You probably know how to put your hair in a bun, but how many styles are you familiar with? I’ve got five (ten, actually) easy-to-follow tutorials for you. They detail a wide range of buns and bun-making techniques. There’s a chignon for classy occasions, a power bun for professional settings, and a series of messy buns for those days you just can’t even.
How to Put Your Hair in Any Kind of Bun
Once you figure out how to put your hair in a bun, you can branch out and experiment with different styles and methods. For example, did you know you can make a bun with a sock? Revolutionary, I know! Buns are the ideal coif for any hair type and almost any hair length—if it’s long enough to go in a ponytail, it’s likely long enough for a bun, too. Below, you’ll find five tutorials showing you ten ways to make your bun beautiful.
#1: Edges Slayed for Days
Need to know how to put your hair in a bun while laying your edges to the gawds? Sonnis Love won’t let you step out of the house looking like anything but a goddess. This tutorial is ideal for women with natural hair, and trust, the bun isn’t the dry, typical standard.
#2: Power Up
LipsticknCurls shows you how to do a power bun in this video. It’s the only coiffure you’ll ever want to wear at work, but it’s also a sleek hairstyle for formal functions and other special occasions. My favorite part is the wrap of hair around the base of the bun.
#3: Sock It to Me
I love sock buns! Not only is this one of the quickest, most painless methods for creating a bun, but the final result is both fun and stunning. This will become your go-to technique, particularly on busy mornings when there’s not a lot of time. You’ll always end up with a full, thick, shapely bun.
#4: Six in One
The messy bun is undoubtedly one of the most popular styles. You probably know how to put your hair in a bun that’s a bit of a mess, but MissAlex has six—six!—tutorials that will reveal a new way to put together a tousled bedhead bun. Each one is gorgeous, so your only problem will be picking which one to try first.
Low buns and chignons are elegant and timeless. It doesn’t take long to achieve this look, but it always seems like you worked on your hair for hours. Follow Alex Gaboury’s tutorial for a simple but sophisticated coif.
Even if you’re already a fan of buns, you can always learn how to put your hair in a bun style that you’ve never tried before. What’s your favorite way to wear a bun?