If you are looking to upgrade the casual style of a messy bun, then you have come to the right place. The messy bun has been around for a long time and it’s about time that it got an upgrade. The messy bun originated one day when one woman realized that her alarm didn’t go off and she was going to be late for work. With no time to do her hair, she raced around her bedroom in a panic. In a couple of swoops of her hand, her hair was in a bun. It was no ordinary bun however, there was no polish, no shine to this bun. And so was birthed the messy bun! Seriously though, it probably happened very much like that.
The messy bun also started off as an easy way to do your hair if you were going to the gym or running errands but these days a messy bun can be worn anywhere, even to a wedding. It’s been upgraded and the messy bun is now on a whole new level. If you have never tried a messy bun, then you are in for a treat as we have many pictures that illustrate how to achieve the messy bun in a few different ways.
The messy bun has been seen all over Instagram and you might be thinking to yourself that it’s time that you upgraded your own messy bun. Take a look at all the new ways in which you can upgrade your messy bun. These cutting-edge styles will take your ho-hum messy bun and revolutionize it.
The Messy Bun
A bun is nothing that we haven’t seen before but the messy bun is now on a whole new level and you might be surprised by what you see here. These messy bun ideas will add some sparkle to your life. Below are 15 Amazing Ways to Upgrade Your Messy Bun This Summer:
1. Messy Buns for Moms
Moms all over the world will absolutely love the messy bun for a lot of reasons. It is a quick and easy hairdo that you can do quickly before the little ones get up and out of bed. It’s not easy for moms to have a chance to do their hair, they often look like they just rolled out of bed because they don’t have the time that it takes to make one beautiful in the morning. that’s where the messy bun can come in to save the day.
This gorgeous messy bun is all about class and style. We just love the fact that it sits up high. This messy bun will start off with a ponytail and from there the magic begins.
Step 1 and 2 show the act of the hair being put into a ponytail. Step 3 shows the ponytail being folded in half. Step 4 shows the folded up ponytail being shaped into a half seashell. It’s gorgeous already and you can start to see it coming together. Step 5 and 6 show the bun coming together as the bottom pieces are being tucked away and hidden. Step 7 the bun is finally in place and Step 8 shows the finished product which is a messy bun that anyone would envy. If you are looking to upgrade your messy bun then you should give this style a try.
2. Long Hair Styles
Messy buns are great for people with long hair because you can get the hair out of the way of you want to for the office or a day of running errands. Or maybe you just want a different look and an upgraded messy bun is exactly what you have been looking for. Step 1 shows the beginning of the hairstyle and Step 2 has the hair in a ponytail leaving some out in the front. Step 3 shows the hair being folded in half and tucked underneath. it’s a lower version of the messy bun, it’s not high on the head like the other one was. Step 4 shows the bun coming together. Step 5 shows the bun halfway finished with a fun design in the middle. Step 6 has the bun being formed and Step 7 it has the finished look with a cute barrette holding it altogether. Step 8 and 9 show the bun finished from the side and front. It’s a sophisticated style that has a softness to it. It’s a style that you could wear to an event or even a night out on the town. There are so many different styles to the messy bun that the sky is the limit.
3. Messy Bun Love
What is better than a messy bun? Well a messy bun with a braid in it, that’s what! Talk about an amazing design and this one is certainly pretty enough to wear to your next event, in fact, it could be worn to your own wedding, it’s just so beautiful. Step 1 and 2 shows the sides of the hair being separated from the back. This is probably where you will create the braids from. Step 3 you see the back being pulled up into a ponytail. Step 4 shows the ponytail up and the sides left down. Step 5 you are going to tease the hair that’s in the ponytail. Step 6 and 7 shows the ponytail being rolled up into a messy bun. It’s just so easy to do as you can see. Step 8 and 9 are all about securing that bun into place so that it doesn’t go anywhere. Step 10 you can see the hair from the side being braided loosely to create that amazing braid that you see wrapped around the bun. Step 11 has the finished braid and Step 12 has the braid being wrapped around the head. While Step 13 and 14 has the braid wrapped and secured around the bun. Finished! As you can see by the finished product this is a style that can easily be used for a wedding style. It’s elegant and beautiful, the kind of wispy look you could see with a gown or even a beach wedding.
4. Classic Messy Bun
This is the kind of style where the messy bun originated from. As you can see this casual style is so versatile that it can be worn just about anywhere. This girl has super long hair so she is probably looking to get it off her neck, especially during those summer months when it’s hot. This would be a great look for the beach, one that would really help when it came to feeling cool while you sunbathed.
In this tutorial, you see how easy it is to master a messy bun. The long hair is lifted up and above the head and then twisted. The twisted ponytail is then brought down and wrapped around itself to create a bun. There is no need to worry about it being polished and put together because this is a messy bun tutorial after all. The last steps are about wrapping the bun into place and securing it to the head. Voila! You are finished and now you have a messy bun that you can be proud of.
5. Shoulder Length Hair Styles
Not everyone has long hair but that doesn’t mean that you can’t have a messy bun as well. This tutorial is all about a messy bun for those that have shoulder length hair. As you can see you can create a cute messy bun that can be worn to work or even to a garden party. The sky is the limit for this messy bun. These four images show the finished product from all angles so you know what it means to bring the look together for yourself. This is the kind of style that you are sure to love for the summer so embrace it.
