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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.