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Here’s What You’ll Need:
- 1 Hair elastic (I always use these ones, they are the best!)
- Bobby pins (These ones are great drugstore bobbys. But these ones are my absolute favorite! They don’t slip!)
Yup that’s it! But if you’re having trouble with this look, here are some extra tips!
- Bobby pins won’t stay? Spray a hairspray like this one on your bobby pins before placing them.
- Bun/top knot too heavy and keeps flopping over? Spray your hair with a texture spray like this one to give it grip and help it stay up.
- Like the fall out pieces that frame my face? I use a razor like this one to cut baby pieces around my face!
- Did you know I do all my own highlights/balayage from home? Here’s what I use!
The Half Up Messy Bun Video Tutorial:
Step by Step tutorial:
Start by taking the top section of your hair leaving the bang area and pull it back to make a pony tail. With your fingers, comb back the very top of the section to create one cohesive section then secure that ponytail with an elastic. (Don’t mind my crazy faces!)
Gently pull out the section that you just secured to create more volume and a cute messy look.
Twist the ponytail then twist it around its self to create a bun. Secure it with a few bobby pins.
Finally gently pull apart your bun, securing with pins when needed to create a big messy bun.
Keep pulling an adjusting your bun until it looks the way you want and you’re done!
This half up messy bun is super simple and quick for busy days or even just lazy days! And it still looks like you spent a good amount of time on your hair! What’s your go to quick hairstyle?