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Tutorial: How to Make a Messy Bun

One of the perks of having a long hair is that you have got a lot more to do with as you can style it in a variety of ways.

There are tons of simple hairstyles that you can easily do stress-free. One of such hairstyles that is great for long hair is the messy bun.

Here are a few messy bun options you can try. 

1.THE CLASSIC MESSY BUN

The classic messy bun is a look that has both volume and texture. You can get straight up from bed to a classic messy hair bun. It is that easy.

Things you will need to get this done:

Texturizing spray, Hair tie, Bobby pins

Steps to getting the look done:

STEP 1: SPRITZ YOUR ROOTS

The first step to getting the messy bun is to spritz the roots of your hair. To do this apply some texturizing spray to your roots then brush your hair to distribute it.

STEP 2: MAKE A PONYTAIL

Hold the hair and tie it up into a messy ponytail.

STEP 3: TWIST YOUR HAIR

Then take the the length of the ponytail and twist it into a bun.

STEP 4: SECURE THE BUN

Use Bobby pins to hold your messy bun in place. The  beauty of the messy bun is the disheveled look so you should not be too bothered about having the ends poking out.

 

  1. THE WET HAIR MESSY BUN

A wet hair is relatively easier to manipulate than a dry hair. The wet messy hair bun is great for lounging  by the pool on hot summer days.

Things you will need to get rid done

Wave Swept Spray, Hair tie

Steps to follow to get this done:

STEP 1: CREATE WAVES

Start by washing  your hair then use a wave-enhancing hair spray to spritz your hair. Leave your hair to dry until it is damp.

STEP 2: CRAFT A BUN

Go on to make a bun by pulling your hair back. Secure your bun with a hair tie.

STEP 3: ROUGH IT UP A BIT

To give your bun that messy look, lightly take out a few strands and go on to rock that bun.

 

  1. THE DISHEVELED LOW MESSY BUN

The disheveled low messy bun is great for a sophisticated look.   This look is done by tying your bun off at the nape of your neck.

Things you will need to get this done:

Hair elastic or bobby pins, Hairspray Strong Hold

Steps to get this done:

STEP 1: MAKE A BUN

Grab your hair in a bunch then twist it and wrap it in a bun go on to secure the bun with some bobby pins or elastic.

STEP 2: SECURE WITH HAIR SPRAY

Finally to hold everything in place use a strong-hold hair spray for the finish and you are good to go.

 

  1. THE DUTCH BRAIDS LOW MESSY BUN

There is something about braids that sort of elevates the overall appearance of the wearer. The Dutch braids low messy bun is one look that combines the Dutch braid and a messy bun to give a very unique and beautiful look.

 

Things you will need to get this look done.

Mini clear elastics, Bobby pins

Steps to getting this look done.

STEP 1: SET UP YOUR HAIR FOR A BRAID

Gather your hair in a bunch and separate them in half. Let one part be heavier than the other setting up for the braid.

STEP 2: MAKE YOUR DUTCH BRAID

Go on to divide the heavier section into smaller sections, then braid crossing the back strand under the middle, then follow by taking the front strand under the middle then the back strand under the middle again.  Finally, cross the front sections over the middle to create another section.

STEP 3: CONTINUE THE BRAIDING PROCESS

Go on to repeat the braiding process at least twice. You can go braid so more until the braid reaches your ear.

 

STEP 4: SECURE YOUR BRAID

Once at your ear’s reach, go on to create a regular braid until you reach the ends of the hair and finally secure with a mini clear elastic.

STEP 5: MAKE ANOTHER DUTCH BRAID

Next on the other side of your hair create a Dutch braid and tie it off with a mini clear elastic.

STEP 6: CREATE A PONYTAIL

Use an elastic to secure your hair in a low ponytail.

STEP 7: MAKE YOUR MESSY BUN

Hold the sections of your hair to create a messy low bun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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