Remember getting ready for picture days in school? Or when you school threw a themed day and sporting the perfect look was a must? Almost every school does this each year, and the kids can get really into it. So, in fact, do the parents!
That's what happened when April Castillo's daughter Atlantis had 'Crazy Hair' Day at school. April decided to go above and beyond with her adorable daughter's new 'do. Atlantis loves The Little Mermaid, and April pulls off a mean french braid, so April got to work on her 'crazy' idea! You'll absolutely love this look when you see what April did for her daughter's big day at school.
Hairstyling is its own art.We can all make a simple ponytail; heck, plenty can even do a basic braid, but it takes some skill to get really creative.
And Ariel Romero's mother proved herself to be a pretty great stylist.Ariel lives in Texas with her mother, April Castillo, and her 4-year-old sister, Atlantis Castillo.
It was 'Crazy Hair Day' at Atlantis's school.So mother April decided to go all out for her little girl! She decided to braid an actual doll into Atlantis's hair.
April had seen the hairstyle before but wanted to take it to the next level.
"My mom picked the hairstyle," Ariel explained while speaking to Buzzfeed. "She had seen people use a paper doll and wasn’t really feeling it, so she went the extra mile and added a real-life doll."
Here's the look April crafted:
my sister had crazy hair day at school today and my mom was not playing games and really wanted her to win 😂 https://t.co/owo78whIWI— Ariel (@Ariel)1553011133.0
It wasn't that long of a task, either!According to Ariel, the hairstyle took about 25 minutes to put together. And it's pretty neat that they used a whole doll (instead of paper) to make the look!
There's a reason for the mermaid inspiration.
"My parents have always had quite an obsession with 'Under the Sea', so my sisters and I have always loved mermaids," Ariel added.
It's the same reason the girls have their names.
my mom did the mermaid because my name is ariel and my sister is Atlantis which is where ariel lives under the sea… https://t.co/66miymaWI9— Ariel (@Ariel)1553026953.0
Atlantis adored her hairdo.
"She loved it so much and didn’t want to take it off. She even went to her gymnastics class with her hair like that," Ariel said.
The hairstyle was actually a family effort.
Ariel's tweet has gone viral.Currently, the adorable tweet is sitting pretty at over 134k retweets and 741k likes!
They've even made it on TV!
I can’t believe we made it on Fox News 😅— Ariel (@Ariel)1553131949.0
Unsurprisingly, Atlantis won 'Crazy Hair Day.'
via: TwitterAriel said that her little sister won the class contest "due to the fact she had the most attention and creative hairstyle."
However, Atlantis doesn't quite 'get' the viral response.Big sister Ariel and the rest of the family attempted to tell Atlantis about her sudden internet fame. "We tried to explain to her, but she just asked 'Why?'" Ariel told Insider.
And Ariel is already pumped for whatever her mother thinks of next!
Yes my sister did win crazy hair day!! She’s only in pre-K lmao y’all just wait for my mom the upcoming years— Ariel (@Ariel)1553033715.0
Ariel also tweeted more about April's technique.
my mom didn’t do a fishtail braid because she’s a beginner braider so the fishtail braid was a little more hard. Sh… https://t.co/jhAPKWl0Ju— Ariel (@Ariel)1553039548.0
And Ariel will be posting a video about the braid soon!
Everyone wants to see an in depth video of how my mom made the braid. We will be making a video on my YouTube chann… https://t.co/JQtnwcccDQ— Ariel (@Ariel)1553198032.0
Crazy Hair Day hasn't always been around.
@aireuhl_ The fact that "crazy hair day" is an actual thing at schools in America makes me really happy.— Fox (@Fox)1553086968.0
Someone came up with a name for April's hairstyle.Who doesn't love a good hair pun? I'm totally here for it!
And other people began posting their own crazy hairdos on Twitter.
@aireuhl_ @babysnitchery I’m that extra ass mom too 😭😭😭 no contest tho just fun https://t.co/AoMT9AYn11— 🧘🏽♀️Indica Badu 💨 (@🧘🏽♀️Indica Badu 💨)1553041269.0
Check this out!
@aireuhl_ @says_Denise https://t.co/cfa1C24Wni— certified catfish 🇬🇾 (@certified catfish 🇬🇾)1553050412.0
This 'Crazy Hair Day' look went for a rainbow!And it looks great, too! All it took was some rainbow pipe cleaners and cotton balls, by the looks of it.
There's a face on that face!
@aireuhl_ When my son had crazy hair day I did this to him lol https://t.co/EEKnUY3ABn— 🧜🏼♀️ Janeth Saucedo 🧜🏼♀️ (@🧜🏼♀️ Janeth Saucedo 🧜🏼♀️)1553060379.0
Also, this is the back of that little boy's head:
@aireuhl_ And this on the back lol not as cool as the girls but hey it did it’s job lol https://t.co/fPd0KE2zhw— 🧜🏼♀️ Janeth Saucedo 🧜🏼♀️ (@🧜🏼♀️ Janeth Saucedo 🧜🏼♀️)1553060472.0
We have another winner, here!
@aireuhl_ my mom made sure my 5 y/o lil sis won her crazy hair day at school too 🤪🤩 and ofc my 3 y/o lil sis wanted… https://t.co/OCtlwZBoKt— уαzмιηє (@уαzмιηє)1553090711.0
@aireuhl_ I do my little sisters hair crazy all the time. This was crazy hair day at school last week. https://t.co/LqlPTXdKzP— chlo♡ (@chlo♡)1553123442.0
Another parent went for an 'Ariel' braid:
@aireuhl_ @MannyMua733 Awww i love it!! i did this for my daughter 3yrs ago too 🧜🏼♀️ https://t.co/IY2I9KXWXR— Just_Lenny (@Just_Lenny)1553045914.0
And look! It's Frosty!
@aireuhl_ 2018 Christmas jumper day ☃️ https://t.co/HcDKSKvjft— chlo♡ (@chlo♡)1553123490.0
This little girl's hair is out of this world!I can only imagine how hard that glitter was to get out. She looks fabulous, though!
So bravo to April!
My grandma called me crying saying she’s so proud of us being on the news 😂😂😂😂— Ariel (@Ariel)1553210207.0