Advice 1: How to make a Mohawk

Quite popular in the punk culture hair style Mohawk was borrowed from one tribal group of Indians. It is a stacked up hair in the middle of the head, often painted in different acid colors.
You will need
  • - machine for shaving hair;
  • - Hairdryer
  • gel for hair;
  • - lacquer for the hair;
  • - comb.
Mohawk is of several types. Classic - when the hair on the sides of the head shaved, and left in the middle of the strip width from 2 to 4 cm Spike Mohawk reminiscent of the classic, just laid stakes. And finally, the Gothic is when the hair is shaved only on the temples.
To make a Mohawk for a short time, for example, to Express their individuality at the party, it is not necessary to shave your head. Wash the hair, apply the gel, tip your head forward and dry the hair dryer against the hair growth, giving the desired shape of hair. Do it better at low power hair dryer. Once the hair is dried, spray them with varnish strong hold. Please note that to do a Mohawk best on short hair.
To create the classic Mohawkand separate in the middle of the head smooth a strand of hair and secure with Bobby pins or rubber bands and the remaining shave the sides of hair. The remaining strand necesite small comb from roots to ends, starting from his forehead. After this the bouffant hair should "stand". Lightly comb a Mohawk, to avoid gaps. Very well then fill it with varnish and let dry a Hairdryer.
Make spike a Mohawk. Take a small strand of hair and hold it at the ends, drizzle with varnish. It should take the form of a thorn. Make those spikes throughout Mohawk. If the hair is too unruly, you can first generate a spike gel, dry it with a Hairdryer, and then to fix the varnish.
Color Mohawk. If you have dark hair color to a brilliant saturated wash first obestochte hair with hydrogen peroxide. And then coat them with paint. Perfect means: methylene blue, brilliant green and iodine. But it is best to use the tonic. Especially attract the attention Mohawk, colored stripes. To do this, divide it into equal strands and paint them in the color selected through one.

Advice 2: What is the Mohawk

Iroquois – complex and unusual hairstyle, which is popular in the subculture of punks and among people who prefer an extravagant style. These hairstyles did some representatives of tribes of American Indians, for example, the Shawnee. The name "Mohawk" was given in honor of one of the Indian tribes.

History of the Mohawk

The Iroquois is one of the most famous tribes of American Indians, before the coming of Europeans to the continent they were one of the most influential. There is a common myth that these Indians wore high hairstyles: shaved hair from both sides, and in the middle with the help of improvised means lifted them up high and secured.

But in fact, the Iroquois rarely wore these hairstyles are the styling they did in ancient times – shaved all the hair, leaving a tuft of feathers on the top, but mostly wore long hair, decorated with colorful hats with feathers. The Indian tribe Onondaga wore hairstyles, a bit like a modern Iroquois: they left in the middle of the head long hair, which was braided in a pigtail.

The real Iroquois – a tall, frightening, noticeable – were enemies of the Iroquois, representatives of the Shawnee tribe. Similar hairstyles were the tribes of the Pawnee, Omaha, Missouri, Otto, kanza – but they are distinguished by the fact that were not made of hair and fur of animals needles and porcupine. It is widely believed that the sophisticated decoration on the head was an awesome character, but the researchers think they were made to be like the deity, totems, having the signs of animals.

Modern Mohawk

The modern form of Mohawk was the first to wear the famous singer watty Buchan from Scotland, is soloist and leader of the band The Exploited, who played punk rock, street punk, and other areas of punk music. The name of the hairstyle in the English language sounds like "Mohawk", as some called themselves the Iroquois. In Russian language the word "Mohawk" in the meaning of punk hairstyles, under assumptions of experts, brought journalist Artemy Troitsky in one of the first publications.

After Bukena Mohawk began to do and other members of the punk subculture, hairstyle soon became popular among them. Today, the Mohawk, and punk culture, the spread is smaller but still not gone. There are two types of this hairstyle: Siberian and American, which have different bandwidth. The Mohawk are laid, standing straight up, and in the supine position.

There are other options: for example, the hair cut steps and put a kind of thorns, or the remaining part of the head is shaved not bald, but with pictures, there are also hairstyles with two or three parallel Mohawks. But the classic version – cropped under the machine, length not more than two or three millimeters of the hair and comb with a width of up to four fingers.
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