12 of the Cutest Tight, Loose, Mini & Messy Buns [2019 Update]

The world is crazy for buns. They’ve been so trendy and popular during the last couple of years.  Braided, curled, Messy, loose, mini or tight buns. You name it, we’ve seen it all by now. Still, with all the possible choices it is sometimes hard to decide which bun hairstyle best suits our face shape, dress, or the occasion itself. That is we are here to help with our choice of 12 tight buns, loose buns, low and high, mini buns, etc.

 

Most Popular Tight, Loose, Messy & Mini Buns

We have shortlisted 12 most gorgeous messy, mini, tight and loose buns for all the women to choose from.

1. Tight Sock Bun

tight high bun for women

A ballerina bun with a little something extra? –Yes, please. Ballet buns have always been a symbol of femininity, gentleness, and kindness, and those never get out of fashion.

Ideal for: Oval and round-shaped faces.

How to style: Make sure you brush your hair thoroughly so that it’s smooth enough. If your hair is not straight, use a styling brush or a hair straightener to straighten it. Then gather it into a high ponytail. If your hair is not long or thick enough, you can use a bun mold or a weave to achieve the extra look of this high, tight bun.

 

2. Loose Half Buns

double loose bun

Every woman wants to be a little girl again, at least for a day. And doing your hair is the easiest way to do that. You should definitely try out these high loose buns.

Ideal for: Square and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Use some hair extensions to create that dreamy Rapunzel look. Curl some natural waves. If your long blonde hair is naturally on the wavy side, some shaping hair product will be enough. Then take a strand from each side, twist them and create these beautiful space buns in the back.

 

3. High Messy Topknot

High Messy Tight Bun

If Kendall wore it, you can too.

Ideal for: Square and round-shaped faces.

How to style: There is no appropriate piece of advice that wouldn’t sound like a joke, but actually try straightening your hair and then creating a high, messy bun with the least amount of trying to make it into a sleek tight bun. The bun should be as messy and effortless as possible.

 

4. Double Bun

Double High Tight Bun

Another bun hairstyle to remind you of childhood.

Ideal for: Oval and round-shaped faces.

How to style: Use a curling iron to curl your hair completely. Part your hair so that the parts form a triangular shape. Make two cute, mini buns and use hairspray to make them stay in place.

 

5. Teased, Messy Bun

messy loose bun

The messier, the better. It doesn’t require much effort and precision, and it still looks great.

Ideal for: Heart and round-shaped faces.

How to style: First straighten your hair and comb it thoroughly. Then spend some time teasing it completely. Use bobby pins for creating this gorgeous messy, high loose bun and leave random strands out to make the messy effect even stronger.

 

6. Braided Side Bun

A braid can enhance the beauty of every otherwise boring hairstyle.

Ideal for: Square and heart-shaped faces.

How to style: Straighten your hair and comb it until it’s completely smooth because that will make it easier to braid and twist into a tight bun. Make a side part and start braiding a very wide and thick Dutch crown braid. Then create a very neat and tight bun on the side.

 

7. Middle Part Hairstyle

The Kardashian-Jenner sisters really do enjoy their messy buns. And for a good reason. Messy buns are proof of how something so simple can look so good and be appropriate in so many different occasions.

Ideal for: Square and heart shaped-faces.

How to style: Straighten your hair completely and comb it out. Part it in the middle. Bring both halves up into a tight or loose bun. If the bun is not completely symmetrical, neat, and precise, don’t worry, because it doesn’t have to be. On the contrary, you can purposely leave a few strands out.

 

8. Dutch Braided Bun

braided tight bun for women

Braided buns are so romantic and incredible.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Start braiding your hair on both sides, leaving the bangs out. Make a few braids in the back as well. And then twist them and intertwine them into a big low bun.

 

9. Messy High Bun with Bangs

If you think that messy buns and bangs don’t match, here’s a hairstyle that will change your mind.

Ideal for: Heart and round-shaped faces.

How to style: Leave the bangs in the front natural. The hair around the head should be completely tight, while the bun itself should be teased and messy. Use a lot of hairsprays to make the tight bun stay in place.

 

10. Knotted Low Sleek Bun

A knotted mini bun is a hairstyle worthy of royalty. Any woman in the world who would wear this hairstyle would look sophisticated like a real lady.

Ideal for: Square and heart shaped-faces.

How to style: Straighten the hair completely. Use hair products to make it soft, smooth and shiny. Part it wherever you feel suits you best and make a knotted low tight bun in the back.

 

11. Japanese Bun

Japanese Tight Bun

Japanese-inspired buns are always a hit, and incredibly trendy too.

Ideal for: Oval and square-shaped faces.

How to style: Make a very sleek tight bun, really high on top of the head. Use a hair strand to wrap it around the bun and spray a lot of hairspray on the ends of that strand, leaving it to stick out purposely.

 

12. Mini Bun

Minimalistic Tight Bun

Even if your hair is not very thick, you can still create a cute high ninja bun and enjoy the hairstyle.

Ideal for: Square and round-shaped faces.

How to style: Use hair gel to make the hair completely slick and make a nice, mini bun right on top of the head. Big hoops can be a great match to the hairstyle.

 

We hope you’ve enjoyed our picks of messy, mini loose & tight buns and that you consider them approachable enough to try and create one in your spare time or when you have a special event coming.