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topknot

any of several European flatfishes of the genus Zeugopterus and related genera, esp Z. punctatus, which has an oval dark brown body marked with darker blotches: family Bothidae (turbot, etc.)
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Puna Pao The quarry where topknots for the moai were carved
Scoria Red stone used to make the topknots for the heads of the moai, and also as a material for the eyes of the moai (scoria is the solidified ashes of lava)
Puna Pao was known as he "topknot factory" because this was where the hairpieces (pukao) were sculptured out of the scoria.
It couldn't have come at a better time because I'm so bored with topknots.
Turn your ballerina basic into one of these tricked-out topknots.
TOPKNOT TIP: Try using a hair pick (or a thin makeup brush or pencil) to gently pull up on the teased section to get Ashley's amped-up volume in front.
TOPKNOT TIP: Up the glam factor with sparkly chandelier earrings--a bun is the perf style for showing off a pair of sparklers.