming and beach activities, etc.


Hunger Games Nails

Morphling Manicure

Girl on Fire Manicure

May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor Nail Art by The Nailasaurus


Hunger Games Makeup

Effie Trinket Makeup


Girl on Fire Makeup Tutorial

Intricate Eyelashes by Paperself

Cinna’s Delight Lip Tint 

Are you going to rock a Hunger Games -inspired style?  What’s your favorite style from the Hunger Games trilogy?

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Hunger Games Inspired Jewelry

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  1. Erin Oltmanns 03/16/2012 at 9:28 pm

    I’m going to get a Morphling Manicure for my Hunger Games date next weekend. 😉