You’ve Been Putting Your Hair in a Bun Wrong This Whole Time

24 Jun You’ve Been Putting Your Hair in a Bun Wrong This Whole Time

Ahh, the messy bun. It’s a style that just about every girl has done with her hair since she can remember. It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s pretty — that is, until the elastic starts to sag. Trust me: there is a better, just-as-effortless way towhip up your hair with staying power, and it’s as simple as stepping awayfrom the elastic! Grab a teasing comb and a handful of bobby pins and read below for the *right* way to put your hair up into a bun.

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Now let’s get started. One word of caution though — you’ll be attracting loads of admirers.

STEP 1: PULL YOUR HAIR INTO A MEDIUM PONYTAIL


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Gather your hair into a mid-height ponytail (you want the end pony to fall somewhere between topknot and low bun territory) and loosely cinch it with a small elastic — one that wouldn’t work if you tried to stretch it out to tie up your bun. Create texture and height by roughing up the crown with the pointy side of a teasing brush. Move the brush upwards and from side to side to create volume and separation.

STEP 2: TWIST UP A BUN


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You know what to do — grab it, twist it, tuck it. Now grab your bobby pins to pin the bun in place. Don’t worry about loose pieces… your bun shouldn’t be perfect.

STEP 3: SPRAY IN PLACE


 

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Spray your bun in place and play up any flyaways — they’re welcome here! The overall look needs to be effortless and LOOK effortless.

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And it is! Done in five minutes flat with the messy bun of your dreams.

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Don’t you love?! Tell us, will you be trying this quick and easy look this summer? Best of all, this style is totally snuggle-proof!

Will you be making the switch to bobby pins or are you still totally #teamelastic when it comes to this style?

Hair Maritza Buelvas
Photography  Cassandra Eldridge
Modelling Willow Star
Makeup Brenda Arelano
Doggy #LifeWithJasper

http://www.brit.co/pretty-messy-bun-tutorial/

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