Wearing a beautiful bun is considered a great method of capitalizing on hair volume and it makes some sense in knowing how to wear a bun in different ways. Bun is the easiest of hairstyles for busy women as it can be done quickly and very easily. Plus, it also renders a very natural and tidy look giving your face an instant uplift.
There are tens of different ways to flaunt a bun efficiently and to suit the occasion. But getting it right is all that matters as a messy bun can both be a beauty statement and spoiler if not done in the right way. Here are some of the styles and ways to wear a perfect bun.
1. Fishtail Bun
While there are practically endless hair styles to choose for women, this is a deceptively simple and easy bun. But this style is not for everyone. You should have long hair for wearing this bun. In case you have short hair, you can make use of clip-in extensions for wearing this bun. All you need are some U-pins, a paddle brush, hair elastic and a light-hold spray to create this bun. After tying your hair into a high ponytail at the back of crown, fashion it into a fishtail braid and secure the braid with a hair tie. Then coil the braid around itself for making the bun and secure it with U-pins. Finish the look with light hair spray to secure the bun in place.
2. French Braid Bun
Thick hair is more than important to get a beautiful looking dense bun. However, if you are bored with the regular bun or the French braid, try mixing them both to make the beautiful French braid bun hairstyle. Any hair texture with smooth blowout works quite well for this style. You have to use smoothing cream for the shine and make the bun on top of your head to make the look more gorgeous. Start with an inverted French braid and secure the hair with hair elastic once you reach the top. Wrap the loose ends of the hair around the hair tie to create a bun and wrap the bangs around it to create more volume. Secure the bun and the braid with pins and finish it off with a light hair spray.
3. Low Side Bun
This bun gives you an undone look starting with a very smooth texture. You need to have very smooth hair in order to wear this bun. It is also important for you to use a very large curling iron for creating texture and bounce. After a making a deep side partition using a rat-tail comb and separating the crown part of hair, secure it at the top with a sectioning clip so that it will not interfere with the lower side bun. Create a voluminous low side bun at the nape of the neck. Now release the crown section and brush it at the back of the low side bun. Tuck the edges of the upper section behind the side bun and secure it with bobby pins and use hair spray to hold it in place.
4. Bohemian Low Side Bun
This is a hair updo that will surely give you an extra edge. It works best for hair with smooth textures and it can even work for women possessing varying hair lengths. Divide the hair using a rat tail comb and mildly curl the sections using a blow dryer and a round brush. Tease the upper section to make the hair look more voluminous. Twist each section of the hair to make small rosettes of buns and secure them with U-pins. Secure the flyaways with bobby pins and finish the style by applying a hair spray to make the hairstyle stay put.
5. Ballerina Bun
All types of hair can work for this bun, but it looks great on polished, blown out and smooth hair. Make use of a shine serum and natural bristle brush for blow drying your hair. Braid your hair and wrap it round the base to make a bun by using a sock and curling it upwards all the while taking the hair with it. Secure the bun with bobby pins and cover the bun with flyaways to hide the sock. Finish the look by using a shine spray that will also hold the bun in place.