How to Style a Low Bun

A low bun is an easy hairstyle that matches almost everyone. You can have it both with long and even shoulder length hair. However the longer the hair is, the more volume your bun will have. There are not any special techniques known to pros only that will demand great efforts and much time for us, amateurs. Each of us can easily make a low bun without difficulties. This elegant hairstyle really goes well for every occasion, depending on how you prefer to make it look: messy, tight formal, side low bun and so on. You can even gather your hair in a low bun at home to feel light and comfortable.

If you still have no idea how to style a low bun, have a look at the few tips presented below and learn to create a gorgeous low bun yourself.

How to Style a Low Bun
Since several different options for creating a low bun exist, first choose the style you wish to create and start realizing the hairstyle. The basics of a low bun are as follows:

Basic Low Bun

Comb your hair carefully, and then separate your hair in the center. If your hair is thin or, in general, if you wish to have volume on the hair and not simply let it stick to your scalp, then it is recommended to start teasing the hair. Teased hair will even make the bun look more gorgeous and make you have a sexy look. Pull your hair down and create your basic low bun hairstyle by making a low ponytail first. Fasten the latter with an elastic band. Next you have to start gently twisting the ponytailed hair clockwise, beginning at the elastic band and continuing down the hair. The twisted hair will form a coil around the base of the hair. Make sure to tuck the ends of the hair under the bun and secure the low bun with pins.
If you want your hair to look more voluminous, separate the hair of your ponytail in half and tease the upper half. Use the lower half to flip over your teased bun. Finally wrap hair around the base of your bun. To make it keep in place use pins. If you have any loose strands style them. You can create loose waves for a unique look.

How to Style a Low Bun

How to Style a Low Bun

Side Low Bun

An asymmetrical or side low bun hairstyle is similar to the basic one, with the only difference that the bun is placed on one side of the head. A side low bun is even more fashionable and girlish and gives a more individual style to you. You can get a side low bun by making a ponytail at whatever side you like and then twist the hair around the base to get a low bun. Again fasten the tips of the hair with bobby pins. Your original look is guaranteed.

How to Style a Side Low Bun

Braided Low Bun

Since braids are very popular among girls and are synonymous to elegance, they can find their honorable place in a low bun hairstyle as well. The braided low bun is indeed ideal for very long hair. To make a braided low bun, you have to repeat the same steps as in the previous cases, with the only difference that you have to braid your low ponytail and then only flip it loosely around the base. To add more glamour to your bun, use a flower or any other hair accessory to decorate the hair.

Whenever you want to have a more formal low bun, you should wrap the hair of the ponytail round the bun very tightly and avoid having any loose strands in front. Low bun styles will always remain in place and look tidy, if you apply a little hair gel or hair spray, once you complete the styling. Without much practice and durable hours, you will find out how easy it is to style a low bun, and in mastering in it, you will gain an elegant addition to your personal styling.

Braided Low Bun Tutorial

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