How To Make a Big Hair Bun: 3 Simple Techniques
by Cinya Burton
Published Dec 08, 2011
Second to the ponytail, the bun is the easiest updo to master. Whether you want to look effortlessly chic, elegant, or sexy, most styles can be achieved in less than five minutes. Plus, even if you have shorter strands, there are simple methods for creating the illusion of a larger knot. Check out how these three members created their own beautiful buns.
A bit of back-combing can add volume to your bun. The traditional twist and wrap-around method may require more bobby pins, but it is classically elegant. See how Foxy Locks X perfects the style below.
A hair doughnut or a DIY sock wrap is great for thickening your bun and keeping strands neatly tucked away. See how Jessica rolls her strands up for a perfectly polished ballerina ’do.
Looping large sections of hair around the base adds texture to your bun. Be sure to tease you locks (and reposition them, if needed) after pinning to fill in any gaps in the bun’s structure. Learn tips from LuxyHair X on how to create a gorgeous messy style.
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