6. Sexy Loose Bun
Who doesn’t love a sexy, loose bun? This is the kind of style that you can wear to work or to meet your boyfriend with. Show off that sexy neck of yours and he will want to start kissing it immediately. Step 1 asks you to brush out those beautiful locks while Step 2 wants you to curl your hair. Step 3 has those loose curls pulled into a ponytail and Step 4 has you taking sections of the hair and pinning it up separately. For the rest of the Steps, you are going to continue to take pieces and pin it up until you don’t have any pieces left. At the end you will see the finished look that is truly a sexy messy bun. These loose looks are great because even if it’s windy outside the look will always stay flawless because it’s already messy.
7. Blonde Messy Bun
This is a step by step process of how to get yourself a convenient messy bun as well. A style that you can wear to the gym or to brunch with the girls. It’s a versatile look that you will love for the summer. The tutorial starts with a before picture of the hair left down. Step 1 shows the hair pulled back into a ponytail. Pretty simple, already, right? Step 2 the hair is being teased to allow for some volume with the bun. Step 3 has the hair being wrapped around the hand and put into place. Step 4 the bun is being secured and in Step 5 you see the finished product. It’s a gorgeous messy bun that is perfect for the summer.
8. Curly Messy Bun
If you want a look for your next event then look no further than this one. It’s amazing because it’s stunning but it also looks like it took no time at all to accomplish it. It’s messy and gorgeous all at the same time. you can’t go wrong with this style. Step 1 has the bun being put together immediately. As you can see it’s fairly loose and it just sort of hangs out on the top of the head. there is some eight to the style though so teasing it first would certainly help. Step 2 shows her curling the bangs that were left out. The rest of the Steps just have her curling all the loose pieces around her head and you see the finished product at the end. It’s a romantic look that could even be used as a wedding style. It’s stunning for many different reasons and we love how soft the overall style is.
9. The Perfect Messy Bun
If you are looking for the PERFECT messy bun then look no further than this tutorial. It’s another example of the classic messy bun look and it’s great for really long hair. you can see as she puts her hair into a ponytail and then secures the hair into a bun. The bun is left half down with the hair left loosely. The hair that is left loose is picked up and wrapped around the bun to achieve a great overall design. The finished product is a flawless bun that is perfectly classic. You can wear this versatile look anywhere that you want. It’s just messy enough to look like you didn’t do any work on your hair at all.
10. Wedding Styles
Yes, it’s true, the messy bun has been upgraded to the point where it can be now considered as an option for your wedding look. If you don’t believe me then check out this next style because at just a glance you can see how this sexy look is every bit the sophisticated style that you want for your wedding and it even has some pretty awesome bling. Shockingly enough this look just takes one minute to achieve. The first few steps have the hair being pulled into a half ponytail and that ponytail being pulled into a low bun. The ends of the ponytail are then wrapped around the bun. the bun is then secured into place with some serious bling attached. A wonderful look that you are sure to love for your special day.
11. Braid and Messy Bun
This stunning style is breathtaking and it’s very loose. I love the side braid because it makes the messy bun truly unique. You won’t find a sexier style than this one. The first few steps have the bangs being left out while the rest of the side is braided into a magnificent looking braid. The rest of the hair is then pulled into a loose and low bun. The bangs are left out and the finished product is stunning.
12. Half Up Messy Bun
We love this look because it’s casual but also dressy as well. Take half your hair and secure it into a half ponytail. From there you secure the style to the head and fan out the bun part. Loosen up the bun to give it that messy look and you are finished. A beautiful style!
13. The Low Bun
This messy bun tutorial gives you a step by step detailed instruction to get yourself a messy bun that hangs down low. This is definitely more of a casual look, but still beautiful nonetheless.
14. Sexy And Beautiful Messy Bun
This is a great look for naturally curly hair or for those that want to curl their hair for the look. Step 1 and 2 has the hair sectioned off. Step 3 shows you taking the two sections in the back and literally tying them in a knot. Steps 4-6 show you that you continue to knot that hair until you have nothing left. Step 7 the knots are being secured to the head. Step 8 shows the sides being brought back and tied underneath the original knot. You do the same thing to that knot as you did the first one and then secure it as well. When you are finished you are left with a knotted masterpiece that would look amazing at your next event.
15. Messy Bun Video
In this video, you are going to see the messy bun revolutionized into three great styles. You can choose whatever style you like and then learn how to do it in a step by step process. The great thing about this video is that you get to see the buns created right from the beginning of a ponytail. The instructor walks you through the process and what is even better is you can pause the video at any time if you get confused or fall behind. Do the styles right along with her and you will find out just how easy it is to create the messy bun style. She shows you three different styles so you can choose the one that fits your personality on any given day. The sky is the limit with the messy bun style and if you have ever wanted to try it out then now would be the time because the video couldn’t be easier to follow along with.
We hope that you were able to find a style that you want to try out for the summer months. In fact, why not try them all out for summer 2017 and see how much fun you can have with the messy bun.
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